Need ideas on how to do some Healthy Flavory Innovating in your kitchen? Well this is your place to get some inspiration and space to share your chefsperiments too!
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12:07 am

Pick-Me-Up Porridge

Porridge and Pick-Me-Up? May seem like a major juxtaposition, if you didn't have fond memories of porridge growing up or associate it with sick-people-food. Or maybe you did because of Pease Porridge Hot . Nursery rhymes anyone? It's okay, I also did a double take when I saw porridge listed on a menu at a chic looking cafe (and it was great!). But it really doesn't have look or taste like the sticky gook. It's really just a mashup of ingredients that taste really great together with a warm base. Put what you love in it and make it truly heartwarming (body warming #obvs)- it can be savory too! The more visually pleasing, the better! And the base is not the expected- sorry oats- but rather.... Read More

5:13 am

Can You Brave This Brunch?

How many times have you gone out to brunch and a) did not know what to order because everything looked so damn good and b) ultimately narrowed down your options to 1 savory and 1 sweet? Yeah thought so. Too many to count. The issue isn't an issue if your friends are on the same page and order a variety of dishes that you wanted to try. But if not, do you just settle for one of the few plates you had your mind on, or just yolo it and order two? I'll leave you to ponder that, while I hopefully let this 2-in-1 sweet and savory brunch recipe saves your waist and bank account! Read More

8:56 am

Reset Raw! (feat. alcohol to keep your NYE vibe alive)

Happy New Year ! One of my Resolutions is to "Chefsperiment" more through my nomadic life (clarified as you read further :P), and to actually share them here for all of you. I always complained, "I just don't have time to blog." With my master's, full-time job, and commute keeping me busy until the end of 2015, I basically neglected Chefsperiment. My pretty awesome workplace offered healthy, organic catering and snacks, and my superhero mom would have a healthy meal ready by the time I came home from work. #spoiled but #grateful. And look what happened now. Read More

11:35 am

KDT for the Modern and "Sanskaari"

I KNOW this is overused and you probably heard it a million times, so hear it once more: "you are what you eat." #SoBasic I know. But oh well. Whether you believe that or not, for this post's sake, we will assume that the above statement is true. In which case, if you are a fellow Indian (or not), and are trying to impress your elders with how "sanskaari" and brown you can be, all while riding the "it" train of holistic health and wellness, you best be making, eating, and sharing this... KAJU DRAKSH TOAST. Pyar se (With Love), we will call this KDT. #TheNewBPK Read More

11:09 pm

Anything but your Basic Biscotti.

I can’t stay away from alliteration. And I also…I just jumped on the “basic” bandwagon. Well now that it’s out of my system, we can move on. So though the lunch menu at work changes on a daily basis, breakfast and snack supplies remain constant, so I’m really trying to get innovative here with the usual bunch—almond butter, some sort of sprouted bread, and coconut. I’m really proud of this one though because it’s so simple yet super chic and scrumptious #obvs. Read More

10:34 pm

8 Simple Rules to your Oat to Joy!

Bam! Double whammy. See what I did there? Well in case you didn't, that was my reference to the early millennial TV show, 8 Simple Rules ...for dating my teenage daughter (which you should totally watch for a good laugh) and Ode to Joy- the ode by German Poet, Friedrich Schiller, that you learned how to play on the piano when you were 5. Anyway! As promised quite a while are 8 ways to transform this mundane grain into deliciously healthy meals or snacks! Read More

2:04 pm

Get Red Carpet Ready

Academy Awards or no Academy Awards, it's nice to want to get red carpet ready- no that does not equate to or isn't limited to looking lean and sculpted.  It's a great goal to work towards to feel your best, increase love and appreciation for you, and flaunt that wherever you are and go.

But since the Oscars will be taking place in a couple of hours, it is quite fitting to chefsperiment this hors-d'oeuvre, to entertain your guests AND your health!

"Kiwicado Stuffed Sweet Peppers"

"Kiwicado" Stuffed Sweet Peppers

You'll need:

- 4 sweet peppers, washed & tops chopped

- 1 avocado, peeled and chopped

- 1 kiwi, peeled and chopped

- 1/4 red onion, finely chopped

- 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

- 1 apple sliced (pacific rose is delish!), you'll only need 12 slices, but you can use the rest to dip with the leftover guac

- lime, sea salt, black pepper, basil, freshly chopped green chili to taste

Servings: 4 

Prep Time: 20 minutes (this one's a bit long because of the chopping and presentation)

1. Wash the sweet peppers, chop the tops, and make a slice on one side to make stuffing easier and to prevent the "kiwicado" guac from oozing out.

2. Mash the avocado with a fork/masher, squeeze your lime, sprinkle the sea salt to prevent browning

3. Add the chopped onion, green chili, kiwi and combine.  Sprinkle the remaining seasonings.

4. Stuff the peppers with the "kiwicado." Place one sliced apple to fill in the cut you made on the sweet pepper, and the other two within the pepper, facing the other way (for a fancy look!)

Et Voila!  One of your appetizers taken care of at your party.  There's still time!  And remember, the nutrients from your clean, balanced diet will give you a sustainable red carpet look, with exercise to maintain your fitness- not a processed-food filled diet with a ton of exercise!