Baked Mango Cups with Honeyed Coconut Streusel

Simplicity at its best! Juicy ripe mango halves topped with honey-coconut-cashew-pistachio-oat streusel. Enjoy plain as a snack or with sweetened greek yogurt for breakfast or with vanilla ice cream for dessert. `Hellllllllo….. Mango season. I think we all know what a mango freak I am. Why is this the best fruit in the Universe?   […]

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Moist Sweet Potato-Spice Muffins

Incredibly moist and delicious whole wheat muffins with grated sweet potato and warm spices. My love for sweet potatoes began much earlier in life – a sweet potato, slow roasted in open fire for couple of hours (guessing…), it was fully charred and almost black on the outside. We had to split it open and […]

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Coconut Glazed Mango Ginger Pop-Tarts

Classic toaster pastries with a tropical twist! Quick mango-ginger jam encased in readymade pie crust, spread with coconut milk glaze and finished with a shower of shredded coconut and crystalized ginger. I’m so excited to share my new favorite pop-tart with you’ll. This pop-tart has such a wonderful combination of flavors, it takes a humble […]

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Very Berry Arugula Smoothie Bowl

This smoothie uses some of the freshest produce in season! Peppery arugula, spring berries, apple, banana and almonds blended with coconut water and a dried fig to sweeten. Gluten-free Dairy-free Vegan Paleo Morning breakfast, healthy afternoon snack on warm days, post-workout snack – this smoothie is a great choice. Loaded with vitamins, minerals, folate, antioxidants, […]

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Banana-Nutella-Croissant French Toast In a Mug

The ultimate decadence! 2-minutes and 7-ingredients is all that it takes for this decadent-dessert-french toast cooked in a microwave. Happy Friday folks! Hope you’ll have fun or laid back plans for this evening. Personally, I’m more of a stay-at-home with Netflix kinda gal (of course with a glass of wine, duh…). Going out on a […]

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Ridiculously Healthy Oatmeal Cookies

These highly-addictive anytime cookies are “ridiculously” healthy and easy to make. Enjoy them for breakfast or pack them in school lunchbox or snack anytime. Go ahead….indulge!! They are TOTALLY GUILT-FREE. Gluten-free (use gluten-free oats) Dairy-free Vegan (use vegan chocolate chips) No added fats No added sugar This cookie has it all! Three more weeks for […]

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Deconstructed Mango Lassi and Chia Breakfast Parfait

The 5-ingredient breakfast parfait that is a feast for the eyes! I have a confession to make – Chia seeds found it’s way into my kitchen only about 3 weeks ago. I know…I know…..I realize the stupidity too. So, what changed my mind? A lady was contemplating at our local Sprouts one day, holding on […]

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Overnight Dark Chocolate Hot Oatmeal

Decadent, rich, luxurious and creamy hot oatmeal is made only with milk, oats, almond butter, cocoa powder and honey. It comes together in just 5 minutes in the microwave! Oatmeals are one of those healthy and filling breakfasts that we love around here. But, it’s not practical on hectic weekday mornings and those quick-cooking ones […]

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Honey Whipped Ricotta Toast with Blood Oranges

Not your usual morning toast!!! Juicy blood orange slices, creamy ricotta whipped with honey and served over a golden toasted slice of bread.┬áNot blood orange season? Top with fresh berries in spring or sliced plums/nectarines/peaches in Summer. Blood orange season is short lived and I’m always a fortunate recipient of these crimson colored fruits from […]

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Kale and Egg topped Naan with Spicy Garlic-Chipotle Oil

6 ingredients and 10 minutes – skip the take out and make this scrumptious flat bread instead!! It has been raining cats and dogs in California for couple of months now. Not that the rain is appreciated after a long period of drought, it has just been overwhelming and all the reservoirs have started to […]

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