Grilled Summer Fruits with Mascarpone Cream and Honeyed Pistachios

Bounty of summer in a platter! Sweet summer fruits grilled and served with mascarpone cream and salted pistachios,honey, olive oil and pomegranate molasses. If you haven’t tried grilling fruits, then please cancel all your weekend plans and do it this Saturday! Ok ….just kidding:) But, you seriously have to try it! Grilling makes the fruit […]

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Soft and Fluffy Doughnuts with Spiced Sugar

Soft, fluffy, light and airy doughnuts rolled in spiced sugar! We got our first box of Krispy Kreme doughnuts from one of our dear friends on Father’s day! Incredibly soft pillowy doughnuts with a thin glaze, it was one of the best things that I’ve had in a very long time! And then we visited […]

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Almond Peach Pancakes with Maple Bourbon Browned Butter

Ripe summer peaches cooked in tender pancakes and then served with maple bourbon browned butter! These are some awesome pancakes!!! Light….fluffy….pretty….loaded….yummy…epic! Deep into summer, fruits are just too beautiful to ignore! I tend to bring home more than we can possibly consume (or much much more….). What can I say, we are a fruit loving […]

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Zucchini-Carrot-Oat Snack Cake

Loaded with rolled oats, zucchini and carrots this cake is perfect for breakfast or lunch box. Schools reopening in a week and my home is gonna get a whole lot quieter! I’ll sure miss all the neighborhood kiddos hanging out on our couch:(  Lunch packing… here we come!!   What makes a good lunch box […]

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Pumpkin Spice Croissants

The perfect fall coffee house treat! Pumpkin-almond filled croissants with warm spices makes an indulgent pairing with your coffee or just enjoyed plain! Is it Fall already? Are halloween decorations out yet? Have the trees started taking on the majestic shades of orange and red? No….no….no! On one of our recent trips to Starbucks, Sylvester […]

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Fig Walnut Hand Tarts

Tender buttery crust, crumbly walnut streusel and roasted fresh figs makes the most delicious portable hand tart! Not a galette! Not a pie! Not a tart! Not a pop tart! Is hand tart even a thing? If not, we just made one!!  The base dough is very similar to a galette or a pie crust( […]

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Baked Peaches with Oat-Pecan Streusel

Soft baked peaches topped with crispy streusel, served with creamy greek yogurt or vanilla ice cream. Makes for an easy breakfast, snack or dessert! While the kids are wandering around with phones to catch Pokemon and battle gyms, they return home (along with an army of friends) HUNGRY!! Summer vacation is all about 8 snacks […]

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Blackberry-Almond Clafoutis

A rustic baked breakfast dish with almonds, blackberries and honey!  Am I in love with blackberries? Gosh… looks like I’m posting too many recipes with blackberries. It’s California! It’s peak SUMMER! Blackberries have been so plump, juicy and sweet this season… please don’t blame me 🙂 Have you had those Saturday mornings, when the kids wake […]

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Honey Roasted Plums And Strawberries

Summer fruits roasted with honey and rosemary, served over greek yogurt for a light breakfast or vanilla ice cream for a  delicious  dessert! Y’all remember my wonderful neighbor with a luscious blood orange tree? Well, they also have plums and nectarines to offer! We were showered with baskets of sweet, juicy fruits…lucky us😊  The plums […]

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