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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No-Cook, Guilt-Free Truffles

Chewy, chocolatey, indulgent, addictive, satisfying, nourishing, wholesome and healthy! Why do all things so addictive not so waist friendly? Why do I crave for chocolate at all times? Why do I have such a big sweet tooth? These bite size beauties are my solution! Kiddos refuse to believe that these truffles are indeed good for […]

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Mango Yogurt Bruschetta

Mango yogurt bruschetta is simply deconstructed mango lassi with the addition of coconut. Serve for breakfast or a light dessert! Mangoes are known as the king of fruits all over India! Probably the ONLY reason we used to look forward to the hot summer months was to relish this irresistible fruit! Every street will be […]

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CHERRY ALMOND MILK

It’s that time of the year again ! Our annual Cherry picking at Brentwood,CA. I look forward to this more than my kids! Not sure if it is the fun of picking ripe red cherries of a tree rather than buying a box at a store or getting to taste so much of cherries(that the […]

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Oat Fries

A creative take from the usual mozzarella fries, fish fries, chicken fries and polenta fries! Heart healthy oats is more versatile than served in a bowl every morning. Oats is simply cooked with some stock, cooled in a pan, cut into sticks, breaded and fried. Great even in kids lunch box served with marinara sauce. Simply […]

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Soft Pretzel Rolls

Pretzel rolls are soft, chewy and with the classic deep golden brown color! They are just a much plumpier version of the popular knotted one sold at every street corner or mall! These are best candidates for sandwiches/ burgers. Or with plain salted butter for Sophia! She could live of bread and butter alone. Though […]

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Poached Eggs in Spicy Tomato Poblano sauce

Shakshuka is a simple breakfast dish in Isreal , where eggs are poached in tomato sauce , served with pita. This is very similar to Mexican Huevos Rancheros, but process is much more simplified and made into a one skillet dish. Addition of 3 kinds of chili peppers makes the dish S-P-I-C-Y! Serve with any […]

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Almond Butter Breakfast Cookies

I have been wanting to finish up a jar of almond butter that has been sitting in the back of the kitchen cabinet for a while now! Both kids have not really embraced almond butter as much as I would like them to! Sylvester likes to dip apple slices into almond butter mixed with honey once […]

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