Skinny Mango Colada With (Optional) Jalapeños

Light and refreshing mango coladas with fresh mango puree and coconut water. Oh yes, these are served with jalapeños ice cubes!!! Summer is almost here. Gimme  flip flops, sunglasses, beach chair and some mango coladas! And drink away… it’s skinny…… Yessss. Place sliced jalapeños (I used red and green variety for photographic purposes) in ice cube […]

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Buttermilk Waffles With Bananas And Black Sesame

Sweet…Soft…Seedy…Tender…Waffles  Hands down this may be the best tasting waffle I’ve ever made.  And I make a lot of waffles (like Acorn Squash Waffles  / Chocolate Chip Avocado Waffles ) Toast sesame seeds -> do not skip this step. Place sesame seeds (white variety can be used too) in a dry skillet, cook over medium heat for 3-5 […]

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Rose and Pistachio No-Churn Ice Cream

This no-churn ice cream will transport you to the exotic lands without a passport or jet lag!  Rose, cardamom and pistachios come together into the most creamiest and easiest ice cream.  Continuing our rose theme….. In all honesty, homemade ice creams seem intimidating and never (until now 😓) tried my hands on churning a  fresh custard. […]

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Raspberry, Mango and Cardamom Clafoutis

Smooth, creamy and ridiculously easy baked clafoutis! Perfect for Mother’s day breakfast in bed or on a table and easy enough for kids to make yet elegant to impress mom. Happy Early Mother’s day to all the wonderful moms!  (On a side note, that little clay heart was from my oldest, one Mother’s day, long, […]

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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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Healthy-ish Gluten and Dairy Free Brownies

This recipe features a super fudgy, chewy brownie made with coconut oil and almond flour with a vegan chocolate ganache. It is the ultimate decadence! Does the word wide web need a another brownie recipe? May be not….or may be one with a healthier twist? Well, here is my humble addition to the zillion recipes […]

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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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Zucchini-Cardamom Cupcakes with Lime-Cream Cheese Frosting

An easy to make super-soft zucchini cupcakes topped off with a tangy lime cream cheese frosting! Meet the cupcake of your dreams! It is ultra soft, moist dotted with green specs from all that zucchini and then that creamy cream cheese frosting that is the right combination of sweet and tangy…… SO GOOOOOOD!!!! Loaded with […]

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Easy Homemade Sprinkles

Fun sprinkles for your cakes and cupcakes, that are incredibly easy to make at home. Kids are on spring break and that means more screen time. In an attempt to cut down, we’ve been taking them out and fixing up more hang outs with friends but, they like to be occupied every minute of their […]

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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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