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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Mango-Coconut cupcakes with Cherry Glaze

Pretty in pink and yellow! A bright, summery cupcake that will send your tastebuds on a tropical vacation. A little cherry glaze ain’t going to hurt! These cupcakes are not only pretty, but also moist and fluffy! And surprise, there is a cherry inside! Let’s discuss about these beauties, shall we? A basic cupcake recipe […]

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The Fluffiest Banana Sheet Cake

The lightest and fluffiest banana-buttermilk sheet cake topped with a dark chocolate ganache! Can I get you all excited about a simple sheet cake? Move over elegant layer cakes, it’s all about simplicity today! To make the cake, Whisk all dry ingredients in a small bowl and mashed banana with buttermilk in another one.  Didn’t […]

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Blackberry-Ginger Fizz

A light and refreshing summer drink for both adults and kids to enjoy! YAY! We made through an entire week of summer with the kids crying “I’m bored” only  6 times this week. Yippeee…. A good drink and Netflixing is well deserved! I think …. Muddle 5 blackberries, sugar and some grated ginger in a […]

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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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Brown Butter Maple Rice Krispie Treats

Brown butter-maple rice krispie treats layered with salted dark chocolate-maple ganache. Kids and I planned a surprise whale watching trip over the weekend as a bonus gift for dad’s birthday. He loves….loves  the ocean! He might even trade his couch and TV to live at the sea⛵️. Had an awesome trip to the Monterey Bay […]

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Chocolate Covered Fudgy Cherries

A crispy white chocolate shell covering a slightly chewy and sticky dark chocolate – graham cracker dough wrapped around a fresh juicy cherry inside! A textural adventure for your taste buds! Starting of on a sad note after Warriors lost 2 games in a row:( Is it due to Stephen Curry’s injuries? He’s hasn’t been […]

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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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Chocolate Challah

Challah is a Jewish bread , enriched with eggs and traditionally braided. I have enriched the bread further with milk and butter to compliment the chocolatey filling. It is important for the eggs to be at room temperature. Be sure to take the eggs out of the refrigerator at least 1 hour earlier. Best served […]

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