Pecan Praline Crusted Avocado Buttermilk Pancakes

So soft and fluffy, these pancakes are made with healthy avocado instead of butter. Bonus, they are topped with a crisp pecan praline crust.  Mmmm…. pancakes.   But…. Made with trendy avocados and then topped with a pecan praline crust.  Yesss Slightly crisp and sweet crust on top of a light and fluffy pancake. These are […]

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Tip Tuesday #6 – Homemade Cashew Milk

Creamy, dairy-free milk that tastes delicious plain or with coffee / tea. A tall glass of milk has been my breakfast as long as I could remember. May be it was due to the fact that I was a late riser on school days or was just too busy packing up my homework (yeah, I […]

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Blueberry Smash Mojito

Light and refreshing mojito with fresh spring blueberries! One of my favorite part of being a food blogger is taste testing, the boozy ones in particular. Weekends are more involved with taste testing various drinks and the sole purpose is to share my readers with fruity, delicious drinks (YES and nothing else….wink wink). This mojito […]

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Tip Tuesday #5 – Quick Chocolate Tempering

Tempering chocolate can be challenging at times for the seasoned bakers yet the silky smooth, shiny melted chocolate that sets right without any dull finish can be rewarding. How hard can it be to melt chocolate for your baking recipes? Place chocolate in a microwave safe bowl and microwave on high for few minutes (depending […]

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Tip Tuesday #4 – No buttermilk? No problem!

Buttermilk contributes an amazing tenderness to many baked goods and pancakes.  It is certainly a must have for any baker but, at times I don’t like running to the store only for that. My handy sub is 2/3 cup plain yogurt + 1/3 cup water for every cup of buttermilk. This yields the same thick […]

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Tip Tuesday #3 – No More Tears….

No More Tears…. Almost every Indian savory dish begins with sautéing onions. Needless to say, I had to find the most effective method to reduce my crying. I have heard and and read many…many tricks over the years – some are effective to a certain extent while others aren’t even worth experimenting. Some of the […]

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Tip Tuesday #2 – Best Way to Store Ginger

Hey all!!! Do you store ginger in the refrigerator or freezer? Next time try burying them in dirt along with your outdoor plants. They keep absolutely fresh for many months. When you need some for a recipe, cut off a small piece and keep the remaining buried. It doesn’t have to be deep under ground, […]

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Tip-Tuesday #1 – Measuring Flour For Baking

I’m so excited to start a new series of Tip-Tuesdays! As much as I enjoy creating and posting unique recipes, I would also like to share some knowledge / tips / hacks that I have gathered over the years with my readers. If you have ever wondered why a particular recipe didn’t work (or) is […]

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5-minute Sunbutter Cups

5 minutes, 4 ingredient, no-bake fudgy, chocolatey and salty Sunbutter cups. PEANUT-FREE TREE NUT-FREE GLUTEN-FREE DAIRY-FREE VEGAN (use vegan chocolate chips) VEGETARIAN PALEO   If you have a child with peanut allergy like mine,  then you can certainly understand the challenges in maintaining a peanut-free lifestyle for the entire family. At times, the child feel […]

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Melt-In-Your-Mouth Cardamom Shortbread Cookies

Crisp and mildly sweet shortbread cookies that is flavored with the queen of spices! Queen of spices??? What? Don’t be puzzled….peppercorns and cardamoms are commonly referred to as the king and queen of spices back home. Cardamom is the vanilla in Indian cooking. Every sweet dish is flavored with cardamom and the aroma permeates the […]

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