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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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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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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Black and White Sesame Shortbreads

Nutty browned butter and loads of sesame seeds come together in a MELT-IN-YOUR-MOUTH shortbread cookie! White sesame seeds are mixed into the cookie dough and black ones are adorned on the sides making these cookies a true celebration of the tiny goodness! These cookies have a lot more ingredients when compared to a basic shortbread […]

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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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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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Pink Russian

Friday nights are usually some kinda drink experiment and chill out with a movie. Is there a better way to end another hectic week? White Russian is a cocktail made with vodka, Kahlua and cream. Originally the drink was made only with vodka and Kahlua and was called Black Russian. From black to white and […]

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Cardamom-Pistachio Cake with Saffron Cream

  Happy birthday to my dear husband! Would you be able to believe that he is the only Taurian in our household living with three Ariens? Odd one out:) I wanted to bake a cake different from the usual suspects for this wonderful husband and devoted father!     Kulfi is an Indian ice cream made […]

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