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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Blood Orange Jalapeno Margarita

I wish some produce are available year round. Blood oranges are one of those stunning fruits with such a vibrant red flesh and more intensely flavored than a regular orange. Ooooh Margaritas! Originating in Mexico, margarita is a popular cocktail made with tequila, triple sec and lime or lemon juice. Here is a variation on […]

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Pull Apart Crepe Cake

What in the world is a pull apart crepe cake? Originating in France, crepes are very thin pancakes made mainly with flour, eggs and milk. They are usually served with a sweet filling for breakfast , though savory is not hard to find! Sylvester wanted crepes for breakfast on his birthday. Granted it was a […]

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Oat Fries

A creative take from the usual mozzarella fries, fish fries,┬áchicken 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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Brussel Sprouts Sliders

We all can agree that brussel sprouts is not everyone’s favorite ! The slightly bitter taste and the strong aroma when cooking them, is not very appealing. So, I created a recipe that makes these tiny cabbages play peek-a-boo! Imagine a chicken parmesan sandwich , where the chicken is replaced with a patty made with […]

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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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Tomato-Egg toasts with Asparagus-Cashew Pesto

A great spring – summer lunch or dinner! Farm fresh asparagus , spring onions, heirloom tomatoes and eggs makes a healthy and delicious meal. Do not skip the fruity raspberry vinegar. Ingredients: 8 eggs 12 fat asparagus ,washed and ends snapped 1/2 cup roasted cashews 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 thin […]

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Banana-Coconut Bread

  Banana bread needs no introduction! A twist to the traditional banana bread with the addition of coconut and coconut oil adding double the coconut punch! Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour 3/4 cup sweetened shredded coconut 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 […]

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Turtle Tart

No, there are no turtles in the tart! Turtles are candies that has toasted pecans covered with soft caramel and then draped with dark chocolate. An irresistible combination indeed! These simple candies are transformed into a elegant dessert! The base is a soft chocolate layer that is cross between a flourless chocolate cake and a […]

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