Black Forest Cake Overnight Oats

A cool, refreshing breakfast on a hot day. Everyone’s favorite classic Black forest cake, but, healthier…much healthier in the form of over night oats.  Cake for breakfast??? Bonus points if it is no-cook and cold.  And, guilt-free.   Yessss. You are in for a surprise!!! This taste just as a slice of black forest cake. Sweet!   […]

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Easiest, Creamiest Kulfi

We are talking super creamy no-churn kulfi ice cream!  Say hello to your new favorite summer pop.  Crunchy pistachios, floral cardamom and majestic saffron. Mmmm…… No ice cream maker required. Yet , so creamy…dreamy… Traditionally not creamy. But, why not? Ain’t gonna hurt, right? Kulfi can be frozen in any container like ice cream or […]

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Ridiculously Healthy Summer Fruit Crisp

Dairy-free, gluten-free, vegan, no-added fat and no-added sugar. Sweet, ripe mangoes and peaches topped with oat-nut-date streusel and baked for a healthy and guilt-free breakfast, dessert or snack.  The perfect summer fruit crisp. It’s fast, healthy and uses in-season fruits. And it’s just freaking GOOD! No butter. No oil. No sugar. No flour.  Really?? Yessss.  Artificial […]

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Grilled Pineapple Granita

Light, refreshing, fruity summer treat for a really hot day. Grilled pineapple, ginger and lime make an easy effortless, icy dessert or snack.  Creamy (less icy than regular granitas) and packed with pineapple flavor.  ‘Tis H-O-T. Summer is officially upon us.  And all I can think of some thing cold, SUPER cold.    We always […]

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Garlic Bread and Shrimp Sheet Pan Dinner

10 minutes, one sheet pan to make this garlic bread + garlic shrimp mash-up (with some bursting cherry tomatoes).  Ohhh, yes I did. The epic garlicky overload.    The bread – perfectly golden and crispy on top but soft with all the garlic butter & shrimp juices soaked in the bottom (I could just eat […]

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Mango Lassi Crepes

Today we are elevating the crepe game! Brown butter – honey cooked mangoes, creamy and tangy cream cheese-greek yogurt rolled into a crepe.   Hello Summer. I’m having a mango problem. It’s getting ridiculous.  I eat it plain, for breakfast, for snack and even for dinner, many week nights. And then I try to come with […]

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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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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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