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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Moist Sweet Potato-Spice Muffins

Incredibly moist and delicious whole wheat muffins with grated sweet potato and warm spices. My love for sweet potatoes began much earlier in life – a sweet potato, slow roasted in open fire for couple of hours (guessing…), it was fully charred and almost black on the outside. We had to split it open and […]

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Healthy-ish Gluten and Dairy Free Brownies

This recipe features a super fudgy, chewy brownie made with coconut oil and almond flour with a vegan chocolate ganache. It is the ultimate decadence! Does the word wide web need a another brownie recipe? May be not….or may be one with a healthier twist? Well, here is my humble addition to the zillion recipes […]

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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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Coconut Glazed Mango Ginger Pop-Tarts

Classic toaster pastries with a tropical twist! Quick mango-ginger jam encased in readymade pie crust, spread with coconut milk glaze and finished with a shower of shredded coconut and crystalized ginger. I’m so excited to share my new favorite pop-tart with you’ll. This pop-tart has such a wonderful combination of flavors, it takes a humble […]

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Very Berry Arugula Smoothie Bowl

This smoothie uses some of the freshest produce in season! Peppery arugula, spring berries, apple, banana and almonds blended with coconut water and a dried fig to sweeten. Gluten-free Dairy-free Vegan Paleo Morning breakfast, healthy afternoon snack on warm days, post-workout snack – this smoothie is a great choice. Loaded with vitamins, minerals, folate, antioxidants, […]

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Tip Tuesday #4 – No buttermilk? No problem!

Buttermilk contributes an amazing tenderness to many baked goods and pancakes. ┬áIt 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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Zucchini-Cardamom Cupcakes with Lime-Cream Cheese Frosting

An easy to make super-soft zucchini cupcakes topped off with a tangy lime cream cheese frosting! Meet the cupcake of your dreams! It is ultra soft, moist dotted with green specs from all that zucchini and then that creamy cream cheese frosting that is the right combination of sweet and tangy…… SO GOOOOOOD!!!! Loaded with […]

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Raita Stuffed Cucumber Cups with Roasted Madras Garbanzo Beans

Can clean eating get any more elegant? Cucumber cups stuffed with a simple and easy raita and then topped with crisp garbanzo beans roasted with Madras spices. Great as appetizer, healthy snack or even a light meal. Gluten-free Nut-free Vegetarian Madras (now renamed as Chennai), located in the southern part of India is one of […]

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The Best Tandoori Chicken Naanwich

The best tasting naanwich made with leftover tandoori chicken and mint chutney! Happy hump evening friends! Meet my all-time-favorite grilled cheese!!! Does this even qualify to be a grilled cheese? Well, it has a form of flatbread (instead of the traditional ones) and cheese meted in between. This sandwich aka naanwich has it all – […]

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