Grilled Summer Fruits with Mascarpone Cream and Honeyed Pistachios

Bounty of summer in a platter! Sweet summer fruits grilled and served with mascarpone cream and salted pistachios,honey, olive oil and pomegranate molasses. If you haven’t tried grilling fruits, then please cancel all your weekend plans and do it this Saturday! Ok ….just kidding:) But, you seriously have to try it! Grilling makes the fruit […]

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Roasted Broccoli and Sun Dried Tomato Hummus

Finger licking gooood! Roasted broccoli, garlic and sesame seeds blended with sun dried tomatoes and garbanzo beans  makes the most delicious hummus you’ve ever tasted! All hummus fans, look what I made today….. You will never go back to the same old hummus again!  And it has a green vegetable people. Broccoli,garlic, sesame seeds and […]

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Baked Peaches with Oat-Pecan Streusel

Soft baked peaches topped with crispy streusel, served with creamy greek yogurt or vanilla ice cream. Makes for an easy breakfast, snack or dessert! While the kids are wandering around with phones to catch Pokemon and battle gyms, they return home (along with an army of friends) HUNGRY!! Summer vacation is all about 8 snacks […]

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Baked Beet Falafels

Most easiest and flavorful version of Falafels that you will ever make! No dipping sauces required. First things first… lets talk about these falafels. A far cry from the traditional kind, these bite size nuggets require a maximum of 30 seconds in the food processor (ok .. ok.. may be additional 1 or 2 minutes for peeling […]

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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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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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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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Oat Fries

A creative take from the usual mozzarella fries, fish fries, chicken 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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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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