Honeyed Persimmon and Brie

Baked persimmons with honey, walnuts and rosemary and gooey melted brie on top! An easy and elegant appetizer for the holiday parties. Nothing is more luxurious than hot melted cheese!! What if that cheese is melted over sweet fruit and honey? YUMMO Sweet, salty, hot, fruity and a bit of crunch!! This dish is incredible […]

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Persimmon Bread

Persimmons, greek yogurt and coconut oil make a soft, tender and scrumptious bread! Banana bread….pumpkin bread….zucchini bread….cranberry bread…. How about a new addition to this family of quick breads? Persimmon bread is simple, soft, tender, healthy and will soon become your family’s favorite!!! Persimmons are soooo in season right now! They are an incredibly sweet […]

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Chicken Panini Sandwiches

A quick and easy sandwich with leftover chicken and store bought pesto! This sandwich has a been a family favorite for a very long time! Kids can’t get enough of this and their friends too! Spread some pesto, sun dried tomatoes, cooked and sliced chicken and pepper jack cheese between two slices of bread and […]

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Baked Chana Masala Burgers

All the flavors of a classic chana masala in the form of a portable burger and is not as spicy! Chana masala is a very popular curry from the northern part of India made with garbanzo beans and is traditionally served with flat breads such as rotis/puris/parathas/naans. Garbanzo beans are soaked overnight, pressure cooked and […]

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Acorn Squash Waffles

Waffles with the addition of acorn squash makes your morning a touch more nutritious! Acorn squash is such a underused vegetable when compared to larger pumpkins and butternut squashes. It is sweet, nutritious and above all so easy to work with , ’cause of their size. It is great way to sneak in some nutrition […]

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Mini Pepperoni Spaghetti Pizzas

All time favorite Pizza but with spaghetti as the base. Perfect for kids of all ages! Which kid does not like pizza? Or an adult for that matter! Your leftover spaghetti from last night’s dinner is  transformed into a portable mini pizza that kids are gonna adore:) Toss cooled cooked spaghetti with egg, shape into […]

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Crunchy Sesame Breadsticks

Craving crispy, crunchy, salty, spicy? These flavorful breadsticks with the addition of black and white sesame seeds are a perfect snack! Homemade breadsticks are a fun project with kids! It’s very much like rolling out play dough. So, gather some little helpers and proceed! A super simple recipe if you don’t mind some rolling! Mix […]

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Sushi Mice

Not-so-spooky mice made out of sushi, a great addition for the Halloween gathering! Aren’t these guys adorable? Well, not everything has to be creepy and spooky for Halloween. We can have some fun critters wandering around. Both kids and adults are sure to gather around these cuties:) I always make sushi for kids with leftover […]

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Baked Avocado Chicken Meatballs in Barbecue sauce

Easy baked meatballs with ground chicken and avocado. Serve with barbecue sauce on the side or coat the meatballs with sauce and spear with toothpicks. CLICK HERE for a revised recipe that goes great with barbecue and marinara sauce. We all know that avocados are one of the super foods. My friend Helen Nichols from well-beingsecrets has a […]

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Fluffy Ricotta Pancakes and Homemade Ricotta

Soft, light and fluffy pancakes with a not-so-secret ingredient! Let us first chat about our star ingredient aka, ricotta. Homemade ricotta is a lot easier that you think and it tastes divine. For all those who are new to cheese making, this is probably one of the easiest cheese to start with. Just bring some […]

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