Baked Sweet Potatoes with Pecans & Cheese


Baked sweet potatoes, with chopped pecans, crumbled cheese and spiced herbs   Sweet Potatoes are one of my favorite veggies. I love their sweet flavor, and how versatile they are in terms of pairing them with other ingredients to make sweet or savory recipes. However, they are great to enjoy all by themselves too. When I was growing up, my mum used to fry small chunks of sweet potatoes, then … [Read more...]

Take Your Coffee Table From Drab to Dreamy in 5 Minutes

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As the holiday season looms in, we all need ideas to deck up our house in budget-friendly ways! And a coffee table is a quintessential element that is bound to have a central position in almost any room. As I was scouring for ideas to deck up my coffee table, I came across this video where Interior design expert Nikki Chu shows how the living room centerpiece can be both functional and fierce, … [Read more...]

Linguine With Kale Basil & Walnut Pesto


Fall is officially upon us in California, and its time to warm things up with some fresh recipes that use fresh home-grown veggies, perfect for Fall and Winter! My garden bounty has some delicious picks this year like Roma tomatoes, Green peppers, Burpless cucumbers, Basil, and recently - the colorful Kale. I have to admit I have been skeptical about using kale in my recipes. But after a … [Read more...]

21 Ways to Repurpose Your Favorite Old Sarees


Its a no-brainer that all Indian ladies love their Sarees! In fact, you'll find a huge fan-following for these 7-9 yard pieces of fabric even outside the Indian community. With a myriad mix of fabrics and a versatile range of designs and colors, the Sari has now become a big fashion icon. But with changing trends, we move on to the latest fashion, and our beloved Saris are often left to age in … [Read more...]

10-Minute Paleo Cookie Recipe With a Calorie Count that Will Make You Smile!

Enjoy some sweet treats that don't wear you down with guilt, or pack inches around your waist! … [Read more...]

5 New Reasons Why You Should Choose Cooking As A Hobby!


I know a lot of you reading this are avid foodies! Like me, you consider cooking to be one of your hobbies. I look upon cooking not as a way to feed my family, its more like a therapeutic process and also a series of inventions and experiments that give rise to an extra-ordinary culinary experience in our house! If you don't enjoy cooking yet, or need a push to embrace it with open arms, here' are … [Read more...]

7 New Ways To Eat Special & Feel Special


Are you tired of eating the same kind of food every day and need a quick change to rev things up? Or are you trying hard to control your diet and getting bored of eating salads and weight loss shakes? How about just focusing on eating healthy and nutritious food that’s tasty as well, so its easier to take care of your body and mind? Then it’s time to shake things up a bit. Studies have shown that … [Read more...]

Fried Banana with Yummy Yogurt Granola


This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #QuakerRealMedleys #CollectiveBias As back-to-school date looms ahead, I've started racking my brains about what I'm going to cook for lunch and snacks for my little ones. And since Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, I know I'll have to serve some healthy yet filling and … [Read more...]

Lovely Summer Trifle Recipes That Won’t Fail To Impress

Check out Sizzling Summer Trifle Recipes on a Budget by funandfoodcafe at Mode … [Read more...]

Healthier Carrot & Zucchini Quick Bread


Looking for a healthier version of a holiday quick bread, then you've got to bookmark this recipe! Thanks to Pompeian, I was able to create this wonderful cake recipe for the holiday season, along with a fancy personalized bottle to engrave my recipe on it forever. Check out the cool label I printed below; It has our family name, and the recipe with a family photo - pretty cool, isn't … [Read more...]