Chocolate & Peanut Butter Granola Pancakes

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Every Saturday is Pancake day in our house. We start off with a delicious pancake breakfast IHOP style, with some cheesy scrambled eggs on the side! And since this is a weekly fare, I try to create different kinds of pancakes so it doesn't get boring, and also try to sneak in some healthy ingredients that would make the morning meal more nutritious for my kiddo. Last week I decided to make some … [Read more...]

Pear Cranberry & Walnut Bread

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Pear Cranberry And Walnut Bread Pear is a wonderful Fall fruit which is often neglected due to the abundance of Apples and other stone fruits during this season. However, you will be amazed to see how many different kinds of Pears are available in the market, and how each one has a unique taste and texture. Anjou, Asian, Bartlett, Bosc, Concorde, Comice and Seckel are the most common varieties, … [Read more...]

Leftover Cranberry Sauce Muffins

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Cranberry Sauce, or some variation of it is definitely cooked in every household that celebrates Thanksgiving. I too, had a cup or two of leftover Cranberry Plum Sauce lying in my refrigerator, begging to be consumed before it turned sour! So, after dismissing several ideas like pancakes, ice creams, pies and puddings, I settled on something simple and healthy, something that would let our family … [Read more...]

Apple Date & Walnut Muffins

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Apple Date & Walnut Muffins, packed with fiber and protein Halloween officially marks the beginning of the Holiday season, and as November-December approaches, everyone begins their hunt for delicious recipes that will adorn their holiday traditions! Every family has a cherished recipe that has been passed on since ages, something that resides in your head, or something that you have … [Read more...]

North Festival: Icelandic Pancakes (Pönnukökur)

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Last week, the folks from Honest Cooking challenges a bunch of us bloggers to try our hand at Nordic cooking, and believe me, I had no idea what that meant! With a little bit of research, I found that The Nordic countries is a term used collectively for five countries in Northern Europe,  namely Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. I was specifically asked to work with the cuisine of … [Read more...]

Kid-Friendly Apple & Peanut Butter Sandwiches

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When it comes to lunch-box options, there are some items in the pantry that always come to your rescue, like fruits, any kind of nut butter, granola, what thins, bread, pasta, etc. I am sure Fruits will always be a part of your child's lunch or snack, but eating the same thing can get repetitive and lose its charm. So its a good idea to shake things up a bit, or come up with innovative ways to … [Read more...]

Irish Brown (Soda) Bread Recipe

St.Patrick's Day is around the corner, which gives us all the more reason to bake some beer bread, and some boozy desserts, served with the very traditional Irish Soda Bread! The basic traditional Irish soda bread was made with flour, baking soda, salt, and buttermilk. That's it! No Yeast, no raisins, no eggs, no bells and whistles - but over time, culinary enthusiasts around the world started … [Read more...]

Healthy Green Muffins

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Healthy Green Muffins with Spinach Banana and Pecans I'm back from a fabulous vacation in Australia, and I am ready to take it on! All the swimming, scuba-diving and snorkeling in the Great Barrier Reef, the heart-warming hikes in the rain-forests and the fabulous food in Sydney was a wonderful break, and now I am ready to ride the blogging trail again! The best part, we came home and see that … [Read more...]

Caramelized Apple Pancakes

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When it comes to Breakfast pancakes, most of us resort to a packaged mix, or one of our staples like Blueberry Pancakes or Banana Pancakes, for a quick turnaround. However, weekends tend to be a bit more relaxing, so you can take your time to revamp a favorite pancake recipe, perhaps use some fresh seasonal fruits to pump it up, and instead of going for individual pancakes, how about whipping up a … [Read more...]

Blueberry Banana Avocado Bread

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It is customary for most people to bake a batch of Banana Bread when they see a few over-ripe and brown bananas gawking at them. In fact, most people, including me, have a tried-and-tested banana bread recipe that they turn to in times of need! However, this time around, I tried to juggle things a bit, and baked a Blueberry Banana Bread instead. I had bookmarked a muffin recipe some time ago that … [Read more...]