Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookies

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School is about to begin in one week, and I am sure every Mom is out there hunting for Back-to-school recipes. If you haven't looked at it yet, here is a compilation of the Top 12 Back-to-School Vegetarian Recipes that I'm going to turn to for my daughter lunch-box needs. And now its time for Dessert! Yes, like every other kid, my daughter loves to get a treat in her lunch box for snack, and … [Read more...]

Deliciously Healthy Chocolate Cookie Crumble Smoothie

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Do you ever fret about how skinny your pre-schooler or kindergartner looks? Do you often worry that you are not feeding her the right amount and type of food to keep her healthy? If you do, then you are not alone. Every mom feels responsible for how her child's physical and mental growth, and for good reason. Eating the right amount of healthy, nutritious food is imperative, especially in the … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Kitchen Sink Holiday Cookies

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The countdown to Christmas has officially begun, and I am sure everyone is excited about planning holiday gatherings at home, working on Christmas presents, racking their brains for gift ideas and more. Baking is one more activity that takes center-stage during the holiday season. In fact, I think I have been churning out baked goodies every week now, starting from Halloween onwards, and I don't … [Read more...]

Chocolate Pinwheel Christmas Cookies

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Pinwheel Cookies are one of the most fancy yet simple cookies that one can make, and you don't need to wait for a holiday or special occasion to bake these beauties. These two-toned cookies are an instant hit at any party or celebration. Take them to a potluck and people will thank you for your dish. Wrap them in fancy paper napkins and hand them out at a Backyard Bash. Or just fill them in a … [Read more...]

Peppermint Mocha Frappuccinos

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As soon as October approaches, the holiday season starts creeping upon the people in United States, and the weather turns to mildly chilly with occasional bouts of sunshine. And right now, Autumn is shining upon us in full glory on this northern coast of California. I love Fall, because it's neither too cold nor too warm, and this is the best weather to enjoy chilled Frappuccinos or heart-warming … [Read more...]

Chocolate (Chip) Chunk Cookies

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As Summer rolls in, there are lot of potlucks and picnics planned in the calendar. And with graduation parties, school picnics and summer concerts and events, there are plenty of opportunities to try out some new recipes, be it for yourself, or to entertain someone else. My daughter's pre-school class had a parents-kids conference where they asked us to bring tidbits and munchies from home. Both … [Read more...]

Mousse-Filled Chocolate & Raspberry Cups

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Chocolate muffin cups filled with chocolate mousse and raspberries I've been eying several Chocolate Cup recipes lately, some involving balloon cups, and some involving simpler things like muffin pans or silicone molds. As the latter seemed more easier to proceed with, I prefer it for a quick and clean approach if you decide to make these amazingly simple breath-taking dessert featuring chocolate … [Read more...]

5-Minute Microwave Fudge Recipe

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As January draws to a close and February rings in, Love is in the air, literally, and all around me people have started planning for Valentine's Day celebrations. As you grow older, Valentine takes on a new meaning, but that still doesn't stop you from enjoying this special moment of love and appreciation towards your partner. A dinner together, a memorable evening, or just sharing dessert from … [Read more...]

Hot Cocoa Mix-In-a-Jar

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I spent the last two hours browsing the internet for Christmas gifts, and boy, it is hard work! Luckily, I have to do this only for the kids on the list. For all the adults, I can just use my culinary skills to create edible foodie gifts that they can enjoy during the holiday season. I was very keen on doing a gift-in-a-jar kind of thing this season. So instead of packing cookies or candies in a … [Read more...]

Layered Chocolate Cake

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Who doesn't like chocolate Cake, especially when its homemade, and has rich layers of creamy chocolate butter-cream frosting, and a moist dark chocolate cake center that melts in your mouth! Its no wonder that Layered Chocolate Cake still remains to be at the top of the Perfect Birthday Cake list! Inspired by Dorie Greenspan's Layered Birthday Cake in her prestigious cookbook Baking: From My Home … [Read more...]