Avocado Cardamom Milkshake

There's no doubt in my mind that people all over the world love Avocados, and yet this deliciously healthy fruit is under-utilized, mostly because they think it has no taste. In fact, its lack of taste becomes its greatest strength, because now you can add Avocados to almost any recipe that calls for a creamy ingredient, and its subtle green color will not overpower any other ingredient, at the … [Read more...]

DIY: Make a Sunburst Wall Mirror in Less Than 15 mins

If you are like me, you've always looked at those $100 Sunburst Mirrors at Pier One Imports and thought - wouldn't it be cool to have one of those at home? I wish I could get it cheaper! Guess what, now you can make your own, mostly using supplies that you have at home, and in less than 15 mins! And it will probably cost you less than 10 bucks - yes, no kidding! Check out this cool video and … [Read more...]

Chewy Chocolate Chip & Walnut Cookies

How would you describe your favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies? Soft, Chewy, a bit crunchy, such that it melts in your mouth? If this sounds like your thoughts, then you'll be pleased to know that its very easy to create these in your own kitchen, that too, without much fuss! If you've ever baked before, you'll be familiar with Dorie Greenspan's name - yes, the famous baker who's created so many … [Read more...]

Dessert Crepes with Homemade Dulce de Leche

Spring break shoots up in one week, and what that means is that kids will demand more attention in every aspect of life, starting from a custom breakfast served every morning! Whether I can keep up with the demands or not is another thing, but I'm definitely going to try to make it special for them, as much as I can! And one morning treat I was thinking of are the Argentinian … [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...]

5-Minute Mango Pudding

In India, Summer is synchronous with Mangoes - yes, you will find markets and homes flooded with this sweet juicy colorful fruit, which is known as King of Fruits for a valid reason! There are several varieties of Mangoes available in India, but Kesar and Alphonso are among the most famous ones. The former has a more elongated shape with a pointed tip, and is more sweeter than Alphonso, which is … [Read more...]

5 Frugal Ways Towards a Healthier Body

Today, I'm sharing a simple yet powerful post with you, inspired by the Sara Lee® 45 Delightful People Program. When asked to share my personal story that helped me fuel a transformation, it gave me an opportunity to really evaluate how small changes can make a big difference. Interested, then read on! After my second pregnancy, I found it very hard to get fit again, and the extra flab on my … [Read more...]

Hot Cocoa Mix-In-a-Jar

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...]

Frozen Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate

Though I'm a foodie and I love trying out new recipes, I'm very picky when it comes to choosing a cookbook for my experiments. in fact, I don't even go and buy every new recipe book that I see on the market, I barely have like 12 cookbooks, and though these days blogs (like mine and my fellow bloggers:)) are what drive a lot of recipe creation in the culinary world, I do love my cookbooks and I … [Read more...]

DIY: Easy Snowflake Candle Centerpiece

Who doesn't like decking up their homes during the holidays? but that does not necessarily mean that you need to buy expensive decorations. Every year I try to do something different during our Holiday decorations. Being a DIY fan, I love scouring Dollar stores, craft stores and the clearance sections in other stores to collect stuff that I can repurpose to make something beautiful. Making a … [Read more...]