Super Moist Double Chocolate Cake

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If you are like me, I'm sure there's a lot of baking already happening in your kitchen! and while I love sweet treats, I do understand the importance of keeping it under check and making them as healthy as possible. That's why I always try to make healthier substitutions in my dessert recipes, like swap refined flour for whole grain, brown sugar or honey instead of white, olive oil instead of … [Read more...]

How To Get Your Kids To Help With Household Chores?

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It's never too early to start teaching your kids about being Responsible, and one of the easiest ways you can do this is by allowing them to help around the house, so give them a mop and let them take a go at it! A few people might say that it is too early to get your kids involved in household chores, unless they are around 10 years old. But I am a bit old-school in my thinking when it comes to … [Read more...]

Avocado & Chocolate Chip Semi Freddo

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Summer is slowly starting to show its colors, as the days get longer and brighter down here in Northern California! The garden is blooming, and we've already had glimpses of hot sunny days when sipping a cold coffee or eating an ice cream out in the backyard has become a favorite family activity. So to celebrate the weather outside, we tried a new recipe last week. Frozen Avocado SemiFreddo. Yes, … [Read more...]

Fantastic Fall Recipes That Your Family Will Love

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Fall has set in already!! The light drizzle combined with a chill in the air and the maple leaves covering my front yard is proof enough that Autumn is here to stay! As it starts getting chilly outside, its time to turn on the heat inside, and by inside, I mean your kitchen! Looking for some great seasonal recipes that salute Fall? then you are at the right place....Check out my collection for … [Read more...]

No Bake Cheesecake Recipe With Red Velvet Cookie Crust

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Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. However, the choice of ingredients, the recipe idea and the photos are all mine alone. #ChooseSmart #CollectiveBias I love entertaining, and it gives me a nice feeling to be able to please people with my food. But sometimes you want entertaining to be fuss-free, and yet not have to compromise on the … [Read more...]

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...]

Irresistible Rocky Road Espresso Brownies

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Back-to-school Night is coming up, and my Kindergartener is as excited as can be! I have never seen her so meticulously arrange and sort out all the things she needs for school. From supplies to notebooks to her lunch and snack boxes, she is really excited about getting everything in order. Whether she's trying to impress Mommy, her new teacher, or her new friends at school, I am hushing with … [Read more...]

12 Back-to-School Vegetarian Recipes That Moms & Kids Will Love!

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Its August already, which means there's less than a month before school re-opens, and my mind is already stirring with what I am going to pack for my daughter's lunch every day! As every parent knows, kids like being surprised, and they like getting different food for lunch every day, yet they are not very receptive to change, so its an oxymoron, and a very difficult situation for a mom to pack … [Read more...]

Kid & Adult Friendly Cake Batter Ice Cream Float

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With the Summer season coming on, its time for parties and celebrations. Be it Graduation, 4th of July, Backyard BBQ or a Birthday celebration, every occasion deserves a special beverage, just like this colorful Ice Cream Float! Right from the time when I saw it on the Pillsbury website, I fell in love with it. With only 3 ingredients, this fresh, colorful, flavorful and extremely kid-friendly … [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...]