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...]

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...]

Veggie Burger with Castello Blue Cheese


4th of July means a lot of things to a lot of people, but some traditions stay unchanged - like wearing Red, White & Blue, relishing the fireworks at night, and hosting or enjoying a BBQ with friends and family! Who are we to break these traditions, so just like most of you, we enjoyed America's birthday as well, outside on our patio with a bunch of friends, and some heart-warming … [Read more...]

Cheesy Gooey Tandoori Macaroni


Pasta Salad is a great side dish that goes well with almost any kind of meal, and I love the fact that you can make it hot or cold, to suit the rest of your menu. Last week when I went to Walmart, I picked up a couple packs of Hamburger Helper® - one of them I used to make my Penne Pasta last night, and today it was time to put the Cheesy Macaroni to good use. I am planning to host a bbq for … [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...]

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...]

CashewMilk & Oreo Cookie Milkshake


For those of you who've been regular readers of my blog, you know that I am a fan of SILK, and though it took me years to try their Soy Milk, I was instantly interested in their Almond Milk and Coconut Milk offerings. But now their latest addition, the rich and creamy SILK Cashew Milk has completely bowled me over! I always knew that dairy-free, gluten-free milk was a great option for people with … [Read more...]

No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars + Graham Cracker Houses


Last week it was Thanksgiving, and it was a time for the whole family to spend a lovely time together, relaxing, playing, cooking, laughing and rekindling the bonds that a normal 5-days-a-week work+school life does not allow! We did tons of baking and cooking, and when it was pouring outdoors, we played with Legos for some time, and then the kids got bored with making brick structures. I thought … [Read more...]

10-Minute Chocolate Peppermint Bark Recipe For The Holiday Season


This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GoNutsForNuts #CollectiveBias I am a strong believer in throwing Holiday parties and gatherings, and perhaps a bit fashioned, but I love mailing hand-written postcards along with homemade gifts to share with family and friends. It really brings more meaning into the holiday traditions, … [Read more...]

Super Moist Double Chocolate Cake


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...]