Sweet & Savory Cracker Bites

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You can imagine how hectic our lives are with a 4 year old and a 3 month old consuming all of our time! I have no idea when the evening blends into the night and before I can realize that I have slept for a couple hours, its morning again! So this weekend, when the elder one was out for a long play-date, and the little one blessed us by napping for a full 3 hours, me and my husband decided to … [Read more...]

The 2-ingredient Ice Cream You Can’t Resist!

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I am sure most of you must have heard about the famous Biscoff Cookies that hail from Europe, right? And if you haven't then you have definitely missed something, and should go and buy a packet today. However, if you can't find a packet of Biscoff cookies, then do not fret, because something even better is now available in your grocery stores - Biscoff Spread. Made from original Belgium Biscoff … [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...]

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...]

Lattice-Topped Mac n Cheese

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Baked macaroni and cheese with tomatoes & parsley topped with cheese slices to make a lattice pie Mac and Cheese is undoubtedly one of the favorite family-friendly recipes out there. It brings out the kid within you, and is so versatile that you can adapt it to suit any age, any occasion. My 3-year old, like any other toddler, is warming up to Pasta these days, but kids love food that's … [Read more...]

Salted Caramel Turtle Candies

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Salted Caramel & Chocolate Turtles (Candies) When it comes to making Caramel, I tend to shy away from the process, not because its tedious, but because I don’t have much preference for the gooey-chewy caramel that adheres to my teeth. But, my husband and two-year old love Caramel, so what’s a Mum to do, except learn to live with it, or at least master the process to produce treats on holidays … [Read more...]

Spring Rice Pilaf

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Spring Rice Pilaf Daffodils are smiling all around, people are planning their vegetable gardens, the sun keeps playing hide-and-seek with the clouds that occasionally burst into rain, and kids are off from school celebrating the sunny weather outside - all this means just one thing, Spring is finally here! As you all get ready to plan weekend getaways, a picnic on a nearby lake, a day at the … [Read more...]

Cucumber & Cream Cheese Tea Sandwiches

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Cucumber Cream Cheese & Pesto Sandwiches Spring is in the air, and I am sure as the days get warmer, a lot of us plan small parties and get-togethers to enjoy a bit of the sun in our backyards or patios. That's what happened a couple weeks ago when group of friends gathered in my house for a cup of fresh Strawberry Lemonade, some mini Cucumber Cream Cheese Sandwiches, and a lot of idle … [Read more...]

Best Recipes of 2011

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Best Recipes of 2011 I know I might be a bit late in posting this collection, but hey, it was Holiday season, and I'm still taking it slow. Blogging was definitely not the priority last few days, so as we gear up to kick-off a splendid 2012, I thought it would be good to look back and reminisce about a few of my cherished recipes that left an impression last year. Its never easy to choose your … [Read more...]

Cheese Tortellini with Pesto Sauce

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Cheese Tortellini in Creamy Pesto Sauce Cheese Tortellini is as interesting and as twisted as its name! Delicious blends of cheese entwined between pasta dough makes it a hearty comfort food, and when you mix it with a freshly made Pesto sauce, it turns into one addictive recipe. I grabbed a large bag of colorful cheese tortellini from Costco last time, which I am going to be using for a few … [Read more...]