Eggless Besan Brownies (Chickpea Flour Brownies)

These eggless brownies are made with Besan (chickpea flour). They are fudgy, full of chocolate flavor and you would never guess that they are gluten-free!

I am really excited to share this recipe of Besan Brownies with you guys! When I started baking many years ago, I would just use the basic ingredients to bake cakes, cupcakes and brownies.

But now I like to try different ingredients...

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Vegan Peanut Butter and Jelly Bars

Vegan Peanut Butter and Jelly Bars made with simple ingredients makes a great after school snack. These bars are vegan and can be made gluten-free and refined-sugar free.

These bars have a oats and almond flour crust which is sweetened with dates and then they are filled with swirls of peanut butter and homemade raspberry puree. So pretty!

Summer is almost (well almost!) over and...

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Eggless Brownies

Fudgy and oh so chocolaty Eggless Brownies! Enjoy them with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top or a glass of milk!

As you guys are reading this, I am already in Delhi and enjoying [NOT] the 110 F temperatures! Just kidding, who can possibly enjoy that much heat? Anyway I am writing this on my flight to India. Yes going back again, for the nth time in the last 6 months. Frankly speaking, I don’t even remember the count now, just holding on to things and trying to take each day as it...

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Chocolate Nut Clusters + VIDEO

Easy Chocolate Nut Clusters – sweet little treat for Valentine’s Day!

It’s funny how everyone is all about healthy stuff in January but as soon as February comes, it becomes all about desserts and chocolates! You will understand this so much more if you are a food blogger. But I never complain when it comes to chocolates and desserts. For me it’s always about eating everything in moderation so I never really go the “no sugar for a month” plan. I am sure I...

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Reindeer Bark

Reindeer Bark – easy and festive bark for the holidays!

We are just 2 days away from Christmas! Hard to believe that in just few days 2016 will be over. This time of the year is always very exciting. There’s a festive atmosphere and also everyone is looking forward to a better tomorrow. There’s hope that the next year will be better than the one we are leaving behind. And I always believe that hope is what keeps you going. As I look back at 2016, it’s been one of the...

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Mexican Hot Chocolate Fudge

This Mexican Hot Chocolate Fudge has all the flavors of a mexican hot chocolate in form of a fudge! It gets a spice kick from cinnamon and cayenne!

Have you guys ever tried Mexican Hot Chocolate? It’s actually one of my favorite because I love the little kick that it has from the spices. Very recently, I had one at a restaurant and it had a maple chili whipped cream on top. So good it was! Since then it has been on my mind to create something with the same...

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Pumpkin Granola Bars

Vegan Pumpkin Granola Bars are great for breakfast or snacking. These chewy bars are packed with all the delicious fall flavors!

Snacking problem? How many of you face it? And if you do what is your favorite snack? I am terribly bad at choosing good snacks, like just yesterday I had one whole bag of Doritos with my chai! ? Eeks bad bad girl Manali and damn you Doritos for being so addictive! But on my good days, I snack on nuts, that’s mostly it as far as my healthy snacking is concerned. Sometimes I also get...

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Fruit & Nut Bars

Packed with dried fruits, nuts and DOVE® Chocolate Fruit & Nut , these Fruit & Nut Bars are a great way to satisfy your chocolate craving! These are sweetened with honey and made with almond meal and whole wheat flour.

You guys, I went snowboarding yesterday! Only my 2nd time, I did it for the 1st time last year and couldn’t even stand straight on the snowboard but yesterday I actually managed to come down a little slope. Okay that slope was...

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Red Velvet White Chocolate Cheesecake Brownies

Fudgy Red Velvet White Chocolate Cheesecake Brownies are the perfect little treat for Valentine’s Day! If you love red velvet + brownies + white chocolate + cheesecake, then you need to make this!

It’s the week of all things red and pink and of course chocolates! You guys know the first dessert I ever baked was a brownie. And this was when I was in school, so way way back. And we didn’t have an oven, it was unusual for anyone to own an oven those...

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Valentine’s Day Chocolate Bark

Easy Valentine’s Day Chocolate Bark with layers of dark and white chocolate and topped with M&M’s® Strawberry. The perfect little gift for your loved one!

I am all about personalized gifts and even better when they are homemade. My husband isn’t fond of anything, like nothing and I have mentioned this before on the blog. So it’s quite a challenge to gift him something on his birthday, our anniversary or valentine’s day. In fact believe it or not, this time I...

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Chocolate Orange Cranberry Fudge

This Chocolate Orange Cranberry Fudge is one of the easiest treat that you can make for the Holidays. It is also great for gift giving and you need only few ingredients to make these.

Doesn’t it always happen that sometimes you start loving 2 ingredients together so much that you can’t help but pair them in every recipe you create. Like chocolate & peanut butter, chocolate and cinnamon and my latest obsession chocolate and orange. I remember way back when I was in...

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Coconut Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars

Layer of peanut butter sandwiched between oatmeal and toasted coconut dough. These Coconut Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars are so good with a glass of milk!

Isn’t it amazing how the weather changes as soon as fall officially begins. This year we had a really hot summer here in Seattle, I mean I have lived here for 4 years now but this was definitely the hottest summer. At one point I really felt as if I was in Delhi and I told my husband that we need an air-conditioner. I...

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