Cranberry & Toasted Coconut Granola

    I have recently become obsessed with making granola at home. You might have noticed that already if you have been following my blog for a while. Making granola at home is so easy that ever since I discovered it I have never purchased a box from the grocery store. Why to waste money on something which you can make at home in just few minutes? I don’t think it makes sense especially when you can choose what goes in your granola and modify it to your taste and preference. If you still haven’t jumped on the “homemade granola” bandwagon I...

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    Onion & Bell Pepper Pesto Pizza

      Pizzas, pizzas & more pizzas. Can we ever have enough of it? I doubt! Everyone loves a good pizza and in my opinion nothing beats a homemade version.

      It’s so much fun to make pizzas at home because you can play around this flavors, different cheese and different crust as well. Also you can make them healthier [no this recipe isn’t healthy, but you can!] by replacing the crust...

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      Peppermint Hot Cocoa Mix

        Today is the first day of the last month of the year. I cannot believe how quickly this year went by, where did the time fly? I seriously feel that 2014 just started. Time scares me at times, it flies way too quickly. Anyway December is everyone’s favorite month here for obvious reason, it’s Christmas time! 🙂 I love how everything looks so festive and beautiful here around the holidays. Just day before I saw fake snow flakes shower with beautiful music at the shopping mall, it looked so so...

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        Oats Poha Chivda

          Hello everyone! How was your Thanksgiving? I hope everyone stuffed themselves till they couldn’t breathe, well I definitely did that. This was the first time that I attended a Thanksgiving dinner and oh my god there was so much food! It was crazy and I ate so much that I think have had enough for days! So after eating way too many treats, I had to put up a healthy recipe. This Indian style oats snack mix is perfect when you want to...

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          Homemade Thin Crust Pizza Dough

            I like making my own pizza dough, in fact I think homemade pizzas made from scratch are the best. I will tell you why because you can control what all put in according to your taste and preference. I don’t like cheese, I mean I like it but not in the quantity it is added in pizzas and pastas in US. So whenever we ate pizzas outside I could hardly finish them, thanks to literally 5 layer of cheese in every slice!

            And...

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            White Chocolate Mint Pistachio Fudge

              So the peppermint season has officially begun and I can see my blogger friends coming up with some wonderful recipes already. Does that mean the pumpkin season is over? I have to confess that I prefer pumpkin over mint, like so much more. I have grown to love pumpkin, it is just wonderful. I love how it mixes with all the spices, ahh now I’m craving for a slice of this moist Pumpkin Bread. Anyway moving over pumpkin, let’s talk about mint.

              Do you like it? I do...

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              Hara Bhara Kebab

                So how many of you love your greens? I do for sure and if you do too then you will love this recipe. Kebabs are a popular snack in Asian countries, I know in India the chicken kebabs are hugely popular where minced meat is mixed with onion, tomatoes and lots of spices. It is then deep fried or grilled over hot coal. But since I’m a vegetarian this recipe is for vegetarian hara bhara kebab and very green one on that! Hara means “green”in hindi and bhara is “full”, so basically these kebabs are full of...

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                Pumpkin Pecan Cupcakes with Chocolate Frosting

                  Is it too late for a pumpkin recipe? I think the pumpkin season is still here at least till Thanksgiving, isn’t it?. So now that I have convinced you (and myself) let’s talk about today’s recipe – Pumpkin Pecan Cupcakes with Chocolate Frosting.

                  First let me tell you about the amount of baking stuff I have in my kitchen. Wait, I can’t even...

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                  Apple Galette

                    Confession – I am becoming obsessed with French Baking these days. I have always believed that no one talks desserts like the French do. All their desserts are so sophisticated and so delicious. I have always been drawn by the art of french pastry making, it fascinates me a lot. Macarons are gorgeous, so are their tarts and their breads? Ahh breathtaking! Sometimes I feel like running to Paris to learn it all. If only it was that easy, in fact I haven’t even been to Paris once! But one can always dream...

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                    Egg Bhurji – Spicy Scrambled Eggs

                      This is only the 2nd egg recipe that I am sharing on my blog, not counting of course the dessert recipes where I almost always use eggs. I guess this proves that I am not very fond of eggs, it’s fine as long as I use it in baking but I don’t eat like an omelette or boiled egg every day. There was a time when I used to eat a boiled egg every day but now I am trying hard to make it a habit again [to include some protein in my diet] but it’s just not happening. While I am not very fond of eggs I do...

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                      Bhindi Kadhi

                        It’s freezing here today, the minimum temperature is -3. I can’t believe how cold it already is and it’s only November. God knows what’s going to happen in December and January. Oh summer how much I miss you already! As the weather gets cooler I feel like eating hot soups and hot chocolate all the time. I bet I am not the only one who is craving for comfort food these days. And when I talk of comfort food, it immediately reminds me of...

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                        Ginger Garlic Roasted Broccoli

                          There are two kinds of people in the world. One who love broccoli and others who hate it. I belong to the former category and I fail to understand why so many people especially kids do not like this vegetable. When I was little, broccoli was not readily available in India so I discovered this vegetable pretty late in life. I remember my brothers and other kids making weird faces whenever they were asked to eat broccoli. They said it looked like cauliflower but was nowhere close to it in taste! My husband shares the exact sentiment of those kids....

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