Month: April 2016

Desserts

Key Lime + Chocolate Pudding

This past December when I visited Fort Meyers, I stopped by the famous Sun Harvest Citrus to buy oranges. While I was there, they were selling key lime & chocolate soft serves, which sounds like a weird combination of flavors, but it tasted really good! When I came back home, I tried to recreate the […]

Desserts

Kheer: Indian Rice Pudding

Kheer is a dessert that is made during any religious Hindu holiday or any day of the year. Both Hindus & Muslims in India enjoy this delicious dessert which is very easy to make. My mom uses the 1:1:5 ratio for rice: sugar: milk. This ratio works everytime & even the most unqualified cooks are […]

Breakfast, Desserts

Vegan Nutella Mugcake

If you personally know me, you would know that I have a huge obsession with Nutella. I actually prefer Nutella over peanut butter, which is crazy because I’m also in love with peanut butter. This Mugcake does not have the same texture as a traditional cake would. It’s spongy & moist and tastes delicious with […]

Breakfast, Brunch

French Crepes

Over the weekend I learned how to make the perfect crepes! For the the past 4 years, I’ve been trying to recreate the crepes that I ate in Paris in Spring of 2012. Luckily I had a real French lady help me! Thank you Déotille! 😘 There is a special, secret ingredient that you must […]

Breakfast, Brunch

Hot Cross Buns

Happy Easter! If you are looking for a Hot Cross Bun recipe that is easy to make but still maintains the flavor, this is it! The subtle hint of spice mixed with melted chocolate & butter makes these buns family & kid friendly. Hot Cross Buns  1 tsp yeast 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup warm […]

Desserts

Nutella Cake Pops

Hello! It’s been a long time since I’ve written a blog post! These past 3 weeks have been the busiest weeks of my entire life 😓 I should not be complaining since I would rather have too many things to do instead of being completely bored, but it’s nice to have a break once in […]

Desserts

Carrot Cake Donut Holes

After 6 months of trying (& failing) to create a carrot cake, I decided to step down & make a simpler dish that would still have the spices & flavor of carrot cake. The main ingredient in this recipe is the dates, which are high in energy & good to eat right before a workout. […]

Desserts

Strawberry Chocolate Chip Cookies

It’s impossible to be sick of chocolate chip cookies, but I decided to spruce up the recipe by adding in chopped strawberries. The result? Moist, sweet and fluffy cookies that taste delicious with a tall glass of milk!   Strawberry Chocolate Chip Cookies Inspired by http://www.chelseasmessyapron.com/best-ever-healthy-chocolate-chip-cookies/ 2 tbsp vanilla extract 1 large egg 4 tbsp […]