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The Book of Avocados: My FIRST Cookbook!

This past weekend I FINALLY published my cookbook! It has taken me over 6 months to write the recipes, photograph the dishes with Sarah Barry and design the cover and layout. I didn’t realize how hard it is to design cookbooks! Writing a cookbook is no easy task and you […]

Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread

Have enormous amounts of zucchinis piling up in your fridge? I have the perfect solution: Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread! Easy to make and can be eaten for dessert or toasted & buttered breakfast. Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread (36 small slices) 1 ½ cup all-purpose flour 1 tsp baking powder ½ […]

Baked Jalapeno Mac & Cheese

In my 17 months of food blogging, this is the first recipe I have posted that is savory and socially acceptable to eat at lunch or dinner. I mean you could eat Pistachio & Chocolate Cream Tarts for dinner buut you do need to eat your vegetables. This baked jalapeno […]

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, […]

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 […]

Vegan Chocolate Strawberry Scones

Since I’ve had more time to bake this weekend, I decided to venture out of my comfort zone & attempt to make scones. The first try didn’t go so well but the second time around went pretty well! However after my disastrous first trial I used up all the eggs […]

Cranberry Walnut Bread

Getting sick of pumpkin? Try this cranberry walnut bread instead. This bread can be served at breakfast time with butter or can be served with vanilla ice cream for dessert! Cranberry Walnut Bread Gluten Free 2 cups gluten free oat flour or all purpose flour 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 […]

Pumpkin Bread

I don’t want to become that food enthusiast who bombards the Internet with pumpkin everything during the fall, but this happens to be my favorite (even my dad loves this 😱) fall dessert. Pumpkin Bread  Gluten Free Makes 12 slices   1 1/2 cups gluten free oat flour or all-purpose […]

Necci

Back in the spring of 2011, my family & I visited Italy. While in Florence, we went to a market where an old couple was selling a crepe stuffed with fresh ricotta, Necci. When we came back home, we ate Necci for breakfast for 2 weeks straight! Necci is extremely […]

Blueberry & Vanilla Chia Seed Pudding

The champion of all snacks: Chia seed pudding. Chia seeds were consumed by the Mayans & Aztecs, particularly the warriors. The warriors  thought chia seeds had supernatural powers & credited the seeds for their stamina. Today, chia seeds are known as superfoods & lately have been receiving a lot of […]