Banana Chocolate Peanut Butter baked doughnuts

Banana choco PB baked doughnuts with a choco chunky PB ganache topping… Saying the name itself is so cool, right? Has all my favourite ingredients – Chocolate, peanut butter and banana in doughnut form. Made in a simple blender, this doughnut batter has a ripe banana, 2 eggs, vegetable oil, sugar and peanut butter blended…

Banana Blueberries Smoothie

Banana blueberries smoothie.. No late morning today for me.. had to leave home early for a running turnament for my son. Just came back and made myself this energy booster. Totally needed this after chasing around the little runner all around the ground. This delicious smoothie has frozen banana slices, frozen blueberries, homemade yogurt, honey…

Sweet Potatoes Coconut balls

Sweet potato coconut balls.. Three ingredients, 15mins. A healthy, delicious breakfast or snack. Start with the sweet potatoes, microwave the steam potatoes with some water in a closed microwave safe steamer for 12 mins. You can also pressure cook in the cooker or use the pressure cook mode in your instant pot. Once cooked,peel off…

Mysore Pak

Diwali wishes for all.. this super simple must sweet recipe is here after a lot of trial and errors. This dish is gluten free, using chickpea flour and all. But not refined sugar free and has the desi ghee in it. It’s alright though. I have used lesser ghee than in the store bought Mysore…

Healthy No Bake Crumble – Apple Crumble

Ready for a simple, Gluten free, healthy and easy, ready in 10 minutes crumble – yes, CRUMBLE!!!! The only recipe you need to try to make for a healthy breakfast or for whatever meal you want. I generally eat small meals throughout the day – so if you are anything like me, you can have…

Ginger Molasses Cookies

The fall is here and everywhere the bakers are going crazy with their fall recipes. Although in India, we do not specifically celebrate fall season, we do celebrate and appreciate the fall produces and make spicy, warm food. Today’s recipe is a spicy ginger cookie – Easy to make. Add spice powders to your taste…

Lemon Blueberry Yogurt Muffins

Hi, Long time no see – Fully caught up with work and family, I nowadays seldom think about my blog. But this is one recipe I just couldn’t stop myself from posting because it is THAT AWESOME!! And one bowl, no mixer required. A hand whisk or spoon will do. Made with olive oil and…

Mango Saffron Breakfast muffins

In a world of breakfast muffins, one can find a lot of flavors, different flavor combinations, frosted muffins, cupcakes etc., Today’s recipe is one unique and utterly delicious flavor combination that will leave you mesmerized. I have called it as muffins, although I’ve used butter in the batter, but feel free to drizzle a glaze…

Easy Strawberry Coconut Galette

Ever walked down the grocery stores aisle and finding rare ingredients that later leave you obsessed with them? And the obsession won’t go away until you bake them into perfection? This recipe is one such find. When I was shopping[Read grocery shopping] one day, came across these delicious CINNAMON COCONUT CHIPS. There, that is the…

3 ingredients Peanut butter Cookies

Hi all.. today’s recipe is dead easy, all you need is to get the three ingredients in the list below and mix and bake. Sound easy??!! No back stories, just like how this recipe came about. But I have made this divine tasting cookies many times now, with literally no effort at all and in…

Peanut Butter Apple Blondies

This is an all-rounder healthy and gluten free recipe. Grab it for a healthy snack option or wrap and pack it for a guilt free dessert for your lunch or just plain have for breakfast. It will fit all the meals of the day, and share if you have leftovers. Made with all my favorite…

Easy Lime cupcakes with Lime buttercream

Easy Lime cupcakes with Lime buttercream When you do not want to put in hard work beating the butter with sugar for your cupcakes, just use this recipe for the canola oil cucpakes. Very easy, made in a single bowl the recipe below for the cupcakes makes 6 normal sized cupcakes. If you want to…

3 Steps Paruppu/Masala Vadai

One of the common breakfast items in South India, especially in Tamilnadu Masal vadai is a vegetarian fried dish made of Lentils. It is protein packed, and healthy, keep you full and generally served with Idli/Dosa and sambar. We at our home make these little falafels of the south for breakfast, not generally with Idli…

Blueberry Crumble bars

There is no back story for why I’m sharing this recipe today. Just that I was in a mood to make some fruity dessert and what better way to use up that jam lying in the fridge to provide all the sugar you need in it than this?! Basically, crumble bars for me should be…

Quick and Easy, two ingredients bagel

How many of you like bagels? Very easy to buy from store, slice, toast and spread your favorite cream cheese or any nut butters with a lot more of your favorite stuffing. What could be more easy without having to suffer through the long process of making traditional homemade bagels, right? No kneading, no time…

Easy Lemon Blueberry Cake

Not the first time I say I don’t have time to write. I always look for apps where I can write and my handwriting gets converted into text. Sometimes I am super lazy where all I want to see is result. For the next time my lazy brain thinks of something which is super easy…

Chocolate Orange Cake

While chocolates by themselves made into dessert, they are delicious and fudgy. But a flavour combination is what makes the dish successful. There are many successful flavour combinations available and chocolate orange is one amazing combination. Both have got it’s own awesome flavour, depth and complexity and individual tastes. And you can make a fudgy…

White chocolate glazed Oatmeal cranberry raisins cookies

Ever since I have eaten oatmeal raisin cookies, in an airport pastry shop, mind you :P, I have always wanted to recreate it and have done successfully several times. Takes time though, you know, to get the perfect consistency and taste and the challenge is when you dare to add or modify the traditional recipe…

Soup maker Pav Bhaji masala

Slow cooking has got its own advantages – delicious, juicy, low maintenance – as in you can put them in and continue whatever work you have been doing and get back for a comforting, yummy lunch or dinner. Chili is one such comfort food. Comforting, healthy, nutritious and so much more.  In India we have…

3 step sakkarai Pongal(sweet Pongal)

Happy pongal to all.. Wish you all a very prosperous pongal. Lets celebrate this Tamil traditional day with very traditional sweet pongal. Born and brought up in Chennai, we have celebrated all the festivals celebrated in Tamilnadu. My mom is a very good cook and has been cooking for 34 years and I have picked…

Prawn stew with long melon

Long melon or bottle gourd, Soraikai in Tamil is one of the healthiest of the fruits used like a vegetable though in our cuisines. The water content present in it is so healthy when consumed is said to work in eliminating the bad fluids from our bodies. Well, true or not these make for very…

Saffron Pistachios Shortbread Cookies

Shortbread is the simplest of the cookies. Very easy to make, if you forgive the chilling hour of the dough. Variety of flavor combinations possible – Orange zest & white chocolate chunks, lemon zest and chia seeds, Chocolate chips and walnuts etc., The ingredients for the base are very simple – sugar, butter and flour….

Easy Chocolate chip cookies

After an amazing weekend, and to get ready to go office I wanted to try out the most common yet very satisfying recipe of my chocolate chip cookies. These cookies are absolute joy to make eat, share and repeat. Yes, this is my go to recipe whenever we want the cookies. Cookies, by default here…

Easy Almond Strawberry Linzer Cookies

First post of 2019 and a post after a lot of weeks. Holidays, vacationing etc., has kept me busy from blogging. I am cooking and baking though, if you ask did I have time for it. Yes, Yes, I dont stop cooking and baking even if I am unwell. Holidays and baking, for many is…

Easy Cheesy Garlic Pull apart Bread

Have been battling with a nasty cold for about three weeks now and these days, all I want to do is just curl up and sleep. And to cook lazily and quickly.. There are a lot of recipes that can be made in a jiffy and this is one too.. Very easily made, 10 mins…

Banana Peanut Butter Brownies

Whenever I have some extra bananas, I usually will be making banana bread or banana pancakes. But these get old..[Never say no when you get a slice of banana bread anywhere 🤗🤗] What’s new that you can do with them? All of us like the peanut butter banana toast, and peanut butter goes well with…

Chocolate Peanut Butter Macarons[French – Macaroons]

Macaroons are little somethings which I always associate with snow – mind you, there is no snow in where I live. But the snow mentioned here is what I saw in the hill station of Manali in Himachal. The cold is scary, though. But the lightness, the airy feeling that I felt first at touching…

Easy Pancakes – Homemade pancake mix recipe

Making pancakes perfect every time is a serious business. Sometimes flat, sometimes dense and sometimes hard.. These are some possible failures one can expect making pancakes. Thousands of pancake recipes are available everywhere. Today I am going to share my go to recipe of Pancakes that is 99 percentage successful. Yes, all recipes have certain…

One bowl, 3 steps brownie cakes

Experimenting with chocolates, I suppose is one of the many favourite things everyone who wants to bake has. I love to bake with chocolate as well. Make chocolate cakes, pies, brownies etc., There are many savoury recipes that makes use of chocolate as well. I am not that level yet. Lets stick to sweets.. So,…

Orange ricotta cakes

Fruit bakes are my favourite. I have always loved to use fruits in any form in my cooking. Be it juice, zest, pulp or chunks of fruits. They always turn in to beautiful dishes and we all love them. Fruit and cheese is a very favourite combination all over the world. Mine as well. So…

3 Ingredients Healthy Pancakes

Most of US look forward to make and enjoy pancakes on the weekends. Not that pancakes are difficult to make. However regular pancakeseems to have a lot of ingredients which you may have in your hand sometimes not always. There are a variety of pancakes available in various parts of theworld. Going through all of…

Thanksgiving – Apple Pumpkin Crumble Bars

I have been cooking and baking for more than 6 years, have shared a variety of desserts and savory bakes with friends, colleagues and family. All these years, so much food made and shared, no one has ever asked me what is my favorite thing to bake or cook.  But yesterday, I was asked this…