I spent the first two weeks of January binge watching The Great British Bake Off with OAO. So naturally when I discovered overripe bananas in our kitchen counter, I had to make a banana bread. The dark chocolate was just an added bonus.

The recipe is adapted from one of…

The first time I ever tried tacos was in Grade 7 for one of my friend’s birthday lunch party at Taco Bell. It was 5 or 6 months after I moved to Canada and I was still proudly saying “ WHOOOPER BURGAR” at Burger King. No one really pays attention…

Happy New Year everyone…14 days late!

Leaping into 2021 with my undying love for carbs. Even if you are trying to be healthy in the new year, don’t write off carbs yet. You need carbs people. Incase anyone needs to hear it.

2020 is coming to an end and it looks like I will be carrying over my sweet tooth in to the new year. Instead of writing down resolutions, I decided to hop on the infamous mug cake trend.

I used the recipe posted below as reference and the results did not disappoint. Please note that all the ingredients can be substituted to your dietary restrictions.

Back after three weeks…

Savory Chickpea Flour Pancakes also known as Besan Chilla is one of those recipes that I “tried” to recreate on a whim. These savory pancakes are made with gram flour, vegetables and are so easy to make. They are also gulten-free and a great way to sneak in vegetables into your meals.

Eggs are my forever favorite — you can have them for breakfast, lunch, or even dinner. It is such a versatile ingredient, is a good source of protein, and can be made into so many recipes. Whether it is an egg and cheese sandwich, egg salad with broghies, or egg roast with Appam or Chappathi — the recipes are countless. With that being said, here is my take (adapted from my mom’s recipe) on Nadan Mutta Curry aka Kerala Egg Curry.

Raise your hands if you always have room for an extra slice of cheesecake🙋🏽‍♀️ I never shy away from indulging in desserts with or without sugar. However, this time to satisfy my cravings, OAO and I decided to try making a low carb sugar-free cheesecake using Swerve Sweetener. Here is how it went…

I will never say no to a croissant or a danish filled with sweetened cream cheese and fruit or jelly. Just couple of weeks ago, I had a Marionberry Cream Cheese Croissant and yes it was as amazing as it sounds when I tasted it. Hashtag what are calories anyways.

So last Saturday, when I saw half a package of cream cheese and butter puff pastry in the fridge— I knew I had to experiment with it. Not sure about the word “tartlet” — but when you can’t decide between calling it a danish or a tart — Pinterest comes to your rescue. Hence, Blueberry Cream Cheese Tartlet

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