Vegan Mango Banana Ice cream

4 ingredient, gluten free, guilt free, luscious ice cream, healthy enough to eat for breakfast! Check out this easy video@ My children know how crazy I am about ice cream. So one of my gifts this Mother’s Day was the Magic Bullet Dessert Bullet. They knew how I would like to try it right... Continue Reading →

Kaakdiche Dhondas- Cupcake Style!

Vegetarian, Gluten free, egg-less, vegan, heirloom recipe, cucumber cake now in a microwavable cupcake form!! Do you like portion controlled desserts? I love desserts but go overboard with them….meaning I cannot stop eating until the whole thing is gone:) So I thought I will try the Kaakdiche Dhondas in cupcake size portions and try to... Continue Reading →

Butterscotch Toffee Sheera

Quick and easy Indian fusion dessert for the festival of Holi, welcoming spring. Holi, the joyful Hindu festival, welcomes spring with vivid colors ! The legend behind it is one of victory of good over evil. On the day of Holi, everyone is fair game as people color each other with vibrant color powders, colored... Continue Reading →

Microwave Apple Halwa with Almonds and Chia

Do you love to go apple picking or love to pick them at the store? No matter where you get your apples, this quick and easy recipe is perfect for the fall season! I love the smell of fresh apples in the orchards, and easily get carried away. Once home with all the apples, I... Continue Reading →

Gajar Halwa Infused Skinny Smoothie

I is a classic example of an oxymoron, right? Gajar halwa and skinny ? But wait…you can have your cake…or in this case gajar halwa…. and drink it too 🙂 Gajar or carrot halwa is a well-known Indian dessert made even more famous by Bollywood movies, in which the mom shows her love by making... Continue Reading →

Almond Kheer to start the New Year!

Serves 2   Auspiciousness is huge in the Indian tradition, that I grew up in. I relate it to positive thinking. It is praying, wishing and believing that all will go well. On auspicious occasions, sweets are first offered to the Gods and then distributed to all as 'prasad'. Kheer is offered to the Gods during... Continue Reading →

Sun kissed Besan Ladus for Diwali !

Makes 21 medium  or 27 small ladus Diwali, the festival of lights, is a five day celebration that starts  October 23rd this year. The word Diwali or Deepavali literally means  'a row of lights'. The festival signifies the victory of good over evil, light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance. It is a time filled with lights and love... Continue Reading →

Sweet and Tangy Guava Sheera

Makes 8 servings Hello everyone! I was all set with a post for today (or so I thought) when I went to bed last night. I woke up in the middle of the night thinking "Oh but tomorrow is Dassera! I should have thought of something sweet to make and post"  Dassera is a big... Continue Reading →

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