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Peppermint Dark Chocolates for Valentine’s Day

Peppermint Dark Chocolates for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is getting close. I like to receive gifts that has been made a little effort in. That means, it just needs to look that way. These peppermint dark chocolates are almost as […]

Ginger Pear Bellini

Ginger Pear Bellini

The pear in this ginger pear bellini actually looks like gold flakes, so it really looks like your treating yourself (or your significant other) with the most expensive bellini ever. But no, only delicious ginger pear bellini! Valentine’s Day is […]

Dark Chocolate and Orange Layer Cake with Buttercream Frosting

Dark Chocolate and Orange Layer Cake with Buttercream Frosting

Dark chocolate and orange is a perfect flavor combination. Add in sponge cake and buttercream and it makes for a stunning cake! Happy Birthday to me! This is really the cake I made […]

Middle Eastern Spice Blend Baharat

Middle Eastern Spice Blend Baharat

Lately I’ve had such a kick on Middle Eastern cuisine, and this weekend I made a bunch. Happy times. I wanted to first share with you the spice blends, so that you’ve got everything in place to begin cooking. It’s also so satisfying to make […]

Light As Air Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Light As Air Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

To me, carrot cake is a winter cake, not quite Christmas, but definitely spiced just the right amount. The carrots make these carrot cake cupcakes very moist and the hint of cinnamon goes so well with it. Add cream cheese and we’re […]

Indian Jeera Rice

Indian Jeera Rice

Everyone can’t know what all those strange things in Indian is, and if you did like me, wonder what jeera was, I can tell you that it’s just cumin. So jeera rice is basically a cumin rice, but it has a lot of other rich Indian flavors such as […]

Healthy Banana Pancakes

Healthy Banana Pancakes

It’s amazing how few ingredients these pancakes have, yet they taste so much! I would swear they contained vanilla, maybe cinnamon and nutmeg. But no, just banana. They taste amazing on their own, […]

Whole Wheat Bread Rolls

Whole Wheat Bread Rolls

Healthier, but also taste so much better! Whole Wheat Bread Rolls perfect for cozy mornings, next to soups and salads and whatever you please. We always have homemade whole wheat bread. I cannot bear the thought of having […]

Mango Chipotle Quinoa Bowl with Optional Lime Chicken

Mango Chipotle Quinoa Bowl with Optional Lime Chicken

Quinoa bowls are perfect for those filling salads, for picnics and light lunches. And this sounds just about perfect for sluggish January days! My fix is this Mango Chipotle Quinoa Bowl. You can omit the lime chicken if you want to cut […]

Dasher’s Creamy Eggnog

Dasher’s Creamy Eggnog

I have had a ton of egg yolks in the fridge because of some macarons (see recipe here) I made. I didn’t know what to make of them until I figured I had forgotten the most essential Christmas drink of them all – the eggnog! […]