Red+White+Blue S’mores

I have a long list of recipes that I was contemplating sharing for this holiday weekend. However, with berry season in full swing and, of course, keeping up with the patriotic theme, I knew that berries needed to be included.  I kept thinking about S’mores- the quintessential American summer treat. But how exactly do you … Continue reading

Funfetti Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting

I realize as I write this post that I have posted a lot of dessert recipes lately, but I could not resist with this one. When I started planning for Emmi’s first birthday party, I knew that I wanted to make everything myself-decorations and food.  So, when I decided to make the cake, I thought … Continue reading

Cherry Strawberry Ice Pops

It has been so hot this week in NYC. Don’t get me wrong, I am not complaining. I will take this heat over the winter we had any day. However, I hate that when I take Emmi out of her stroller, her hair is matted to her head and she is soaked with sweat. So, … Continue reading

Chocolate Mousse Pudding

I don’t know about you, but I usually crave something sweet after a meal. Sometimes I can ignore those cravings while other times, I insist on ordering dessert while we are out or I have a couple of pieces of dark chocolate after dinner at home. When I stumbled upon this recipe for Chocolate Mousse … Continue reading

Summer Treat…Fruit Ice Pops!

While at my parent’s house for a BBQ, my mom pulled out ice pops—My kind of treat! It was perfect for a hot day but one taste and I immediately had to stop eating-the sugary-syrup aftertaste was too much for me. I checked out the ingredients (Corn syrup, dyes etc. etc. etc.) and threw out … Continue reading

Savoring Summer… Strawberry Cake

Last week my sister made this awesome Strawberry Cake from Smitten Kitchen—it was soo good! I mean good enough that we kept on eating more and more until there was barely anything left. Unfortunately, the next day I paid for it dearly. I am breastfeeding my daughter so whatever I eat goes directly to her. … Continue reading

Frozen Treat… Chocolate Covered Almond Bananas

I follow many food related accounts on Instagram. My feed is filled with incredible pictures of mouth-watering foods. To be honest, I get hungry every time I look. Sometimes, I use these pictures as inspiration for recipes. Other times I get food styling ideas. Cooking Light recently posted a picture of chocolate covered bananas that … Continue reading

Salted Almond Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies!

Even just thinking of these cookies is mouth-watering. When you taste these, you will not believe that they are not filled with sugar, flour, butter or other ingredients that make typical desserts a once-in-a-while treat. These gluten-free Almond Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies are not only easy to make but are made with ingredients that you … Continue reading

Easy Bake… Chocolate Pecan Blender Cake!

I love talking about food and recipes with people.  Because of the blog, more and more friends have shared cooking stories and recipes with me. There are many friends and colleagues whom I had no idea have a cooking background and after talking I come to learn have been in culinary school or are avid … Continue reading