Category Archives: Kid-Friendly

Chicken Mayonnaise Sandwich
Chicken Mayonnaise Sandwich

Chicken Mayonnaise Sandwich is one of my daughter’s favourite dish and I prefer to carry sandwiches during long travels not only for Pasta but for us also since we all cherish homemade Chicken Mayonnaise Sandwiches. Very handy and easy to make, these sandwiches are just perfect for tours…

Cheesy Herb Mathri Cigars
Cheesy Herb Mathri Cigars

Tea Time and snacks… They always go hand in hand… The tea time snacks for me with kiddos cannot be a daily affair so I prefer to stock it up…Being brought up in a marwari family, Mathri has always been a favourite tea time snack… Normal Mathri then again goes boring over the time…These Cheesy […]

Veggies and Cheese Overload Pizza
Veggies and Cheese Overload Pizza

Pizza …Pizza… It’s a treat…Pizza … Pizza … Fun to eat… Stringy gooey cheese so yummy… All the veggies in my tummy… Aah ! How much I love pizzas… And what a delight my 3 year olds love them too… Souvik has finally learnt to enjoy the pizza… And therefore its now a treat at […]

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Watermelon Kheer

It is too much hot in Pune. To beat the heat I made this delicious watermelon kheer. Get the Recipe: Watermelon Kheer

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How to Make Homemade Yogurt

Yogurt is a staple around our house – vanilla yogurt is one of the picky child’s favorite foods, and I’m a big fan of thick and creamy plain Greek yogurt. Yogurt is one of those foods that’s quite easy to make at home, but rarely attempted.  You don’t need a yogurt maker (although I think […]

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Top cupcakes with fondant (valentine’s version)

Many people are intimidated by fondant, but it’s really not that hard to make really lovely cupcakes with fondant and a few simple techniques.  Hello Naomi did this great tutorial on making these simple cupcake toppers, perfect for valentine’s day.  The technique could of course be used for all sorts of occasions– you’re only limited […]

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Choco Chip Muffins

These muffins are very moist. If you are a chocolate lover, I bet you cannot stop by eating just one. Get the Recipe: Choco Chip Muffins

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Strawberry & Fruit Popsicles

These Fruit Popsicles will surly give you your 5 a day. Kids love them as well as adults and they are great to beat the heat in the summer. So easy to make, just add all the ingredients to a blender and whizz whizz whizz . My son loves them and its great cause its […]

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Thirunelvelli Halwa

An authentic halwa from tamil nadu , nellai district which very popular for its delicious taste and made with wheat berries From the original site: Thirunelveli halwa is my all time fav , as a kid i used to love the jelly like transparent halwa which my friends used to share with me at school […]

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Simply Hummus

These days I am kinda obsessed with Mediterranean dishes, I feel there is something succulent about subtle and aromatic Mediterranean flavors, you just can’t have enough of it. Like Baba Ganoush, Hummus is also another Mediterranean dip made out of humble ingredients – chickpeas, olive oil and tahini (sesame paste). Hummus is an Arabic word […]

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Mediterranean Delight Falafel

This Falafel recipe is my idea of tasty, comfort food – just load up the tortillas with falafel, grilled veggies and tuck in!!! These versatile chickpea patties can be served just like that with any spicy dip or make a great vegetarian filling for tortillas and pita breads. Falafel is a common dish eaten throughout […]

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Peanut Butter “Browndie”

Talking about these gorgeous Browndies, now you must be thinking what the hell is Browndie, so here’s the story for you… When I put them in the oven for baking till then they were suppose to be Blondies but then I got a call from my friend and by the time I checked my oven […]

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Granola Bars

Granola Bars are nothing but Granola cut into different shapes, so that one can enjoy them during any given time of the day. Granola Bars are the powerhouse of energy that’s why it is preferred by those who are hiking, trekking or camping because it is lightweight, high in calories, and easy to store though […]

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Baked Chicken Nuggets

My dream is to open a healthy fast food restaurant. I’m always keeping my eyes peeled for recipes that would fit into my dream, should I ever have the chance to make a go at it. This is one of those recipes. Baked chicken nuggets. They are really yummy and better for you than any […]

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how to make: candy apple

One of my most cherished childhood memories is making candy apple with my mom. Now I make them with my daughter. One day I imagine she will make them with her kids. Such a sweet tradition to pass along! My mom used to make them without using corn syrup and thermometer. Ingredients: 2 cups of […]

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Breakfast Banana Loaf

“Baking is like washing–the results are equally temporary.” ― Patricia Briggs A moist, spicy, nutty bread to uplift the gloomiest winter breakfast. If you don’t have a loaf tin you can always bake it as a cake and cut out slabs in the sizes you want. Try to use overripe bananas, yes the ones with […]

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Cranberry Pecan Muffins

While baking these beauties, I pondered where do you draw the line between a muffin and a cupcake? While a muffin might be considered healthier than a cupcake, once you start adding ingredients such as chocolate and streusel-like toppings or glazes it starts to resemble a cupcake. And, when you use cupcake liners for muffins […]

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Tahini Cookies

Dangerously delicious, delicate mini cookies. you will love these melt-in-your-mouth cookies . Ingredients: 1/2 cup tahini 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1 cup powder sugar 2 cup flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon cinnamon Instructions: Preheat to oven to 350 degrees F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper. Sift flour, baking powder, cinnamon and […]

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Roasted Carrot and Cauliflower Soup

Roasted carrot and cauliflower soup is really easy to make. Roasting the carrots and cauliflower for this soup brings on such great flavor. Easy to make, delicious to enjoy! From the original site: Roasted carrot and cauliflower soup is really easy to make. I mean, come on. You know you probably have carrots in the […]

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Lovable Teddy Bear Sandwich

Mummies, make your way to your children’s hearts by preparing this adorable teddy bear sandwich lunch box! You can also share great moments bonding with your kids through the bread-making sessions. Get the Recipe: Lovable Teddy Bear Sandwich

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Nilla Wafer Treats

The neighborhood I live in has an annual fall chili cook-off. We gather around on a fall evening anxiously awaiting our chance to try many crockpots full of tasty concoctions. After some very serious taste testing a winner is crowned. This year I was out of town for a few days before the cook-off. I […]

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Pumpkin Cinnamon Roll Cake

I’m so glad fall is here. Anyone else? Just the thought of pumpkins, leaves changing colors, cooler days, chilly evenings, soups, football on TV, and the smell of cinnamon in the air makes me all giddy. Living here in the Midwest I get the joy of seeing the changing seasons. Fall is my favorite time […]

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M&M Cookie Bars

Thick and chewy cookie bars stuffed with M&M’s. Seriously delicious! Will feed a crowd :) Ingredients: > 2 cups + 2tbsp plain flour > 1/2tsp bicarb > 1 1/2 sticks (about 170g) butter/marg > 1 cup light brown sugar > 1/2 cup caster sugar > 1 egg + 1 egg yolk > 2tsp vanilla extract […]

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Homemade Popsicle: Grapeberries!

This is a healthy simple Popsicle that everyone will love! Get the Recipe: Grapeberries Popsicle at Endy Daniel From the original site: There is a famous drink here that sold in most corner of the streets, it’s called “es buah” or translated as “fruits soup”. It contains of various sliced fruits that mixed with skim […]

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A clever idea for a Hunting or Army Man themed party: Camo Cupcakes

Neat Camo Cupcake! (From Crafty Mama) Get the Recipe: Camo Cupcakes From the Recipe Post: This weekend is Ben’s birthday. For his birthday, I made some seriously awesome camo cupcakes! It was a little time consuming, but over all, it was pretty easy! I’m going to share the tutorial with you today!