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Valentines from my son

Valentine Heart Dog

There was a Valentine celebration at my kid’s elementary school. The festivities and jubilation were expected to be observed in the spirit of love for one’s own family, pets or homeland. My son with his impartial sense of comradeship for one and all created and distributed these cute little dogs so no one was left out. He’s already such a charmer, he wins hearts without being crafty!
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Sugarless but sweet Kharek ki kheer or Dry date pudding

khajoor ki kheerToday I have the pleasure of introducing you to a very delcious dish. Treat yourself, your family and guests with this amazingly simple and wholesome dessert. Dates is the natural sweetener in this dish with no added sugar. This is an ayurvedic sattvik dish, an authentic recipe from the east. Often eaten without any celebratory occasion but can be served as a sweet dish on festivals like Diwali or Eid. Introducing here as “dry-dates pudding” to the western cuisine. It’s a gem among the desserts, a welcome and healthful addition to one’s platter this Christmas or Hanukkah.
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Carrot Salad

carrot saladToday I share with you an exuberant dish with irresistible munchiness. The orange color is so pleasing to the eye, the taste is so savory to the diverse palate and the aroma so beautiful you’ll have to taste it to know how it is! I make it often, grown-ups and kids alike love it. We eat it as a healthy snack. This is a modest and simple yet compelling and vivacious dish for potlucks or any other occasion with family/friends. Enjoy!
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Stovetop Popcorns

homemade popcorns There’s a certain taste of simplicity in these kind of popcorns, which is lacking in their microwavable counterparts. The commercially mass produced batch of microwave popcorns may be convenient and mess free for the masses but, they pale in comparison to the Mommy popped ones, mixed with love, customized to please the individual taste buds and olfactory receptors. Food cooked and shared at home fosters strong cherishable bonds and unforgettable memories with our family & loved ones, don’t you agree!

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Merry Christmas !

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A very merry Christmas to you and yours! Wishing you joy, peace and love, not only today but everyday. Excited to be sharing with you a handmade greeting our family created. Have a holly-jolly Christmas, from our family to yours.

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Snow Man Holiday Ornament

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Here’s another cute Christmas ornament that I created for Mrs. “S”, as a gift. Mrs. S is my daughter’s first grade teacher. Lot’s of smiles your way Mrs. S !  My daughter loves you. Hope you have a warm winter with your family & friends. Thank you.  continue>>

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Whole Wheat Carrot Walnut Date Cake

th-whole-wheat-eggless-cake I’m excited to share with you a divinely delicious whole-wheat cake recipe. It’s my signature recipe for birthdays, holidays or dessert with western-twist. You’ll be charmed by the winsome nutty wholesomeness of this simple eggless cake. I urge you to bake the cake with your heart and enjoy the creation. After all, love is the most important ingredient that Moms put into their cooking. Treat yourself, your friends and family this holiday season with this delicious dish. Enjoy!

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Happy Hanukkah

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Hope you have a blessed and happy-Hanukkah with your friends and family! The name “Hanukkah” originates from Hebrew verb “חנך”, which means “to dedicate”. On Hanukkah, the people of Jerusalem regained control and rededicated their holy temple(Bet HaMikdash). continue>>

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Happy Diwali

happy-diwaliWishing everyone a happy Diwali! Diwali is the festival of lights celebrated in India. It’s a time to clean the house, decorate it with special handmade earthen lamps (“diya”) and colored sand (“rangoli”). It’s a time to rejoice! Moms make special treats to share with family and friends. Why is Diwali celebrated? continue>>

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