Vegan Lemon and Kiwi Cheese Cake

A delightfully refreshing dessert perfect for a afternoon tea party or a zesty finish to a casual dinner with friends.You can’t rush perfection and this dessert truly needs time to set. Once the filling has been mixed up and poured on the crust it will need the full time to set into a cheese cake texture. The soaked cashews gives a beautiful creamy texture and the fresh lemon a zesty finish....more

Low Carb Strawberry Shortcake

Peanut Butter Cups

Confession - I am a Sugar-holic but I Gave Up Sweets...and boy, am I CRANKY!

It was the multi-day chocolate binge with a box of See's that was the straw that broke the camel's back. The resulting nausea and migraine that lasted an entire weekend was enough for me to step back and reflect on my diet. My body was built on a steady diet of fast food, convenience store candy, doughnuts and soda. Two months ago I gave up the Diet Coke, my beverage of choice. I probably drank a ratio of 3 cans of Diet Coke to several SIPS of water, daily. Since then, I've increased my water intake to 100+ ounces a day....more

Anarsa - A Diwali Sweet


Carrot Halwa: an Indian dessert

Carrot halwa is an Indian dessert, made of grated carrot, khoa, milk and sugar. This carrot pudding is a very popular in Northern India and Pakistan and is widely known as Gajar Halwa. This is an easy to cook recipe and does not take much time. Ingredients are also mostly available at every kitchen. If khoa is not available, condensed milk can be used. ...more


So spongy and soft, Rasgullas are my all time favorite sweets, I can relish two to three in one go without having overdose of sweetness. Only milk, sugar and water is required to make these spongy balls but still despite of simple ingredients Rasgulla making is an art, which can be easily mastered if you follow the right technique. Cleaning up kitchen after making Rasgullas is quite a task but once I take a piece of Rasgulla in my mouth, a big smile come to my face and all I could say it was all worth it!!

Candy Corn Snack Mix

Just for giggles, I made this Candy Corn Snack Mix for Mr. A Southern Soul.  It's got chocolate, peanut butter, crunchy cereal along with salty pretzels and of course, candy...lot's of things that my man  loves.  I've got a nice little bowl sitting on the counter to say "love you, babe," a treat bag packed for the game tonight and I'm hiding the rest.  Shhh...don't tell!...more

Besan Ke Ladoo

Besan Ke Ladoo (click for detail recipe)  ...more