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Super Simple Fruits and Nuts Granola | Playful Cooking #granola #simple #breakfast #foodphotographylink to Super Simple Granola with Fruit and Nut

Super Simple Granola with Fruit and Nut

If you enjoy granola but still rely on the store-bought ones, you could make that change this year and start by making your own Super Simple Fruit and Nut Granola! Once you make it, you will realize how much healthier it is than the sugar loaded store bought ones! Plus, its super easy to prepare too.

Fruit Cold Cut Panzanella Salad | Playful Cooking #panzanella #salad #summer #fruitslink to Panzanella Salad with Fruit and Cold Cut Meat

Panzanella Salad with Fruit and Cold Cut Meat

A salad such as Panzanella Salad shouldn’t resist to norms like day old bread with tomato and vinaigrette. It’s a type of salad that can be simple or extravagant with a beautiful medley of fresh seasonal produce. This Fruits and Cold Cut Panzanella Salad is like summer on a bowl with interesting mix of textures from different fruits and red wine vinaigrette. You can adjust the ingredients of the Panzanella Salad based on your taste buds and diet.

10 Interesting Thirst Quenchers to try this Summer | Playful Cookinglink to 10 Interesting Thirst Quenchers To Try This Summer

10 Interesting Thirst Quenchers To Try This Summer

We all love ice cream on these warm days but I often go for something to drink. High shooting temperatures mean that your body needs more fluid and you need to stay hydrated to avoid feeling fatigued. Of course, you need to drink a ton load of water but it’s nice to occasionally switch it up with some seasonal fruit drinks. So, here are 10 interesting Thirst Quenchers to try this summer. These are non-alcoholic, super easy to make and a great way to indulge on the summer fruits!

Dutch Baby Pancakes | Playful Cookinglink to Dutch Baby Pancakes

Dutch Baby Pancakes

For several years now, I have gawked and drooled at several Dutch pancakes in Pinterest. While the recipes always looked easy, I was somehow intimated. I was worried that it won’t puff up and all my sweat would go waste. So, even though it’s almost as easy as pancakes, something that I make quite often, it took me quite a while to prepare Dutch baby pancakes.

Dry Fruit Samosa | Playful Cookinglink to Dry Fruit Samosa

Dry Fruit Samosa

Samosa is my absolutely favorite teatime snack. That flaky crust and filled with spiced boiled potatoes, always so tempting. I don’t even need a dipping sauce, just a cup of piping hot masala chai. With the festive season in full swing, we look for treats that can be made in advance and served right away when the guests arrive. Dry fruit samosa fits right in for such a situation. And I love it as much as the traditional samosa while pairing it with a cup of tea.

Yogurt Granola Fruit Popsicles | Playful Cookinglink to Yogurt Granola Fruit Popsicles

Yogurt Granola Fruit Popsicles

What could be more exciting on hot summer days than some popsicles! Especially when it’s healthy and you could enjoy it through out the day. It could be your kid’s afterschool snack or your busy morning breakfast. It is as simple as yogurt with granola and fruits, just not in a bowl but frozen on a stick.

Fruity Couscous Salad with Tomatillo Sauce | Playful Cookinglink to Fruity Couscous Salad With Tomatillo Sauce

Fruity Couscous Salad With Tomatillo Sauce

Living in US for the past few years got me into this routine of preparing food with various kind of grains and cheeses. Ingredients like couscous, polenta, quinoa or fresh mozzarella became a part of our daily diet. As much as I love Indian food, both cooking and eating, every now and then I need to expand my palate with something different, something that I didn’t grow up eating. In India, these ingredients are not easily available and even if you successfully find it in some gourmet store, it just hurts your pocket. Hence, we can’t make it our everyday…