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Jaggery Melon Seeds Nuts Granola | Playful Cookinglink to Jaggery, Nuts and Melon Seeds Granola

Jaggery, Nuts and Melon Seeds Granola

As much as I love breakfast food, I am quite terrible at putting it together in between the rush and chaos in the morning. So, the usual weekday breakfast consists of oat porridge, toast and fried eggs. However, when I get bored of oats, I make some crunchy granola at home. This time, I made the granola with jaggery, nuts and melon seeds.

Date And Nuts Energy Bars With Cocoa Nibs | Playful Cookinglink to Date And Nuts Energy Bars With Cocoa Nibs

Date And Nuts Energy Bars With Cocoa Nibs

He entered the house huffing and puffing, carrying two giant bags of groceries. I took a quick peep, didn’t like what I saw but the bottle of banana peppers made me very happy. That was my only source of palate cleanser during the first three months of pregnancy. I had terrible nausea and lost my love for food. My husband is known for his loving nature and he took care of my diet the entire time. Although at times, it did felt like he was a little too alert. The nerd preferred to Google on pregnancy food more than his…

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Fruit and Nut Coffee Cake

Did you guys have a great Easter? We didn't celebrate but certainly enjoyed spotting several cute little bunnies running around with a colorful egg basket in their tiny hands. There were some joyful cheers and lots of laughter. The sky was bright blue and beautiful spring air carried several families to the park. It was pretty clear that people were relishing the Easter weekend. And while you guys were busy boiling, painting, hiding and hunting eggs, I cracked a few and baked a cake!

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Dukkah – Middle Eastern Spice Mix

I probably say this a lot and it's true -- I love trying out new cuisines and exploring new flavors. When the world has so much to offer, why stick to just one kind of food? I am always on the hunt, looking for something new to try and thankfully, my husband also enjoys the journey. Having said that, as much open minded as we are towards food, we are not all that adventurous to try out something bizarre. Bottom line -- it has to smell good, sound good or at the most, look good.

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Tilapia with Purple Potatoes and Roasted Broccoli

Growing up in a Bengali Family, we ate fish everyday and used every single part of it. I like to deep fry the tail and bite every inch of the crispy end. There are several delicacy dishes in West Bengal that are cooked with fish head. It may sound very un-appetizing for many of you, while  for some of us.. party in our mouth! This sure does tells you about my love for fish. The thought of eating fish head, tail or even fish with skin and bones scares Arvind. So, I don't cook anything but boneless skinless fillet. Someday.. someday.. I am hoping to make…