Yes I know, maybe it sounds weird, but I put quinoa in a muffin… in a chocolate muffin. Actually, this is a whole new taste & texture experience for me. And I loved it!

These cute muffins are so good. Moist, soft, perfectly sweet, chocolatey, chewy in the middle and crunchy on top. No cardboard-taste here! I tried to make them as healthy as possible but still being delicious. Like you all like.

These little guys made with whole wheat flour,...

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I was looking for a way to use up my ripe avocado this morning and found the perfect solution! This refreshing avocado milkshake is my new favorite snack! It has a subtle, rich flavor and creamy, velvety texture thanks to the avocado. You won’t believe how tasty it is until you actually try it!

I ran across this recipe on Allrecipes website, but made a slight modification – I used condensed milk instead of white sugar. I have to say, I was really...

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I’m sure many of you love a good casserole that has a nice balance of texture and flavors. Like this one. I’m telling you, this is exactly what you need, if you are looking for a filling and tasty meal.

This chicken and brown rice casserole is deeply satisfying comfort food that feeds your soul as well as your tummy. Sauteed chicken, slightly chewy, nutty brown rice and steamed broccoli are mixed with a delicious homemade creamy cheese & veggie sauce...

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What I love about these cookies is their soft and yet chewy, slightly fluffy and cakey texture and a wonderful combination of flavors. These lemon crinkle cookies are so insanely good and those crinkles are absolutely beautiful! Love the deep yellow peeking through the cracks… Almost too pretty to eat!

I’ve always loved the combination of lemon and cardamom, so the idea of incorporating these flavors into the cookies came naturally. Adding white...

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Pancakes are one of those ridiculously easy to make foods that just scream comfort. I love them for breakfast, lunch or dinner. I love them with lots of syrup or fresh berries. Once you know the basics, you can create endless variations, depending on what you have on hand… And I had a can of pineapple slices.

The result – we had a wonderful breakfast this morning! These pineapple upside down pancakes are so freaking delicious!! This time I didn’t...

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The idea to make these patties came from watching a local culinary show. Being a foodie I like to try different cuisines, especially when we are talking about such exotic cuisines like Jamaican. I admit, I have never been in Jamaica… But this fact can’t stop me from trying to make their local beef patties at home. Am I right? Of course I am!

With a bit of improvisation and experimentation I achieved my desired result – flaky Jamaican Beef Patties...

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This stuff is SO GOOD!! A cold pasta salad is one of those dishes that invite endless experimentation. Basically, you can put pretty much anything in it and it will be delicious. Like today. Classic broccoli salad + cranberries + pasta = heavenly yummy!

This salad has the perfect combination of flavors and textures. I love a subtly but not overpoweringly sweet and tangy dressing that gets soaked into the crunchy broccoli, sweet & tart cranberries, toasted...

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I love Italian dishes, especially pasta. One of my favorite pasta dish is stuffed cannelloni. There really isn’t a way to go wrong with cannelloni. You can fill them with whatever you desire – cheese, vegetables, meat or seafood. You are limited only by your imagination and creativity. Again, there is no “right” or “wrong” way to make these!

We had some chicken leftover from dinner, so I thought it would be a great opportunity to make a delicious...

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Drumsticks are one of my favorite parts of the chicken. Juicy, flavorful and perfect in every way. They’ve got more meat than the wings and are moister than the breast. My hubby isn’t a big fan of chicken drumsticks but even he couldn’t resist these!

Let’s talk a bit about these gorgeous drumsticks. I think you’ll agree they are absolutely fabulous! What colors! They are so vibrant and inviting! And although this dish looks fancy,...

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