French Toast Roll Ups


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These French Toast Roll ups are easy to make for breakfast or snack. My younger one said they taste like donuts.

These can be served with some chocolate sauce or maple syrup.

Sending this recipe over to our Blogging Marathon #130, week 3, Day 3 under kids delight-quick breakfast.

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time : 5 minutes

Serves : 2


Sandwich Bread: 6 slices

Eggs : 2 large

Brown sugar: 2 tablespoons

Vanilla extract: 1/2 teaspoon

Milk : 1/3 cup

Cinnamon powder : 1/2 teaspoon

Butter : To toast

Method :

Take a small bowl and add all the ingredients except bread and butter. Using a fork, mix well to form the batter.

Take the bread slices, cut the edges and flatten them using a rolling pin.

Roll each bread slice, dip them into the batter.

Heat a frying pan, add some butter. Now place the rolls on the pan and fry till golden on all slices.

Serve immediately with chocolate sauce or maple syrup.

Nutella Toast


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I used to make Nutella and fluff sandwiches with fresh French bread when I lived in US. Kids loved it. But, not able to find fluff here in India made kids miss those sandwiches.

I made fresh Italian bread for lunch and decided to use it to make something for breakfast for the kids.

So, baked the bread with some butter and smeared some Nutella. Kids loved the taste.

Sending this recipe over to our BM#130, week 3, day 2 under Kids delight – Quick breakfast.

Preparation Time : 5 minutes

Bake Time : 10 minutes

Serves : 2-3


Italian Bread : 8 slices

Softened Butter : 3 tablespoons

Nutella: As per taste

Method :

Pre heat the oven to 200 degrees C.

On a cookie sheet, place a butter paper or aluminium foil and arrange the bread slices.

Smear the softened butter on all the slices.

Put the tray in the oven and bake for 5 minutes.

Take the tray out, flip the slices and smear butter. Put the tray back in the oven and bake for another 5 minutes.

Take the slices out, smear some Nutella and serve hot.

Spicy Cheese Toast Sandwich


This Spicy Cheese Toast sandwich is healthy, tasty and super easy to make. This sandwich can be served as breakfast or snack. It’ll become a kids favorite.

Green Chutney can be made fresh or you can use the store bought one. Recipe for the fresh Chutney is mentioned below.

Sending this recipe over to our Blogging Marathon #130, week 3, day 1 under Kids Delight – Quick breakfast recipes.

Preparation Time : 5 minutes

Cook Time : 5 minutes

Serves : 1-2


Sandwich Bread Slices : 4

Green Chutney: 3 tablespoons

Cheese Slices : 4

Butter : 1 tablespoon


Heat a fry pan and smear some butter. Add the bread pieces and toast till golden brown. Turn them and smear the green chutney on two slices. Add cheese on the other two slices.

Now place the chutney slice on the cheese and turn off the stove.

Serve immediately.

Buttery Garlic Pasta


Buttery Garlic Pasta is a super simple make but will become kids favourite. As the name says, cooked pasta is mixed with melted salted butter, minced garlic and Italian seasoning. You can use any pasta of your choice but I used penne pasta.

I sautéed mushrooms in butter with some Italian seasoning and added it to the pasta which is optional. It does add a nice flavour and texture to the pasta.

Sending this recipe over to our Blogging Marathon #130, week 1, day 1 under category Global Cuisine of your choice.

Preparation Time : 5 minutes

Cook Time : 10-12 minutes

Serves : 2

Ingredients :

Penne pasta : 2 cups

Salted Butter : 2 tablespoons

Garlic : 3 cloves minced

Italian seasoning : 1 teaspoon

To saute mushrooms: (optional)

Butter: 1 tablespoon

Mushrooms : 1 cup diced

Italian seasoning : 1/2 teaspoon

Salt : 1/4 teaspoon

Method :

Boil 8 cups of water in a vessel, add pasta, little bit of salt and cook according to the package instructions. Drain the water, add some oil and keep the pasta aside.

In the meanwhile, heat butter in a pan, add mushrooms, salt, Italian seasoning and saute for 2-3 minutes.

Melt butter in a microwavable bowl, add minced garlic and stir.

Add butter mixture, mushrooms, Italian seasoning to the pasta and stir well to combine.

Serve as is or with some salad.


Cherry Tomato Pizza


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Cherry Tomato Pizza is made with full of Italian spices, cherry tomatoes, basil and cheeses. Homemade pizza dough and marinara sauce gives a fresh flavour to the pizza. If you have the pizza dough ready, this pizza takes less than 30 minutes to prepare.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Bake Time : 15 minutes

Serves : 2-3

Ingredients :

Pizza Dough: 1/2 this recipe (you can use store bought dough)

Fresh Tomato Marinara Sauce : 4 tablespoons (store bought is fine too)

Cherry Tomatoes : 1/2 cup sliced

Basil leaves : 7-8

Italian seasoning : 2 teaspoons

Shredded Mozzarella cheese : 1/2 cup

Shredded Cheddar cheese : 1/2 cup

Method :

Preheat the oven to 500 degrees F.

Take a pizza pan, add few drops of olive oil and brush the entire pan. Take the pizza dough, flatten it to cover the pan and form an edge. Make impression in the middle with your fingers.

Add pizza sauce and smear it all over the pizza. Add cherry tomatoes, couple basil leaves, cheeses, Italian seasoning and bake for 15 minutes.

Take out the pizza, add rest of the basil leaves and let it sit for 5 minutes before slicing and serving.

Note: Add too many basil leaves before baking will burn the leaves so just add a couple and cover them with cheese.

Chicken Chop Suey


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Chop Suey is a dish from American Chinese cuisine. It’s a stir fry that contains meat, vegetables and bound in a starch-thickened sauce. It’s served with rice.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time : 10 minutes

Serves: 2


Chicken : 200 grams thinly sliced

For Sauce:

Cornflour : 1 tablespoon

Soy sauce : 1 1/2 tablespoons

Oyster sauce: 2 teaspoons

Sesame oil : 1/2 teaspoon

White pepper : 1/2 teaspoon

Chicken stock: 3/4 cup

For Stir-fry:

Vegetable oil: 1 1/2 tablespoon

Garlic cloves : 3 minced

Onion : 1 small sliced

Bok Choy : 5-6 stems cleaned and chopped

Carrot : 1 medium chopped

Bean sprouts : 1/2 cup

Mushrooms : 1/2 cup sliced


In a small bowl, add all the ingredients listed under for sauce and mix well.

Heat oil in a pan, onions, minced garlic and saute for 2 minutes or until the onions turn translucent.

Add chicken, stir and cook for 2 minutes until the chicken turns from pink to white.

Add bok choy stems, carrot, mushrooms and stir fry for 1 minute. Add the box chow leaves, bean sprouts and stir fry for 1 minute.

Add the sauce, stir and cook for 1-2 minutes until the sauce thickens.

Turn off the stove and serve hot with rice.


Glazed Carrots


These glazed carrots are made with simple ingredients like brown sugar and butter.  which makes these carrots really flavourful with a beautiful glaze.It serves as a delicious side dish for any meal during holidays.

I served these delicious carrots with the Thanksgiving meal and everyone loved it. You can use baby carrots or spring carrots for this dish. I couldn’t find neither so used regular carrots and sliced them.

Preparation Time : 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Serves : 4-6


Carrots : 450 grams

Butter :  3 tablespoons

Brown sugar : 1/2 cup packed

Chicken or vegetable broth : 1/2 cup

Salt and pepper to taste

Dry rosemary : 1/4 teaspoon

Fresh mint : 1 teaspoon chopped


Wash and slice the carrots.

Melt butter in a heavy bottomed pan over medium heat. Add carrots and cook for 3 minutes stirring occasionally.

Add the stock and sugar and stir. Cover the pan and reduce heat to low. Cook for another 5 minutes or until the carrots are tender.

Remove the carrots of the pan and keep them aside.

Cover the pan and continue cooking until the mixture is syrup consistency.

Add the carrots back to the pan along with the spices and stir carefully. Turn off the stove  and serve as a side dish with any meal.
























Chicken Fajitas



This Chicken Fajitas is a flavourful dish that easy to make. It’s perfect for a weekday dinner. Chicken, peppers and onions are marinated with a blend of spices.

Preparation Time : 10 minutes

Marinating Time : 45 minutes

Cook Time : 10 minutes

Serves : 5-6


Boneless chicken : 750 grams cut into strips

Onion : 1 large sliced

Green peppers : 1 julienned

Oil : 3 tablespoons

Dried Oregano : 2 teaspoons

Ground Cumin : 2 teaspoons

Red chilli powder : 1 teaspoon

Garlic powder : 1 teaspoon

Crushed red pepper : 1 teaspoon

Tortillas : 6


In a large bowl, add all ingredients listed except tortillas, mix well and keep in the refrigerator for 45 minutes.

Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a pan and add the marinated chicken and veggies. Cook on medium heat until the chicken is cooked. It should take about 10 minutes.

Heat the tortillas, add the cooked chicken and veggies, some salsa and serve immediately.


Peanut Butter Mug Cake



This Peanut Butter Mug Cake is a simple cake that takes hardly 5 minutes to cook and enjoy.

Preparation Time: 3 minutes

Cook Time : 70 seconds

Serves : 1


Brown Sugar : 2 1/2 tablespoons

Vegetable oil : 1 1/2 tablespoons

Egg white : 1

Peanut butter : 2 1/2 tablespoons

All purpose flour : 3 tablespoons

Baking powder : 1/4 teaspoon

Chocolate chips : 1 tablespoon


Add sugar, oil, egg white in a mug and whisk well.

Add peanut butter and whisk well.

Add flour, baking powder, chocolate chips and mix to combine.

Cook in a microwave on high for 70 seconds.

Veggie Noodle Salad



Zoodles is very famous where zucchini is made into noodles. Why just zucchini and leave other veggies so, I went and made noodle salad using a lot of vegetables. The color and texture was just amazing.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Serves : 3-4


Zucchini : 2

Yellow squash : 1

Beetroot : 2 medium

Carrot : 1 large

Cabbage : 1/2 cup sliced thinly

Bell peppers : 1 cup julienned (red, yellow and green)

Lemon juice: 2 tablespoons

Salt and Pepper


Using a zoodle maker, make noodles of zucchini, squash, beetroot and carrot.

Add the veggie noodles, cabbage, bell peppers, lemon juice, salt and pepper in a bowl and toss well to coat. Let the salad rest for 15 minutes in the refrigerator so the flavors are soaked in.

Serve chilled.