Have you ever made your own jam or jelly? It might sound a bit intimidating but making jams at home is super easy and healthy. Also it tastes more like the fruit it came from rather than tasting like sweet confectionery from grocery store. Usually all the jams we get in stores are loaded with sugars. You will be surprised to know that the ratio of fruit and sugar in any jam is 1:1. While canning any jam, sugar acts as a preservative and also lends the jelly like thick texture to the jam. Hence it becomes an absolute must have ingredient in canned jam. Continue reading “SPIKED BERRY HABANERO JAM”


Is there such a thing as too much ice cream??? Also does anyone want to take a moment to appreciate the person who discovered that blending frozen bananas along with different fruits creates this incredibly creamy and extremely healthy alternative to the regular ‘not so healthy’ ice cream? I know, I definitely do! So lets forget the sugary, dairy filled ice cream and jump on board the nice cream train. Continue reading “STRAWBERRY BASIL NICE CREAM”


I love desserts. Well, who doesn’t? Pies, ice creams, cookies, cakes, biscuits, puddings, candies, tarts – you name it. And the one thing that makes a dessert better – stone fruits. Don’t worry, you know them. Stone fruits are those little summer fruits that have a stone or a pit (basically, a hard seed) in the middle. Plums, peaches, nectarines, lychees, cherries, apricots, etc. are all stone fruits. Continue reading “BALSAMIC GRILLED STONE FRUITS”