Treat yo keto self!

OK, so I have to confess something, there’s only so much bacon and cheese I can eat. It tastes good, but I still have the biggest sweet tooth of all and chocolate is my one true love! The hardest part of being on the keto diet has been giving up baking and desserts. I am…

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Spring Cleaning and New Beginnings

Hello Spring! So glad you decided to stop by! Well not really – here in Toronto, it’s April and I still need my winter jacket! Snow/ice storms have continued their streak in forcing us to postpone plans. But nevertheless I’ve decided to forge forward and start my springtime routine, maybe the weather will follow. Traditionally,…

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Confessions of a Pakistani Bride

As far as traditions go, I’m not big on them. If you’ve ever watched a Bollywood movie with a wedding, you know that Indian/Pakistani weddings are a grand affair. Weddings are multi-day events that involve extended families on both the bride’s and groom’s sides, including that second-cousin’s brother-in-law’s aunt you’ve probably never met. It’s all…

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Strawberry Oatmeal Jam Cups

I have a love-hate relationship with Daylight Savings Time. Part of it is because I really don’t understand why we bother to change the time in this day – but that’s a rant for another day. On the one hand I love getting out of work and still seeing the sun, but mornings are brutal.…

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Red Velvet Cream Cheese Brownies

Hello, hello! It’s Friday!!! So in my last attempt at baking, I learnt a very important lesson, double check if you have every ingredient required in a recipe. Now, it would be unfair to call it just “an attempt at baking” because in a happy accident it produced the best brownie I have made to-date.…

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Spiced-Chai Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Hello! It’s been cold out there this week! Having a relatively warm January, thought we may have escaped the wrath of winter. But since the weather hasn’t cooperating as such, can’t help but find other ways to stay warm. Being of Indian/Pakistani descent, the most obvious way is to indulge in a piping hot cup of…

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