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Prickly pear tapioca pudding

Prickly pear tapioca pudding is utterly amazing whether you decide to have it for breakfast or dessert. I actually ate this bowl of tapioca pudding with my son for breakfast and there was no complaining. It is light and subtly sweetened with juicy hints of prickly pear. I remember we ate these things so much as kids, all sliced up and cold from the fridge. My mother always said we shouldn't eat too much, but they were just too delish. Now I love to use these beauties in savory and sweet dishes.
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Sweet potato waffles

Sweet potato waffles have never come at a better time. This weekend, I am home alone once again and the only thing that can feul me with the toddler filled days are of course waffles. Not any old waffle will do. Only sweet potato waffles can do the trick. I went to the farmers' market this morning and I had to time it pretty nicely because sprinting through has to come with a game plan. Snacks, water and a list of to buy's. All the necessities led to a pretty smooth morning and a much-needed nap time afterwards (for the both of us btw).
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No knead Zucchini bread

No knead Zucchini bread is such an amazing bread recipe to try when you are pressed for time or when you just want to make some freshly baked bread in a jiffy. I made this for us one evening when we were planning to have a BBQ. It took me around a half an hour to prepare everything and by the time the BBQ was ready, the bread was ready to be eaten.
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Fluffy cinnamon pancakes

Fluffy cinnamon pancakes are perfect for a quick Sunday brunch. I always make a big batch of pancakes so I can stow some in my freezer ad a breakfast option or a snack for my little munchkin. He is quite a picky eater when it comes to breakfast and refuses to eat oats, chia pudding, and even smoothies. Porridge? No way. See what I'm dealing with here?
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Hazelnut brownies

Hazelnut brownies have been on my mind for some time. I looked at raw options (too much effort and dishes) I tried some vegan versions but the texture just wasn't right. Then I just decided that I was going to give my own spin on this ever so delish dessert. So obviously a brownie has to be crusty on the outside and dense on the inside and so chewy and smooth when eaten.

Summer socca

Summer socca is the epiphany to easy lunch that can look like a fancy lunch. It can be your secret when you need to make something quick, healthy and scrumptious. I have been in a creative slump for a couple days. I just have been feeling meh, and tired after having my sister and her two kids here. It was havoc in my household. Having family or any guests are so good, because the obvious fact, kids can play and learn and keep each other occupied. The work, though, does not end...I still have to learn to relax a bit, I am doing that now more when my sweet munchkin is napping. How do mothers do it all? I ask once again...?

Sweet potato zucchini frittatas

Sweet potato zucchini frittatas was a quick and easy lunch that I just whipped up in a jiffy. I actually saw an amazing sweet potato zucchini loaf from Donna Hay and I wanted to recreate it. Pinterest is such a great tool to find what you're looking for or what you're not looking for...But somehow find a use for it. All this baking is leaving my stocked fridge pretty stacked and not a lot of time to eat it all, or it's not necessarily the time, but the waistline that doesn't allow it.
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Banana bread cheesecake slices

Banana bread cheesecake slices have been haunting me for a couple weeks now. I aced the recipe within the first try, but to shoot these beauties perfectly was difficult indeed. To capture their deliciousness was truly a challenge. Without melted chocolate or caramel to seal the deal...anything indeed can look delectable. But these do not need the glorification of caramel to make them look delectable. They already are, sans caramel and all.
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Cherry plum galettes

Think-Cherry plum galettes! This heat has been unbearable these last couple days. I've always loved summer over winter, but lately, I am overthinking things. What do you eat when it's 35 degrees Celsius outside? and what to do with a 17month old in this heat!? That indeed is the question.