Petite Eats || Homemade Herb Crackers

Hi, friends!  Deepika here!  Thank you for having me back and for the overwhelming response to our first post!  I’m so grateful you liked it.  I hope you enjoy today’s recipe just as much!  As parents, we are constantly in search of food that is nutritious as well as flavorful for our children. I remember when I tasted my baby’s jar food and store bought baby snacks, I promised myself I would never buy those for her again. The best part was even she didn’t like them, which made my job much easier.  I used to give her …

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Petite Eats // Salt + Vinegar Kale Chips

Nine years ago when I first moved to LA, I couldn’t have even told you what kale was.  I ate a salad on rare occasion and was just evolving out of what I like to call my tex-mex phase. (The more queso, the merrier!)  Over the last near decade, though, I have embraced a much healthier lifestyle which includes yoga, hiking, sunday pilgrimages to the farmers market and, yes, it also includes kale!  Eating healthy while I was pregnant was a huge priority to me and since Parker has begun eating solids, it’s been a huge priority to …

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Petite Eats // Roasted Tomato Soup

Cooking with a toddler in the house is an adventure, to say the least.  There’s endless trial and error and even more endless sweeping and mopping!  So far we’ve been pretty fortunate with her palette, but sometimes she still throws a curveball our way, like when she decides she suddenly no longer wants to eat her favorite pasta.  Then other time she shocks us, like with her affinity for brussels sprouts!  No matter how they’re prepared, she loves them!  I love cooking and I love cooking meals that all three of us can …

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Gingerbread Cinnamon Rolls

I have always loved the traditions that surround this time of year.  As a kid, I so looked forward to tamale dinner and getting to open one present on Christmas Eve.  Once the dishes were done and we were home from candlelight service, my dad would make these great homemade cinnamon rolls that would rise all night and be ready to be popped in the oven at the break of dawn when we were all clamoring to get down the stairs and see what Mr. Claus had brought us. I can still smell them!  That was the first Christmas tradition that I adopted …

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