2 Ingredient Teething Cookies

These teething cookies are healthy and so easy to make that you will never want to buy the store-bought ones ever. You babies/toddlers will love gnawing on them like there’s no tomorrow. Sammy likes to hold them by herself and she’s so happy that I let her do so.  We have teethers in all sorts of shapes and sizes and she easily gets bored of them but these cookies are such lifesavers. Here’s how I make them.

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Multi-grain Porridge/Sathumaavu Kanji

I gave Sammy only ragi/finger-millet porridge initially as I was asked not to give her more than one ingredient at a time. This porridge is a mixture of various grains and millets that are very healthy. So I started giving this only around 7th month. The procedure to cook this is very similar to ragi porridge and it smells heavenly. I add fruit chunks or peanut butter to it to make it more flavorful and also she likes to gnaw on the fruits. Here’s how I make it.
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Buckwheat porridge

Hey guys,
I’m here with another healthy porridge recipe/idea for your bub. My mom and MIL sent some amazing homemade porridge powders that I can cook into a porridge in a jiffy but I was looking for more options and my friend recommended this product to me which my bubsy loves. I started giving this when she was around 8 months. I cook this and add half an avocado or peanut butter or berries. Adding avocado/banana/nut butters/yogurt makes this porridge so creamy and filling. I add berries or other fruit chunks when she’s struggling with teething and gnawing on these fruit chunks helps her with the itchy gums. You can find this cereal in cereal aisle at Wholefoods. Alright, here’s how I cook it.

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Ragi Kanji/Finger Millet Porridge

Ragi is one of the most nutritious food that you can give your baby. This was the first solid food Sammy had I think when she was around 5 months. I din’t add any sweetener like jaggery or sugar as she has got used to the natural flavor of the porridge. I just used to cook the porridge and add some breastmilk to thin the consistency of the porridge. Eventually as her appetite built up, I started adding mashed banana/peanut butter/ steamed apple to the porridge to give it a flavor. Here’s how I make it.

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Easy Purée Ideas For Babies


I introduced solids to Sammy when she was around five months old as her doctor suggested. I breastfeed her as usual and give these as a complimentary food. I started with finger-millet porridge and some vegetable/fruit purée. I followed the 3 day rule for a month i.e I’d give her one fruit/vegetable and wait for 3 days to introduce anything new and I gave her only single ingredient purees so that it will be easy to tell what caused her the allergy. Here are some of the ideas.
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Ajwain Crackers

Postpartum cravings are real! I din’t crave much for anything except apple and watermelon during my pregnancy but I’m craving a lot these days. My dad used to but us these crackers and cream biscuits from a local bakery and these were our after school snacks. I din’t know what these crackers were called so I had to guess the ingredients and google the recipe and both google and my tastebuds din’t fail me. I found a recipe which seemed close and I tweaked it a bit.

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#WCW

WCW is an acronym for ‘Woman Crush Wednesday’ in Instagram world but it means ‘ Weird Combination Wednesday’ in my La La land.  Those who know Hari might know that he is a sucker for weird food combinations. If you ask him whether he wants Orange juice or cranberry juice, he would want both, mixed together. In fact I recently found out there is a cocktail with that combination called Madras Cocktail (Cranberry juice + Orange juice + Vodka). I casually Snapchatted when he was dunking bitter-guard chips in orange juice few months back and few people were actually fascinated by this idea!!!! You gotta be kidding me! But here are such weird-combinations that he likes. Read More …

Beetroot Hummus

I’m that annoying kid who is a picky eater and hates vegetables. But since the time I started cooking, I’ve figured a way to eat my veggies. I either mash them and make cutlets, puree them into a smoothie or grind them to a hummus where you can’t really taste the veggies but all the goodness are getting in. So yeah, I’m proud of myself. 😀 I have made roasted beetroot hummus and roasted red pepper hummus, this time I just microwaved beets for couple of minutes and pureed it along with the rest of the ingredients. Absolutely loved the taste and look at that color!! Here’s how I make it. beetroot_hummus Read More …

Vegan Maple-Walnut Scones

I have been baking cookies, cakes, bread since 3-4 years but for some reason I never got around to bake scones. Recently I had orange scones at Panera Bread and wanted to make them at home. So, I was scouting for an easy recipe and came across this amazing recipe and loved it since this doesn’t require any extra sugar.  This recipe is sugarfree, eggless and if you’re using non-dairy milk like me then it’s completely vegan! Hi5!! Alrighty, here’s how I make them. image1-42 Read More …