BLW | Dryfruit Ladoo


Sammy and I made this dry-fruit laddu for Diwali this year.  She helped me dump everything in the blender and I let her make some laddus which ended up on the floor. xD But it’s fun cooking with her and this is the only way she lets me cook. My husband and I both have a sweet tooth and no prizes for guessing, Sammy has a sweet tooth too! I let her have one of these laddus for her mid-morning or evening snack along with some milk. She is the happiest when I let her have anything sweet and I don’t mind as these are sugar free and very healthy
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Brownie Batter Overnight Oats


If you follow me on Instagram, you know that I seem overnight oats obsessed. The thing is I’m not obsessed but I’m surely getting there. I get a lot of DMs asking how come I love oats so much. LOL. I don’t love oats but I love the convenience of making it in advance and just grab and eat whenever I want. I love how I can channel my creativity and develop my own recipes. Here’s one such recipe that I love and this is how I make it.
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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 Coconut Pancakes with Mango Sauce

It finally feels like Winter here in Chicago, temperature is dipping and my trenchcoat+beanie+gloves are out! Not really complaining since this is my fifth winter here and I’m kinda used to it. We went grocery shopping on Saturday and was surprised to see mangoes and pineapple and grabbed them, I love me some tropical fruits in Winter. Also, those vegan scones from last week got me thinking.. What other ways can I make a delicious breakfast that are also Vegan? I vaguely remember seeing this recipe somewhere, can’t remember where but it came out just the way I wanted. image1-44 Read More …

Channa Sundal

Cold evenings are upon us and I love me some steaming hot sundal. Sundal is nothing but you make some tadka and add it to you steamed lentils. As we know lentils are very healthy and I love them, I’m hoping to have more sundal throughout the winter. If I could eat this everyday I would but then who can endure fart fest everyday? xD This is a southindian snack and many of you may not be aware of it so here’s how I make it.  channa_sundal Read More …

Green Smoothie Bowl

If you have been following me here or Instagram, you know that I’m a sucker for smoothies. I love how yummy, healthy and filling it is. Checks all the boxes! I also love how you can play around with the ingredients and develop new recipes. Most of my smoothies look green but definitely doesn’t taste the same. My smoothies are green because I love me some spinach/kale in my smoothies. This time I just added some spinach, green apple and a tiny piece of ginger.Trust me that tiny piece goes a long way, I’m sure you wouldn’t want ginger to be dominating. So here’s how i made it. You will need-Read More …

Quinoa Halwa/Pudding

quinoa_halwa ‘Necessity is the mother of invention’ true that!! Last night I was craving something sweet(yes, again) and I came up with this yummy dessert. Kesari bath/Sheera is one of the easiest thing to do but I thought of subbing rava/sooji with quinoa and sugar with coconut sugar. It turned out so well and this recipe is a keeper guys.Read More …