November 10, 2019

Vegetarian Proteins

Where do you get your proteins from?  If you are a vegetarian, you are quite familiar with this phrase.  It is such an illusion that vegetarians lack protein in their diets. If you see, many generations have lived well, lived healthy long lives on a vegetarian diet. If you eat good, seasonal, healthy produce you are a healthy being.  The DRI (Dietary Reference Intake) is 0.8 grams of protein per kilogram of body weight or 0.36 grams per pound. 56 […]
October 28, 2019

Baked Cocktail Samosa

When I was a young girl, samosa meant potato pea stuffing with imli chutney and green chutney. I still have a biased preference to a crispy, hot, well made, deep-fried samosa. There is a comfort zone in the foods, that are associated with childhood. Samosa is one of that food, and it holds a highly reputed place in my heart. But as I move forward with life, the necessity of good health and being fit takes the lead and sadly […]
September 21, 2019

Baked Cauliflower Nuggets

Some recipes, give me reasons and leverage to make them over and over again. I go back to the same ingredients and method of cooking if it’s healthy and is accepted/loved at home. These baked cauliflower nuggets are perfect and ticks in all the right columns. It’s baked, has fewer calories, is incredibly delicious and easy to make + a very versatile.      Cauliflower has been around for ages now, but we have never given it the place it […]
September 3, 2019

Vegetarian Canapé Recipe

These Vegetarian Canapés are quick to prepare, turns out delicious, and looks superb when served. It is a perfect solution, for situations when the uninformed guest arrives. Especially during festivals. My experience says we require quick fixes in the kitchen, during the festive season. This is one of those recipes that will make a thing go easy, smooth and elegant for you. It surely has made my life easy. To make these delicious canapés you will require dips. One is […]
September 1, 2019

Oven Roasted Baby Potato

Baking potatoes in the oven is less of a recipe more of a technique to get the right enjoyable texture and taste. It is so easy to create perfect baked potatoes, which are full of flavour and are crispy outside. The inside is fluffy and hot and is cooked just right. Oven Roasted Baby Potato Everyone has a different idea/recipe for the same when it comes to the baked potatoes. I have my version, that gives me the perfect result […]
September 1, 2019

Homemade Sun-dried Tomato Pesto

  Sun-dried tomato pesto is very simple to make at home. It adds a lot of depth in terms of flavour and texture to any snack you serve it with. I am not sure if the name – sun-dried tomato pesto would be a correct for this dip. This is my version and is super quick to prepare.  But I just want to insist on using good quality sun-dried tomatoes. The ones which are fleshy, and are chewier in texture. […]
August 26, 2019

Healthy Habits to Lose Weight

How many times have you thought of changing to a better/healthier lifestyle? I am sure, many times. We all do! Now think, how many times have you actually changed/switched to a better healthier lifestyle?  Again many time perhaps!  Now answer, How many times have you sustained that healthier lifestyle?  Here it gets difficult, if you are stronger in will-power, you might have maintained it for six months, a year or two. But that motivation of getting fit and healthy fades […]
August 15, 2019

Healthy Gluten-free Brownies

Healthy Gluten-free Brownies When I started baking long ago, I went through a series of trials and experiments in my mom’s kitchen. I started with very basic cakes and cookies and it took me long to nail the recipes, that would give me consistent results. Baking as a subject needs a lot of patience and accuracy. One needs to be familiar with the oven temperature and should know, how the ingredients behave with each other. How one ingredient can overpower […]
July 5, 2019
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Healthy Oat Muffins

Healthy + Tasty baking is considered as a misconception by many. I also fall into that pit of the doubt when I buy commercial baked goods and they are labelled as #healthy. Our psyche makes us eat more when we read the word healthy. The whole food market today is evolving around these keywords. The word Healthy on a packet of cookies can be true, but the number of calories each cookie contains is often not mentioned prominently on the […]