Eggless Fruit & Nut Banana Bread

Fluffy, Moist, Dense and loaded with my favourite fruits and nuts, this banana loaf is definitely a must try.

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If you are a banana lover then this recipe is definitely for you. On the contrary if you don’t like bananas then you might definitely fall in love with these after you eat this loaf. This recipe is by far the best recipe on my blog. Reason being its extremely easy to put together and I can absolutely swear by this recipe every time. If there is one thing I would love to bake any day and any time would be this loaf.

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Roasted Garlic Hummus

Hello All you Lovely Readers,

Summers are almost here and I am all set for the summer recipes this season. I have quite a lot of them lined up. To begin with is the Roasted Garlic Hummus. Now, I had a lot of you requesting me for Lebanese Food. Right from pita bread to hummus to a lot more. It was quite on my mind to do pita chips also guys but today I am only doing a perfect hummus recipe at home. Although you can check out my whole wheat pita chips recipe (here) which I had done long ago.

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Now for those of you who don’t know what Hummus is: Hummus is a dip which is made out of cooked and mashed chickpeas blended with tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, salt and garlic. It is mostly served with pita bread but you can widely use it as a salad dip and have it with cucumbers,carrots, and also chips. I prefer it that way. They are high in nutrition and are perfect to eat those raw vegetables with a lot of taste….YUMM 🙂IMG_20150312_172656_wm

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I think this is the easiest thing I have made soo far. Trust me when I say this. Hummus is a proof that some of the best tasting things in life are the simplest to make. It can be rustled up with just 5 to 6 ingredients and requires no cooking at all- only a food processor. (Really *WINK*)  The hummus recipe below will give you a perfect basic hummus recipe and also a solid base from which you can work on to experiment more new flavor if you like.

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As I mentioned earlier that Hummus is a chickpea based dip and a staple at any Levantine Table spread. It was mostly popular in Middle East, Turkey etc but now is famous across the world. What I love about hummus is that you can really experiment with it. You can include spices such as coriander seeds, cumin, paprika , dried chili flakes and all sorts of things. You might also come across hummus blended with red-paprika, sun dried tomatoes, and even caramelized onions.

P.S- The best part is there are no hard and fast rules with the flavoring of hummus. You can have fun and experiment with the flavors when at home. Once you have mastered the basic recipe you can flavor it with whatever takes your fancy.

I love the flavor of roasted garlic and I had to add it in these. All you have to do is remove the head of the garlic, drizzle it with some olive oil, and roast it in the oven for 15 to 20 mins at 180 degrees. Its the best thing ever. You can also fry the garlic if you don’t want to bake it.

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Lets get started with the recipe now.

RECIPE: Roasted Garlic Hummus

Makes: 1 bowl dip

Prep Time: 5 mins

Making Time: 5 mins

INGREDIENTS:

  • Chickpeas- 200 gms soaked ( You can also use the canned ones)
  • Yogurt- 4 Tsp ( You can use Tahini Instead of this)
  • Roasted Garlic- 2 to 3 cloves( Don’t add more than this)
  • Sea Salt- 1 tsp
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil- 6 Tbsp ( Some more for drizzling)
  • Lemon Juice- 3 Tbsp
  • Paprika- 1 tsp ( Some extra to drizzle on top)
  • Coriander- 2 Tbsp (Optional and extra to add on top)

PROCESS:

Rinse the chickpeas in cold water and and tip into the food processor. Add the yogurt, roasted garlic, salt, lemon juice, coriander, paprika and olive oil. You can also add some water for a better consistency. Blend until everything is smooth and combined.

Now tip it into the serving dish and drizzle it with some extra virgin olive oil, sprinkle some paprika and finely chopped coriander and some chopped roasted garlic.

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Eggless Nutella Brownies

Chewy, Fudgy, Dense, Rich, Crumbly and Chocolaty…This Nutella Brownie have been made completely from scratch and you will never make a box mix brownie again!!!

Firstly, I would like to wish all you lovely women a Very Happy International Women’s Day :*

This Women’s Day Celebrate Yourself :- Be Unstoppable

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Hello all you beautiful people,

I have a really good news to share with you guys!! Guess what is around the corner??? Its my 1st Blogiversary. Yes guys its about to be a year. I really couldn’t believe it when I got a notification that its almost a year now. WOW, this journey was superbly amazing. I want to thank each one of you who made it possible. I am really really excited and thrilled. Do watch out my Instagram and Facebook page as I have huge surprise lined up for you guys 😀

Sigh.. I can go on and on about how excited I am for my blog anniversary but coming back to what you are here for is this perfect homemade nutella brownies. Is there anything better in the world that can make you happy than a rich, chocolate , fudgy Brownie? I guess No. My Nutella Brownies are a real good deal. You are going to enjoy every bit of it. Its a brownie in its purest form. There are no fancy ingredients in this one. This is my secret and ultimate favorite brownie recipe.

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P.S- I just baked it like 2 hours ago and more than half of it is over. 😛

This is a plain and simple nutella brownie. I haven’t added any sort of frosting or layering to this one. I wanted to keep it as simple and pure as possible. Now, most of you must have made brownies before and you might have a secret brownie recipe too. Like everyone has a secret brownie recipe…:D

There are a lot of favorite recipes but today I am going to show you how to make chewy, fudgy, homemade brownies. When you say a brownie is chewy it means that it has a really dense structure but still a little crumbly. But a Fudgy brownie are moist with an extremely chocolaty interior. I like my brownies to be a mix of both.

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Before making a perfect brownie you need to know your ingredients really well. I was only able to develop this brownie recipe after a little practice, trial and error.

Lets get started with the recipe.

RECIPE: EGGLESS NUTELLA BROWNIES

Makes- 16 brownies pieces

Prep Time- 15 mins

Baking Time- 30 mins

INGREDIENTS:

  • All Purpose Flour- 150 gms
  • Sugar- 80 gms
  • Cocoa Powder- 60 gms
  • Baking Powder- 1 tsp
  • Baking Soda- 1 tsp
  • Vanilla- 1 tsp
  • Nutella- 4 tbsp
  • Oil- 60 ml
  • Milk- 50 ml
  • Apple Sauce- 1/2 cup ( Peel and puree 1 apple with 1 tbsp honey & 1tsp lemon)

PROCESS:

In a bowl sift together flour, baking powder and baking soda.

In a mixer, add apple sauce, milk, oil, vanilla extract,sugar, cocoa powder, and nutella. Blend until you get a smooth consistency. Make sure there are no lumps.

Now mix the wet ingredient into the dry ingredients with the help of a spatula. Do not overmix.

Pour it into a 8 by 8″ baking dish lined with parchment paper and bake it in a preheated oven for 30 mins at 200 degrees.

Do a skewer test to see if your brownies are baked nicely. If not bake for 5 more mins.

Lets your brownies cool on the wire rack for atleast 1 hour. (I know this is the most difficult time) and keep it in the fridge for 30 mins.

Cut them in to equal squares once cooled down and dust it with sugar if you wish.

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Strawberry Oatmeal Smoothie

Do you HATE oats? Eating Oats is more like a healthy option than a tasty one? What if I said, now oats are healthy and tasty too…… Try it for yourself 🙂

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Hello Lovely Readers,

I believe most of you can relate to the phenomena that OATS aren’t tasty at all. They are more like a healthy option that you are forced to eat. At least I believed in this. Initially when I switched my breakfast to a healthy and low calorie diet, I had to switch to oats. I hated the taste. I ate it like a food supplement for my body not enjoying it at all. But gradually I developed my taste for it. This is not the case for most of you. If you don’t like it, you would probably not try it again.

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My Strawberry Oatmeal Smoothie is a perfect breakfast recipe. Power packed with a lot of nutrients this is the best option to start your day with. It keeps you full until lunch and really easy to make if you dont’t have much time to cook your breakfast.

P.S- Smoothies are healthy if you put in the right ingredients.

Smoothies are a really healthy option if you throw in the right ingredients. You need to cut on sugar and any other calorie adding ingredient like ice- cream, chocolate or cookies. Try make your smoothies healthy. There is a basic breakdown of how you can make your smoothies healthy and avoid adding calories to it.

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HOW to make a healthy smoothie?

1. Choose a base: A base for a smoothie would mean what liquid are you going to add to your smoothie. Avoid using full cream milk or any other full fat base. Try using something really light and healthy for your smoothie base. You could use from a variety of options like Skimmed/Almond/Soy Milk, Fruit Juice, Coconut Water, Iced Green Tea or just plain water.

2. Add a Fruit: Fruits are a real important part of your smoothie. Choose wisely. Avoid using fruits that are too sweet. Also try using fresh fruits in comparison to the frozen ones. Combine 2 fruits to increase the health quotient.

3. Thicken Up you Smoothie: Its important to thicken up your smoothie for the right consistency /creaminess yet making it more nutritious. Again avoid using high calorie ingredients like ice cream or whipped cream to thicken up your smoothie. Choose healthy options like Nut butter, Skimmed Frozen Yogurt, Oats or Beans.

4. Flavor you Smoothie: Boost flavors of your smoothie. You could use sweetners, spices or herbs. Cinnamon is the best option as it adds a layer of sweetness plus spice, without adding extra calories. A wide variety of options that you could use are Vanilla Bean, Honey, Cinnamon, Figs, Nutmeg etc

5. Power Boost: This is the most important step. Take your smoothie to the next level by adding highly nutritive super foods. Use protein powder, vitamin powder, fish oil, unsweetened cocoa powder, ground flax seeds etc.

P.S- I hope these details help you choose wisely while making a perfect smoothie.

March is about to begin. Holi is round the corner. This post is an official start to the holi celebrations. Its is so colorful that I can’t stop looking at it. All I had in mind while presenting this and shooting this was lots and lots of colors. I hope you enjoy it.

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Lets begin with the recipe now.

RECIPE: STRAWBERRY OATMEAL SMOOTHIE

Makes- Single Serving

Prep Time- 5 mins

Making Time- 5 Mins

INGREDIENTS:

  • Skimmed Milk- 1 1/2 cup
  • Whole Oats-1 cup
  • Strawberries- 3/4th cup
  • Banana- 1/2 cup
  • Honey- 2 to 3 tbsp
  • Ground Flax Seeds- 1 tbsp
  • Cinnamon- A pinch
  • Sprinklers- Optional

PROCESS:

In a smoothie mixer, crush strawberries and banana together to make a puree.

Now add in all the other ingredients and blend until everything is combined.

Serve in a Jar. Just add some sprinklers at the jar opening to make it look more colorful and vibrant.

Your Strawberry Oatmeal Smoothie is now ready.

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Nutella, Strawberry & Cream Crepes

This is the easiest & quickest dessert ever. Aren’t you tempted to try them straight away looking at the pictures. A combination of Nutella & Strawberry is to die for.

Hello Lovely Readers,

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Well, if you have been following the blog and a last few recipes, you would know that this month I am doing a lot of easy, no-bake, egg less… Valentines Day Special Recipes. Have you tried making the Chocolate Mousse I posted on weekend? It is supremely easy to make and a must try if your loved ones love chocolate. Click the above name to open the recipe directly.

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Crepes is a French Dessert. You can also call it a very thin form of pancake. Crepes can be both sweet and savory. The savory crepes come with a great variety of fillings right from mushrooms to cottage cheese to tofu to soya. You can make them with any filling and eat it for lunch or dinner. However crepes are also popularly eaten in a sweet from. You can have it for breakfast as well as a dessert. I am yet to try a savory crepe. There is already a caramelized banana crepe on the blog. Today, since its valentines special, I couldn’t think of a better combination than nutella, strawberries and cream.

Step by Step Process 

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P.S- These crepes are absolutely mouth watering and yummy.

I think this one is the most easiest no bake dessert I have made so far on the blog. The best part is that you can make lots of crepes and store them for the future. While serving all you got to do is heat the crepes in a microwave… fill in your favorite filling…add your favorite topping and you will be good to go. I feel this is perfect for your valentines special menu because it can be prepared in advance and is so easy to put together.

When I first tired my caramelized banana chocolate crepes, I was really doubtful as to how they would turn out. The most challenging part I thought was to make an eggless version of crepes. Also crepes are more like a breakfast affair, to make a sweet version was a task. Also it is supposed to be extremely thin in comparison to pancakes. But to my surprise they turned out extremely good.

P.S- You a good non-stick pan and your crepes will not stick.

Lets get started with the recipe.

RECIPE: Nutella, Strawberry & Cream Crepes

Makes- 2 to 3 crepes

Prep Time- 10 mins

Making Time- 10 mins

INGREDIENTS:

  • All Purpose Flour- 3/4th cup
  • Baking Powder- 3/4 tsp
  • Milk Powder- 1 tbsp
  • Powdered Sugar- 2 tbsp
  • Salt- 1/4th tsp
  • Milk- 1 cup
  • Cinnamon Powder- 1/4th tsp(optional)
  • Melted Butter- 2 Tbsp
  • Strawberries- 1 cup
  • Nutella- 1/2 cup
  • Whipped Cream- 1/2 cream

PROCESS:

Add flour, baking powder, salt, milk powder, powdered sugar, cinnamon powder, melted butter, milk in a bowl and whisk everything well to a nice pouring consistency.

Brush some oil on a frying pan over medium high heat. Pour or scoop the batter onto the griddle, using approximately 1/4 cup for each crepe. Tilt the pan with a circular motion so that the batter coats the surface evenly.

Cook the crepe for about 2 minutes, until the bottom is light brown.

Cook till brown spots appear on the crepe. Be careful while turning it.

Apply nutella on the thin crepe and add some sliced strawberry and fold it to make a cone like shape. You can even fold it to a quarter or just roll it.

Serve it with some whipped cream.

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Pistachios, Nuts & Chocochip Loaf

This Loaf totally defines the start of the fall winter season and also that Christmas is about to come. Loaded with a lot of nut..chocolate chips and Pistachios, I don’t know anyone who wouldn’t fall in ❤ with this cake.

Moist, Fluffy, Nutty….My Pistachios,Nuts & Chocochip Loaf is the best Loaf Cake I made so far!!!!

Hello Lovely Readers,

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You know sometimes, once in a while, I am completely taken aback by something new that I try and it turns out to be astonishingly SUPERB. This Loaf would be the apt example of this situation. I was so happy with the end results that it left me awestruck. I mean just look at this beauty.

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I completely love the fall winters and they are my favorite part of the year. Right from wearing my favorite socks to those soft full sleeves, fall winters makes it up for everything. I kinda feel that baking is more fun during this season because we just tend to look for warm and rich flavors during this season. I personally like to gulp down something baked..right from cookies to muffins along my hot chocolate cup. Baking gives more pleasure and all those warm and gooey cakes and pies make the winter season all the more special.

P.S- Baking is much more fun during winters.

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How many of you love the Christmas Fruit Cake? I like wait for the entire year to eat a slice of those beauties. I love the fact that it is loaded with plums and fruits and nuts and how amazing all of these tastes. Well, i know most of you must be thinking that why am I talking about Christmas a month in advance. That is because my Pistachios, Nuts & Chocochip Loaf is very much inspired by the Christmas Fruit Cake. Since I was craving it so much I had to try making something which would kill my craving for the Christmas Cake. Obviously, I couldn’t bake one of those, because it requires a lot of preparations so I tried to make a loaf which is loaded with nuts and chocolate chips.

During my early stages of baking, I never baked a cake loaf or a pound cake. Although, ever since my childhood I have been extremely fond of sliced dry cakes, I never had the confidence to bake one. I always thought that these loaf cakes cant be made without the use of eggs or without any expert advice. Till today I prefer dry slice cakes in comparison to anything. My first attempt to a loaf cake was my Banana Chocochip Loaf and it was a victory. That was really amazing. It is my mom’s favorite and she asks me to bake it once a week..phew 😉

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It was my MOM’s 50th Birthday on the weekend and she didnt want any cake from the baker. All she demanded was for her favorite Banana Loaf. I was quite bored of baking that again and again. Its something with us food bloggers that we keep wanting to try something new all the time. So I promised my mom a loaf cake but I wasn’t sure as to what to make. Meanwhile, I was craving the nutty Christmas cake.. So I kinda mixed both the ideas and made a nutty pistachio loaf with a lot of chocolate chips. Voila!!!! It turned out to be amazing.

P.S- Its my MOM’s new favorite thing now 😛

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This Loaf has a lot of nuts and pistachios because I like that nutty flavor in each bite. I have added crushed almonds, cashews and walnuts. You can add or remove any of these according to your taste and preference. Also, the chocolate chips is not compulsory at all. If you want to keep it entirely nutty you may do so. I have added a whole lot of chocolate chips because, I love the bitterness. The only thing that I would mention is that if you at all are thinking of adding the chocolate chips add the bitter dark chocolate chips. The semi-sweet or the sweet ones would not go well with this loaf as they would overpower the flavor of the nuts and also make the loaf extremely sweet.

 

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Unlike my banana loaf I have used all purpose flour in this loaf. I haven’t replaced it with whole wheat. The flavor does change and I didn’t want to compromise on that. Again, its entirely upto you.

This loaf is extremely moist, soft and rich in flavor. Its tastes as good as a store bough slice of dry cake or even better may be. It is extremely easy to put together and is fuss free. If you are a beginner at baking, this loaf is totally for you. Ready in about an hour or so, this loaf will not disappoint you at all.

P.S- The loaf tastes best the next day once all the flavors are incorporated. Only if you have that much of patience eat it the next day. 🙂

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RECIPE: PISTACHIOS, NUTS & CHOCOCHIP LOAF

Makes- 9″ Loaf (One)

Prep Time- 20 mins

Baking Time- 45 to 50 mins

INGREDIENTS:

  • All Purpose Flour- 1 1/2 cup
  • Baking Powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Castor Sugar- 1 cup
  • Unsalted Butter- 2 sticks
  • Buttermilk- 1 cup
  • Apple Sauce- 3/4th cup( Boil 2 large apples in water,sugar and lemon juice for about 20 mins and then grind them to a smooth paste)
  • Vanilla Extract- 1 tsp
  • Cashews- 1/4th cup chopped
  • Walnuts- 1/4th cup chopped
  • Almonds- 1/4th cup chopped
  • Pistachios- 1/2 cup thinly sliced
  • Chocolate Chips- 1/4th cup

PROCESS:

Sift together all purpose flour & baking powder and keep aside. In a separate bowl, whisk together apple sauce and butter for a few mins until they are combined. Now add sugar and beat the mixture well.

Now add the flour mixture alternating it with butter milk to for a smooth cake mixture. Make sure there are no lumps at all. Do not whisk much. Now keep the beater aside and fold in all the nuts and chocolate chips. Fold in these very lightly. Lastly, add vanilla extract and mix everything together….

Line a 9″ Loaf tin with butter paper. Also grease the sides. Add in the cake mix. Top with sliced pistachios and chocolate chips and bake for at least 40 mins at 180 degrees in a pre-heated oven.

Each oven is different. Therefore, bake for 35 mins first and poke a skewer to check if the cake is done or not. If it doesn’t come out clean you may bake it for another 10 mins.

Your Pistachios, Nuts & Chocochip Loaf is now ready. 

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Chilli Chickpea & Salsa Tacos

Looking for a easy 10 mins starter? Nothing better than a hot serving of Tacos!!!!

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Hello All you Lovely Readers,

If you have been a regular reader of my blog, you would know how much I love Mexican Food. Right from Quasedillas to Cheesy Pizza Nachos I have posted quite a few of them on the blog. I love Mexican food because it is spicy and can be made in a lot of universal ways. I mean it appeals to the taste bud of the Asian People I believe.

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Tacos is one of the most famous Mexican Food. These are corn tortillas folded and  filled with a variety of filling of ones choice and can be made in the most easiest way possible. The best part that I love about Tacos is that it is really versatile. Right from a simple salsa or gucamole to a variety of beans you can fill this up with anything of your choice. It need not be necessarily fancy.

This one that I have made is the easiest Taco Filling and the yummiest one. This is a Spicy Chickpea and Salsa Tacos which is really spicy. You can serve it with Sour Cream or it is even good just the way it is, All you have to do is make the filling before hand and you can just fill it in the tacos and warm it just when needed.

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Well, These days a Taco Shell is very easily available in the market. The one I have used for this recipe too is a ready made Taco Shell. Honestly, I have never tried making them on my own. However, If you do not find a taco shell at your place, all you could do is prepare corn tortillas and fold them once the filling is added. I will do a recipe of that sort very soon.

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Chickpeas are very healthy. It has a lot of nutrients and can be eaten in many forms. The mixture that I have made for the taco filling is simply chickpea cooked in salsa. It is tangy and really spicy. I will be doing a lot more recipes out of chickpeas.I think they turned out quite well. I though I could make these with only beans but these chickpeas have turned out to be amazing. On my mind, is a chickpea soup and salad. I will try fill those up soon.

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Its Day 10 of workout today. Trying to be regular and trying to eat as healthy as possible. I dont believe in crash diet and all. You could just maintain the intake of your calories. Cheat meals are my favorite and its important too, so that you can keep all those cravings aside. I have replaced my sweet cravings with a fruit and it has worked for me. What is you secret mantra? Do share it with me. I will be sharing a few healthy meals that I am eating these days once I complete a month of my workout session. 🙂

RECIPE: CHILI CHICKPEA & SALSA TACOS

MAKES- 6 TACOS

PREP TIME- 5 MINS

BAKING TIME-3 MINS

INGREDIENTS:

  • Boiled Chickpeas- 1 cup
  • Garlic Cloves- 2
  • Red Onion-1 chopped
  • Green Chillies- 2 chopped
  • Tomatoes- 1 chopped
  • Cilantro- 2 tbsp
  • Salt- to taste
  • Red Chilli Flakes- 1 tsp
  • Taco Seasoning Mix- 1 tsp
  • Lemon Juice- 1/2 tsp
  • Black Pepper- to taste
  • Taco Shells- 6
  • Olive Oil- 1 tsp

PROCESS:

In a pan heat oil and add garlic, followed by green chilies and onions. Cook it for a minute or so. Then add chopped tomatoes and all the seasonings. Lastly add chick peas and let it cook for atleast 5 mins. Don’t add water to this mixture because we want the filling to be dry. Lastly add Cilantro and keep aside.

When ready to serve, fill the Taco Shells with the Chickpeas Mixture and bake it for 3 mins at 180 degrees. You can also Microwave it for 90 secs on high.

Your Chili Chickpea & Salsa Tacos is now ready.

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Looking for more Mexican Recipes? Try my:

Cheesy Quesadilla with Salsa

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Baked Cheesy Nachos

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Whole Grain Rotini with Fresh Herbs & Vegetables

Looking for Comfort Food over the weekends? This one totally surpasses the weekend laziness and you wouldn’t mind making them for your Sunday Brunch or for Dinner along with your favorite Movie 🙂

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Pastas are my ultimate favorite and I can have them any time of the day. They never disappoint me. I look at them as comfort food. With a huge variety of whole grain pastas in the market these days you can very much eat them guilt free and as much quantity as you like. Yeah, when it comes to pastas I can actually hog on them very much. To make a guilt free pasta all you got to do is cook them without any sauce and with minimum flavoring. The best thing about  them is that with just a handful of ingredients too you can make them and they taste amazing. I mean i could just make them with 3 ingredients i.e Olive oil, Garlic and some chilli.

P.S- Pastas are my ultimate comfort food.

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I love my mushroom sauce pasta the most when it comes to my favorites but again there is no limits to how many ways you can make these in. I am definitely gonna do more recipes on these. However, when it comes to making them guilt free i prefer a whole grain pasta cooked in veggies without any sauce. You could go ahead with a red tomato sauce but only if you make them without cheese. 😛

This one is really easy to put together. I mean combine your favorite pasta with your choice of veggies and these are ready. It cant get easier than this..Can It? I dont think so. The variety of vegetables that can go in the pasta is amazing. You can combine them with anything and you are ready to put through. They suffice a perfect meal and my meal cant get better.

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I have used fresh Mushrooms, Broccoli, Zucchini and Bell Peppers. You can definitely go ahead and add corns, baby corns, spinach, carrots or anything you  prefer. So next time when you dont know what to eat or cook for yourself make these whole grain rotini and you wont be disappointed at all.

RECIPE: Whole Grain Rotini with Fresh Vegetables and Herbs

Serves- 2

Prep time: 5 mins

Cooking time: 10 mins

INGREDIENTS:

  • Whole Grain Pasta- 1 cup Boiled
  • Olive Oil- 2 Tbsp
  • Garlic- 3 to 4 Cloves finely chopped
  • Broccoli- 1/2 cup diced
  • Mushroom- 1/2 cup diced
  • Zucchini- 1/2 cup diced
  • Green Bellpeppers- 1/2 cup diced
  • Onion- 1 thinly sliced
  • Fresh Basil Leaves- Few
  • Salt- to taste
  • Pepper- to taste
  • Red Chilli Flakes- 1 tsp
  • Oregano- 1 tsp
  • Pasta Seasoning- Optional

PROCESS:

1. In a pan, heat some olive oil and add garlic and onions. You don’t need to overcook any of the vegetables as the bite to it tastes good.

2. Throw in all the other vegetables and saute for a few minutes.

3. Now add in the pasta and all other seasonings.

4. Cook for a few minutes and voila…your pasta is ready.

It really cant get simpler than this. Your Whole Grain Rotini with Fresh Vegetables and Herbs is now ready.

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Semolina Pancakes

Tired of thinking what to make for breakfast? or Bored of making those sweet pancakes with fruits. I bring to you these healthy yet yummy savory pancakes.

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Hello Lovely Readers,

When I did my earlier post on Savory Pancakes i.e Farmhouse Oats Pancakes little did I know about savory pancakes. For me they were quite an innovation. I honestly preferred the savory ones more in comparison to the sweet ones. Although, I cant wait for the strawberry season to hit in so that I can make my favorite strawberry pancakes 😛 Nonetheless, today I am up with another savory pancake recipe which is the semolina pancakes.

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This recipe is one of my favorites and I wouldn’t be lying if I said that I have these at least 3 times a week. This one is totally my Mom’s recipe and I do not want to take credits for this. It is ready with simplest of ingredients and is so surprisingly delicious. You can have them for breakfast, or for your evening snack or also for lunch. These are light yet filling. Who doesn’t want these kind of recipes which are healthy yet satisfying to the taste bud.

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My semolina pancakes are ready in a jiffy and wouldnt take much of your time and effort. This is the best part. I mean, I am always looking for recipes which hardly take any time but the end results are amazing. Easy yet delicious is the way to be. These pancakes are best when they are served hot and they do not require any syrup or dip. You can enjoy eating them just the way they are.

P.S- They do not have any vegetables in them just the goodness of semolina.

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Semolina is very healthy and it is very light for the stomach. I simply love any dish made out of it. You can have it daily. It does not carry any fats if it is steamed or cooked with minimum amount of oil. As I said earlier this recipe has minimal ingredients and it works the best that way. If you wish you can add veggies to it but it is not a compulsion. The main ingredients to be used in this one are green chillies, curry leaves and yogurt.

RECIPE: SEMOLINA PANCAKES

Makes : 4 to 5 medium sized pancakes

Prep Time: 15 mins

Making Time: 5 mins

Serve: Hot

INGREDIENTS:

  • Semolina- 1 cup
  • Yogurt- 1/2 cup
  • Water- 1/4th cup
  • Green Chillies- 2 Finely Chopped
  • Onions- 1 Finely Chopped
  • Cilantro- A handful Chopped
  • Salt- to taste
  • Black Pepper- to taste
  • Curry Leaves- A handful
  • Black Mustard Seeds- 1 Tsp
  • Oil- 2 Tbsp
  • Cooking Soda- 1/4th tsp

PROCESS:

1. In a bowl mix semolina along with yogurt, water, green chillies, onions, cilantro, salt, black pepper and cooking soda.

2. Mix all the ingredients to for a smooth consistency. It should have a pour-able consistency but not to thin. If needed add more water.

3. Leave this mixture aside for atleast 15 mins for it to be ready to be made.

4. In a deep pan, add 1 tsp oil and heat.

5. When heated add black mustard seeds a little and curry leaves. Once it starts cooking add a ladle full mixture in the pan. Cover the pan and let it cook for a minute. Now flip it on the other side and again cook for a few minutes.

6. Cook until it has brown spots on both sides. Make sure you cook it on low flame and covered.

7. Serve hot with yogurt or eat it just like that.

Your Semolina Pancakes are now ready.

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Piri Piri Corn Salad with Wholewheat Pita Chips

Piri Piri Corn Salad with Wholewheat Pita Chips is surely a great way to start the month of October. Healthy is surely Tasty too. My Piri Piri Corn Salad Just Defines That. ❤

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Heyiii All You Lovely Readers 🙂

Firstly, I would like to thank each one of you for all your love. Each day I receive alot of  Messages and Emails , and my day is just made with all the amazing things you say and it gives me confidence to do more better. I also whole heartedly welcome your feedbacks so please keep writing in. Also, I just reached my 1st Milestone on INSTAGRAM with 1000+ Followers 🙂 OCTOBER couldn’t begin more better than this…..Isn’t It?? Well there is a lot more to do…. but the first 1k followers are always special I believe. ❤

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If you have been a regular follower and reader of my blog you would know that I have been really excited about the month OCTOBER since my last blog post. October is my favorite month because Its my Birthday month and also because of all the Festivals and Celebrations around. Through out the month, I feel each day is a Celebration. My Piri Piri Corn Salad with Wholewheat Pita Chips just show that the celebrations have begun.

P.S- My Piri Corn Salad with Wholewheat Pita Chips are spicy, tangy, and healthy.

As you know, I started my new section SALADS in the previous month. The Cucumber Ribbon Salad with Yogurt Mint Dressing was loved by everyone. On one hand where that salad was cool…sweet…and very summery, this salad is very peppy. It is spicy..tangy and is served with wholewheat pita chips for that extra crunch. You can also eat it as a salsa with any other chips of your choice. I preferred homemade wholewheat pita chips. In this recipe you will learn to make both the salad and the chips. You can use the Whole Wheat Pita Chips and serve it with Soups, Salsa and even Pastas. It is really versatile.

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If you Love Amercian Sweet Corn you are surely going to love this salad. I have used a ready made Piri Piri Sauce to add in the spice to this salad. If you don’t have it you can also use Piri Piri Powder or make the sauce at home. The choice is totally yours. Now, whether you can make this sauce without any Piri Piri Sauce then my answer would be NO. I mean you will have a salad but it wouldn’t be a Spicy Salad anymore. However, if not this, I would suggest you to add a few chopped green chilies for the flavor.

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This Salad tastes amazing with Whole Wheat Pita Chips. It balances out the spicy-ness of the Salad. You can serve it with a ready to eat chips of your choice if you don’t prefer making the Whole wheat Pita chips. These are fairly easy to make and are ready in no time. This salad can be well prepared before hand and served when desired. I am in love with these pita chips. They are made without yeast. I will be doing a pita bread recipe soon on the blog. You can surely replace the whole wheat flour with all purpose flour (maida). The quantities and the recipe remains the same.

 Without much a do…lets begin with the recipe.

RECIPE: PIRI PIRI CORN SALAD WITH WHOLE WHEAT PITA CHIPS

Makes- 2 cups salad and a plate full of chips

Prep Time- 20 mins

Baking Time of Pita Chips- 15 to 20 mins

INGREDIENTS

For the Salad:

  • Partly Boiled American Sweet Corn- 1 cup
  • Red Onion- 1 Chopped
  • Tomatoes- 2 (Diseeded and Chopped)
  • Cabbage- 1/4th piece (Chopped)
  • Ginger- 1 Inch Chopped
  • Lemon Juice- 1 to 2 Tbsp
  • Piri Piri Sauce- 1 Tbsp
  • Salt- to taste
  • Pepper- to taste
  • Taco Mix- 1 Tbsp
  • Cilantro- 2 to 3 Tbsp (Finely Chopped)
  • Roasted Red Chilli Flakes- 1/4th Tsp

For the Whole Wheat Pita Chips:

  • Whole Wheat Flour- 1 cup
  • Water- To knead the dough
  • Butter- 2 tbsp
  • Baking Powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Oil- 30 ml

PROCESS

1. In a large bowl, Take whole wheat flour, Oil, Baking Powder and knead a soft dough using adequate water. Knead the dough for atleast 5 to 7 minutes on a flat surface so that the gluten in the dough is developed. Cover with a damp towel and leave aside for 1 hour.

2. In another bowl, add Onions, Tomatoes, Cabbage, Corn, Ginger, Salt, Pepper, Taco Mix, Roasted Red Chilli Flakes and keep aside.

3. Now, take one fourth of the dough and roll it out. Apply Melted butter and fold it to form a Semi- Circle. Do the same with all the dough.

4. Grill this in the oven for about 15 mins at 180 degrees or until the dough is crisp. Once done, you can sprinkle over a lot of taco mix and cut them into triangles or any desired shape of your choice.

5. While serving, mix lemon juice and cilantro to the salad. Place them in your serving dish and top with a lot of pita chips.

Your Piri Piri Corn Salad with Whole Wheat Pita Chips is now ready.

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Cucumber Ribbon Salad with Yogurt Mint Dressing

Fond of Salads? Try my new Cucumber Ribbon Salad which is the easiest salad ever. Ready in less than 5 mins….This Salad totally is worth a try.

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Hello Lovely Readers,

Its weekend and I am just too lazy to make something fancy. I don’t understand: but the fact is I like cooking on weekdays. Just the thought of weekend makes me Lazy. 😛 Also, I think my creativity works the best when I am alone and cooking. I like my space in the kitchen to cook. So yeah, I love cooking on weekdays. It just makes me really happy. I have thought of a few new recipes this week. I hope they come out well and I can share it on the blog.

P.S- Weekends are the best for lazy and easy cooking.

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I am not a SALAD fan. I like it once in a while. Also I like eating my veggies just like that instead of putting it all together in the form of a salad. So yeah…Here I am with my first salad recipe on the blog. Actually this new addition is due to my sisters desire for me to make various salads. She is very fond of them and she really has encouraged me to try a lot of salads. So you will definitely be reading a lot of salad recipes coming on the blog.

This Cucumber Ribbon Salad with Yogurt Mint Salad is the easiest salad ever. The ingredients that are used are not very fancy. I believe you can find them at your kitchen on a day to day basis. It is really easy to put together and comes out amazing. Also, I have sliced the salad in the form of ribbons which look really gorgeous. The sprouts just enhance the taste and the health quotient of the salad. It adds that crunchy-ness to the Salad and goes really well with the dressing.

Screenshot_2014-09-12-00-37-39-1_wmEven if you are a kid, or a beginner  in the kitchen, this one is really easy. Anyone of you can make these. Its best for a hot a summer day. I had them for lunch and it was really nice. I have here used a Yogurt Mint Dressing. You can also go ahead and use a regular lemon dressing for the same. It would taste good with a Lemon Dressing too but turn out to be the best with this Yogurt Mint Dressing. This dressing is really Universal and you can use it for a lot of other salads or as a dip. Will be doing a post for the same too.

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P.S- If you are not a Salad Fan, try these. I am sure you would ❤ them. 

RECIPE: CUCUMBER RIBBON SALAD WITH YOGURT MINT DRESSING

MAKES- 2 BOWLS

PREP TIME- 5 MINS

INGREDIENTS:

For the Yogurt Mint Dressing:

  • Greek Yogurt- 1/2 cup
  • Olive Oil- 2 Tbsp
  • Lemon Juice- 1  1/2 Tbsp
  • Salt- To taste
  • Pepper- To taste
  • Chat Masala- 1/2 Tsp
  • Green Chilli- 1 Finely Chopped
  • Mint Leaves- 5 to 6 Finely Chopped
  • Sugar- 1 pinch

For the Salad:

  • Cucumber- Ribbons( Cut with the help of a peeler)
  • Sprouts- 1/2 cup
  • Pomegranate- 2 Tbsp

PROCESS:

1.  In a bowl mix all the ingredients under the heading of the Yogurt Mint Dressing and keep aside to chill in the refrigerator.

2. Add cucumber ribbons, sprouts and pomegranate in a bowl.

3. Add the dressing and top with a few mint leaves.

4. Serve Chilled.

Your Cucumber Ribbon Salad with Yogurt Mint Dressing is now Ready.

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Oats and Vegetable Patties

Whoever Said ” HEALTHY IS NOT YUMMY” didn’t know what to cook. Yes, you heard it right. These Oats and Vegetable Patties are healthy and yummy Super Yummy ❤

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Hello Lovely Readers,

My Oats and Vegetable Patties are the yummiest I have had so far. Trust me it truly breaks the notion that Healthy Food is Not Tasty. You will fall in love with this and just end up craving for more & more. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and it has to be full of nutrition.  With all my attempts of breakfast recipes on the blog, I have made sure that they are healthy yet delicious. My Fruit Parfaits & Orange and Banana Smoothies were a huge hit.

I am not a diet freak and not a calorie counter. But yes, I like to balance my diet. Even if you are eating junk or unhealthy food it is important to balance it the next day so that you can maintain your weight. When I began with the breakfast column on the blog, I only had one thing in mind i.e Healthy Breakfast Ideas. These Oats and Vegetable Patties are a total win-win. You are eating the healthiest breakfast and it is delicious too.

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Honestly, I wasn’t an Oat lover until I made these. I liked to eat it once in a while, that too the flavored ones that we get these days in the market. I liked strawberry one A lot. But I could manage to eat it only once a week. These patties were the most amazing experiments which have come true. I wished to make Masala oats with all the veggies in it, but then thought why cant I make something out of oats and vegetables……. And here it was.

P.S- These Patties are rich in Protein and Fibre.

Oats are really high on Protein and Fiber. They help you maintain weight and its worth it if you include them in your diet plan. They keep you full for quite sometime and yet are low on fats and sugar content. This recipe is a hub of nutrients. It has Oats, Green Grams and Vegetables. The best part about the recipe is that, even if you don’t like Oats you can make these because you can’t really taste it. 😉 I added 1 1/2 cup of oats in this recipe but no one could actually make out if I had added oats in it. My mom didn’t actually believe this had Oats.

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Like my other breakfast recipes, this too is really easy to make. You require no skills at all…Zero..Even a 5 year old kid can make this….Its that easy. If you are a beginner and wish to start cooking, I would suggest you to start from these. They make you feel like a pro in the kitchen and you would get a lot of compliments for making such a breakfast 😀

RECIPE:  OATS AND VEGETABLE PATTIES

Makes- 10-12 Medium Sized Patties

Prep Time- 10 mins

Cooking Time- 5 mins

INGREDIENTS:

  • Sugarless Wholegram Oats- 1 1/2 Cups
  • Green Gram (Moong Dal)- 1/2 cup
  • Onion- 1 finely chopped
  • Carrot- 1 finely chopped
  • Green Chillies- 1/2 Tbsp finely chopped
  • Cilantro- 1 to 2 Tbsp finely chopped
  • Chilli Powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Chat Masala- 1/2 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Lemon Juice- 1 tsp

PROCESS:

1. Soak Green Gram in water and leave it for atleast 6 hours or overnight. Add little water and make a smooth paste.

2. In a non-stick pan, roast the oats until they turn light brown. This process should take about 3 to 4 mins.

3. Now In a large bowl take the smooth green gram paste. Add the roasted oats and all the other ingredients and combine everything together.

4. Take equal portions and shape each into a desired shape.

5. Heat 1 Tbsp oil, in a non-stick pan and cook the patties until golden brown. Dont add more oil. This much oil is enough. Cover them and cook for 5 mins.

6. Sprinkle some cilantro and chat masala on top and enjoy,

Your Oats and Vegetable Patties are now ready.

 

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Banana Chocochip Loaf

Super Moist, Super Chocolaty, Super Yummy. Best Banana Loaf Ever.

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Hello Lovely Readers,

Baking a Bread has always been on top of my bucket list but I had never tried them. Honestly, I was always scared that they might not turn out the way they are supposed to be. Well, I am so so glad that I have finally baked them and to my surprise it turned out amazing. They are on my hit list and a Ten On Ten recipe. My family loved it too and trust me they are high on demand. 🙂

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Banana Bread is the best creation ever. I wonder why I didnt try them earlier 😦 This Banana Chocochip Loaf is easy  very easy to bake. All you have to do is throw all the ingredients in the bowl, mix them and bake it. Simple isnt it. My super moist Banana Chocolate Loaf along with a scoop of ice- cream is the best dessert you could make. If you are a beginner at baking, and dont know where to start from- I would suggest you to try baking these Banana Chocochip Bread. They are moist, chocolaty and really really easy to make. They make you feel like a perfectionist.

P.S- I have used whole wheat flour for my Banana Chocochip Loaf .

This Banana Chocochip Loaf is low on calories. There are a lot of bananas, whole wheat flour and walnuts. They are low in calorie which is why you wont mind picking another piece of it. I am not really a calorie counter, but if you can bake something healthy yet so delicious then why not? I have used 1 1/2 cup whole wheat flour to 1/2 cup cake flour. But if you wish, you can bake them with cake flour itself. The choice is totally yours. It wont make a difference to the taste and the moistness of the cake.

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A banana loaf cake is like a really vintage dish in the baking world. Its been made since ages. They are called Banana Bread but its more like a moist, sweet, fluffy piece of cake. I wonder why are they called BREADS . The best part about a banana bread is that you can eat it for Breakfast, with your Evening Tea or as a dessert. It serves all your cravings at its best.The shelf life of this cake is 3 to 4 days and trust me its as tasty as it is on the 1st day. All you have to do is microwave it for a few seconds and its ready 🙂

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The trick to a really moist and flavored banana bread is to use a very ripe banana. Yes, you heard it right. Those bananas which have black dots on them are the ones you are supposed to use. When i asked my mom, to get me the ripest bananas she could find, She just laughed at me thinking I was talking nonsense.. LOL. She got me pretty looking ones and I had to wait for 2 days for it to ripe…arghh…. So, next time you have bananas rotting in the house, don’t throw them away, BAKE. 🙂 The best part about this bread is that you can Bake them any time you like. Banana is a fruit which is available almost all the time. With the most basic ingredients available in the kitchen, you can bake them.

P.S- Use the Ripest Banana Possible.

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Lets begin with the Recipe for my Banana Chocochip Loaf.

INGREDIENTS:

    • Over Ripe Bananas- 4 ( Medium Sized)
    • Unsalted Butter- 50 gms
    • Whole Wheat Flour- 1 1/2 cup
    • All Purpose Flour- 1/2 cup
    • Baking Powder- 2  tsp
    • Corn Starch- 1 Tbsp
    • Castor Sugar- 3/4 cup
    • Salt- 1/2 tsp
    • Milk- 1/2 cup
    • Semi Sweet Chocochips- 1 cup
    • Walnuts- 1/2 cup (Optional)

PROCESS:

Makes 1 Loaf ( 9 to 5″)

Preparation Time- 15 mins

Baking Time- 50 mins

Pre Heat oven for 15 mins at 180 degrees.

1. Mash the bananas with your electric whisker or with the help of a spoon. This process should take about 5 to 7 mins. Make sure there are no lumps and its smooth.

2. In a bowl, sieve together, wheat flour, Cake flour, sugar, salt, corn starch and baking powder and keep aside.

3. Once the bananas are mashed, Add butter and Vanilla extract and beat it for 1 min.

4. Now add the dry ingredients alternatively with milk until everything is combined.

5. The batter will be thick and do not over beat.

6. Once everything is combined add chocochip and fold in with the help of a spatula.

7. Line your 9 to 5″ baking tray with a parchment paper and pour the batter in it.

8. If you wish, you can add some chocochips and walnuts on the top.

9. Bake for 50 mins in a preheated oven at 180 degrees. Check after 40 mins with the help of a skewer. If the skewer does not come out clean, bake for 5 more mins.

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10. After 25 mins, cover the tray loosely with aluminum foil to avoid heavy browning.

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Your Banana Chocochip Loaf is now Ready 🙂

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* Use as ripe banana as possible for a super moist Banana Bread.

* Do not overfill the baking tray as the bread will have no space to rise.

* You can bake a simple Banana Bread too and avoid Chocochips.

*You can substitute milk with yogurt in this recipe.

*Dont Over beat the batter.

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Shruti

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Fruit Parfaits

Hellloooo Lovely Readers 🙂

Are you looking for an easy, fast, delicious and healthy breakfast option? Are your children or siblings not eating fruits…….. which you want them to? Do you find it difficult to make a healthy yet delicious breakfast when you are running short of time?

Well if Yes…………. The answer to these queries is the most easiest and healthiest breakfast option: “FRUIT PARFAIT”

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Breakfast is the start of the day and you want it to be amazing…… Isnt it? Its reallly annoying when you wake up to a breakfast you don’t like…………………. Well, i get super annoyed. I have been trying to make really fun breakfasts these days….that are so gorgeous looking that it just makes your day 🙂

Hellooo…. Aren’t all of us bored with the routine- Milk, Cornflakes, Breads, Toasts, Butter, Pancakes etc??????There has to be something different!!! All of you will agree to this 😛 …. So to your rescue i will be posting a lot of easy yet healthy breakfast options that would make your day…. This is the first one i am posting in this categoryy…….

Whenever we look at something like the picture posted above, we are too scared to try them. It just shows so much effort must have gone in….But trust me it is super easy to make….. And the best part is , with everything available in hand you can make them any time of the day you want to!

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Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and we want to add as much nutrients as possible to this. Fruit Parfaits are full of nutrients from all raw ingredients and the best part about them is that you can make it the way you like………….. Isnt that cool? The fruits can be of your choice… the Yogurt can be of your choice and you can even carry them in plastic cups for work or school…… … It fulfills the urge of a dessert tooo.. but yeahh… A healthy dessert i must say 😛

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INGREDIENTS:

Serves- 4 to 5

Prep Time- 30 mins

Presenting Time- 10 mins

  • Biscuit Crumbs- 1 cup
  • Vanilla Yogurt- 3 cups
  • Castor Sugar- 2 Tbsp
  • Salt- A pinch
  • Chocolate Chips( white/dark)- 3 Tbsp
  • Sprinklers- 1 Tbsp (Optional)
  • Fresh Fruits Diced
  • Mixed Granola- 1 Cup

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PROCESS:

  1. In a food processor, grind the biscuits and granola together. If you like it crunchy you may skip grinding the granola in the food processor.
  2. Line your service glass with a layer of this mixture.
  3. You may add chocolate chips to the mixture too…. Its completely your choice..( I like mine a lil chocolatyy 😉
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  5. Once you have lined your serving glass with it… Allow it to cool in the refrigerator for about 15 mins.
  6. Now you gotta start layering the yogurt and the fruits one by one.Add a pinch of salt and sugar to your yogurt to enhance the taste. This is entirely optional. Create as many layers as you like.

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7. Add sugar to citrus fruits so that they dont taste too sour.

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8. Layer with the fruits you like and use your creativity to make it look beautiful.

9. Top with chocolate chips and sprinklers to give it an additional taste .

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Your healthy and easy breakfast is now ready. :* 🙂

*The biscuits can totally be of your choice. You could use digestive biscuits, bourbon biscuits, oat cookies, chocolate cookies or any other flavor and texture of cookies you like.

* Using chocolate chips and sprinklers is optional…. Its entirely your choice. They just add a little more flavor to your parfait.

* You can use any yogurt of your choice. Vanilla yogurt is not compulsary.

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Hope you enjoy making them….. Do contact me for any queries…. I would love to answer them.

Enjoy Cooking 🙂

Love

SHRUTI

XOXO