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5 November, 2018

Quick and Easy Moong Dal Laddu (gluten-free, low glycemic)

Quick and Easy Moong Dal Laddu (gluten-free, low glycemic)
Posted in : Desserts, Indian sweets on by : apsara
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Happy Deepavali/ Diwali!! I’m here again with a new Diwali sweet to celebrate the festival of lights this year. Mung dal or lentil needs no introduction. It is widely used in various dishes in India and desserts make no exception.  This year, I wanted to make a really quick gluten-free sweet and settled on a
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19 September, 2018

Roasted, Curried Spaghetti Squash or Upma

Roasted, Curried Spaghetti Squash or Upma
Comments : 4 Posted in : Gluten free baking, Main course, snack on by : apsara
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Talk about spaghetti squash in the summer!  I have been making this incredibly easy and simple snack/ meal in my home for a year now, and have had multiple friends ask for the recipe.  I  finally got down to posting the recipe today! Make this for your kids while we get this wonderful vegetable and
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11 May, 2017

Resolving The Cooking Oil Dilemma (Which oils should I use?)

Resolving The Cooking Oil Dilemma (Which oils should I use?)
Comments : 12 Posted in : Hot Topics on Health, Tips to make daily food healthy, Uncategorized on by : apsara
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I have had the cooking oil dilemma for a long time; this is not the first time I have been writing about it. I thought I had found an answer 3 years ago, but since then I have been learning a lot more about this issue:  what is the best oil to use for various
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10 March, 2017

Why You Would Want To, And How To Make Kajal At Home

Why You Would Want To, And How To Make Kajal At Home
Posted in : Ideas For Non-Toxic Living on by : apsara
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What Is Kajal Or Kohl? Kajal or Kohl (or KaNmai in Tamil) is a popular cosmetic used to line the eyes, especially in Indian and Middle Eastern cultures. It is applied inside the lower eyelashes.  I grew up loving this cosmetic. It really highlights the eyes. Women in my family as in many others have
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3 March, 2017

Homemade Whipped Body Butter/ Lotion

Homemade Whipped Body Butter/ Lotion
Comments : 6 Posted in : Ideas For Non-Toxic Living on by : apsara
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Ok, I know I’ve taken a very long break from blogging. It was time to give it some love! I have been making new things in the kitchen, but just have not taken the time to document them, take pictures and create a new post.  Lots of fun-filled DIY projects. Yes, it is a great
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16 December, 2016

Easy Peasy Lemon Cookies

Easy Peasy Lemon Cookies
Comments : 7 Posted in : Desserts, Eggless cookies, Gluten free baking on by : apsara
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Yay, it is December, and I’m finally posting a cookie recipe that fits the festive mood! The lemon cookies that I have made are so simple to make and have no gluten, and have no oil or refined sugar either. And it can be made in under 30 minutes! We had a friend over for
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27 October, 2016

Sweet Potato Gulab Jamun (gluten-free, vegan)

Sweet Potato Gulab Jamun (gluten-free, vegan)
Comments : 10 Posted in : Desserts, Indian sweets on by : apsara
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Happy Diwali/ Deepavali!!! One of the advantages of being a food blogger is that one will always get inspired to try new things in the kitchen. Yes. Having connected with other food bloggers, it is hard to just sit there and watch as your friends are posting new recipes for Diwali. With three days to
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