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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)
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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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10 April, 2016

Fun Chocolate Birthday Cakes (gluten free, vegan, natural icing colors)

Fun Chocolate Birthday Cakes (gluten free, vegan, natural icing colors)
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Regular readers of this blog know that I am passionate about avoiding artificial flavors and colors, even in cakes and icing. Many synthetic colors that are used in food are known to have harmful effect on the body, especially in children. Read this article about the dark side of food colors from Food Matters. One
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7 March, 2016

Coconut Almond Chocolate Bark And Extending The Giveaway Deadline!

Coconut Almond Chocolate Bark And Extending The Giveaway Deadline!
Comments : 12 Posted in : Desserts, Meatless Mondays, snack on by : apsara
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I have been bitten by the chocolate-making bug! After the huge success in making my cranberry orange chocolate bark, I “embarked” on this new flavor! Simple and easy- mixing almond flavor and coconut gives this delicious homemade chocolate. We could never have enough of these! Remember in my cranberry-orange chocolate post last week, I announced
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4 March, 2016

Healthy Cranberry Orange Chocolate Bark, and An Exciting Giveaway!

Healthy Cranberry Orange Chocolate Bark, and An Exciting Giveaway!
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I made this wonderful chocolate bark using raw cacao powder, flavored with orange and cranberries. I should tell you, it is one of the easiest things you can make at home- with real ingredients! Making an easy dessert with superfoods- cacao powder, coconut oil and a natural sweetener has never been more rewarding… What is
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30 January, 2016

Easy, NUTricious Cookies (Gluten free, oil free and vegan)

Easy, NUTricious Cookies  (Gluten free, oil free and vegan)
Comments : 13 Posted in : Appetizer, Desserts, Eggless cookies, Gluten free baking, Indian sweets, snack on by : apsara
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  Yes! Believe it or not, these soft and chewy gluten-free cookies are super easy to make.  Made with 90% nuts that are activated by soaking- not your conventional method of making a cookie. Read on to find out how these beauties can be made easily in no time (except for soaking, of course!).  
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4 January, 2016

Zucchini Cardamom Cupcakes- Meatless Monday, Fiesta Friday #100 (GF, vegan)

Zucchini Cardamom Cupcakes- Meatless Monday, Fiesta Friday #100 (GF, vegan)
Comments : 11 Posted in : Desserts, eggless cakes, Gluten free baking, Meatless Mondays on by : apsara
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  After a break of a couple of weeks, I am back here with a new recipe, wishing you all a very Happy New Year!!! I am so glad to be taking part in the 100th Fiesta Friday blogger’s party hosted by the lovely Angie, Judi, Mollie, Steffi and Suzanne. This is also a Meatless
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9 November, 2015

Okkarai, a 5-ingredient Sweet Dish for Diwali and Meatless Mondays (gluten-free, vegan)

Okkarai, a 5-ingredient Sweet Dish for Diwali and Meatless Mondays (gluten-free, vegan)
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Here’s a healthy snack that I made for Diwali this year! Tagging this to Meatless Monday, the initiative to eat more vegetarian meals. Flourless, no deep-frying, just steam cooked lentil cakes mixed with jaggery or unrefined sugar. I learned this recipe from my mother-in-law this summer and we all fell in love with it. You
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1 August, 2015

Carrot Orange Cupcakes with Coconut Cream Drizzle

Carrot Orange Cupcakes with Coconut Cream Drizzle
Comments : 9 Posted in : Desserts, eggless cakes, Gluten free baking on by : apsara
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  There has been another occasion to make cupcakes in my house; it was my husband’s birthday this week! Not that I really need a reason to bake, but I just made it look special with some mild but interesting topping. I decided to make a gluten-free version of my carrot orange cake recipe. These are
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17 June, 2015

Pineapple Kesari – a Father’s Day Special for Diabetes Friendly Thursdays

Pineapple Kesari – a Father’s Day Special for Diabetes Friendly Thursdays
Comments : 24 Posted in : Desserts, Diabetes Friendly Thursdays, Indian sweets, Uncategorized on by : apsara
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Celebrate Father’s Day with DFT Team with healthier and diabetes friendly desserts, this week. “Kesari” is the ubiquitous dessert that you would find at any south-Indian celebration. The easy-to-prepare sweet is made with rava or semolina. Adding pineapple is a variation that adds a new dimension to the flavor taking it to a new level.
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