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3 June, 2015

Spicy Jalapeno Cornbread Muffins for DFT

Spicy Jalapeno Cornbread Muffins for DFT
Comments : 35 Posted in : Breads, Diabetes Friendly Thursdays, Gluten free baking, snack on by : apsara
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Creating recipes with a cause! I am a proud DFT blogger. To learn about DFT click here To find more DFT recipes click here Diabetes Friendly Thursdays goes Mexican this week! I’ve always wanted to make cornbread, a spicy version. The “Mexican” theme for DFT this week gave me that opportunity, and I happily put on
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10 May, 2015

Strawberry Mini-cheesecakes – a Mother’s Day Special (gluten-free, vegan)

Strawberry Mini-cheesecakes – a Mother’s Day Special (gluten-free, vegan)
Comments : 28 Posted in : Desserts, Gluten free baking on by : apsara
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The very first time I tried a mini cheesecake was after getting inspired by my blogger friend Josette’s (The Brook Cook) post. She gave some helpful hints and beautifully presented the dish. I tried an egg-free version of that and fell in love with cheesecake in general. Now that I have shifted to a dairy-free and
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21 April, 2015

Sunflower Cupcakes with Homemade Fondant- Meatless Mondays (gluten-free, vegan, natural colors)

Sunflower Cupcakes with Homemade Fondant- Meatless Mondays (gluten-free, vegan, natural colors)
Comments : 15 Posted in : eggless cakes, Gluten free baking, Meatless Mondays on by : apsara
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March and April have been the busiest months for me, planning my kids’ birthday parties within 3 weeks of each other. My 6-year old girl demanded sunflowers in her cake. That was daunting! I had no idea how many petals were in a sunflower; what, 20? 30? But thankfully, when I used my regular daisy
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16 April, 2015

Oven Baked Masala Kale Chips

Oven Baked Masala Kale Chips
Comments : 16 Posted in : Appetizer, Diabetes Friendly Thursdays, Gluten free baking, snack on by : apsara
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Yes, I made it! The popular kale chips that every health nut or food blogger has tried or is tempted to try. Kale is a superfood and this is truly the most delicious way to have it. Most stores now carry kale chips in the natural foods aisle. But it is so easy to make
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13 April, 2015

Homemade Toasted Almonds- Meatless Mondays

Homemade Toasted Almonds- Meatless Mondays
Comments : 20 Posted in : condiments, Gluten free baking, Meatless Mondays, snack on by : apsara
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Almonds– one of the healthiest foods on the planet. High in mono-unsaturated fat, almonds actually lower the risk of weight gain, offers protection against diabetes, heart disease and also decreases HDL  (source: here) It is a wonderful source of micro-nutrients magnesium, copper, phosphorous, vitamin B2 and biotin. We love toasted almonds! I always get some
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23 January, 2015

Healthy Festive Baked Crackers (gluten-free, oil-free, vegan)

Healthy Festive Baked Crackers (gluten-free, oil-free, vegan)
Comments : 39 Posted in : Appetizer, Crackers, Gluten free baking on by : apsara
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  It is a special party at Angie’s place this week as the Novice Gardener’s Fiesta Fridays weekly potluck party completes one year since it began! What a lovely journey it has been. This has been the most enjoyable blogger’s party ever, and Angie is so good at making it THE BEST. Check out the
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2 January, 2015

Vanilla cupcakes for the New Year (gluten-free, egg-free with vegan option)

Vanilla cupcakes for the New Year (gluten-free, egg-free with vegan option)
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Gosh, it has been more than two weeks since my last post! We started our holidays with an enjoyable road trip, but after that there has been a flu-like sickness in everyone in my family. That has kept me so busy, I’ve barely been checking other posts…sorry if I have missed yours! But I’m back
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21 November, 2014

Savory biscuits with cheese and chives (vegan, nut-free, wheat-free)

Savory biscuits with cheese and chives (vegan, nut-free, wheat-free)
Comments : 17 Posted in : Crackers, Eggless cookies, Gluten free baking on by : apsara
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  The cold weather calls for some savory snacks at tea time. I bake more in the winter just because the warmth of the oven and the goodies inside keep me motivated and happy. Here is a totally guilt-free and easy-to-make biscuit/cracker recipe! I recently bought some vegan cheddar cheese at a health store. While
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15 October, 2014

Baked Butter Murukku/ Chakli

Baked Butter Murukku/ Chakli
Comments : 34 Posted in : Gluten free baking, snack on by : apsara
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  Deepavali/ ‘Diwali’ or the Festival of Lights is less than a week away! In many Indian homes, preparations of sweets and savories have begun. Since the kids are at home for Fall break this week, I decided to begin early, to work out some easy and healthier version of a snack. I do not
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