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29 September, 2016

Two Ways To Make Sprouted Black Eyed Beans Sundal

Two Ways To Make Sprouted Black Eyed Beans Sundal
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The Indian festival of Navaratri is here! I regularly make sprouted black eyed bean sundal during this time. Here is the way to prepare a sweet and a savory version of this protein-rich snack: Black eyed peas are one of the easiest beans to soak and sprout, next to mung beans. If you can get
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19 September, 2016

Ragi and Brown Rice Idli (Steamed Multigrain Savory Cake with Finger Millet)-Meatless Monday recipe

Ragi and Brown Rice Idli (Steamed Multigrain Savory Cake with Finger Millet)-Meatless Monday recipe
Comments : 10 Posted in : Breakfast, Easy lunch box recipes, Meatless Mondays, snack on by : apsara
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Idli, the ubiquitous south Indian   breakfast,  or evening tiffin/snack can be made healthier by substituting some of the white rice with whole grains. An excellent low glycemic index food for diabetics as well as weight watchers. If you worry about a poor digestive system sensitive to whole grains, this is an excellent choice as fermentation
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24 August, 2016

Shallow-fried Vella Seedai (Sweet Rice flour balls) for Krishna Janmashtami

Shallow-fried Vella Seedai (Sweet Rice flour balls) for Krishna Janmashtami
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It is Krishna Janmashtami, or the birthday of Lord Krishna tomorrow. I am here with an easy and healthy way to prepare his favorite sweet rice flour balls, shallow-fried with just a Paniyaram or Aebleskiver pan. Yes, and no compromise in taste! It is advisable to use only oils with a high smoke point for
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12 August, 2016

Soft and Chewy Cranberry Almond Granola Bars (gluten-free, vegan)

Soft and Chewy Cranberry Almond Granola Bars (gluten-free, vegan)
Comments : 12 Posted in : Eggless cookies, snack on by : apsara
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It feels so good to be writing a recipe post again, after a long hiatus! I did not plan for the break to be this long… in fact I had “withdrawal symptoms” initially, but then life got so busy that I got used to not blogging after a few days. This summer has been a
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12 May, 2016

Kid’s Friendly Lettuce Wraps for Diabetes Friendly Thursdays

Kid’s Friendly Lettuce Wraps for Diabetes Friendly Thursdays
Comments : 24 Posted in : Appetizer, Diabetes Friendly Thursdays, Easy lunch box recipes, 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! Celebrate the month of May with Team DFT, indulging on some delicious and hearty wraps that are diabetic friendly and weight watchers friendly. I have a delicious lettuce wrap that is even kid friendly, as it was well
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11 March, 2016

Millet Chivda – A Quick Whole-grain Savory Snack and Co-hosting Fiesta Friday #110

Millet Chivda – A Quick Whole-grain Savory Snack and Co-hosting Fiesta Friday #110
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Yay, it’s Friday again! And guess what, it is a special friday for me, because I’m co-hosting Fiesta Fridays for the first time! Have you heard about it yet? Fiesta Fridays is a party started by the super awesome Angie 2 years ago, to bring bloggers together. It is a place where bloggers from all
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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!
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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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22 February, 2016

Easy Kale Chips Made in a Low Temperature Oven- A Meatless Monday And Fiesta Friday Recipe

Easy Kale Chips Made in a Low Temperature Oven- A Meatless Monday And Fiesta Friday Recipe
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How did I not post this earlier? These kale chips are something that I have been making through this winter, so often, when kale has been in season, for $0.99 a bunch. In fact, this has been the only way I have been using kale, by my kids’ demand! Seriously!!!   No, you do not
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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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