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10 April, 2014

Gluten-free and guilt-free cashew brownies

Gluten-free and guilt-free cashew brownies
Comments : 67 Posted in : eggless cakes, Gluten free baking, snack on by : apsara
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  The first flowers bloomed in my garden! I could not resist plucking a few to go with these brownies (I’m sorry, bees!) I’m taking these sweet treats to The Novice Gardener’s Fiesta Friday party, come join us there! Ah, yet another brownie recipe, you say. But look closely, this one has no egg, no
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7 April, 2014

Sprouted moong (mung bean) pesarattu by Priya of Sugarfree Sweetheart

Comments : 13 Posted in : Recipes of fellow bloggers, snack, sprouting on by : apsara
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I have started a new category in my blog- with recipes of fellow bloggers that I have tried and really like. Kind of a re-blog, with my notes on it. One of my favorite recipes that I often make and my family loves is the pancake or pesarattu made with sprouted mung beans. It can
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26 March, 2014

beet flavored sugar cookies from icing

Comments : 19 Posted in : Eggless cookies, snack on by : apsara
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When  frosting a big cake, we invariably end up with extra icing that can be stored in the fridge for a week. But even kids would not like to eat plain icing after consuming a rich cake just a few days before. After making this cake last week, I had some beet-colored icing made with
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8 March, 2014

Baked Bitter Gourd Chips (or rather, “better” gourd chips!)

Baked Bitter Gourd Chips (or rather, “better” gourd chips!)
Comments : 15 Posted in : Appetizer, side dish, snack on by : apsara
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  Some time ago, I posted a curry recipe with bitter gourd in gravy, and after that I’ve been experimenting with making a simple, ‘bitter-less’, dry curry with the green vegetable. And baking provided a solution- hey, it always makes things simple, doesn’t it? I’m very thrilled with this recipe because it was an instant
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7 March, 2014

Eggless and sugarless whole wheat apricot cupcakes/muffins

Eggless and sugarless whole wheat apricot cupcakes/muffins
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There used to be a time when my son as a toddler, used to take a bag of dried apricots from the fridge and devour them as his favorite “apaki”. He is almost three now and has lost his taste for the fruit. So I am devising ways for him to eat it in other
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21 February, 2014

whole grain masala crackers- vegan and nut-free

Comments : 31 Posted in : Crackers, snack on by : apsara
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I am always trying to improve my recipes for crackers, you know why? Because they are so popular in my house,  I need to make a fresh batch every few days. I try to make it more interesting by changing a few things, and recently started adding nutritional yeast flakes. The result is awesome. Packed
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15 February, 2014

cashew pistachio cookies (gluten-free and vegan)- the minimalist’s choice

cashew pistachio cookies (gluten-free and vegan)- the minimalist’s choice
Comments : 20 Posted in : Eggless cookies, Gluten free baking, Indian sweets, snack on by : apsara
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  I do have minimalist ideas often, but this would be a dream come true for a health-conscious baker and a minimalist- making a cookie with just 2 ingredients. Well, here’s a recipe for one, with only nuts and raw sugar. I’m not counting water as an ingredient 🙂 I know you’re thinking “this girl
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12 February, 2014

whole wheat pineapple upside down cake

whole wheat pineapple upside down cake
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  I’ve wanted to try an upside down cake for a long time, they look so good in pictures! Well, two challenges had to be worked out: 1. To cut a fresh pineapple with a circular core (I did not want to use canned pineapple). 2. To make a good looking cake that would hold
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5 February, 2014

gluten free masala crackers

Comments : 8 Posted in : Crackers, Gluten free baking, snack on by : apsara
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On cold winter days when you cannot step outside, you just want to enjoy a cup of tea with some light crackers. Here is a gluten free cracker recipe using some whole grain flours and nutritional yeast flakes for the cheesy flavor. It has a crisp texture and holds together really well. If unsure about
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29 January, 2014

Vaazhaipoo adai (Plantain flower pancakes)

Comments : 8 Posted in : Main course, snack on by : apsara
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A southern Indian delicacy I have relished in childhood and always crave for. Whenever I find fresh plantain flower in the Indian store, I jump for joy. This is my mom’s recipe for a filling pancake packed with protein from lentils and all the benefits of the plantain flower. The layers of a plantain flower
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