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11 January, 2014

Baked Coconut Burfi (soft cake)

Baked Coconut Burfi (soft cake)
Comments : 6 Posted in : Gluten free baking, Indian sweets, snack on by : apsara
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Coconut burfi (bur-fee) is an Indian sweet traditionally made by cooking in a saucepan, fresh coconut, condensed milk and sugar. It is stirred over a low flame till most of the water evaporates and then cooled on a sheet and cut into squares. In my effort to avoid constant stirring in a non-stick teflon coated
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22 December, 2013

Vegan maple, wheat and nut Spritz cookies

Posted in : Eggless cookies, snack on by : apsara
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I’m on a roll making new kinds of Spritz cookies! I discovered a very easy way of making a no sugar, whole wheat cookie with your favorite nut powder. I’ve tried this with finely powdered cashews, almonds and pistachios. They all work well, but my favorite is a combination of cashew and pistachios. The pistachios
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18 December, 2013

gluten free maple millet press cookies

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A yummy eggless, gluten free spritz cookie that uses only five whole food ingredients and can be made in a jiffy! I am so thrilled about this. Preparation time: 5 minutes to mix and 13 minutes to bake. Makes about 22 cookies. Ingredients: Ragitone- 1/2 cup (see this post, may use  finely ground finger millet
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17 December, 2013

gluten free sesame crackers

Posted in : Crackers, Gluten free baking, snack on by : apsara
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Making gluten free crackers does not lend itself to using only whole grains, since keeping the flours together in the cracker requires starch. I have been working on getting the starch (tapioca and white rice flour) to a minimum. Almond flour adds a nutty flavor and addition of xanthan gum helps with the binding too.
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14 November, 2013

whole wheat apricot, carrot and orange cake

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Dried apricots are not as tasty as many other dried fruits and it is best to include it in something sweet to obtain the full benefits of the vitamin A it contains. This is a delicious whole wheat cake with the added flavor of carrots. Vegans may substitute soy yogurt for regular yogurt. Preparation time:
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13 November, 2013

cappuccino pudding cake

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I made a very easy pudding cake with recipe from this web page http://recipes.rodale.com/Recipe/cappuccino-pudding-cake.aspx with a few changes. Reduced the amount of instant coffee and sugar since I’m not a coffee drinker and I made it mainly for the kids. Did not want them to get hyperactive with too much caffeine! Ingredients: For the cake
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12 November, 2013

sprouted moong sundal (dry curry)

sprouted moong sundal (dry curry)
Comments : 1 Posted in : slow cooker recipes, snack on by : apsara
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This is another delicious way to use the slow-cooked moong sprouts that were made in this post: http://eatingwelldiary.wordpress.com/2013/11/12/slow-cooked-sprouted-moong-curry-with-tomato-gravy/. Makes a quick protein-rich snack. Preparation time: 5 minutes Ingredients: cooked moong- 1 cup canola oil- 1 tbsp. dry red chillies- 1 or 2 mustard seeds- 1/2 tsp. dry urad dal- 1 tbsp. asafoetida (hing) powder- 1/4
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