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21 March, 2014

A healthy birthday party cake- whole wheat carrot, orange cake featuring The Very Hungry Caterpillar on carrot frosting (Fiesta Fridays- #8)

A healthy birthday party cake- whole wheat carrot, orange cake featuring The Very Hungry Caterpillar on carrot frosting (Fiesta Fridays- #8)
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  I have been busy planning my son’s birthday party  to be held tomorrow. He loves The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle, so I decided that is what I would make. If you are not familiar with the book, it is a lovely story about the caterpillar who eats lots of things including fruits,
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5 February, 2014

gluten free masala crackers

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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)

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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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22 January, 2014

coconut almond cookies with a hint of chocolate (gluten free)

coconut almond cookies with a hint of chocolate (gluten free)
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Ever had the experience of breaking open a fresh coconut, only to find it rotten? It happens to me every once in a while. Thankfully, there is frozen coconut which works just as well, not in all recipes, but at least some. Here’s one, a very simple recipe to make delicious, soft cookies. Preparation time:
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22 December, 2013

Vegan maple, wheat and nut Spritz cookies

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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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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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10 November, 2013

Whole grain mint crackers

Whole grain mint crackers
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These mint crackers are a light and delicious snack.  They are not just tasty, an added benefit is that it relieves the stomach of gas. Freshly baked crackers just seem to disappear in no time! Ingredients: fresh mint leaves- a bunch yogurt- 2 tbsp. whole wheat flour- 3/4 cup oat flour- 1/4 cup sugar- 1 tsp
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