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Peach Wholewheat Shortbread Tart, Healthy Cake, Healthy Dessert

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Easy-peasy, quick shortbread recipe that celebrates any fruit in season -peaches, in my case here! Healthier version too, as it uses wholewheat and amaranth flours instead of refined flour. Oh, and did I mention an apricot jam filling and dollop of cream on top? Pair a biscuit-y, crumbly slice of this with some piping chai and your favorite book; you can thank me later! My obsession with healthy baking is becoming a thing – the…

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[The best ever!] Hummus Recipe

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[The Best] Hummus Recipe We’re not talking that ordinary droopy hummus that you sometimes get as a side/ dip with ‘em veggies. We’re talking creamy, fluffy, smooth as silk, packed choc-a-block with nutrition hummus that just teleports you right on to heaven! Pair it with pita, veggie fingers, sandwiches, idlis and dosas even – easiest way to balance your meal options. If you’ve been following my Instagram feed for a while now, you know of…

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Wholewheat Banana Bread, Healthy Bread, Eggless Banana Bread Recipe

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Ripe bananas, goodness of whole-wheat flour, earthy crunchiness of pumpkin seeds, chia seeds and rye flakes make this guilt-free loaf of bread that you do not have to think twice about while eating or packing in your kids’ lunch box. The smell wafting through your kitchen as this bakes is a reward in itself! Ever since I started incorporating wholesome grains into my baking, my craving for sugar-laden refined flour desserts when I’m out has…

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Cherry Upside Down Ricotta Cake, Eggless Cake, Healthy Cake, Wholewheat Cake

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Have your cake and eat it too! – is the mantra I firmly believe in and impliment in all of my baking 😉 Take this cake for instance – tartness of caramelized cherries, comforting texture of ricotta and goodness of wholewheat flour come together to present a healthy indulgence – something you can never say no to! This must be one of the very few times that I did not make a chocolate-based cake and…

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Amaranth Peach Feta Walnut Salad

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The inviting fragrance of peaches with creamy sheep-milk feta, goodness of amaranth greens, crunchy toasted walnuts & dragon fruit chunks, married with a rather intriguing balsamic reduction dressing. Sounds yum, right! I was never the one to mix fruit and veggies together in a salad, but lately I’ve grown to appreciate the different textures, fragrances and flavors of various components that can come together to make a fabulous dish, and that is nearly how this…

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Mango Saffron Oats Whole-wheat Muffins

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Healthy, wholesome and did I mention mangoes!! Muffins that are really dessert but can be devoured for breakfast as well. Antioxidants from blue pea flower, welcoming fragrance of mangoes and saffron, goodness of oats and whole-wheat flour – need I say more?? More than year ago, I began experimenting with healthier, wholesome flour mixes suitable for baking. We know that the commercial bakeries use refined wheat flour or maids almost exclusively, and that along with…

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Cacio e Pepe with Green Peas and Nutritional Yeast

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Wholewheat spaghetti meets oodles of cheesy creamy goodness. How do we make it way more nutritious and easier on the conscience? Simple – add in a handful of green peas & my new adoption aka nutritional yeast to substitute calories from cheese/ make it vegan and add nutrients. Did I already mention the ‘ready in a jiffy’ part? Pasta is one of my usual go-to for reasons more than one: it’s a classic one-pot dish…

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Nasi Goreng with Black Rice & Chickpeas

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Nasi Goreng with Black Rice & Chickpeas An interesting twist to the classic stir-fried rice dish that makes it heartier and healthier! The result is a fragrant Nasi Goreng that will remind you of the shacks by the emerald-blue beaches of Indonesia, even as it stands desi-fied. Deceptively easy and quick meal-fix that also serves as comfort food! I love rice. It’s just – the white, limp grains of polished rice don’t do much for…

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Kissir and Tsemik, Buckwheat Pancakes with Yogurt Chutney, Turtuk Tales, Ladakh Diaries

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Kissir and Tsemik, Savory Buckwheat pancakes with a spicy yogurt chutney, a delicacy from Turtuk They say the strongest bonds and memories are created over food – whether with a person, place or just good times. Meet Kissir (savoury buckwheat pancakes) & Tsemik (cucumber yogurt chutney) – the main characters that stole a piece of my heart forever to remain in Turtuk. Buckwheat, with its ample protein & dietary fiber content, is a sacred crop…

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Spinach Mushroom Walnut Soup

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The ultimate comfort food, apt for the evening you want something light yet tasty. Works wonders as an appetizer too, thanks to its creamy, smooth texture! Have trouble including more greens in your diet? Try this soup recipe, and trust me – you’ll want to repeat this often. I’ve admitted this several times on this blog – I love soups. They’re often dismissed as trivial and simple, but there’s a lot of effort and understanding…

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