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Avacado smoothie recipe – Sugarless and healthy

Avacado has become an essential part of our diet now. I buy it almost everytime I visit the supermarket. I usually make a salad with it. My hubby and me have add avocado smoothie a couple of times and we have really loved it. I wanted to try this at home from a long time. I made this last week during breakfast. A slice of bread and avocado smoothie kept us full almost until we had a light lunch later in the day. We did not even crave for mid morning snacks. I do hope you try this , you…

 

Banana nutella icecream milkshake recipe – Kids food recipes

Nutella is a favourite at home.We just love it in anything. I use it in a number of things apart from spreading on a slice of bread or we just love to lick spoonfuls of it. Milkshakes are common as afternoons are really hot nowadays and we don’t really feel like having hot coffee or tea and sweating all the more. So I thought of whipping up this cold milkshake one day , the recipe very similar to my banana choco milkshake which we love a lot. It was delicious!!

 

Mixed fruit smoothie

Making juices ,milkshakes and smoothies has become a regular affair at my place. Everyone enjoys them.Its mostly during breakfast as most of the days, I don’t have time for a proper breakfast and this kinds of milkshakes and smoothies is really filling and healthy too!! This time it was a bit different with the addition of Ribena black current juice along with the yogurt. It had a nice sweet and tangy taste. Recipe Source- Better homes and gardens

 

Banana oats cake -oats recipes

It was almost a year a ago when I baked this cake and then I stopped baking due to my busy schedules and health.I was longing to bake something again one of these days especially when I saw some lovely bakes in other blogs and even bookmarked them. Finally my son also started asking me to bake a cake for him. I saw this recipe in Ria’s space. She had actually made them into cute muffins.I loved the recipe which included oats, wheat flour and bananas. The cake was just yummy. My son had this for his breakfast before leaving…

 

Kacche kele ka kofta/ plantain dumplings in spicy tomato sauce-(low-fat)

This variety of kofta(i.e with plantains) has been in my mind for almost a year now. My sister made this during my visit to India last year. She got the recipe from a bengali friend of hers. So I am not too sure whether this is a popular dish in the north east region of India and also I am certainly not following the exact recipe that my sis has followed as I don’t remember that anymore. In case any one about the roots of this particular thing, do mention in the comment section and I will be happy to…

 

Vazhakai /Plantain podimas

Podimas in tamil refers to kind of powdered or mashed vegetable. Podimas made of potatoes is quite popular where the potatoes are mashed and then seasoned while some make it with plantains too. The plantains are cooked, grated and seasoned with appropriate spices to give it a spicy taste. And a dash of lemon juice in the end gives a nice tangy taste to it. I have had the podimas quite a few times when my mom made it and I tried it for the first time yesterday along with some rice and sambar. It was a delicious combination and…

 

How to make Banana payasam – payasam recipes

It feels so good to be back to blogging after almost a week. I had taken a break with the intention of relaxing and spending quality time with my family. But things do not always turn up as expected. It was not a good time for us last week. I know it could have been worse and I am so much thankful to God that things are back to normal again. When I began checking my mails this weekend, It was a sweet and a pleasant surprise for me to see Usha’s(of veg inspirations) mail stating that I was the…

 

Chocolate banana nut cake or rather squares- tastes delicious anyway!!

Whenever there are ripe bananas in my pantry, using them in bakes is the first thing that comes to my mind. But now when I am trying to maintain a strict diet and when there are some misconceptions that banana is not a ideal thing when one is trying to loose weight prevented me from buying them. But then this lead me to find answers to my questions. As a result I found some really good and interesting facts about this wonder fruit. Thats when I decided to share this with my readers who like me are confused about what…

 

Mixed fruit pancakes- a fruity indulgence (using atta

Who doesn’t like to start a day with a yummy and healthy breakfast. Breakfasts are supposed to be nutritious ,filling and balanced. And pancakes is indeed a filling one and could be made healthy with the proper ingredients, full of goodness. Though I would love to have them with just honey or maple syrup, this time I used a mixture of fruits for that extra indulgence and it tasted just wonderful !! I am sending them to Cooking for kids- wheat event hosted by Sireesha , an event started by Sharmi of neivedyam.