quick snacks

basil pesto vegetable sandwich

Vegetable and pesto sandwich

As I already mentioned before , breakfast is definitely an important meal at our place. I try to make our breakfast quite filling, healthy and tasty especially for the kids so that they have it quickly and go to their schools without making much of a fuss. I make sandwiches atleast twice a week and you can also find yummy and interesting sandwich recipes here.

 

Instant rice flour vadais – Indian deep fried snacks

I made them during the tamil new year this year.I usually dont cook a elaborate meal nowdays. But the festivals are something special and serves as an perfect excuse to serve a grand meal. However due to the lack of time in my everyday schedule, I was not prepared to cook anything elaborate. So I had not soaked lentils to make the authentic medhu vadai. But I worked really fast that day and found ample time to make some payasam ( recipe of which I will be posting later) and instant vadais. I found the recipe for the vadaishere. It…

 

Pasta pizza bake – easy kids snack recipes

I started doing this posts two days back and still doing it till now. Things are keeping me really busy. But as it was a public holiday yesterday , we went to a 3D art musuem and had a different and fun day . It was after a long time we went out and enjoyed ourselves. We do need this kind of breaks in between so that we get diverted from the usual routine. I do wish we had long weekends very now and then!!!! I usually make this kind of breakfasts or snacks during the school holidays. I also…

 

Quick pizza buns – easy kids snack recipes

This is another recipe I made for the kids during the chinese new year holidays. They enjoyed this for breakfast. My son loves pizza , so this quick , instant and easy to make recipe always comes in handy for me when the kids are hungry. I have made this couple of times with burger buns, hot dog buns or even butter rolls. When I made this time with hot dog buns, my little one called them pizza boats which sounded quite apt due to its shape!! Now when the first term break is approaching again, I do look forward…

 

Cocoa Krispies treat recipe – Kids snack recipes

I love making different kind of cookies,bars or cakes with healthy ingredients for my kids.They love it when I serve them for their evening snacks. When I had some rice krispies , I searched the net for some recipes with it and found one yummy kids recipe. So I got some marshmallows from the market and made them. Kids loved it. We loved it too. I had made some tortillas with a very spicy filling for dinner and I remember this bars came to the rescue. We ended finishing up all the bars that night. This is a really easy…

 

Baked sweet potato fries – healthy snack for kids

Though I have tried better and interesting ways to consume sweet potatoes,especially by my kids, it really has not tempted us enough to make this in a regular basis. Years back , a friend had told me that sweet potatoes are really good for kids, like all moms, I am obsessed about feeding them to my kids. I buy them quite often. It lies in the refrigerator couple of days begging to be used and finally they get a chance. But this time , when I made this baked fries, it was enjoyed by us and kids equally and it…

 

Indori poha recipe – Easy indian breakfast recipes

Poha has been a regular thing at my place since my childhood. Its made once or twice every week for our breakfast or sometimes even a snack. Its made so often that I never ever thought of posting it in my blog. My mother used to serve poha often garnished with some sev or grated coconut on the top. But I make it quite plain without much of the fancy ingredients and garnishings. But when I saw the recipe for indori poha in several blogs , I thought of making it that way for breakfast one day as it was…