Snacks

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…

 

Cheesy broccoli bites /balls – Kids snack recipes

There was a time when I used to cook a lot reffering to cookbooks. But then recently, I never found time. I used to bring home a lot of cookcooks especially baking books from the library. I would even copy down a few recipes and never saw it again. I totally stopped bringing books and I stopped buying them too. But recently when we went to a nearby mall, there was a old books sale going on. It was quite surprising to see a lot of cookbooks by Indian authors. I found a book by Nita mehta which contained snack…

 

Tandoori paneer gobi tikka recipe – Paneer recipes

We hardly eat out nowadays.Its around once or twice a month. So during weekends, I try to make something special for all of us. Its only during the weekends, I get to spend a decent amount of time in the kitchen.I make naans and exotic subji or masala dosa with some restaurant style sambar and chutneys or poori masala. One such day, we felt like having something really dabba style, spicy and delicious. So I decided to make this kind of tandoori style paneer and also add some cauliflower in it. I served some with some rotis and we had…

 

Potato bread ball/rolls recipe -easy low fat snack recipes

How I wish I could post everyday or atleast in every 2- 3 days.It really gives me lot of joy right from cooking to taking photos , editing them and doing a post. But of course other things takes the priorites pushing blogging at the end. It was super long weekened last week and I did cook some yummy stuff. There are a list of posts to be done , but that will be done gradually in the following days. I saw this recipe here and I immediately wanted to make them. It sounded too good and was sure the…

 

Millet (kuthiraivali) dhokla recipe – Easy snack recipe

If you are a regular reader here, I have mentioned before that I make use of millet once or twice a week.Thanks to blogging that I have actually come to know about this important healthy ingredient. I mostly make upma or use instead of rice in a rice variety. But seeing other blogs , I also decided to be more creative with this ingredient. I have been making alot of dhokla varieties off late and so decided to make the same with millet too. We all loved it. Its not as spongy as the regular dhokla. Its also a bit…

 

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…

 

Aval cutlet recipe- Poha cutlets- Kids snack recipes

Days are getting busier and stressful now and I do not even manage to check my mails nowadays. But today, I worked like crazy in the morning to finish all my chores. So I did find a few minutes to do a post while the kids are having a afternoon nap. I have to get even more organised and do something fruitful everyday before I realize that I have already wasted a lot of time doing just the routine activities. Evening snacks is not a routine at my place. It used to be till last year when my kiddo returned…

 

Sandwich dhokla recipe – Easy and quick snack recipes

Days are getting busier as the school starts.Keeping track of the kiddo’s studies and other activities takes a good amount of time, though I enjoy that too.Its good to take interest in every phase of life.But blogging becomes slower. I started writing this post yesterday and I am still doing it today morning. I usually make tiffin/ snacks for dinner. I cook rice only for the kids. I and my hubby prefer something light. So one of this days, I made this sandwich dhokla. I had bought a readymade packet of this kind of sandwich dhokla years back which I…

 

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…

 

Apple blueberry pie bars – baking for kids

I love blueberries and buy them almost every week when I visit the market.We love to eat them as such. Its a good source of antioxidants. Sometimes, I feel like trying something with these black beauties and use them in my bakes. This time when I had a excess of blueberries, I found this recipe and as I love fruity desserts , I decided to go ahead with this one. It was really yummy and you can try making this one with cherries or strawberries or other berries too!!Kids are surely going to love this. Its quite healthy also as…