Ingredient: butter

oats cookies

Oats chocochips cookies

I enjoy using healthy ingredients in my baking. Here in this recipe , I have used oats and whole wheat flour. It hardly takes any time to put the ingredients together and the whole thing takes less than 30 minutes. Its so easy to make. The taste was awesome too. Kids really enjoyed them.

 
cream cheese cookies

Cream cheese cookies

The recipe was just decided on an impulse. I had some cream cheese nearing expiry date. I had made this delicious banana bread with the cream cheese. So I thought of using the rest in the cookies. I never imagined it to be so good.

 
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.

 

Easy fruits and nut tea cake

It turned out quite good and delicious though it wasn’t too moist and had a dry crumb but soft in the inside.The colour was good too!! It tasted good and my kids had them too!! You can try this out if you love fruit and nut cakes.

 

Indian bakery style honey cake

Recently, I was just getting nostalgic about my school days at pune. I was around 7 years around that time. There was this tiny cute bakery on my way back from school with full of yummy colourful goodies. Everyday as I walked back home holding my moms fingers, I use to be tempted and craved for each of those yums. This particular pink colour muffins covered with sweetened coconut fascinated me a lot. On some rare occasions, Mom used to buy the goodies. We ate with relish and enjoyed it to the core though if it was today , I…

 

Khoya cupcakes/Mawa muffins – easy eggless muffins

I had made this muffins almost six months ago. I had got a packet of frozen khoya from mustafa last year with an intention of making some sweets for diwali , but never found the time. Finally when it was nearing the expiry date, I decided to make the muffins which I had bookmarked long ago from a few blogs. I did not want to use eggs or condensed milk in it. So I finally took a recipe from here and made some small changes in the measurements and eliminated a few ingredients.I think I baked the cake a tad more time and it sunk a little in the center. But the cake was denser as I had expected it to be just like we find in the indian bakeries. Its certainly not going to be spongy. But the cake was really good and it involves lots of calories , so I would not

 

Eggless whole wheat almond cookies – easy eggless cookies recipes

Its almost 5-6 months now and today I finally decided to post. Things keep me busy,and when I do find time, I cant bring myself to do the process of clicking, editing and publishing the pictures and the posts. It seems like a elaborate activity. Though I keep getting kind enquiries from my friends and bloggers about why I am missing in action nowadays. So finally I decided to leave all my priorities behind and publish a post. Cooking has been happening , but not much of baking. So perhaps when I start blogging , I will restart baking too.

 

Eggless fresh plum cake- easy and healthy baking recipes

I had made this cake long ago when my hubby got two plump looking fresh plums.We love to have fresh fruits as it is. But this time I decided to use it to bake a cake. I have baked cake with plum before. It was a low fat and eggless recipe too and I had used atta in it. This time I decided to follow a different recipe which I found after a search in the net. I have always loved fruits in my bakes. Let me tell you that plum cake usually means the ones made during christmas with…

 

Mango semiya custard recipe – Easy dessert recipes

I was having this recipe in my mind for a very long time. I was looking for a occasion to try it. we try to have low fat and simple food everyday and reserve special and rich kind of food for certain occasions or weekends. Finally, I got the opportunity to make it for a prayer get together. During the prayer, I just added some some mixed fruits and nuts and candied fruits and glaced cherries in the dessert. But I made it again the next day for my family, I decided to add mangoes in it and it tasted…

 

Arisi thengai payasam recipe – rice coconut payasam – easy Indian dessert recipes

When I had posted the instant rice flour vadais, I had mentioned that I had made a payasam during the tamil new year. I thought of posting about it today.This kind of payasam with coconut was not made at my place as far as I remember. But I once had this at my friend place during some occasion a couple of years ago. It was simply awesome. But after that I never thought of trying it at home nor I got a chance of having it again. But I was looking for some payasam recipe which I have never tried…