Ragi Rye uthappam

VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, NUT-FREE Make these easy peasy delicacies for breakfast, lunch or dinner. This is what I would call “Instant food”. Just mix and prepare. 👉 Ragi is the Tamil name for Finger millet👉 Rye is a grain which is very similar to wheat and barley 👉 Uthappam is the Tamil name for Pancakes Both these ingredients are… Continue reading Ragi Rye uthappam


Oat muffins with banana and peanut butter

VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, GLUTEN-FREE, NUT-FREE Muffins are an easy food item to keep handy. Kids can grab them for a quick breakfast or even for an afternoon snack. These muffins are made with whole oats and a mix of sprouted flour. They have bananas, peanut butter, and they're loaded with walnuts. Need I say more? These muffins… Continue reading Oat muffins with banana and peanut butter

Breakfast, Dessert

Berry Banana squares – GLUTEN-FREE

VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, GLUTEN-FREE Bananas are the perfect fuel for most kids. As much as kids do consume them regularly, we always have a few over-ripe bananas. These banana berry squares are just a simple variation to humble banana bread. Made with no added sugars - these squares are actually super sweet that they can count as… Continue reading Berry Banana squares – GLUTEN-FREE


Zucchini whole grain muffins

VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, NUT-FREE One vegetable that is a summer blessing is zucchini. It is available in plentiful and can be used in many ways. Zucchini muffins are very easy to bake and goes well as a breakfast item or as a side to robust soups. I used whole wheat flour along with spelt flour to make… Continue reading Zucchini whole grain muffins


Bursting double berry muffins

GLUTEN-FREE, VEGAN, VEGETARIAN Summer season is bursting with berries and we love to bake with them. These muffins are made with buckwheat flour which is naturally gluten-free. Adding some tapioca flour provides the binding agent. These muffins are overloaded with 2 types of berries: blueberries and blackberries. Every bite will ensure the sweet burst of… Continue reading Bursting double berry muffins

Breakfast, Sides and Snacks

Cheesy Zucchini biscuits or rolls

Fluffy biscuits filled with zucchini flavor and melted cheese - this just has to be a heavenly way to wake up. Fantasizing about these biscuits makes me want to run and bake a batch. Make this for your upcoming weekend 🙂  These biscuits are so easy that they can be assembled in under 15 minutes… Continue reading Cheesy Zucchini biscuits or rolls

Breakfast, Dessert

Banana brownie bites

Its a brownie filled with banana, dates and topped with peanut butter and walnuts. Who can resist this combination? This was a huge hit in our home and needless to say we have been indulging for days 😛 well it only lasted 2 days with our heavy consumption 🤷🏻‍♀️ anyway…… To remind everyone of our earlier… Continue reading Banana brownie bites

Breakfast, Indian, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Protein-packed Pancakes

VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, GLUTEN-FREE, NUT-FREE Call it pancake, chilla, uthappam …. These are just small, cute, fluffy roundels packed with protein and nutrients to help you begin your day full of energy. Did our elders not always say ‘breakfast is the most important meal of the day’? 😆This pancake batter can be made in advance or… Continue reading Protein-packed Pancakes

Breakfast, Dessert

Chocolate chocolate-chip muffins with chocolate frosting

Can you ever get an overdose of chocolate? 🤔🤪 Not in our home! 👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 We are all chocoholics; in fact we love dark chocolate. Even the kids. These muffins are pure, heavenly treats 😇What I call a triple chocolate bonanza - cacao in the muffin batter with dark chocolate-chip morsels and an optional chocolate frosting on… Continue reading Chocolate chocolate-chip muffins with chocolate frosting

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Tomato, Olives and Feta Frittata

Sleeping-in on a weekend, waking up, and having a wholesome brunch, is something we love as a family. A very typical brunch selection is a Frittata. A Frittata is nothing but a quiche or a crustless pie made completely with eggs. It is practically a large baked omelette with a crunchy exterior and a fluffy,… Continue reading Tomato, Olives and Feta Frittata