Category Archives: Breakfast

Banana Raisins Choco Chips Cake
Banana Raisins Choco Chips Cake

Bananas… With kids on the block I always have bananas in stock at my place… At times they go overripe and I simply then don’t understand how to finish them off… So went ahead and mixed whole wheat flour and all purpose flour and added raisins and choco chips and made a Banana Raisins Choco […]

Banana Cherry Bread
Banana Cherry Bread

This is a must when there is few overripe bananas at home.Few warm slices with a glass of milk make my breakfast a leisurely one.  Hubby bought a box of dry cherries from Seattle farmer’s Markets which are the best so far i have eaten. I used those in my bread but you can replace […]

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Pav Bhaji

Pav-Bhaji Is a famous Mumbai snack which originated at street side snack at beaches like chaupati.The vegetables are boiled, mashed with a masher on big tawa and cooked with chopped onions, tomatoes, garlic and lots of spices. It’s served with pav bread along with lots of butter and lemon wedges. Get the Recipe: Pav Bhaji

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Homemade Muffins

There is nothing that comes close to the sweet aroma of Homemade muffins released into our home! Well… other than homemade bread of course! Get the Recipe: Homemade Muffins

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Sambhar instant oats

Oatmeal inspired by South-Indian flavours. Tastes so delicious! Get the Recipe: Sambhar instant oats

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4 Ingredient Maple Pecan Granola

Sweet and super crunchy! This 4 ingredient Maple Pecan Granola is way better than store bought. Perfect grab and go breakfast. Get the Recipe: 4 Ingredient Maple Pecan Granola

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Strawberry smoothie

Strawberry smoothie- this delicious and nutritious drink is great for breakfast when you are on a run. Get the Recipe: Strawberry smoothie

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Blueberry Streusel Muffins

Bakery Style Blueberry Streusel Muffins. Loaded with fresh blueberries and sour cream for extra moist muffins. Get the Recipe: Blueberry Streusel Muffins

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Lapsi (Broken wheat porridge with jaggery)

Nutty broken wheat cooked with jaggery (healthier substitute of sugar) makes for a wholesome and healthy breakfast. It keeps you energized all day. Get the Recipe: Lapsi (Broken wheat porridge with jaggery)

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Rava Dosa

Rava Dosa – South Indian traditional, plain flour, rice flour, semolina based crepes : These crispy thin crepes when cooked well with addition of green chili, peppers is such a delight, can be gobbled up in seconds. The batter is prepared very thin and dropped onto the heated skillet from a slight height, these being […]

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Lemon Ricotta Pancakes with Pomegranate Syrup

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes with Pomegranate Syrup will brighten any day! Moist and infused with a great citrus flavor, these pancakes make an amazing weekend treat. Ingredients: For the syrup: 3/4 cup pomegranate juice 3/4 cup water 1/2 cup sugar Zest from 1/2 lemon For the pancakes: 1/2 cup ricotta cheese 1/2 cup milk 2 eggs, […]

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Apple Cider Doughnuts

Melt in your mouth Apple Cider Doughnuts made with fresh apple cider. Easy fall doughnut recipe to make at home! Get the Recipe: Apple Cider Doughnuts

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Kale Adai

I was intrigued by this nutritious green leafy vegetable with multiple benefits – Kale! My challenge was to incorporate it into south Indian traditional cuisine. After much thought I came up with 3 such recipes. This ‘Kale Adai’, a healthy traditional lentil pancake, with addition of Kale becomes even more nutritious. Ingredients: split pigeon peas […]

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Pumpkin Banana Smoothie

Heart healthy fiber packed Pumpkin Banana Smoothie made with Greek yogurt, milk, and pumpkin puree! Perfect way to start your day Get the Recipe: Pumpkin Banana Smoothie

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Whole Wheat Streusel Pancakes

100% Whole Wheat Streusel Pancakes made with Greek yogurt, cinnamon and vanilla. Topped with a buttery cinnamon streusel Get the Recipe: Whole Wheat Streusel Pancakes

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Creamy Avocado Smoothie – Perfectly Paleo & Vegan

I’ve never really been a big smoothie fan. It just seemed like a quick way to drink a whole bunch of calories, and i’m not really into sweet drinks. But I’m doing a Fall fitness challenge this month at FitWit, and I’m trying to eat healthy and get all my fruits and veggies in. So […]

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Stove-top Spanish Frittata

I have always loved Spanish omelettes because its a great combination of veggies, meats with egg. The only reason why I was always skeptical to make them as they needed to be baked a lil…….So after trying couple of different variations, finally came-up with a perfect recipe for a fluffy round omelette. From the original […]

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Sour Cream and Corn Savory Bread

Baking bread at home is no rocket science actually it is about common sense and chemistry, while baking bread you cannot take chances to be intuitive about the measurements, recipe and most importantly timing, everything has to be accurate and precise. From the original site: After practicing a lot with daily whole wheat bread now […]

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Spiced Blueberry Jam

Delicious Spiced Jam from scratch! It’s easier than you think. From the original site: In this episode of Good Eats, Urban Preservation I: Jam Session, we learn how to make Jam, a delicious Spiced Blueberry Jam. The recipe however is just half of the show. The other half is about preserving said Jam. It will […]

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French Toast

These french toast have whole wheat flour added to the beaten eggs which give a nice coating for bread. Get the Recipe: French Toast

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Baked Lentil Chilaquiles Casserole

Familiar Mexican flavors combine in a versatile, easy casserole for a dish that can take you from brunch through dinner. From the original site: Father’s Day demands brunch, but we perhaps don’t bring quite the same expectation of fuss and finesse to the table as we do for Mother’s Day. Am I right? But still, […]

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Aunt Suzie’s Muffins

Our family has been making this recipe for decades. It always gets raves at every large gathering that includes breakfast. We have selfishly kept this recipe in the family and even now they are against me sharing it. I attempted to find a similar (identical) recipe online with no success. The world needs to have […]

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Brown Rice Dosa

I make brown rice dosa for breakfast because it is healthy. Brown rice has more nutritional benefits than white rice. If you want to start your day with healthy food, then do try this super tasty, crispy brown rice dosa. Get the Recipe: Brown Rice Dosa