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Healthy Lunchbox Idea – Foxtail Millet Veggie Oothappam

Oothappam

I’m extremely cautious of packaged foods, their ingredients, preservatives etc. And believe we don’t need junk sauces/ketchups/jams to make healthy foods look attractive and taste good. This Foxtail Millet oothappam recipe  is a good example of colorful, healthy tiffin that my daughter loves. My Recipes This is my first post for IMC and I am looking forward to…

Get a Taste of Delicious Cakes in Singapore

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Cakes have become the universal dessert. Just like appetizers that can easily lift up the mood of your loved ones. It has become the main constituent of any celebration in our day-to-day life. Furthermore, cake is also one of the popular snacks items for people during brunch or evening breaks. There are a number of cake varieties available…

5 Quick and Easy Laddu Recipes

Laddus

Laddus are are often served at festive or religious occasions. It is made of flour, minced dough and sugar with other ingredients that vary by recipe. Preparing laddu is very simple and needs no expertise. Most Indian moms & grand moms make all kinds of healthy and tasty laddus. Maalaadu – Split Roasted ChickPeas Balls…

The Friendship Between a Toddler and his Food

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The dictionary meaning of toddler is ‘one who toddles, especially a young child learning to walk.’ From the toddlers’s point of view, these years mark the walk of freedom. Suddenly, the lying-on-the-lap baby has discovered that he can move on his own. He starts rolling, crawling, fumbling and walking.  This freedom gives parents their biggest and most common concern –…

The Hungry People!

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Periodically the kitchen is invaded by hungry people. These simple folks correlate hunger with food. In their hungry eyes, anything within the kitchen walls is eatable. It is “I am hungry, something is eatable and it is in the kitchen”. All the esoteric plans of the cook means nothing to them. They come in ready to eat cooked,…

The Transition from “I kind of feel like cooking” to “I must cook now”

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As days progress, even the most disorganized cook develops some dependents, people who are equally unwilling to discipline themselves. Or have been thrown by serendipity into a dependence on the amateur cook. And are willing to go along with the amateur experimentation either out of love or laziness. The transition from “I kind of feel like cooking” to…

Super Simple Braised Baby Potatoes | Healthy Way of Eating Potatoes

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Most kids love potatoes, don’t they! From French fries to tater-torts to hash browns, potatoes are a favorite snack! However, as a mom the unhealthiness of the deep-fried and store bought form is a concern. Well, why not try braising them instead, at home, a better alternative for sure and it does taste super yummy! And what’s more its an…

Yummy Way To Use Zucchini – Make A Pakora

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Zucchini Pakoras are perfect tea time snacks or party/potluck appetizers prepared with zucchini, onions and chick pea flour combined with other spices. It’s a quick fried snack that can be prepared under 30 minutes. In Tamil, zucchinis are known as Seemai Suraikai. Zucchini is versatile veggie like potatoes and it aptly fits in any cuisine.…

Amazing Way To Use Strawberry! Make This Yum Strawberry Syrup!

quick and easy strawberry syrup

When life gives you strawberries, you make this strawberry syrup! Spring is a time for celebrations and memories- for family traditions and joy. One of our family traditions is to visit a local farm and pick strawberries. Ever notice how tasty freshly-picked fruit tastes? We walk under the sun along rows of strawberry plants bending down to…