After school snack, Festival Recipes, Food, Quick N Easy, Recipes

Festive Special Foxtail Millets Laddu | Thinai Laddu

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Don’t we all love laddus? Earlier in October, I posted Rava Laddu and now it’s time for Millet laddu. I prepared this laddu using the foxtail millet popularly known as Thinai in Tamil and Kangni in Hindi. It is the second-most widely planted species of millet. (The first one is pearl millet or Kambu/Bajra). It

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After school snack, Quick N Easy, Recipes, Snack

Eggless 1 Minute Microwave Cookies

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It’s the holiday season and holiday season calls for baking. Before getting into some traditional baking for this season, how about some simple microwave ones? Here comes the Eggless 1 minute Microwave cookies. This is a simple eggless soft chewy cookie that can be whipped up within 5 minutes.  You can prepare fresh cookies everyday with different

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After school snack, Festival Recipes, Food, Recipes

Festive Season Special | Choco Rava Laddu

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The month of october is full of festivals this time. Navratri is already here and then Diwali and then of course Halloween. The holiday season mood is in the air. To celebrate this holiday season, we are presenting a simple yet yummylicious sweet recipe – the choco rava laddu.  Rava laddu is one among the traditional

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After school snack, Food, Quick N Easy, Recipes

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

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After school snack, Food, Recipes, Snack, Sneaking Vegetables

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.

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After school snack, Recipes, Snack

Baked Strawberry And Dates Fruit Rolls

Strawberry and date rolls easy and healthy

Whenever we go to Safeway, kiddo wants to buy the fruit loops. One day I was mentioning the same to my music teacher and I was worried about the artificial sugar and the colors and she was telling why can’t you try making them at home? The next class she made some for me. It was

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After school snack, Quick N Easy, Recipes, Snack

Quick and Easy Chocolate Toast

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One day I was thinking of making something real quick to eat while my son was taking a nap. I usually toast a bread and apply butter to it and eat. But having a chocolate toast in one of the eateries in Pune led to try this. Ingredients for Chocolate Toast – Bread slices –

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After school snack, Quick N Easy, Recipes, Sneaking Vegetables

Snack Idea – Besan Dosa

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A favourite with my daughters and grand- daughter,”the Besan Dosa”. Here is the recipe:- Ingredients: 1 cup besan 1 tablespoon Semolina or Rice Flour (optional) 1 onion chopped 1 tomato chopped ¼ teaspoon chilli powder ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder Salt as per taste Chopped coriander Method:  Mix all the above ingredients with little water in

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After school snack, Mother's Day 2013, Recipes, Snack

Mere Mom ke haath ka Maida ka Dosa

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We would always be very hungry while returning from school and mom always made sure that she had cooked some special snack for us. This is one of her eaasy peeasy snacks. Maida – 1 cup Elaichi – 3-4 pieces Jaggery – Half cup made in water form Mix everything till you get the consistency

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After school snack, Food, Recipes, Snack

“Cheese-corn-spinach chaat”

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Am sure most of us have left over food and ponder how to use it. Here’s a recipe I found with left-over chapatis, also works as a great after school snack idea! 1 cup chopped spinach 1/2 cup boiled corn/sweetcorn 1-2 left over chapatis Cheese-grated (as per preference) 1 onion finely chopped (optional) Chopped cilantro

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After school snack, Interesting Find

Peanut Butter Bites

If your kids are peanut butter fans, here is a great idea for a snack :Peanut Butter Bites. Click the image for the recipe. I used walnuts instead of almonds, that the recipe calls for.It takes all of 10 mins to make and no cooking whatsoever. A healthy after school snack! -Preethi

If your kids are peanut butter fans, here is a great idea for a snack :Peanut Butter Bites. Click here for the recipe. I used walnuts instead of almonds, that the recipe calls for.It takes all of 10 mins to make and no cooking whatsoever. A healthy after school snack!  

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After school snack, Recipes, Snack, Toddler

After School Snack – Guacamole

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So my daughter knows the word Guacamole thanks to this video: Here is a quick and easy toddler Guacamole: 1. Half an Avocado 2. A pinch of Salt 3. A pinch of Black Pepper Mush and Mix them all and Serve with Whole Wheat Pita Chips or chips of any kind or plain carrot sticks.

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After school snack, Recipes

Instant Bhel

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This is a frequent snack in our house and it’s pretty healthy too.   1. Khurmura (in Marathi) Also called Puffed rice in English, Mamara in Gujarati, Mudi in Bengali – 3 Cups 2. Tomatoes  – Medium size 1 – Chopped 3. Potatoes (boiled) – 1 Chopped 4. Onions – Medium size 1 – Chopped

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