Ragi (Finger Millet) Pancakes!

Recipe: Ingredients: Ragi-40g ; Cocoa powder-5g ; Icing sugar-20g ; Water- As required. For topping: Fresh or dried berries- As required ; Honey / icing sugar- As required ; Chocolate chips (optional). Method:  Mix ragi, cocoa powder and icing sugar in a bowl. Pour water little by little so as to form a consistent batter. Grease…

Apple Pie!

Recipe: Ingredients: Apple-3 slices ; Peanut Butter-3 tsp ; Almonds-5g. (The quantity of ingredients differs among individuals) Method: Slice an Apple laterally. Spread peanut butter on one side of each Apple slice. Chop almonds and sprinkle on the buttered slices. Apple Pie, a healthy breakfast choice! It helps one feel full for a longer time.  Apples…

Boosting Vitamin ‘A’ through Sweet Potato Paratha! 

Recipe: Ingredients: For dough- Refined Wheat Flour-90g ; Salt-a pinch ; Water As required ; Oil- 1/2 tsp. For stuffing- Sweet Potato-60g ; Carrot-15g ; Onion-15g ; Green Chilly-1 (medium) ; Coriander leaves-5g ; Salt-to taste ; Red Chilli powder-1/8 tsp ; Turmeric powder- A pinch. Method: Make dough with refined wheat flour, water, salt…

Black Grape Dessert!

Recipe: Ingredients: Black Grapes-210g ; China Grass (agar agar)- 20g ; Sugar-50g. Method:  Soak China Grass in luke warm water. Cook 200g of black grapes with 40g of sugar on medium flame until they soften. Mash the gapes, strain the pulp and keep it aside. Heat China Grass in little amount of water until it…

Fruity Pizza! 

Recipe: Ingredients: Watermelon- 1 slice ; Banana- 10g ; Black Grapes- 5g ; Pomegranate- 5g ; Guava-3g ; Papaya- 3g. Method:  Slice the watermelon transversely and use it as a base. Cut bananas into thin slices and place them on the watermelon forming a layer.  Place the pomegranates and black grapes randomly on the banana layer….

Get rid of your Foe, the belly fat!

I accidentally came across this tip after a continuous consumption of Cucumber juice. Now, I end my day with this fascinating mixture. The method of preparation is quite simple- Grind the cucumber (with the peel) such that it fills half the glass you consider. Fill the remaining half with water and mix it thoroughly. Enjoy your…

A Starter especially for Pregnant women – Easy yet Nutritious! 

Recipe: Ingredients: Maize:30g ; Peas:25g ; Salt-To taste ; Pepper-A pinch ; Lime juice (optional)-A few drops. Method: Pressure cook the grains of maize and green peas. Drain the stew and use it for curries and gravies. Mix the drained peas and grains of maize with a little salt and pepper. Add a few drops…

Increase your rate of haemoglobin by going Vegan!

It is said that eating spinach increases the iron content of the blood. But spinach has Calcium too because of which it hinders the absorption of iron and vice-versa. This clearly states that choosing spinach is not a good idea to increase the rate of haemoglobin. One of the ways that I recently came across…

My Plate

It is very much essential to know what you eat and figure out how to feed your kids a nutritious and a balanced meal. This is achieved by understanding the concept of My Plate. Basically, My Plate is a food guide and it is easy to follow.  The plate is divided into four sections that…