Whole Wheat Banana Pancakes

 My mom used to make these appams quite often when we were growing up. She used to make these for an evening snack instead of breakfast. Yes we were really pampered. Mom always used to make home made snacks to have with evening tea!  And looking back all of those snacks used wholesome, healthy ingredients….

Chia seed, Fruit and Nut Parfait

Once you decide to eat healthy it is amazing how over time eating healthy becomes a way of life and you don’t crave for sugary, empty calorie desserts anymore.  For me, fruits are the perfect dessert and give me the right amount of sweetness. The best part is that after I am done eating there are no guilt…

Suran Coconut Curry (Elephant foot yam curry)

Elephant foot yam? Now what is that? My kids were stumped. What a weird name! But if you see this yam, which is like a super large  yam or potato, it does indeed resemble an elephant’s foot!   In Indian cuisine this yam is used in almost every region although it is called by different names…

Cauliflower and Bok Choy Quick Stir fry

  The other day I took out cauliflower from the fridge to make a stir fry vegetable  with coconut called as thoran in Malayalam. Then I noticed Bok Choy too and decided to add that in too. What a delicious combination! This sauté is so good just on its own that you could also just…

Dates, Almond and Coconut rolls (Easy 3 ingredient Date rolls)

A few weeks ago while shopping at our local supermarket, I noticed these date nut rolls displayed in cute little packages in the middle of the produce aisle.  ‘Neat’ I said to myself and also made a mental note that I had to try making them. Of course I did not buy them 🙂 So…