Quinoa Masala Dosa (Rice and quinoa crepes with potato filling)

 Necessity is indeed the mother of invention.  From Wells to Velcro and from tyres to test tube babies! Humans are a determined species indeed.  And when someone who loves the typical south indian dosa made with rice and urad dal (black gram split lentils) who has to now avoid lentils being on an anti-inflammatory diet,…

Instant Oats Dosa (Savory Oats Crepes)

 Being gluten,dairy and sugar free, some mornings I have a tough time deciding what to eat for breakfast. Poha is a favorite and so is Oats Upma which I have posted recently.  This is another Oats recipe that my sis suggested to me. And so I decided to give it  a try. Came out pretty good…

Oats Vegetable Upma (Savory Oats with veggies)

A very quick and healthy dish that you can make in about 20 minutes!  Since I am on a gluten free diet now, I am looking to use oats in different recipes. Here I tried to replace the traditional sooji or semolina with oats. Upma is a traditional south indian breakfast dish made with semolina….

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…

Moong Dal Crepes with grilled veggies

These are great for breakfast, lunch or dinner! Really a filling meal.  All you need to do is soak moong dal overnight or for at least 3-4  hours so you can then grind them easily to get the batter.  You can save the batter for unto 3-4 days in the fridge. Moong dal is a…

Apple,Banana and Plum Smoothie

A very delicious smoothie! Now that I have been drinking only smoothies for breakfast for over 3 months, I cannot imagine eating anything else for breakfast. Its amazing how your body starts craving for good things automatically once you train it a bit. I try a lot of different combinations but I wanted to start…