Oats Upma (Serves: 2; Preparation Time: 25 minutes)

I like  my food to be flavorful…… and yummy!! That’s one reason I could never bring myself to eat oats, the boring way they’re meant to be eaten. Yet, knowing how nutritious they are, I keep searching for  interesting ways to include it in my breakfast. Earlier, I had shared the recipe for Oats Chilla which many…

Strawberry & Banana Smoothie (Serves: 1; Preparation Time: 10 minutes)

At times,  combining fairly common ingredients can produce extraordinary stuff! I am sure what I created is not exotic sounding, but the unusual combination is sure worth a try. I was lucky – my daughter gulped a few sips and uttered “Ummy Ummy” (yummy, yummy)!!! Try, may be you get lucky too.Ingredients ½ a banana, chopped…

Crunchy Chocolate Banana Bread (Makes:16 Slices)

My quest for recipes that are nutritious and delicious at the same time is now ever-growing. Our recent relocation to New York has rendered me far busier and with no domestic help at hand, I increasingly recognize the importance of cooking/baking something that satiates both of us, and our 16 month old daughter. The choice of cereals…

Sooji Upma (Serves: 2, Preparation Time: 30 minutes)

Cereals, eggs and toast  are the easiest  breakfast option for most office goers – the busy morning hours leave no time to cook and enjoy an elaborate breakfast. At the same time, one does get bored with the predictable menu and needs something different and refreshing to kick start that Good Day! Sooji (Semolina) Upma…

Baby Risotto (Serves:1; Preparation Time: 45 minutes)

Guest Blogger: Natasha Chawla Hello people! This is my first ever contact with a blog as far as writing is concerned… and its exciting! I had promised my dear friend, Ishita to share this recipe on her blog. This is something I used to make pretty often for my baby a few months back, from…

Chocolate Shortbread Cookies (Makes 20-25)

Surprised you with my sudden disappearance, didn’t I? As the kith and kin know, I relocated to New York at the end of May 2012. International relocation wasn’t easy and as much as I tried to keep up with my weekly post, I slipped three Fridays.  But I am back with a new recipe! I am…

Lemon Rice with Veggies (Serves: 1, Preparation Time: 25 minutes)

One day you serve a dish to your little one that is received with so much excitement that you begin to think that you have figured out that one dish that your baby is sure to like. And then, just another day,  when you serve the same dish the baby completely turns away….if you are lucky…

Banana Walnut Cake (Serves: 4-6, Preparation Time: 45 minutes)

When I began baking a few years ago, I started with chocolate cake. It is every one’s favourite, especially so Amit’s (my husband). My experiment turned out pretty well, and then came numerous repetitions and variants. Of late, I graduated to trying my hands on different flavours.Being a fruit lover, a fruit cake was the obvious choice. Cooking and…