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Sugarless Vegan Banana Atta Cake: Baking With Whole Grains

I experiment to share!
I experiment because I care!
I experiment to enrich lives!
I experiment to bring out positive vibes!
I experiment to change the "bland" notion associated with health!
I experiment so you can turn healthy baking hobby into wealth!

Mom and dad were here and they are not too fond of cakes. But I had 4 bananas staring at me- as they were 2 days old and I do not like the taste of "stale" bananas. Hey, I do not like baked bananas too - but with God's grace, my two banana cakes with whole wheat do not have an overpowering banana flavor. This atta cake is special because it includes a variety of ingredients - all healthy and delicious!

Let's come back to the eggless banana cake recipe with whole wheat.

Before that, I want to make it aptly clear that I am no cake expert, not even a baking professional. I have not learned nor tried to learn the baking basics still. My bakes thus far are the result of experiments and a number of failures. I sti…

Eggless Butterless Whole Wheat Sponge With Jaggery

A whole wheat sponge, that too, with minimum ingredients? No, I am not kidding. This baked beauty before you is the result of a successful experiment with whole grains. I am glad about the results. Now I can make guilt-free cakes and rusks for my loved ones. I am so happy to share the result and recipe with you all.
I wanted to make it a vegan whole wheat sponge. Unfortunately, I did not have coconut milk or almond milk handy at that time, so I preferred to go with dairy milk. But I am sure the result should be the same (rather, more flavorful) with dairy-free milk. I could add plain water too, but reserved the thought for another baking session.


If you want to learn how to make almond milk or coconut milk at home, it is quite simple. I never buy these from the market; rather, prefer to make everything at home.


Here are the recipes to make almond milk at home.

You may want to check the recipe for coconut milk here.

So what makes this low fat cake so special?
Well, the eggless atta ca…

Kid-Friendly Badam Oats Cookies: Sugarfree, Fiber Rich, Eggless

Recently, there is a Sunfeast advertisement on Moms Magic cookies. This has attracted my attention. So what happened next is history. As you already know me, the cookie big has bitten me badly, so I jumped into experimenting with badam cookies. I have never tasted these cookies from Sunfeast, as I do not buy outside biscuits these days. So the oats cookie recipe is the result of my own healthy baking experiment. Did the experiment disappoint?
Of course, not!

You have got to be a cookie lover to try out a new cookie every other day. My airfryer has made life easier for me, and I find it the best investment for my baking journey.

Ever since my airfryer homecoming, I have always chosen to go for airfryer cookies, and not touched my convection ever since. That's the beauty of airfryer baking.

Okay, so let's come back to the badam cookie recipe. Did I say this is a no raising agent cookie recipe?
It

uses no white sugaris sweetened with mineral-rich jaggerydoes not use calorie-dense…

Dairy-Free Vegan Kulfi With Broken Wheat: A Kid-Friendly Recipe for Dieters, Weight Watchers, Diabetics

If you have been looking for a sugar-free kulfi, which is also vegan, then this nutty dairy-free frozen delight is for you. It's Mother's Day today, and what better way to treat your kids to a frozen delight than a nutty vegan kulfi, which is:


dairy freerefined sugar freeenriched with minerals from jaggeryloaded with the goodness of broken wheat/dalianutritionally dense from almonds

My dear friends, this vegan ice cream is sugar-free, but still not the best choice for a diabetic. However, my dear diabetic friends, do not lose heart here. This nutty dairy-free kulfi has everything you can ask for in a diabetes-friendly recipe, except the jaggery part. So how you can make it diabetic friendly is super simple - omit jaggery and replace it with stevia drops and cinnamon powder to hide the minty stevia flavor. Voila! The vegan kulfi recipe works equally well for dieters and weight watchers. Hey, did I mention it is a kid-friendly recipe too?




Here's what my research says on brok…

No Cream Pista Kulfi With Leftover Rice- Sugarless Ice Cream for Pistachio Lovers

This no cream pistachio kulfi is a sure-shot way to enjoy a creamless creamy delight to beat the heat.
 If this creamy delight grabs your attention, then the secret ingredient would spark your interest more. The secret to this recipe will bowl you over, making it a no cream creamy delight. Any takers?  The "secret" is one of the most common ingredients in every kitchen, which has turned this creamy sugarless kulfi into a keeper recipe. No, it is not oats this time.
On top of it, this kulfi requires no heating, no cooking. So doesn't that make it even simpler?


Too many of secrets these days, isn't it?
Well, I do not keep a lot of secrets and tend to reveal my culinary experiments with you all.
Let's break the silence on the secret of this healthy dessert.

You have leftover rice quite often and wonder what to do with the same, isn't it? Hey, why not try out a kulfi or dessert with the same. A few years back, I experimented with leftover rice to create one of t…

Instant Mango Fruity Recipe: How To Make Mango Juice

No, mango frooty is not a favorite this side. I know it's a kid's favorite, but I have never fallen for fruity, though I love mangoes. After all, who does not love the king of fruits? Yes, I know a couple of people who do not! Do not be surprised by this, because the earth is a bag full of mixed breeds - so rejoice and cherish what you love, that's it, without bothering about whether the other person likes it or not! Anyway, I am not going to hijack the mango frooty post with my jargon!


The mango fruity recipe takes inspiration from Rama Krishnan's OPOS technique. RK holds the trademark of OPOS - one pot one shot - the culinary innovation that seems to have brought about a revolution in south India and is gradually finding its place in the north too. Thankfully, I came to know of OPOS from the illustrious Chithra Vishwanathan.

Okay, so we were discussing mango frooty - I have never been fond of fruity, not even in my childhood, while both of my siblings were madly in …

Gluten-Free Cookies With Moong Lentils in Airfryer

There's a lot of buzz around gluten these days. Rightly so, the dragon of gluten sensitivity seems to be spreading its tentacles around the globe so much so that a vast majority of people are sensitive to gluten now. Unfortunately, a number of small children have developed intolerance toward gluten. So you, too, seem interested in gluten recipes, or for that matter, gluten-free cookies for kids and elders alike. But before moving to the gluten-free cookie recipe, let's do a small discussion on gluten and gluten intolerance or celiac disease.

What is Gluten
We have already discussed gluten in another post on gluten intolerance.  Gluten is a protein found in certain cereal grains, including wheatbarleyryeoats (if the oat crop is grown adjacent to wheat fields - unfortunately, product manufacturers never reveal this) When you develop intolerance to gluten, you tend to experience: digestion issues, especially in kids with celiac diseasestomach ailments, especially kids diagnosed wi…
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