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Homemade Oatmeal Recipe With Coconut: Crunchy Healthy Cookies With Oats

By now each one of you know I am cookie lover. Yes, my tea time is not complete without cookies. But I am always looking to make biscuits with a healthy twist - no all-purpose flour, of course.
Oats is a must-include ingredient in most of my cookie recipes.

My cookie recipes use less butter; rather, I prefer to substitute butter with oil, which is little healthier than clarified butter. Milk and curd make great binding agents. Curd is a perfect substitute to eggs.

This time, this fiber-rich cereal grain has made a direct entry in my cookie recipe - yea, it is the main ingredient. Crispy, crunchy, and so coconutty!!! I am loving this batch of coconut cookies more than my previous recipes using coconut. Here are a few versions with a slight change of ingredients -
oats coconut cookies, wheat coconut cookies, and atta coconut cookies.

Ingredients

1 cup- powdered oats
1 cup- dry coconut powder
1/2 cup- atta (wheat flour)
1/4 cup- suji (semolina)
1/4 cup- besan (gram flour/chickpea flour)
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How To Make Detox Drink at Home With Himalayan Sea Salt

There is so much of buzz about detoxification and detox drinks these days. I often make lime water as a detox drink, without adding sugar.

Yes, this is how I go about it. This is the best thing to do to cut down your sugar intake. Of course, there are days in a year when you cannot follow your healthy regimen.

These are the days when you are holidaying. I am in my sasural (in-law's place) and have had an overload of unhealthy stuff, since there was a big family function here that continued for days and days. Then we got feast invitations from relatives. We have had so many feasts that the word feast now sounds like beast  to me ! Fortunately, feasts are over now and we are getting to eat healthy home-made stuff by my dearest MIL, who is a bundle of talent and has some amazing culinary skills.

Now let's come back to my detox drink, because if I start talking about my sasu ma, I will forget the recipe.

We have been using fennel or saunf since childhood for stomach ailments. We …
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