Starters

Peaches,Blueberries and Banana Smoothie with Granola

A heathy breakfast is just what your body needs to enjoy another beautiful day. It can be just as simple as putting together the fruits you have and serve it up with your imagination.

This smoothie did not involve any thought process. Just blend, top it and enjoy!

Things you need:

For Smoothie:

  1. Peaches – 1 or 2
  2. Blueberries – few
  3. Banana – 1/2
  4. Yogurt – 3 big spoonful
  5. Milk – 1/2 cup

For Topping:

  1. Cut orange -1
  2. Edible flowers – 3 (Optional)
  3. Granola of your choice – 1/2 cup

Please watch the video below for the method:

 

Mains

Egg with Spinach on Toast and Mango

When the weather decides to be wet and rainy, the plate can still be full of colours.

Enjoy this simple yet delicious morning breakfast and say hello to the world.

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Things you need:

  1. Bread wholemeal – 2 slices
  2. Egg – 1
  3. Spinach- few leaves
  4. Mango – 1/2 side
  5. Salt and pepper as required
  6. Butter- little for toasting
  7. Sprouts and pomegranate for garnishing-Optional

Method:

  1. Toast the bread with little butter and keep it aside.
  2. For the egg:
    1. Pour a beaten egg with little salt and pepper in a pan drizzled with oil.
    2. Add the spinach leaves over it and roll it over.
    3. Allow to cook through for a minute and remove.
  3. Cut the mango and slit it with a knife to small cubes
  4. Serve all in a plate and enjoy. Optionally garnish with some pomegranate and sprouts.
Starters

Morning Blues – Smoothie

One of my favourite go to breakfast is a simple and quick smoothie. This particular smoothie has a gorgeous purple colour which is actually my favourite colour too.

Blueberry Banana Smoothie:

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Ingredients:

  1. Blueberries-1/4 cup
  2. Ripe Banana – 1 medium
  3. Strawberries- 2 (Optional)
  4. Yogurt of choice- 1/2 cup
  5. Milk- 1/2 cup

Method:

  1. Blend all the ingredients into a thick smoothie.
  2. Add more milk if required.
  3. Serve chilled and enjoy.
Mains

Dosa- An Indian breakfast

Dosa is a common household name in India as it is one of the most popular breakfast dishes especially in the South.

This recipe is to show the making of plain dosa. The key ingredients are rice and urad dal. The batter requires fermenting in a tropical like temperature. It is a very versatile dish which can be transformed into Masala dosa, Uthappam and many more. Dosa can also be made for dinner or snack served with any Indian chutney or gravy.

Please find below the video to make the delicious and simple Plain Dosa.

 

Mains

Fruity bowl with Apple,Banana,Mango Smoothie

Today being International Women’s day, I send my wishes to all the lovely ladies out there and always remember you are special and never forget to take care of yourself.

A great way to pamper yourself is to have a healthy start in the morning with the goodness of the wonderful fruits nature has to offer.

This is surely a treat!

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Apple Banana Mango Smoothie- topped with Peaches, Strawberries and Blueberries

Things you need:

For smoothie:

  1. Apple- 1/2
  2. Ripe banana- 1
  3. Mango- few pieces
  4. Yogurt- 1/2 cup
  5. Milk- 1/4 cup

For toppings:

  1. Peaches- 1/2sliced
  2. Strawberries- 2 sliced
  3. Blueberries- few
  4. Sprouts- optional

Method:

  1. Blend all the ingredients  for the smoothie to make a thick drink.
  2. Pour it into a small serving bowl.
  3. Top the smoothie by arranging the fruits for the toppings.
  4. Enjoy a delicious, colourful and healthy smoothie with fruits.

 

 

 

Mains

Fantastic Five- healthy breakfast

Wake up to a great start.

Some of the most beautiful and healthiest things to eat is at its natural state. Fruits make a great way of adding the colours to your plate and at the same time providing us with the much needed nutrients.

Keep it simple and enjoy!

A simple version of a healthy start, inspired from one of my friend’s morning breakfast at a cafe.

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This is a 5 Ingredient meal:

  1. Cut fruits of choice- 3 varieties to get the count to 5  🙂
  2. Yogurt
  3. Granola mixed with nuts

Method:

Plate up everything together and enjoy!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Desserts

Pancakes with Vanilla cream cheese

I just tried out this recipe to use up some of the ingredients lying in the fridge. It was a very successful creation I must say. Truly a mouth watering dish when you crave for a sweet something.

Ingredients:

  1. Pancakes – 3  minimum (making of pancakes added separately below)
  2. Vanilla Cream cheese filling – 3-4 tbsp (Making of vanilla cream cheese added separately below)
  3. Strawberries- 2
  4. Nuts of choice- Almonds or pistachios will be great- 5 chopped
  5. Whipped cream (optional)- for topping.
  6. Maple syrup – 3 tbsp

Method:

  1. Cook the pancake as per instructions below. Minimum 3 will be required for this recipe.
  2. Spread the vanilla cream cheese ( method below) over each pancake and create a sandwich of 3.
  3. Drizzle maple syrup over the pancakes and top it with some whipped cream.
  4. Surround the pancake sandwich with strawberries, nuts and more maple syrup.
  5. Yummy Pancake with cream cheese is ready to be served.

pancake


For the pancake:

Ingredients:

  1. 1 cup self raising flour
  2. 1 egg
  3. 2 tbsp Caster sugar
  4.  A little less than 1 cup milk
  5. Few drops of vanilla essence

Method:

  1. Mix all the ingredients together to bring to a batter.
  2. Pour 1/4 cup of batter to a pan on medium heat drizzled with little oil and cook on either side for 1-2 mins till it cooks through.
  3. Repeat for making more pancakes. Min 3 will be required for this recipe.

Vanilla Cream cheese filling:

Ingredients

  1. Cream cheese – 3 tbsp
  2. Caster sugar- 3 tbsp
  3. Vanilla essence/extract- few drops

Method:

  1. Mix all the ingredients together to bring it to a smooth spreadable consistency.