Pavlova Dessert Recipe with Mixed Berry Sauce

Pavlova", a famous Australian dessert, is basically a meringue cake with a light, delicate, crisp crust and a soft & sweet marshmallow center that is produced by folding a little vinegar and cornstarch into stiffly beaten egg whites and sugar. This dessert is then served with whipped cream and some fresh fruits. I used mixed berries for this recipe, and a bundle of eggs that needed to be used up … [Read more...]

Easy Chocolate Raspberry Mousse

Chocolate Raspberry Mousse - one of the easiest and most indulgent of desserts, this is also a great flavor combination! Made with two rich and delicious ingredients which have certain health benefits too. Chocolate is a good antioxidant and energy booster, when eaten in moderation, and raspberries are rich in antioxidants too, as well as vitamins, fiber, water content and flavor! Made with … [Read more...]

Strawberry-Rhubarb Sangria Recipe

Strawberry Sangria - This luscious red drink filled with the freshness of 2 great summer fruits - strawberries & rhubarb, combined with a bit of vanilla, red wine and rose flavor , will have you flipping over in no time! There's a reason Sangria is a favorite cocktail, and this one, particularly with its looks, is a sure-shot winner! The Strawberry Sangria is a great way to entertain friends, and … [Read more...]

Blueberry Pancakes – Healthy Weekend Breakfast

Light & Fluffy Whole Grain Blueberry PancakesWhole-grain Blueberry Pancakes served with sizzling butter and some maple syrup - wouldn't that be an ideal breakfast every morning??!! What could be more healthy, tasty and beautiful at the same time! Loaded with the goodness of whole-grains, antioxidant-rich blueberries, almonds and a flavoring of coconut milk, these pancakes are the ultimate balance … [Read more...]

Eggless Chocolate Cake Recipe

Its always good to have a tried-and-tested Eggless Chocolate Cake recipe! Eating a cake is sinful for some, but not this one - I've used whole wheat flour, no eggs, minimal butter and all the goodness of Ghiradelli chocolate, still keeping it an healthier option! Melted chocolate lends it rich texture, and the applesauce and sour cream make it soft and smooth without using eggs! Perfect for a … [Read more...]

Vegetable Gobi Manchurian Dry

Gobi (Cauliflower) Manchurian Dry is undoubtedly the best Indian-Chinese dish ever; a cuisine inspired by the fusion of taste in Indian and authentic Chinese cooking. It is a favorite for everyone who loves spicy food. Gobi Manchurian is made with Cauliflower florets and shredded veggies. The vegetables are mixed in a corn flour batter, then deep fried and finally smothered with a spicy hot and … [Read more...]

Espresso Brownies Recipe

Espresso Brownies, filled with the richness of cocoa, a shot of espresso and a hint of Kahlua liqueur, there's hardly anyone who could resist these super-delicious brownies! They are very easy to make, and you can experiment with several flavored coffee powders to make a version that works best for you. For regular cocoa brownies, omit Kahlua and add some chocolate chips instead if you want. These … [Read more...]

Vegetarian Crab Cakes Recipe (with Zucchini )

Vegetarian Crab Cakes served at most restaurants are made of "stuff" that looks like meat, but is not actually meat! Not able to make myself eat one of those, I decided to go for a less glamorous but equally tasty option - Vegetarian "Crab" Cakes made with Zucchini! It tastes a bit like zucchini fritters except that it's a healthier option. Feel free to experiment with other herbs that you like; … [Read more...]

Mint Mojito

There's nothing like an old-fashioned original Italian Mint Mojito to lift your spirits! A sort of a Cuban cousin to the traditional American mint julep, the Mojito has long been considered a classic cocktail - Pure, light, and flavored with fresh lime, Prosecco, white rum and mint, this is one of the most favored Mojito recipes throughout out the world. A touch of brown sugar adds to the zing! It … [Read more...]

Vegetable Fried Rice – Chinese Style

Vegetable Fried Rice, cooked in indian-chinese-style, with shallots, beans, carrots, onions and the goodness of asian spices and soy sauce, are truly a treat to eat! The long-grain Basmati rice is best suited to make this recipe,but jasmine rice can be substituted if you don't have the other one. It can be prepared in a jiffy, and is a great way to get some carbs, proteins, vitamins and fiber into … [Read more...]