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Sunrise Smoothie: A diabetic Friendly Smoothie

…have to admit that. My kids are stringent food critics compared to my hubby. Poor hubby thinks that if he says not tasty it will hurt me so he will always say very good but don’t make it again. But my little ones are innocent they don’t know about any feeling thing. So they tell in up front by refusing to take a next bite. My daughter will say “I don’t like it” clearly. I am in quest to learn what is healthy sugar, as my hubby is diabetic even a…

Boondi Ladoo/ Boondi Laddu: Sweet chickpea flour balls: A gluten free dessert

…sses her. This sweet when you look at the videos and read the recipes it seems very easy, but in reality it is not that easy. It is mainly you must be careful with the two step in the process of making it. One sugar syrup consistency and second cooking the chickpeas ball, it should not be crunchy but it should be cooked right. If you can master that, then you are a winner. I was able to get it right this time.   Here comes the recipe of this del…

Kadala parippu Sundal/ Split Chick Peas Salad: For diabetic Awareness and Giveaway

…e. He is taking oral medication and maintaining the same dose for about 6.5 years. However, if he eats anything sugary or excess carbohydrates, it will show up in his morning blood sugar.  He loves to eat sugar, and he always asks me whether this will increase blood sugar, I will tell him, I don’t know. Anyway try a little. First thing he will tell me every morning is blood sugar level. We stopped using sugar in our coffee, tea, even my princess…

Mexican wedding cookies/ Snowball cookies

…nd served during wedding and other functions. It is usually made in round or crescent shape.  It has a powdered sugar coating and makes it looks like a snow ball. I was planning to make them with pecans; however I don’t have pecans in my hand, so decided to use almonds.  I found this recipe  at King Arthur flour baking center’s blog and also in Craft YouTube video. For these cookies, the almonds were first blanched and then toasted. I ground int…

Pani Popo: Samoan Coconut buns

…powdered sugar as I found the recipe of King Arthur flour using cornstarch in the coconut milk. Since powdered sugar/ confectioners’ sugar contains cornstarch, I used 3 tablespoon of powdered sugar for ½ cup of coconut milk.  You can increase the amount of sugar if you want a really sugary bun. I baked buns with sweetened coconut sprinkled on the top, even though it is not in traditional recipe. These buns will be good with mixed vegetable ste…

Orange Tiramisu: Daring Baker’s Challenge Feburary 2010

…u have to make homemade savoiardi and mascarpone cheese. The end result is worth all your efforts. I just made enough for 3 serving with lots of changes to the original recipe and also reduced the sugar amount to suit to our taste. Beware if you are dieting you should not attempt this recipe at home.   Coming to recipe, I made like this. RECIPE SOURCE: Mascarpone Cheese – Vera’s Recipe (Baking Obsession) for Homemade Mascarpone Cheese. Savo…

Mango flavored Nanaimo Bar: Daring Baker Challenge January 2010

…lebration for 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada. If you are a calorie conscious person, this dessert is not good for you, because it is dangerously loaded with sugar. Lauren suggested using homemade gluten free graham crackers. I was not able to find the gluten free flours suggested by her to make the homemade graham cracker. I used whole wheat flour for my graham crackers. I was a bit upset about as I baked the crackers a couple of minu…

Snickerdoodles: Cinnamon Sugar Dusted Cookies

…delicacies I used to make, I am happy and eagerly waiting for my little miracle’s arrival next month.  I don’t know my little princess understand anything about her sibling’s arrival, she is making merry all around. We didn’t put up any Christmas tree as she is now more interested in pulling things than enjoying.  I made some sinckerdoodles for Christmas. It is a sugar cookie which is famous in New England and Pennsylvania since the 19thcentury….

Zucchini Pineapple Ginger Cup Cake with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

…ppy go lucky vegetable, and is ready to mingle with everything, whether it is savory or dessert. However, I am not fully convinced of its ability in the dessert. I want to add Muscovado sugar  for my cupcake, after reading a dessert book. However, buying this sugar turned out to be two day project. When we went to Wal-Mart I saw Turbinado sugar, thinking that this is Muscovado sugar we bought them. Then I realize after researching with Google fr…

Pineapple Grape Juice: No Sugar Added

…se everybody in my home likes it; especially my princess who loves it.  Grocery shopping without them I feel is not complete. My hubby and princess like to eat them as such, but I love to make dishes out of it. The only that they agree with me is pineapple pachadi. But whenever I say can I make pineapple upside down cake, hubby says it has lot of sugar, you can make, and I won’t eat it. When you get clear cut answer like this how can I try? Since…

Three Cheese Carrot Red Bell Pepper Cupcake with Yogurt Cumin Frosting: Cupcake or Muffins?

From the name you probably recognized that this is a savory cupcake, and yes it is. I am really notorious to turn an Italian baked tart dish Crostata which usually made with fruits and jam to a savory one.  Why this savory love, because I am always afraid of sugar content in cupcakes and even after reducing sugar to an least possible extent which I can, my hubby will say I am overloading him with sugar. Yes he is diabetic so even a lit…

Twisted Yeasted cookies/Biscuits/ Torcettini di Saint Vincent

…e traditional version (as Aparna even given a chocolate version). As it has its origins from bread dough it has no sugar in the dough only sugar is rolled and then twisted to make pear or tear drop shape. I love the fact that there is no sugar is in the dough; only it is rolled in sugar just before baking. I used Turbinado sugar, which is crunchy and looks beautiful in baked goods, and also used lime zest. I used my food processor (which I rarely…

Malpuri /Sweet Fried Pancake

…in Beypore port, Kozhikode district in the state of Kerala, India. I was curious as usual and wanted to try. I know street food has the magic which no other food can bring in. This Saturday I made it and it was easy to make needing only flour, sugar, cardamom and egg. Yes I know that fried goodies are not good for health. I occasionally ignore that warning just like a smoker who skips the warning on his cigarette packet. Upon searching the int…

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