Low Calorie, Non Alcoholic Fruit Cake

An easy, low calorie, moist, non alcoholic fruit cake with goodness of wholewheat and Greek yogurt. Cakes for the Holidays This week’s theme is bake them cakes! I love baking and usually try to participate in bake-thon every December that my fellow blogging marathoners do. I could not participate last year and this year as […]

Applesauce Whole Wheat Cake

Applesauce whole wheat cake is a moist, spongy and a tasty cake with lots of nuts and a touch of cinnamon flavor. It is a great edible gift for the holidays. Cakes for the Holidays The theme for this week is bake them cakes! Yesterday it was fresh cranberry cake and today it is applesauce […]

Fresh Cranberry Christmas Cake

Fresh cranberry Christmas cake is a tart, sweet and delicious holiday cake. Christmas is just around the corner and this is probably the busiest baking season of the year. Christmas means holidays and kids are off from school. One of the best ways to keep up with kids hunger pangs all day long is some […]

Whole Wheat Banana Bread with Chocolate Glaze

The third and last banana bread for this week, and the last bake for this year’s bakeathon is a healthy, sugar free, butter free dates whole wheat banana bread. Today’s whole wheat banana bread is moist, dense and a yummy bread cake with bananas, dates and touch of cardamom and cloves to enhance the flavor. […]

Baked Mathris

This is the last post for this year and this Bake-a-thon. Today’s bake was one of the bakes for last month’s Home Baker’s Challenge. I chose a savory bake. I already have a baked mathri on the blog and today’s mathris are made with 2:1 ratio of whole wheat to all-purpose flour unlike the other […]

Morning Glory Muffins

Last spring when I visited one of my cousin’s I borrowed couple of cookbooks from her. The main reason for borrowing the books was Cooking from Cookbook Challenge, though I have not cooked much from these cookbooks yet. I bookmarked a few recipes but did not get time to cook or bake anything from those […]

Flax Seed Whole Wheat Blueberry Mini Muffins

Flax seed whole wheat blueberry muffins are butter less, healthy, moist muffins with a crunchy top. Great for breakfast, snack and also for portion control. For the third day of cakes and muffins, I have a healthy blueberry muffin. This is the last muffin for this week. For the rest of the week I have […]

No Knead Light Wheat Loaf

Last summer Valli and some of the blogging group members suggested having a new theme, Tame the Yeast, to encourage novice bread bakers like me to bake some breads and to tame the yeast. The first bread suggested was Varada’s No Knead Light Wheat Loaf. That month I did not participate in the marathon and […]

Eggless Quinoa Nutella Cookies

After three days of rich chocolate bakes, today I have slightly healthier version of cookies. These cookies do have butter but the whole wheat flour and quinoa make it a bit healthier. I have some quinoa flour leftover from this bake and I have to use it up very soon. This flour is expensive and […]

Thekua from Jharkhand

Jharkhand is one of the eastern states of India that was carved out of Bihar. It shares a border with Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, West Bengal and off course Bihar. Jharkhand means land of forests and 28 % of the population is tribal. Cuisine of Jharkhand is both vegetarian and non-vegetarian. This cuisine uses little […]

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