• #BlogchatterA2Z,  Health

    #BlogchatterA2Z-“I”- Idli with a healthy twist for you and your family!

    It is week 2 of #BlogchatterA2Z and we had reached on alphabet “I”.  When I had thought about any healthy recipe or ingredient that starts with “I”, the first recipe that came in my mind was “Idli”.   Yes, our very own traditional south Indian recipe idli that is usually served with another healthy recipe vegetable stew “Sambhar”.  So, in this post we will do a healthy makeover of routine idli recipe and I will share few ideas to make idli healthier and interesting.  Three exciting healthy makeover of “idli”  Colorful and healthy idli  I am sure you had already heard or tried this recipe for your kid’s lunch box. Making…

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    #BlogchatterA2Z- “Handvo”- An Amazing Gujrati Recipe for Busy Weekdays!

    Hi, all  It is week 2 of #BlogchatterA2Z and As “H”, I am excited to share another healthy and tasty recipe.  As I had mentioned before that you will learn so many Gujrati dishes with this series, so here I am back with another Gujrati dish.   The name of recipe is handvo or handva that is healthy, tasty and highly nutritious.   What is Handvo?  Handvo is basically a traditional Gujrati dish that can also be called as “rice and lentil savory cake”. It is made by mixing rice, mixed pulses and grated vegetables ( like bottle gourd, carrot or potato)  It is a perfect one pot meal and you…

  • #BlogchatterA2Z,  Health

    #BlogchatterA2Z- “G”- Green (Spinach) Chapati with Bottlegourd Curry- A healthy twist to routine meal!

    The journey of #BlogchatterA2Z is getting really exciting and today, we had reached on day 7.  As “G”, I am sharing an easy, healthy and exciting recipe that could be used in dinner and lunch both.  The recipe is a healthier version of our routine Indian diet “Roti-sabzi”. With the little healthy twist, we can make this routine meal exciting. This recipe could be a great option for kid’s lunch box. And also, a great way to make them eat green vegetables.  The name of recipe is   Green (Spinach)Chapati with bottle guard curry As the name suggested, we will add spinach to our routine chapati dough and will add some…

  • #BlogchatterA2Z,  Health

    #BlogchatterA2Z- “F”- Fenugreek Thepla- An Amazing Gujrati Recipe for busy days.

    Hi everyone,  It is day 6 of #BlogchatterA2Z   Now, as “F”. I am sharing an exciting Gujrati recipe that is healthy, tasty and quick.  I had been stayed in Gujrat for more than 3 years. (my in laws belongs to Gujrat) and I had learnt a lot about Gujrati culture, and cuisine after marriage.  Gujrati cuisine has lots of varieties and there are plenty of food options are available for lunch, dinner and snacking.  In this series, I will share many Gujrati dishes (of course, with a healthy twist)  in this post, I am sharing one of the most famous Gujrati recipes called “fenugreek thepla”. Hoping you will like it.…

  • #BlogchatterA2Z,  Health

    #BlogchatterA2Z- “E”- Energy Buddha Bowl- A quick and healthy one pot meal!

    Welcome to “healthy eating for busy moms” series once again. Its day 5 of #BlogchatterA2Z and as “E”, I am excited to share another healthy and tasty recipe for busy moms and of course, for their families.  You know, while writing for this series, I had learnt a lot each day. It was an awesome journey to learn more about importance of healthy ingredients and how to incorporate them in day to day recipes.  While exploring healthy options, I came across a healthy recipe that is a latest trend in food and nutrition industry. Here in USA, it is quite popular and people are loving it because of so many…

  • #BlogchatterA2Z,  Health

    #BlogchatterA2Z- “D”- “Dal Dhokli”- An Authentic Gujrati Single Pot meal for busy weekdays!

    It is day 4 of #BlogchatterA2Z and as “D”, I am excited to share a healthy and tasty one pot dish that could be used as an excellent option for lunch and dinner.  The recipe is a traditional Gujrati recipe that is quick and healthy.   I had learnt this recipe after my marriage, from my mother in law.  And she used to make this as a dinner specially when we had less time to cook.   What is Dal dhokli?  Dal dhokli basically is a spicy, tangy, slightly sweet and tasty one pot meal that is prepared by adding wheat flour dumplings in a spilt pigeon pea ( toor dal) lentil gravy.…

  • #BlogchatterA2Z,  Health

    #BlogchatterA2Z- “C”- Chickpea Salad with Carrot Soup- A light meal for Busy weekdays!

    welcome back. And I am hoping you all are having a good time while learning healthy recipes with “healthy eating for busy moms” series.   It is the day 3 of #BlogchatterA2Z and as I am sharing another healthy and refreshing recipe. This recipe could be served with any healthy soup and can be used as a perfect healthy option for lunch and dinner.   The name of recipe is “Chickpea salad with carrot soup”  First let’s begin with the nutritional composition of Chick pea.  Nutritional Composition of Chick pea  (for 100 grams of chick pea)  Energy                                378 Kcal  Carbohydrate                    62. 95 grams  Sugar                                   10.7 gram  Dietary Fiber                      12.2 gram  Fat                                       …

  • #BlogchatterA2Z,  Health

    #BlogchatterA2Z- “B”- Barnyard Millet, A quick and healthy one pot meal!

    Welcome to day 2 of #BlogchatterA2Z and I am really excited to share the second post for “healthy eating for busy moms” series. In this series, I am sharing healthy, easy and tasty recipes for busy moms and their busy families.  hoping these recipes will help you stay healthy and fit and also helps in weight loss process. As B, I am sharing an exciting recipe called “Barnyard millet or Mordhan khichdi”.  What is Barnyard millet?  Barnyard millet or Mordhan (in hindi) is a white, round grains belonging to the millet family. It is usually used as a rice substitute and considered as a healthier option than rice. In Gujrati,…

  • #BlogchatterA2Z,  Health

    #BlogchatterA2Z-“A- Amaranth Paratha”- An Ancient Grain Healthy and Tasty recipe!

    Hello everyone   Warm welcome to “Healthy eating for busy moms”. This is my first post for the series. I am so excited to start this 26 days journey with you awesome guys.  hoping you liked this series and recipes. As the alphabet “A”, I am sharing “Amaranth paratha recipe with tomato chutney”  What is Amaranth?  You know, sometimes I feel so amazed and surprised with fancy names of our well-known ancient grains. Amaranth is our very own Indian ancient grain “Rajgeera” that is also called ramdana in some state. It is famous as a fasting food and people usually make different dishes like amaranth kheer, amaranth ladoo during fasting.   Nowadays, when…

  • #BlogchatterA2Z,  Health

    #BlogchatterA2Z- “Theme Reveal”- “Healthy Eating for Busy Moms”- Healthy Recipes, Tips, Tricks and Much More!

    April is just around the corner and this month will bring a great excitement and enthusiasm to the blogging world. Yes! This is the month of “A to Z Blogging Challenge”, hosted by Blog chatter. I am a big fan of Blog chatter community. Blog chatter is an excellent blogging community that always helps, guide and inspire bloggers to do better and achieve their dreams.   Finally, the wait is over and I am so excited to share the #Theme reveal post for #BlogchatterA2Z.  I am having a wide spectrum of emotions while writing this post.  It is a mixed feeling of nervousness, excitement and enthusiasm. And I am sure most of…