Category Archives: Dessert

June 10

Millet Mung Pudding + Writing Process Blog Tour

Let’s start with an easy, vegan, gluten-free recipe and then I’ll share my writing process with you. The base of this Millet Mung ‘pudding’ is really simple to make. And, once the base it done you can dress it up in whatever creative ‘dessert-y’ way you like – nuts, chocolate sauce, berries – think of it […]

March 21

Apple Cinnamon Wholewheat Muffins

Do you want your kitchen and house to smell cinnamon-y and inviting? Do you want to feed your inner muffin monster? Do you want to bake your way to a yummy weekend? That’s three solid reasons to make these easy Apple Cinnamon Wholewheat Muffins! I’m partial to muffins (over cakes and cookies) because they are […]

December 08

Vegan Gajar ka Halwa (Carrot Pudding)

My light yet flavourful, Vegan Gajar ka Halwa (Carrot pudding) is making itself comfortable over at Pavithra’s blog, Eat Live Burp. Please hop over to this link on her blog for the illustrated recipe. You need only 5 ingredients for this healthy version!    

October 02

Pumpkin Wholewheat Muffins

Pumpkin again! These pumpkin wholewheat muffins are great for making in advance because unlike the Pumpkin Pie in the previous post, these muffins taste pretty great straight out of the refrigerator, even the next day! Pumpkin puree is a great addition to wholewheat muffins, making them lighter, tastier, and more nutritious (Vitamins A and C). And […]

October 01

Pumpkin Pie

When the organic vegetable store we shop at began stocking butternut squash (a.k.a butternut pumpkins), I was drawn to its unusual shape and the possibilities of pumpkin desserts. At home, I was thrilled to find mildly orange inside! After a lot of pie recipe browsing, I decided to make this as-healthy-as-possible pumpkin pie. This pie […]

August 30

Chocolate Mini Muffins

Here’s a little treat for those afternoon snack attacks! These mini muffins taste of chocolate but also have a lot of hidden goodness in the form of ragi flour (finger millet flour), whole wheat flour, ground almonds, and ground flax seeds! This recipe is suitable for diabetics, weight watchers, and mini muffin maniacs! As always, […]

July 24

Coconut Ginger Cookies with Levulose

This is the first time I’ve used levulose so I thought I’d start simple with these Coconut Cookies flavoured with ginger, cinnamon, and cardamom. Levulose is a natural, low GI (19) form of fructose. It is sold in India under the label Diabetics Dezire. It does not have any unpleasant aftertaste. However, since levulose is in fact […]

July 10

Carrot Cake

This all-in-one-bowl cake is delicious, diabetic friendly, and definitely do-able! Diabetics need their desserts just like everyone else and this one is perfect for sharing with non-diabetics too! This recipe makes use of naturally sweet substances like carrot and coconut, is flavoured with cinnamon and vanilla, has a cream cheese frosting, and is pleasantly filling […]