Green Lentil and Oats Burger

This Green Lentil and Oats Burger is a healthy twist on the regular veggie burger; packed with proteins and fiber!

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Sometimes, it is nice to give up the crazy addiction for fast food and cook something light, refreshing and healthy! Keeping up with the promise I made to myself in the beginning of 2015 (to make healthy lifestyle changes), I’ve been consciously opting for ingredients that are healthy. Take Green Lentils (or Green Sprouts, if you may) for example. Packed with proteins and rendering a great texture when cooked, they are wonderful for making patties.

I’m not going to lead you to believe that a healthy lentil and oat burger will be infinitely tastier than your average burger. Health food can only do so much. However, the nuttier flavor kinda grows on you, leaving you satiated for a long time after.

If you’re looking to make a healthy vegetarian (vegan, even) choice, then do give these green lentil and oats burgers a try.. (more…)

Baked Potato Wedges

Enjoy a big plate of spicy baked potato wedges with your favorite condiment! These roasted fries take almost no time to prepare and are hard to resist!

Baked Potato Wedges Recipe | Spicy Roasted Potato Fries Recipe - written by Kavitha Ramaswamy of Foodomania.com

Potatoes are humble vegetables. Inexpensive and incredibly flexible, they make for some of the best savory food creations.

Take these baked potato wedges for example. These spicy, crispy, roasted potatoes are all you need out of comfort food. And because they’re baked, you’re doing yourself a favor by cutting out all the fat. Still not the healthiest dish around, I’ll admit. But when you go high on starch, you could benefit from reducing the fat at the very least, yeah?

You can use your favorite combination of spices to customize these wedges the way you want. In fact, I always like experimenting with the seasoning, just so that I could enjoy the variety. These extra crispy baked potato wedges are quickly becoming a Friday-night staple. I freaking adore them and I’ll bet you would too! 🙂   (more…)

Rocky Road Cupcakes

Easy to bake rocky road cupcakes – simple eggless chocolate cupcakes topped off with marshmallows, more chocolate and nuts!

Rocky Road Cupcakes Recipe | Eggless Cakes | Step by Step Recipe for eggless rocky Road cupcakes - by Foodomania.com

Sometimes, I wonder if I will ever tire of chocolate. My love for chocolate and the giddiness it causes me is real. And I ain’t ashamed to admit it. My face lights up when I see / eat / smell chocolate. Too embarrassing? Probably.

But the truth is – chocolate makes my soul sing. And the more I get to work with chocolate, the chirpier and happier I get. So here’s another late-night baking experiment done right.

Rocky Road Cupcakes.

Chocolate, Nuts and Marshmallows come together in a simple eggless chocolate cupcake base. The texture rendered by roasted marshmallows, crunchy nuts and tempered chocolate is what makes this cupcake “rocky”. And hence the name – “rocky road”.
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Leftover Buttercream Cake

This leftover buttercream cake is just a perfect way to use up leftover buttercream!

Leftover Buttercream Cake Recipe | What to make with Leftover Buttercream? | Buttercream Chocolate cake recipe written by Kavitha Ramaswamy of Foodomania.com

Sometimes, the best dishes emerge from an immediate need to use up leftovers. This Leftover Buttercream Cake is one such discovery.

Buttercream is possibly the most commonly used + loved frosting for cakes and cupcakes. The first time I made buttercream, I was stunned by the sheer deliciousness or something so simple. Butter + Sugar = Buttercream. Simple enough right? Who would have thought two of the most commonly used ingredients in baking would jazz up baked desserts by a thousand notches?!

Buttercream is something I’m making more and more these days. Its just so easy and inexpensive and fancy, you know. However, I always find myself with a little bit of leftover buttercream every single time. No matter how precise or stingy I get, I always end up with leftovers once I’m done frosting all my cupcakes / cakes. One fine day, I ended up with so much of buttercream leftovers; and that got me thinking…     (more…)