Pesto Swirl Rolls

Easy to put together pesto swirl rolls with a hint of exotic herbs and extra cheese!

Pesto Swirl Rolls Recipe | Easy Cheesy Bread Rolls | Written by Kavitha Ramaswamy of Foodomania.com

First things first: Swirls add a pinch of happiness to the food. Am I right or what? šŸ˜€ I’m a big believer in spendingĀ little time cooking andĀ as muchĀ time eating. But I do like a little zing in my food. I mean, how often can you eat the same bread over and over again? I am a carbaholic and I love bread. But a little twist every now and then makes eating bread a much more fun experience. And making swirl rolls are just so darn easy, that I oftenĀ forego a pizza or a tortilla for these babies.

Sorry to have called these pesto swirl rolls babies. But these are adorable looking and just a pleasure to devour! Serve them with my super healthy barley vegetable soup for a complete meal.

If you’re like me, you probably stock some pizza dough in your freezer at all times. If you don’t, well a) WHY AREN’T YOU? and b) It doesn’t take much time to make the dough from scratch either. (If you’re looking for a healthier version, I’ve got a great whole wheat pizza dough recipe too) And the filling is where you bring on your A-game! There are literally 100s of pesto varieties and you get to switch things up every time you make these rolls. Ā  (more…)

Barley Vegetable Soup

Brimming with veggies & barley, this delicious, hearty and filling barley vegetable soup is positively packed with healthy goodness!

Barley Vegetable Soup Recipe | Vegetarian Healthy Soups written by Kavitha Ramaswamy of Foodomania.com

The very first “Barley Recipe” on this blog. I really am growing up!

What I really like about this older me is that I’m starting to appreciate grains other than wheat and rice. There was a time when I pledged my love for rice and couldn’t imagine a healthier substitute to my meals. But this barley vegetable soup left me incredibly surprised. All my initial apprehensions were put to rest when I devoured spoonful after spoonfuls of this filling soup. This soup scores extra points in texture, taste and ease of preparation.

It is a New Year. And that means making smallĀ changes to make it a healthier year. Ā I almost always make it a point to make some healthy changesā€¦ always on a quest to take off a few pounds and live a healthier, more energetic life. And this soup is just perfect for whatever health goals you have. All you need is a pot, some fresh herbs & veggies and Barley! Let’s go! (more…)

S’mores Cookie Cups

Make these elegant S’mores Cookie Cups to reminisceĀ some campfire fun from the comfort of your homes!

S'mores Cookie Cups Recipe | Eggless Chocolate Chip Cookie Cups Recipe written by Kavitha Ramaswamy of Foodomania.com

Here is why you should just set your weighing scales back ten pounds this month –Ā CHRISTMAS goodies!!!!

Happy December, everyone!Ā I canā€™t believe it is the final month of the year. Crazy! The Christmas countdown is on andĀ I’mĀ working overtime to bring you a few uber delicious recipes here on Foodomania, despite my maddening schedule. *pats self on the back* šŸ˜‰

Starting with these awesome S’mores Cookie Cups. Three reasons to love this recipe – a) Helllllooooo…. They are S’mores in a cup – literally! b) They are so elegant that you can proudly give them away as edible gifts to your friends & family. c) They couldn’t be any easier than a regular chocolate chip cookie.

Convinced?

No?

May you will be once I show you just how easy it can be to just take a few extra minutes to make these cookies in a mini cup form! Ā Ā  (more…)

Granola Bites

Power packed granola bites made with homemade granola! Get your nutrients on the go!

Granola Bites Recipe | How to make Healthy High Energy Granola Nuggets | High protein healthy snacks | Written by Kavitha Ramaswamy from Foodomania.com

I made these granola bites about 2 months ago. Everyday since then, I’ve been eating one of these to satisfy my sweet tooth and my 4 pm-hunger.

You know, it is that time of the day when you feel like you’ve just got to reach out for a burger or order a plate of fries…. I’ve successfully resisted doing that for the past couple months… all thanks to these hunger-squashing super power nuggets! It did take a while for me to get used to this change in the menu. A granola bite is after all NOT a slice of pizza. For picky eaters, this may not be love at first sight. But stay with it, one bite at a time. It’ll grow on you.

As an unexpected yet welcome side effect of this ritual, I now see that my skin and hair have really started to improve! The omega-3 rich flax seeds and protein rich everything else have definitely contributed in a big way to my health! And now you can do this for yourself too! šŸ™‚

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