Orange Kiwi Popsicles | No Sugar Summer Healthy Treat – Kid’s Favorite | Two Ingredients Treat

Enjoy this Two Ingredients – frozen healthy, vitamin C rich treat on a day when you’re looking for something cool that’s made with natural and nutritious ingredients. I really liked making these fruit popsicles because they are super easy and healthy. It is as simple as cutting up your favorite fresh fruits and arranging them in the popsicle mold.

Orange Kiwi Popsicles

The added bonus is these popsicles are made of fresh fruits, NO SUGAR added. In this popsicles, I used freshly squeezed orange juice, kiwi to fill out the molds and they turned out super delicious.

No Sugar Summer Healthy Treat – Kid’s Favorite

Kiwi green flesh is sweet and tangy. It’s also full of nutrients like vitamin C, vitamin K, vitamin E, folate, and potassium. They also have a lot of antioxidants and are a good source of fiber. Whereas, Oranges are well known for their vitamin C content. It boosts your immune system and improves your skin; they also aid with heart health, cholesterol levels.

Goodness Of Fruit

Ingredients:
Ripe Kiwi – 4
Fresh Orange Juice – 2 cups ( Juice of 6 Oranges)

Method:

  1. Peel and slice the kiwi fruit and place in a blender or food processor with the orange juice (with dough chopper ).
  2. Pulse until smooth. Pour into a popsicle mould.
  3. Now tap the moulds. Freeze them for 6 hours.
  4. For Demold Popsicles – Run under warm water until popsicles slide out of the mould.

Tips:

  • Don’t grind kiwi in the blender else kiwi seeds will grind along with the pulp.
Summer Treat

Mango Smoothie With A Healthy Twist | Breakfast Bowl Recipe | Mango Oats Smoothie

A creamy delicious and healthy bowl of Mango Oats Smoothie is a perfect way to start your day. Smoothie bowls are very easy to make, just throw all the ingredients in blender and blend – It’s Ready Besides their sweet, delicious taste mangoes also have many advantages and health benefits. Mangoes are a very good source of fiber. Mangoes also contain many minerals in them; most notably potassium and magnesium. These minerals are necessary for muscles’ growth, contraction of muscles, relaxation of muscles and producing proteins in your body.

Mango Smoothie With A Healthy Twist

Whereas, Oats are loaded with dietary fiber and have a range of healthy cholesterol-lowering properties. But the problem is – Plain oats taste blend. By adding a few ingredients and the right cooking method, it will become a better bowl of oatmeal.

Breakfast Bowl Recipe

Just blend cooked oats and mango together. Top it with a few extra mango chunks, fresh cherries, and sliced pistachios or roasted sunflower seeds or any nuts of your choice. You will have tropical, a protein-packed, fiber-rich bowl of deliciousness.

Mango Oats Smoothie

Ingredients:
Mangoes – 1 (Peeled and cubed)
Oats – 1/2 cup
Cold Milk – 1/2 cup
Water – 3/4 cup
Fresh fruits – 1/2 cup ( Mango cubes. sliced cherries) Any fruits of your choice
Sliced Pistachios – 1/4 cup

Method:

  1. Heat a 3/4 cup of water in a nonstick saucepan and add oats. Cook oats for 6 minutes on medium low flame stirring continuously.
  2. When oats are cooked switch off the flame. Let it cool down completely before grinding.
  3. Soaked 10 pistachios (without shells) in a 1/2 cup of water for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes drain the water and slice them. Keep them aside.
  4. Now blend cooked oats, mangoes with cold milk together in a mixer till smooth.
  5. Pour into a big bowl, garnish with chopped mangoes, cherries and sliced pistachios.
Summer Breakfast

Tips:

  • You could even make oats in advance and use accordingly.
  • You can substitute mangoes with any seasonal fruit.
  • By soaking, pistachios will slice easily.

 

Cantaloupe Apricot Smoothie | No Sugar Summer Drink

This orange summer juice is a healthy treat you can have any time of day.  This drink is packed with nutrition and it has a natural sweetness from Cantaloupe. It is loaded with dietary fibers, vitamins and other essential minerals like iron, potassium almost everything you need to start the day.

Cantaloupe Apricot Smoothie

Cantaloupe which also known as ” KHARBOOJA” is loaded with all the essential nutrients that are required for a healthy lifestyle. Just one cup of cantaloupe contains around 50 calories and 90% water. Moreover, the fruit is packed with sufficient amounts of potassium, beta-carotene, folic acid, magnesium, dietary fiber and many antioxidants.

Cantaloupe which also known as ” KHARBOOJA”

Apricot is rich in vitamins like beta-carotene, Vitamin A, and K. It is rich in minerals like iron, potassium, manganese, magnesium, phosphorus. It is also a good source of antioxidants, dietary fiber. This smoothie contains NO ADDED SUGAR. It’s naturally sweetened with ripe cantaloupe.

No Sugar Summer Drink

Ingredients:
Cantaloupe – 1 medium ( Peeled and cut into cubes)
Apricot – 4 (Deseed and cut into small pieces with skin)
Ice cubes

Method:

Put all the ingredients in the blender and mix until well combined. Serve chilled.

Delicious Drink

Pyaz Ki Kadhi | Spring Onions Curd Based Curry | Perfect Lunch Recipe | Curry With Split Chickpea Flour

Kadhi is regular in my home and always been my favorite comfort food. Kadhi is a spicy yogurt based curry and it is a North Indian dish. It is made from slightly sour curd, besan known as chickpea flour with some Indian spices and usually accompanied with vegetable pakoras (fitters) which are deep fried.

My Favorite Meal

Being a wife of a fitness freak husband I have to think twice before making fried things. Earlier I shared low-calorie palak kadhi recipe in which I replaced pakoras with palak (spinach). This time I used spring onions and it turned out extremely tasty.

Best Serve with Rice

Ingredients:
Greek Yogurt or Curd – 1 cup
Besan or Split chickpea flour– 3 tbsp
Turmeric – 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder – 1 tsp
Kitchen king masala – 1 tsp
Fenugreek seeds – 1/2 tsp
Finely chopped garlic – 4
Finely chopped spring onions  – 1 cup
Oil – 2 tsp
Water – 2 or 3 cups
Salt to taste

Spring Onion Kadhi

Method:

  1. Curd Masala Mixture: Put chopped garlic, turmeric, red chili powder, coriander powder, kitchen king masala, besan, salt with 1 cup of water in a grinder. Pulse twice to combine all ingredients and keep it aside.
  2. Heat 1 tsp oil in a deep saucepan and add methi seeds.
  3. Saute for 15 seconds and add chopped spring onions. Saute spring onions for 5 minutes on low flame.
  4. Now add curd masala mixture with 1 & 1/2 cups of water and mix them well.
  5. Cook for 20 minutes on low flame till it becomes little thick and creamy.
  6. Garnish with some chopped spring onion and serve hot with plain steamed rice.
Lunch Recipe

Oats Moong Dal Tikki (Oats Yellow Lentils Cutlets) | Protein-Rich Snacks | Non-Fried Snacks

Looking for a healthy and perfect monsoon tea time snack? Here comes the delicious combination of moong dal and oats – OATS MOONG DAL TIKKI. These tikkis are loaded with the goodness of oats and moong dal. It is simple to prepare that makes it an excellent starter recipe and a perfect healthy treat for parties.

Oats Moong Dal Tikki

Yellow moong dal or lentils is extremely light and easy to digest.  It is low in fat and rich in B complex vitamins, calcium, and potassium. Whereas, oats are rich in soluble fibers which help in lowering cholesterol levels.  Protein-packed, full of fiber and low on fat, oats are designed to boost your energy levels and help you lead a healthy lifestyle. They are not only good for the stomach but are super filling, satisfying and versatile.

Oats Yellow Lentils Cutlets

Oats Moong Dal Tikkis are an excellent snack recipe without deep frying. In this recipe, tikkis are shallow fried with very little oil. This makes it more healthy and fat-free.

Protein-Rich Snacks

Ingredients:
For Tikki:
Yellow moong dal -1 cup
Oats – 1 cup
Yogurt – 1/4 cup
Sooji or Semolina – 4 tbsp
Finely chopped onion – 1
Finely chopped garlic – 1 tbsp

Finely chopped coriander leaves – 1/2 cup
Finely chopped green chilies – 2
Chaat masala – 2 tsp
Red chili powder – 1 tsp
Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
Garam masala powder – 1/4 tsp

Roasted and crushed peanuts – 1/4 cup
Oil for shallow frying

For Serving :
Green Raw Mango Coriander Chutney – 1 cup
Amchur Chutney – 1 cup
Pomegranate Pearls – 1 cup

Non-Fried Snacks

Method :

  1. Dry roast the oats on a slow flame till it turns crisp. Let it cool completely.
  2. Wash and soak moong dal in 4 cups of water for 4 hours or overnight.
  3. Drain and cook soaked moong daal with about 2 cups water on medium-low heat in a deep saucepan until all the water has evaporated.
  4. Allow cooked daal to cool down completely.
  5. Mix cooked moong daal, roasted oats, and other tikki ingredients (except oil ) to make a soft dough. Keep it in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  6. Now apply little water on your hands. Take some lemon size portion and make cutlets.
  7. Heat little oil in pan and place cutlets in a pan.
  8. Shallow fry till both sides are golden brown and crisp.
  9. Serve hot with chutneys and pomegranate pearls.

Healthy No Bake Apple Donuts | Super Healthy Snack | Easy Fruit Treat | No Fried Donut

This three ingredients recipe turns apple slices into “Donuts”. Topped with homemade peanut butter with your favorite topping – Super healthy snack or no fried dessert is ready.

Healthy No Bake Apple Donuts

Healthy No Bake Apple Donuts are such a fun fall activity and snack for kids as well as a great way to use apple. The natural sugars in the apples are a great source of energy for little ones, so it’s a good option for a healthy breakfast or a delicious snack in between meals.

Super Healthy Snack

Apples are one of the most popular fruits for good reason. To get the most nutrition, enjoy the whole fruit-both flesh and skin. Therefore, it is best to eat apples in the morning right after you get up or as a snack between meals to get its maximum benefits which include nutrients, weight loss, good skin, great digestion and a healthy body in the long run.

Apples

An apple is a sweet and found in many varieties, mostly people are confused with green apple and red apple. Which one is better green apple or red apple that should be included in our daily diet? Actually both apples are full of nutrition, vitamins and calories.

Red Apple

Green apples are mostly sour in taste and red apples are sweeter than green one. Green apples also have less sugar than red apples, which makes sense considering their taste is more tart and less sweet. I like green apple more because of its sour taste. I like to use them in my chutney recipes.

Green Apple

Peanut butter is the most perfectly melty, creamy texture, and with a barely sweet, peanutty-intense flavor is perfect spread. It is a great source of protein, potassium and healthy fats. This homemade peanut butter is delicious and it is super easy. It takes a few minutes to transform whole peanuts into warm and creamy, delicious homemade peanut butter. But you can use store bought peanut butter as well.

Homemade Peanut Butter

For topping besides chocolate chips, colorful sprinkles – Seeds, nuts best options. They are super high in essential fatty acids, including omega-3, and high in antioxidants.

Toppings

Healthy No Bake Apple Donuts |Super Healthy Snack | No Fried Donut

Ingredients :
Apples – 2 Red & 2 Green
Homemade peanut butter – 1/2 cup
Toppings :
Raisins, coconut flakes, chocolate chips, rainbow sprinkles, pistachios, pecans, almonds, sunflower and pumpkin seeds, breakfast muesli

No Fried Fruit Donuts

Method :

  1. Wash and cut apples into thick slices. Using a cookie cutter remove the core of the slices.
  2. Lay the slices on a plate.
  3. Now wipe each slice of apple with a tissue to remove excess moisture. This helps in slathering them easily on the slices and then spread peanut butter and toppings.
  4. Make your own donut with your favorite topping and Enjoy.
Quick, Healthy Snack

Mango Jam With Apple | No Pectin, No Color, No Preservatives | Four Ingredients Jam Recipe

Mango Jam is an easy-to-make spread perfect for freshly buttered toast. Make this deliciously sweet and tangy jam with fresh mangoes along with apple, sugar and lemon juice in about 30 minutes at home. Mango Jam made at home is tastier than the store bought ones. This mango jam recipe is chemical free as there is no color or preservatives added.

Mango Jam With Apple

Pectin is a naturally occurring substance that makes jellies gel and gives jams their spread consistency. Apples contain a particularly high amount of pectin which helps jam to set. Pectin is available in the skin and pulp of fresh apples. Make this delicious jam and keep it handy in the refrigerator, to enjoy with toast and tea.

No Pectin, No Color, No Preservatives

Ingredients:
Apple – 1
Mango Puree – 2 cups ( 2 Medium Size Mangoes)
Sugar – 1 cup
Juice of one Lemon

Four Ingredients Jam Recipe

Method:

  1. Cut apple into small pieces (with skin) and put pieces into a blender. Make a smooth puree.
  2. Transfer apple puree in a non-stick deep pan with mango puree. Cook it for 5 minutes on low medium flame stirring continuously.
  3. After 5 minutes add sugar and cook on medium-low flame for 10 minutes.
  4. Once jam starts to thickens switch off the flame and add lemon juice. Mix it well and cook for a minute.
  5. Allow jam to cool down completely. Then store in sterilized glass jar.
  6. Enjoy jam with hot parathas or with vanilla ice cream.
Fruit Spread

Tips:

  • Lift jam with a spatula and pour jam, it should flow together and not in drops.
  • Pour a few drops of prepared jam on a plate if it spreads then it’s not ready if it stays firm without moving then the jam is ready.
  • Allow jam to cool completely. Then store in a clean and dry glass jar.
  • Keep jam in the refrigerator after every use. Use a clean and dry spoon.
  • It last long for 3 months.
Aam Ka Jam