Summer Salad Plate | Green Salad Summer Plate with Lime Dressing | Healthy Breakfast Salad

A salad for breakfast ??? Yes, breakfast salads are a great way to start your day with nutrient-dense foods. They may also boost your mood and productivity, improve your digestion, and even help you lose weight as well.

Summer Salad Plate

Breakfast salads are a super-easy way to load up on fresh vegetables and fruits. You can toss them together quickly and they’re light, fresh while still being filling. As long as you have a good source of protein and some healthy fats on there, the salad will keep you full until your next meal without weighing you down.

Green Salad Summer Plate with Lime Dressing

Antioxidants give fruits and vegetables their different colors so a handy way to make sure you’re getting a good range of antioxidants and different health benefits is to choose those you like from each of the five different color groups – Red, Purple & Blue, Orange & Yellow, White & Brown, and Green. They all have their benefits but today I am sharing a recipe with Green veggies and fruits – Salad Summer Plate with Orange Dressing.

Dressing Ingredients

Green vegetables and fruits are great foods with a wide variety of nutrients, especially nutrient dense dark green fruits and veggies. Green fruits and veggies contain calcium, dietary fiber, antioxidants and a variety of vitamins. This Summer Salad Plate has all my favorite fruits – Avocado, Kiwi, Pear, Green Apple, Cucumber. Toss this salad with homemade fresh lime juice dressing.

Green Veggies & Fruits

Summer Salad Plate | Green Salad Summer Plate with Orange Dressing

Tangy Green Salad Bowl is healthy evening salad recipe. It tastes amazing with the tangy dressing made with the fresh lime juice, crushed pistachios and sesame seeds.

Healthy Breakfast Salad

Ingredients:
Cucumber noodles – 1 big
Kiwi – 2
Green Apple – 1
Avocado – 2 (pit removed, peeled, and chopped lengthwise)
Pear – 1
Sliced Green Grapes – 1/2 cup

For dressing :
Juice of one lime
Crushed pistachios & sesame seeds – 3 tbsp each

Spices for dressing :
Black pepper powder – 1/4 tsp
Red chili powder – 1/2 tsp
Black salt – 1/8 tsp
Dry coriander leaves powder – 1/4
Himalayan pink salt to taste

Green Salad Plate

Method :

  1. For the dressing – Pour lime juice and crushed pistachios & sesame seeds with spices in an airtight container and shake well, or whisk ingredients in a bowl.
  2. Place all veggies and fruits in a large bowl. Drizzle lime dressing over the salad. Serve immediately.
Cucumber noodles

Whole Wheat Banana Choco Cake | Healthy Tea Time Cake | Pressure Cooker Cake

Have some overripe bananas languishing in the fruit bowl? Put them to good use and bake this delicious and super moist tea time cake. The perfect cup of tea deserves the perfect partner and this Whole Wheat Banana Choco Cake is just perfect. Whole Wheat Banana Choco Cake is a delightful combination made with whole wheat flour, bananas, brown sugar, cocoa powder, sesame, and flax seeds gives perfect crunch.

Whole Wheat Banana Choco Cake

Ripe and overripe bananas are a superhero of whole-food, plant-based baking, keeping things moist while adding flavor and natural sweetness. Because the resistant starch changes to simple sugar when a banana ripens, bananas are easier to digest.  The higher glycemic index of ripe bananas shows that they are digested quickly. Bananas also have higher levels of antioxidants as they ripen.

Healthy Tea Time Cake

Chocolate and banana make one amazing combination. Wonderful on their own, these two ingredients can make their way into an abundance of amazing dishes and this Banana Choco Cake recipe is my favorite. You can make almost any sweet food using these two ingredients – pancakes, ice cream, breads and many more.

Sesame, Flax seeds & Chocolate Sprinkles

Whole Wheat Banana Choco Cake | Healthy Tea Time Cake

This moist healthy chocolate cake has no butter, but gets its super moist crumb from riped bananas. It’s also whole grain and lower in sugar than typical cake. That makes this perfect for breakfast or tea time. Banana lovers do try this cake ..

No Oven Cake

Ingredients :
Ripe Banana – 4 (small size)
Whole Wheat Flour – 1 & 1/2 cups
Brown sugar – 1/4 cup
Refined Oil – 1/4 cup
Cocoa powder – 1/8 cup
Baking powder – 1 tsp
Baking soda – 1/2 tsp
Vanilla extract – 1/2 tsp
Sesame and flax seeds (3 tbsp each) for toppings
A pinch of Himalayan pink salt

Healthy Chocolate Treat

Method :

  1. Dry Ingredients – Sieve whole wheat flour, baking soda, baking powder, cocoa powder directly in the bowl.
  2. Add himalayan pink salt and mix all ingredients well.
  3. Wet Ingredients – In a mixer add bananas, brown sugar, oil, vanilla essence and grind it into a smooth paste.
  4. Now mix wet and dry ingredients well. Put the batter into a greased pan. Sprinkle topping over batter and with help of spatula press nuts gently.
  5. Tab the pan on a countertop to release any large air bubbles.
  6. Put the pan into the preheated pressure cooker and bake it for 1 hour.
  7. When the cake is done, allow to cool for 10 minutes. Remove the cake from the pan and set them on a rack set over a tray or sheet pan.
  8. Allow the cake to cool completely before slicing and enjoy.
Best Use of Ripe Banana

Tips:

  1. Adjust brown sugar according to your taste.
  2. Baking time may vary.
  3. If cake batter looks dry, add 2- 4 tbsp of milk.
  4. If baking in Oven: Bake in the preheated oven at 180 deg Celsius or around 360 Fahrenheit for about 1 hour. The baking time may vary. So keep checking the cake after 40 to 45 minutes.

Pressure Cooker Method:
Grease the baking tin with oil and dust it by sprinkling whole wheat flour over greased surface evenly. Pour the mixture into the greased baking tin.

Wholesome Cake

Important Notes:

  • Use the baking tin of 6 inches in diameter, so that it can easily get into the pressure cooker.
  • Use a 5-liter pressure cooker. It should be big enough to hold the baking pan.
  • Baking Tin should be made of Aluminium.
  • If baking tin comes into direct contact with the base of the pressure cooker, it can burn ( overbake ) the cake. So use pressure cooker container which has big holes in it or any aluminum small stand.
  • No gasket and whistle are needed. Remove them before baking.
  • Don’t add water to the pressure cooker.

How to Bake In A Pressure Cooker?

  1. Heat the pressure cooker on high heat for 2 minutes. Use sea salt or sand as a layer inside a cooker. Put a steel stand on a layer of salt or sand.
  2. Now put the cake tin containing the cake batter ( Do not put water inside the pressure cooker).
  3. Close the pressure cooker lid and do not put the whistle on the lid. Remove the gasket (rubber ring) from the lid.
  4. Lower the flame after 2 minutes. Let it bake for 50 -60 minutes on low flame. After 60 minutes check cake with a knife, if the mixture does not stick, it means the cake is done.
  5. If batter still sticks to knife then again bake for another 10 minutes. Do not open the lid immediately.
  6. Eggless Pressure Cooker Cake is ready.
Chocolate Sprinkles

Whole Wheat Carrot Banana Cake | Healthy Carrot Cake | Wholesome Fruit Cake

Got a ripe banana or two sitting around? Lets Bake. Ripe and overripe bananas are a superhero of whole-food, plant-based baking, keeping things moist while adding flavor and natural sweetness. Super ripe bananas and freshly grated carrots work best in this recipe. I swapped all-purpose flour with regular whole wheat flour and it gives a perfect grainy texture.

Whole Wheat Carrot Banana Cake

A bright orange root vegetable that’s versatile, sweet, and nutritious. They come in different colors but – Orange may be their best-known color, but they also come in other hues, including purple, yellow, red, and white. This versatile veggie may taste slightly different depending on the color, size, and where it’s grown. The sugar in carrots gives them a slightly sweet flavor which makes them perfect for baking.

Summer Holiday Treat

I also posted a banana cake recipe with cocoa powder ( Eggless Banana Choco Cake ) and dates (Eggless Whole Wheat Banana Walnut Dates Cake). This time I tried with Carrots and it turned out a delicious treat. Combining two classic flavors in one super moist CAKE and it’s a perfect treat for kids in the summer holidays. It’s made with whole wheat, banana, carrots that make this cake packed with nutrients and a delicious flavor.

Healthy Slices

Healthy Carrot Cake | Wholesome Fruit Cake

This delicious Wholesome Cake recipe is made with bananas, grated carrots bringing the best of both worlds to one bake. Add a variety of dried fruit like red cranberries to pack this cake full of flavor and top with toasted sesame seeds a special finish.

Healthy Carrot Cake

Ingredients :
Ripe Banana – 4 (small size)
Whole Wheat Flour – 1 & 1/2 cups
Brown sugar – 1/4 cup
Refined Oil – 1/4 cup
Grated carrot – 1 cup
Dried cranberries – 1/2 cup
Baking powder – 1 tsp
Baking soda – 1/2 tsp
Sesame seeds and Dried cranberries (3 tbsp each) toppings
A pinch of Himalayan pink salt

Wholesome Fruit Cake

Method:

  1. Soak dried red cranberries in a 3/4 cup of warm water for 20 minutes.
  2. Remove water and dry them completely. Keep them aside.
  3. Dry Ingredients – Sieve whole wheat flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, directly in the bowl. Add grated carrot with soaked red cranberries and mix them well.
  4. Wet Ingredients – In a mixer add bananas, brown sugar, oil, and grind until smooth.
  5. Now mix wet and dry ingredients well. Put the batter into a greased pan and tap the cake pan on a countertop to release any large air bubbles.
  6. Sprinkle topping over batter and with help of spatula press nuts gently.
  7. Tab the pan on a countertop to release any large air bubbles.
  8. Put the pan into the preheated pressure cooker and bake it for 1 hour.
  9. When the cake is done, allow to cool for 10 minutes. Remove the cake from the pan and set them on a rack set over a tray or sheet pan.
  10. Allow the cake to cool completely before slicing and enjoy.
Pressure Cooker Cake

Tips:

  1. Adjust brown sugar according to your taste.
  2. Baking time may vary.
  3. If cake batter looks dry, add 2- 4 tbsp of milk.
  4. If baking in Oven: Bake in the preheated oven at 180 deg Celsius or around 360 Fahrenheit for about 1 hour. The baking time may vary. So keep checking the cake after 40 to 45 minutes.
Tea Time Cake

Pressure Cooker Method:

Grease the baking tin with oil and dust it by sprinkling whole wheat flour over greased surface evenly. Pour the mixture into the greased baking tin.

Important Notes:

  • Use the baking tin of 6 inches in diameter, so that it can easily get into the pressure cooker.
  • Use a 5-liter pressure cooker. It should be big enough to hold the baking pan.
  • Baking Tin should be made of Aluminium.
  • If baking tin comes into direct contact with the base of the pressure cooker, it can burn ( overbake ) the cake. So use pressure cooker container which has big holes in it or any aluminum small stand.
  • No gasket and whistle are needed. Remove them before baking.
  • Don’t add water to the pressure cooker.
Carrot & Banana Cake

How to Bake In A Pressure Cooker?

  1. Heat the pressure cooker on high heat for 2 minutes. Use sea salt or sand as a layer inside a cooker. Put a steel stand on a layer of salt or sand.
  2. Now put the cake tin containing the cake batter ( Do not put water inside the pressure cooker).
  3. Close the pressure cooker lid and do not put the whistle on the lid. Remove the gasket (rubber ring) from the lid.
  4. Lower the flame after 2 minutes. Let it bake for 50 -60 minutes on low flame. After 60 minutes check cake with a knife, if the mixture does not stick, it means the cake is done.
  5. If batter still sticks to knife then again bake for another 10 minutes. Do not open the lid immediately.
  6. Eggless Pressure Cooker Cake is ready.
Whole Wheat Cake with Carrots & Banana

Whole Wheat Flour Cake With Brown Sugar – Tea Time Cooker Cake

Whole Wheat Walnut Cake with Brown Sugar – Tea Time Cake

It’s a simple whole wheat flour cake, I just replaced white sugar with brown sugar. It has wholesome goodness, crunchiness of walnuts and pistachios. With very few ingredients you can make this super moist, delicious tea time cake.

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Brown Sugar

Whole Wheat Flour Cake With Brown Sugar

Ingredients :
Whole Wheat Flour – 1 & 1/2 cups
Brown Sugar – 3/4 cup
Milk – 1 cup
Baking powder – 2 tsp
Vanilla essence – 1/2 tsp
Chopped Walnuts & Pistachios – 1/2 cup
Refined Oil – 1/4 cup
A pinch of salt

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Whole Wheat Brown Sugar Cake

Method :

  1. Dry ingredients: Sieve Whole Wheat Flour, baking powder, salt. Now add chopped walnuts and pistachios. Mix them well and keep it aside.
  2. Wet ingredients: Now add milk, brown sugar, oil, vanilla essence in a grinder and grind them until smooth.
  3. Now mix wet and dry ingredients well. Put batter into a greased pan and tab the cake pan on a countertop to release any large air bubbles.
  4. Put cake pan into the preheated pressure cooker and bake it for 1 hour.

Tips:

  1. Adjust sugar according to your taste.
  2. Baking time may vary.
  3. If cake batter looks dry, add 2- 4 tbsp of milk.
  4. If baking in Oven: Bake in the preheated oven at 180 deg Celsius or around 360 Fahrenheit for about 1 hour. The baking time may vary. So keep checking the cake after 40 to 45 minutes.

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Tea Time Cake

Pressure Cooker Method:
Grease the baking tin with oil and dust it by sprinkling whole wheat flour over greased surface evenly. Pour the mixture into the greased baking tin.

Important Notes:

  • Use the baking tin of 6 inches in diameter, so that it can easily get into the pressure cooker.
  • Use a 5-liter pressure cooker. It should be big enough to hold the baking pan.
  • Baking Tin should be made of Aluminium.
  • If baking tin comes into direct contact with the base of the pressure cooker, it can burn ( overbake ) the cake. So use pressure cooker container which has big holes in it or any aluminum small stand.
  • No gasket and whistle are needed. Remove them before baking.
  • Don’t add water to the pressure cooker.

How to Bake In A Pressure Cooker?

  1. Heat the pressure cooker on high heat for 2 minutes. Use sea salt or sand as a layer inside a cooker. Put a steel stand on a layer of salt or sand.
  2. Now put the cake tin containing the cake batter ( Do not put water inside the pressure cooker).
  3. Close the pressure cooker lid and do not put the whistle on the lid. Remove the gasket (rubber ring) from the lid.
  4. Lower the flame after 2 minutes. Let it bake for 50 -60 minutes on low flame. After 60 minutes check cake with a knife, if the mixture does not stick, it means the cake is done.
  5. If batter still sticks to knife then again bake for another 10 minutes. Do not open the lid immediately.
  6. Eggless Pressure Cooker Cake is ready.

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Brown Sugar Cooker Cake