Fruit Crumble with Coconut Topping

It’s the time of the year again – apple picking, abundance berries in the market and fresh cranberries has started popping in the store shelves.  While the weather it is getting cooler, I am starting to bake again – the spices and the baking aroma will fill the house and of course it will make…

Apple Pie Bread

Ingredients: ½ cup oil ¾ cup brown sugar ¼ cup soy milk 1 egg 1 tablespoon coarsely ground flax seek 2 tablespoons water 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 teaspoon baking powder 2 cups all purpose flour ¼ teaspoon salt 2 cups peeled and shredded apple ½ cup dried cranberries ¾ cup chopped walnuts Method: Preheat oven…

Apple Blueberry Crumble

I found this recipe on the WebMD website which is very healthy and totally vegan.  You can replace blueberries with other fruits such as raspberries, blackberries or even apricots etc.  Chopped almonds gives additional flavor and richness to the topping. Ingredients: 1 cup finely chopped green apple 1 ½ cups blueberries 1 tablespoon castor sugar…

Cardamom Scented Apple Crumble

Ingredients: 2 green (granny smith) apples 1 1/2 cups blackberries 1/4 cup light brown sugar zest and juice of one orange Butter for greasing For topping: 1 cup all purpose flour 1/2 cup castor sugar 1/2 cup slivered almonds crushed 2 tablespoons cold butter 1/2 teaspoon crushed cardamom seeds Pinch of salt   Method: Preheat…

Green Juice

Kale leaves are quite fibrous.  When Kale is juiced, it has to be torn into smaller pieces.  Also depending on the juice machine, it might be difficult to get the juice since it does not produce juice like other fruits.  To get the maximum amount of juice, first I juiced few slices of apples and…

Grape-Beet Juice

With the arrival of spring and summer, fresh fruits and veggies will be abundant in the market. I love home made freshly pressed juice from fresh fruits and veggies. Ingredients: 1 small beet (the size of a small lemon) 2 apples (I used granny smith since I like the tartness of this apple) 1 1/2…

Cranberry Apple Crisp

Ingredients 1 lb green apple (2 medium, preferably granny smith for its tart taste) 1 ½ cups fresh cranberries Zest and juice of one orange 1/3 cup brown sugar For Topping: 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/3 cup walnuts ground ¼ cup rolled oats ¼ cup brown sugar 5 tablespoons cold butter ½ teaspoon cinnamon  …

Quick Apple Tart

Ingredients 1/2 of 1.1lbs pkg, Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry Sheets (1 sheet) 2 small green apples (granny smith) 3 teaspoons sugar about 1 teaspoon butter melted Confectioners sugar for dusting Flour for dusting Method Thaw pastry sheet at room temperature for about 45 minutes, or until easy to handle. Preheat oven to 400 F. Peel…