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…

Sweet and Spiced Almonds

I love almonds especially when roasted.  Instead of spending a lot of money, I thought of making my own spiced almonds.  They are expensive.  Since this is the first time, I thought of going a bit easy on the spice side.  Just cinnamon to give a nice flavor.  Since this came out so good, I…

Zucchini Cardamom Bread

I have been in the mood of making zucchini recipes.  It is the time to get a lot of fresh zucchinis in the market and normally I am not a fan of zucchini.  But after baking a few recipes, I fell in love with zucchini. This unique recipe combines the flavor of cardamom and nutmeg….

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…

Pumpkin Crepes with Maple Drizzle

  Recently when I was shopping I found this “Almond Dream” brand Spiced Pumpkin Almond milk with Cinnamon.  I could not resist and bought a carton.  When I got home, all I want is to drink this immediately.  But for my amazement, it was a bit too thick (probably with almond puree).  But it really…

Blueberry Zucchini Bread

  Ingredients: 2 small eggs 1/2 cup cooking oil (canola, or vegetable oil) 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 cup castor sugar 1 cup shredded zucchini 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 cup fresh blueberries 1 tablespoon rolled oats…

Creamy Maple Oatmeal with Cranberries

Ingredients: 1 cup old fashioned rolled oats 2 ½  cups      water 1 cup milk ¼ cup raisins ¼ cup dried cranberries ¼ cup maple syrup 2 tablespoons finely chopped walnuts Cinnamon Pinch of salt Method: Boil water in a saucepan Once water starts boiling add oats, raisins, cranberries, and salt and cook on medium…

Oatmeal with Dried Fruit Compote

Ingredients: 1 cup old fashioned oats 2 cups water ½ cup milk Pinch of salt ½ cup chopped dried fruits (such as pear, apple, plum, apricot etc.) 1 ½ cups water 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon 2 tablespoons sweetened shredded coconut toasted 2 tablespoons chopped toasted walnuts Method: To prepare oatmeal, bring water…

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  …