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Chocolate Avocado Smoothie - Healthy and delicious

  Chocolate Avocado Smoothie!! Made this super yummy guilt free smoothie using Avacados, bananas, cocoa powder, honey, and some milk.Absolutely tastes delicious. I made it two layers by just blending some avacadoes separately without adding cocoa powder.Just once in a while, We do have such quick breakfasts which is not only healthy but flavourful.😋😋 Here's a simple recipe for a two-layered chocolate avocado smoothie: **Ingredients:** - 2 ripe avocados - 1 big ripe banana - 2 tablespoons cocoa powder - 1 cup milk (dairy or plant-based) - 1-2 tablespoons honey or maple syrup (optional, depending on your sweetness preference) - Ice cubes (optional, for a colder smoothie) **Instructions:** 1. **Prepare the Green layer:**    - Peel and pit the avocado and banana.    - Place them in a blender along with milk, and sweetener (if using).    - Blend until smooth. If you prefer a thicker consistency, you can add more avocado or banana. If you prefer a thinner consistency, you can add more

Orange Spritzer

This refreshing pretty drink is the easiest way to give a twist to an ordinary glass of orange juice. This is a nonalcoholic version of the spritzer which can be served to everyone.    Spritzer means a spray or splash in German. It usually consists of wine and Carbonated water. Thankfully Spritzers also come in nonalcoholic versions using fruit /vegetable juices. Soda drinks are too sweet and contain a lot of sugar which may not be liked by everyone. But in this spritzer, you will taste the sweet juice from the fruit juice which is available in natural form and then added with sparkling water to give that soda effect. You can either use fresh orange juice from the orange fruit or store-bought orange juice Make sure it is 100% juice without any added sugars or preservatives and choose organic as much as possible. This is a perfect summery drink to be given to kids when they want to quench their thirst as an alternative to Soda. It not only hydrates but also provides Vitamin

Blueberry Swirl Loaf Cake

This is a wonderful recipe for Loaf cake which is so moist and flavourful. You will definitely make it again once you will try it.    I usually make round or square cakes never baked a loaf cake. Always wondered how beautiful it rises and looks so delicious!! I got inspired by the base recipe from Julie Blanner, and I decided to bake it making it healthier... I was literally amazed to see the result. It's so easy and at the same time healthy. This recipe is eggless, made with whole wheat flour, Refined sugar-free since I always opt for it's healthier alternative which is coconut sugar.This recipe requires minimal ingredients to whip up and is ready in an hour. Perfect with your tea /coffee...also can be served for breakfast. Grab and go healthy snacks for those times when you don't have much time to cook. Here I have made a blueberry sauce with fresh blueberries. It is again a very simple recipe that I will be sharing.

Healthy Mini skillet cookie

  I love my Mini Cast iron skillet. I had already baked my eggless  cherry and peach skillet cake in my large cast-iron skillet..but was eager to make something in this cute mini skillet. Thats when I got the base recipe from Lean Green Nutrition Friend. It was a perfect recipe to bake in my mini cast iron skillet.   This cookie is made up of chickpea flour/Garbanzo flour which may surprise you. But this is so yummy that you will love to bake it again and again. This cookie recipe is just for 2 to 3 people. Or when you are alone and want to have something sweet but healthy...this is the perfect recipe. Tastes heavenly when you eat it along with Ice cream scoop on top. I added my homemade 2 ingredient Ice cream scoop and it completely enhanced the taste of the cookie. Let's see the main ingredients here : Chickpea flour which is high in protein and so nutritious. Coconut sugar is not only a healthy alternative to refined sugar but adds a lovely

Mushroom and corn Soup

          Creamy Mushroom and sweet corn soup are one of the easiest soups that you can is not only delicious but easy to make. It is so will want to make it again and again. I never liked mushrooms since I did not eat this from childhood in India. But when we moved to the USA...Vegetarians like us have to keep up our vitamin d levels due to extreme winters..and mushroom is the only source of vitamin D in the produce aisle that is available to us along with the sunlight (very rare in winters). So occasionally we like to eat Organic Edible Mushrooms. Here I have used organic Cremini mushrooms in this recipe.     Mushrooms and sweet corn are like a match made in heaven. They blend together very well. Also, the onion and garlic enhance the taste of this soup. This can be made with minimal ingredients that are all at home. This doesn't require any milk or whipping cream. So it's low in fat content. Perfect with toasted bread/garlic breadsticks.

Salted Pumpkin caramel grainfree thumbprint cookies

Salted Pumpkin Caramel Grain-free thumbprint cookies are one of the healthiest cookies you will ever find which are not only delicious but filled with flavors!! As the name clearly states...these thumbprint cookies are completely grain-free and made up of just 4 ingredients .comes together in 15 to 20 minutes. And then the salted pumpkin caramel on top takes them to the next level. You must definitely try these since they are, Eggless Gluten-free Oil-free Soy-free Corn syrup-free  This recipe consists of 2 parts, One is making the Salted Pumpkin Caramel and the other is making the thumbprint cookies. For Salted Pumpkin Caramel, you will need minimum ingredients that are already in your pantry. I always go to a refined sugar-free option to make it as healthy as possible. Refined sugars are a strict NO-NO.So I came up with this recipe which does not have refined sugar, corn syrup, whipping heavy cream...but just made with coconut sugar, milk, and pumpkin puree as