Fruity Summer Coolers

Fruity Summer Coolers

Summer is beating down upon us, hot and strong! I have pitchers of lassi, iced tea and lemonade  which work really well for the adults at home. But the kid and his little friends are forever tempted by all the artificially coloured vitamin waters, sugary fruit juices. Ugghhhhh!! Had to come up with my own brand of soft drinks, colourful and delicious enough, to entice them….. Ergo these Fruity Summer Coolers!

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Roasted Sweet Potato and Pumpkin Soup

Roasted Sweet Potato and Pumpkin Soup

Roasted Sweet Potato and Pumpkin Soup

The cold cold January is begging for SOUP!  And I’m more than happy to oblige…

Roasted pumpkin soup ( recipe here)  has been a firm family favourite for a long time now. We love it so much, we have it even in summers! But this year, a new entrant is giving the old guard a run for its money – Roasted Sweet Potato and Pumpkin Soup…its truly a  warm comforting hug in a bowl. Continue reading

Chia Puddings

Chia Seed Pudding

Chia is an edible seed that comes from the desert plant Salvia hispanica, grown in Mexico dating back to Mayan and Aztec cultures. “Chia” means strength, and folklore has it that these cultures used the tiny black and white seeds as an energy booster. – WebMD

Chia Seeds

Tiny little Chia Seeds are having quite a moment in the sun. Hailed as a superfood, they are among the most nutritious foods on the planet. They are loaded with anti oxidants,  fiber, protein, calcium, magnesium and omega – 3 fatty acids. Unlike flax seeds, these don’t have to be ground to get all their nutritional benefits.

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