Indian Rose Flavored ‘Gola’ (Snow Cone)

There are days when you miss your childhood the most. You feel like you want to go back to those sweet memories and today is a similar day for me. I have a fond memory of visiting my maternal grandparents’ place every summer vacation. Every evening I use to visit the special ‘gola stands’ (snow-cone…

Ice Cream Sandwiches

I can’t wait to share this amazing and scrumptious quick dessert recipe. I am combining two of my favorite fall flavors from Trader Joes. Last fall of 2012, I tried various fall favorites from Trader Joes like their pumpkin spiced chai, apple cider, ginger cookies, pear cider, fresh pumpkin (for soup and stews), and also…

Citrus Popsicle

Here is a simple way to make homemade fruit popsicles. I am sure your kids will appreciate frozen treats and you can make them eat fruits in a fun way. Ingredients: 1 cup of orange juice (100%) 1 and 1/2 cups of frozen mangoes 4 tablespoons of agave nectar (or 3 tablespoons of sugar) 1/4…

Mango & Chia Seeds Smoothie

I loved chia seeds instantly when I heard about its benefits on Dr. Oz show. That’s one of my all time favorite shows, as you can learn about different products on it. Anyways, Chia seeds are full of fiber and protein. It is similar to basil seeds, which we used in Indian falooda (a frozen…

Quick Ice Tea

Craving for iced tea. Try this. Ingredients: 1 Tea bag (English breakfast tea), 1 cup of water, 1 slice of lemon, 3 tablespoons of  agave nectar or honey, lots of ice. Method: Prepare your tea water in microwave. Now add agave nectar and lemon slice in a glass and muddle it well. Add tea water and…

Frozen Mango, Honey Dew, & Apple Cider Smoothie

I love this smoothie, as it looks pretty and tastes great. You need: 1/2 cup of Frozen Mango 1/2 cup of Honey Dew 1 cup of spiced Apple Cider 1/2 cup of ice cubes Method: Blend all & Serve. 

Juicy popsicle

Ingredients: 1. Orange juice 2. Strawberry pulp (fresh strawberries and sugar) 3. Salt 4. Sugar 5. Popsicle mold Method: Mix orange juice and sugar. Add the mixture in the mold. Now add strawberry pulp on top of the mold. Now keep the popsicle mold in the freezer. Chill it for hours until it has set…