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Five healthy desserts which are also great for your gut- By Menchie’s

Regardless of whether you are dieting or are simply trying to live a healthy lifestyle, desserts are either restricted or completely slashed off your food list. Your sweet cravings either go for a toss or you end up giving in to your cravings followed by guilt pangs. But it doesn’t have to be that way now. There are lower-calorie and healthier ways to curb your sugar cravings which will also trigg...

Lemon Meringue Pie- recipe

Ingredients For the sweet shortcrust pastry 225 g/8oz plain white flour pinch salt 110g/4oz cold unsalted butter, cubed 2 tsp caster sugar 1 medium free-range egg yolks For the lemon curd 100 g/3½oz caster sugar 7 tbsp cornflour 4 large lemons, zest and juice only 6 free-range egg yolks 100g/3½oz unsalted butter, melted For the meringue 6 medium free-range egg whites 300 g/10½oz caster sugar Prepa...

Ginger and Lemon Grilled Chicken- recipe by Vikas Khanna

Ingredients 1 cup plain yogurt, whisked until smooth 1 table spoon cumin powder 1 table spoon garam masala salt to taste 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon Madras curry powder Juice of 2 lemons 6 to 8 cloves of garlic,minced 1 two inch fresh ginger root, finally chopped 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast Method 1. In a large bowl mix the yogurt, cumin powder, garam masala, chili powder, cu...

Sinfully Yours- homemade chocolate recipe

INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup – cocoa powder 200g – Milk powder 1 cup – Sugar 1/2 cup – water 1/4 cup – Butter 1/2 tsp – vanilla essence Nuts and Raisin METHOD Make sugar syrup of 1 string consistency, remove from fire. Add butter to it and then add milk powder, cocoa powder and vanilla essence. Mix really well until everything blends and allow to cool. Grease hands sligh...

Brownie Batter Parfait- recipe

Ingredients Prepared brownies in cut into cubes Brownie Batter Whipped Cream 1 pint heavy whipping cream 1 cup dry brownie mix Egg-free Brownie Batter 2 1/2 cups dry brownie mix 2 Tbsp vegetable oil 3-4 Tbsp water How to Make Brownie Batter Whipped Cream In a large mixing bowl combine heavy cream and dry brownie mix. Using whisk attachment, beat cream for 2-3 minutes on medium high speed until whi...

Charmoula Paneer steak with mashed potatoes and veggies- recipe

Preparation time: 10-15min Cooking time: 10-15min Serving: 4-5 PrintFavouritesEmail Ingredients • Paneer (cottage cheese) 800 grams • Fresh mint leaves 1/2 cup • Fresh coriander leaves 1/2 cup • Parsley 1/2 cup • Garlic 4 cloves • Lemon juice 3 tablespoons • Salt to taste • Roasted cumin powder 1 tablespoon • White pepper powder to taste • Olive oil 1/4 cup • Onion cut into 1 inch pieces and  laye...

No-bake Orange Cheesecake- recipe

Ingredients 15 digestive biscuits 6 tbsp butter, melted 400 g curd or cream cheese grated zest 3 oranges, save the segments for the decoration 200 g mascarpone cheese 100 g caster sugar 3 tbsp milk 184 ml pot double cream Method Crush the biscuits roughly. You can either do this by putting them in a plastic food bag and crushing them with a wooden spoon or you can crumble them with your fingers. P...

Autumn Apple Salad- recipe

Ingredients Original recipe makes 4 servings 4 tart green apples, cored and chopped 1/4 cup blanched slivered almonds, toasted 1/4 cup dried cranberries 1/4 cup chopped dried cherries 1 (8 ounce) container vanilla yoghurt Directions In a medium bowl, stir together the apples, almonds, cranberries, cherries and yoghurt until evenly coated. Happy eating & Happy reading!!!

Vanilla Cupcakes with Raspberry Frosting- recipe

PREPARATION TIME 35 MIN. COOKING TIME 15 MIN. COOLING 1 H. OUTPUT 30 Cupcakes of varying size, Approximately freezes INGREDIENTS 30 muffin paper liners of various sizes 1 1/2 cups (375 ml) unbleached all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons (7.5 ml) baking powder 1/4 teaspoon (1 ml) salt 2 eggs 1 cup (250 ml) sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons (7.5 ml) vanilla extract 6 tablespoons (90 ml) canola oil 2/3 cup (150 ml)...

4 Easy To Make Cocktails- recipe

Cool Cucumber cocktail Ingredients: 1 1/2 oz. gin 1 oz. apple cider (I prefer Scrumpy’s) 1 oz. organic cranberry juice 1/4 cup diced cucumber 3 mint leaves cucumber wheel Preparation: Muddle the diced cucumber and mint in the bottom of a shaker glass. Add ice, gin, cider and cranberry juice. Shake and strain in a tall glass filed with crushed ice. Garnish with a cucumber wheel Sneaky Tequila...

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups water 1 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed 1/4 cup red bell pepper, chopped 1/4 cup yellow bell pepper, chopped 1 small red onion, finely chopped 1 1/2 teaspoons curry powder 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro 1 lime, juiced 1/4 cup toasted sliced almonds 1/2 cup minced carrots 1/2 cup dried cranberries salt and ground black pepper to Method ● Pour the water into a saucepan, and cover ...