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Healthy Banana oats and peanut butter shake recipe

Ingredients: Ripe Banana-2 medium sizeRolled oats-1/4 cupMilk(room temperature)-1 cupPeanut butter-1TbspRaisin and almond(mix)-2tbspSugar-optional (you can also make without sugar) How to make In a blender or in a mixing jar, add all ingredients and whisk for 1-2 minute or  until all ingredients mix wellPour into a glass and enjoy with your favorite toppingsYou also add some whipping cream to make it more creamyInstead of oats you also add...

Mango Falooda

This super yummy Mango Falooda is an Indian beverage or dessert with layers of falooda sev, milk, basil seeds, and fresh mango pieces and mango puree layered in a tall glass. It is a delight to eat and one of the best mango recipes.  Mango falooda is a refreshing Indian summer dessert or drink made by layering mango chunks, mango puree, rose syrup, basil seeds, etc. in a tall glass. This quick and easy-to-make beverage is very cooling and a...

Thandai – Holi Specialty

Dry Fruits Thandai Drink is a traditional Indian beverage popular in North Indian states of UP and Rajasthan and made especially for the festival of Holi. It is quite refreshing to drink and is loaded with some rich ingredients like dry fruits, seeds, and saffron. Thandai is a traditional drink popular in UP and some parts of Rajasthan. It has a cooling effect on the body and hence the name Thandai. Step By Step Recipe Soak almonds, cashew...

Yogurt and Berries

Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.   Ingredients Yogurt chilled 2 cupsFresh strawberries 10Fresh blueberries 30-40Almonds 1/4 cupPistachios 1/4...

Cucumber Chaas

To beat this upcoming summer or rather say its already there, I think buttermilk is the best option to cool down your stomach in a healthy way. So taking cucumber with buttermilk .Cucumber is not only high in water but is cooling to stomach too. Cucumber chaas is a cooling drink..Pls follow the recipe below : INGREDIENTS Cumin - 1 teaspoon Cucumber - 200 grams Mint leaves - 40 grams Curd - 300 grams Green chili - 2 teaspoons Salt - 1/2 teaspoon...

Ginger Tea Cocktail

Cold and refreshing, sweet iced tea never tasted this good! The ginger tea recipe is an inviting mix of a Cognac and chilled green tea flavored with mint and ginger. The recipe is a fantastic choice for this drink. The fresh ginger and mint set it off perfectly, giving it a zing that is sure to wake up your taste buds. Ingredients 1 ounce brandy2 ounces green tea (fresh brewed, chilled)1/2 ounce simple syrup 3 mint leaves3 pieces...

Strawberry and almond breakfast smoothie

This strawberry and almond breakfast smoothie is perfect for a grab-and-go breakfast. This recipe makes enough for one, multiply as many times as you need to. Ingredients strawberries 200galmond milk 250mlalmond butter or ground almonds 1 tbsprolled oats 2 tbspbanana ½ small ripeice cubes 2honey to taste Method STEP 1. Hull and halve the strawberries (leave one whole to decorate, if you like), then put them,...

Badam ( Almond) Milkshake

A popular milkshake variety, the badam milkshake is a delicious summer cooler. Also makes for a healthy after-school drink for children or afternoon refreshment for adults. Ingredients: Milk – 400 mlAlmonds (Badam) – 5 to 6 + 2 more for garnishSugar – 2 1/2 tblspBadam Mix – 2 tblsp (available readymade)Cinnamon Powder – littleSaffron Strands – 2 or 3 (optional) Method: 1. Boil and cool the milk.2. Soak the almonds in warm water for...

Hibiscus Tea

Hibiscus Tea also is known as Karkade Tea or Jamaica Tea is a refreshing and super healthy beverage made using fresh or dried Hibiscus Flowers. This agua fresca is considered a superfood and when drank in a moderate amount has amazing benefits to the body. Here is how to make it. Ingredients  ▢8 Hibiscus Flowers▢3 cups Water▢1 tbsp Lemon Juice▢Honey (As per taste) Instructions To make this...

Dalgona Coffee

Ingredients  ▢3 tbsp Instant Coffee Powder▢3 tbsp Sugar▢2 tbsp Water▢4 cups Milk (Chilled or Hot)▢Ice Cubes Instructions Add instant coffee powder and sugar in a cup.Add 2 tbsp water and beat the coffee and sugar vigorously until it is light and fluffy.Add a few more drops of water required while beating the coffee.Fill a glass with ice cubes. Skip if using hot milk.Pour milk on...

Sugarcane juice

Sugarcane Juice is one of the most popular thirst quencher during the hot summer days. A glass of sugarcane juice has numerous health benefits and is full of vital nutrients that the body needs. Raw sugarcane juice aids in weight loss, reduces blood pressure, boosts energy levels and soothes stress. Ingredients: Sugarcane – 6 cups, finely choppedGinger – 2 piecesLime Juice – 2 tblspJaggery – small piecewater – 1/2 cup Method: Blend...

Date Milkshake

Ingredients:Dates – 6, pittedMilk – 1 1/2 cupsVanilla Essence – 1/2 tspCoconut – 1/2 cup, shredded, unsweetened Method:1. Mix all the ingredients and blend in a blender till smooth.2. Serve immediately.

Muskmelon Juice

Musk Melon (Cantaloupe or Kharbuj) Juice is a refreshing and delicious juice especially during when the temperature soars high. Muskmelon has lots of health benefits and is rich in vital nutrients like Vitamin C, calcium etc. Ingredients: Musk Melon Pieces – 1 cupSugar – 5 tspIce Cubes – 3 Method: Peel the outer skin and scoop out the seeds of the melon.Dice them into cubes.Add the sugar, musk melon cubes and blend them in a mixer.Blend...

Irish Coffee

A classic cocktail consisting of Irish Whiskey and Hot Coffee. Ingredients:Instant Coffee – 2 tbsp.Irish Whiskey – 1/2 cupThick Cream – 1 cup, whippedCaster Sugar – 3 tbsp.Nutmeg Powder – little Method:1. Heat 3 cups of water over medium flame.2. Bring to a boil and switch off flame.3. Add the coffee granules and mix well until fully dissolved.4. Add the whiskey and caster sugar.5. Stir well.6. Pour into individual serving mugs.7. Top...

Watermelon Mocktail

Watermelon Mocktail is a delicious mocktail drink made with watermelon, grapes, pomegranate seeds, honey and dates syrup. A refreshing and delicious drink, it is a yummy drink for any time. Ingredients: Watermelon – 250 gmsGinger – 1/2 inch pieceBlack grapes – 150 gmsPomegranate Seeds – 1 cupHoney – 1 tspDates Syrup – 1 tspMint Leaves – fewBlack Salt – 3 tspFried Cumin Powder – 1/4 tspLemon Juice – 1 tsp Method: Peel the...