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Finger Millet Energy Bites - Vegan

These extremely nutritious energy bites are great for snacking! Kids will definitely love these bites. Finger millet flour also known as ragi is widely popular in India and is easily available in any Indian grocery store. Finger millets are packed with essential amino acids and are safe for people suffering with gluten allergy. In this recipe, i have used dates, almonds, cashew nuts, shredded coconut, sunflower seeds, coconut oil along with finger millet flour. To make it flavorful like Indian traditional sweets, i have added a teaspoon of cardamom powder. Ingredients  1 cup Finger millet flour/Ragi flour 1 Tbsp Coconut oil 1 cup Chopped mejdool dates (10dates approx.) 1/4 cup Nuts (Almonds and Cashew nuts) 1 Tbsp Sunflower seeds 1 Tbsp Shredded coconut 1/2 tsp Cardamom powder Pinch of salt Directions Soak chopped dates in warm water for 15mins. Dry roast finger millet flour on a pan on medium heat for 5minutes. Keep it aside in a bowl. Dry roast almonds

Finger Millet Flour (Ragi) Cookies - Vegan

This is a easy cookie recipe made using finger millet flour(ragi flour). I have also used all purpose flour(maida) in this recipe to obtain sugar cookie like texture. Kids will love these cookies. Recipe Ingredients 1/4 cup Coconut oil or softened butter 4 tablespoons Cane sugar + 2 tsp more for sprinkling 3/4 cup Finger millet flour (ragi) 1/4 cup All purpose flour 1/2 tsp Baking powder 1/2 tsp Cardamom powder 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 2 tbsp coconut milk or regular milk Directions   Preheat oven to 375F/190C Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. In a bowl, beat coconut oil and sugar for 2 minutes, using a hand whisk. If using an electric stand mixer, mix for 2 minutes on medium speed using a paddle attachment.  Add the remaining ingredients and mix gently, until a dough is formed. Roll out the dough into half inch thick between two pieces of lightly floured parchment paper. Cut out the dough into shapes using cookie cutters and transfer them on

Pineapple whip

Pineapple whip is a frozen dessert and it's totally vegan and healthy too! This whip is a perfect dessert to cool off the summer heat! Recipe Author : Himabindu Yield : 2 servings Requirements Blender , Serving cups , Spatula Ingredients 2 cups frozen pineapple 1 ripe banana optional : 1 tbsp honey or maple syrup ½ cup coconut water  Directions Cut a fresh pineapple into cubes and freeze them overnight. Blend all the ingredients in a blender or food processor. Every minute or so, stop and scrape down the sides with a spatula. Blend until evenly creamy consistency is attained. Spoon it into a cup or get fancy with a piping bag and swirl it into a serving cup. Top off with small pineapple cubes and a mint leaf for decoration.

Chocolate covered Oatmeal Banana Cookies

These chocolate covered vegan cookies are soft, full of flavor and consist all the goodness of oats, bananas, raisins and coconut. Recipe Author : Himabindu Yield : 14 cookies Recipe Tutorial Ingredients ¼ cup coconut oil 3 Tbsp brown sugar ½ tsp vanilla extract ½ cup all purpose flour ½ tsp baking soda ½ tsp ground cinnamon ¼ tsp salt 1 cup rolled oats 2 ripe bananas ¼ cup raisins 2 Tbsp toasted coconut flakes 1 cup vegan chocolate chips. Directions Preheat oven to 375℉ or 190℃.  In a large bowl, mix well the coconut oil, brown sugar and vanilla extract until smooth texture is formed. In another bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, salt and stir them into the oil mixture. Add rolled oats and give it a stir. Add mashed bananas and raisins. Combine just until everything is incorporated. Drop them on a cookie sheet with a round spoon and ba

Peanut Butter Cookies with Multigrain Flour

      Peanut butter cookies are easy to make and they taste great! These homemade cookies are made with peanut butter and multigrain flour .       As lots of peanut butter is used in this recipe, there is no need to add any oil/fat nor any other butter/margarine. I have used honey as natural sweetening agent to the cookies which is, a little healthier than the white sugar!     I have used low sodium creamy type peanut butter to this recipe. You can also use crunchy or any other type nut butters available in market.I have used Multigrain flour (combination of wheat, oats, soya, maize and psyllium husk flour) bought from a Indian store.     This recipe makes up to 24 cookies. I have made twelve plain cookies and other twelve with chocolate chips because i love chocolate chips . Recipe Author: Himabindu Servings: 24 Ingredients 1 cup Peanut Butter 1 cup Honey 1 tsp Egg 1 tsp Vanilla extract 1 tsp salt 1 tsp Baking Soda