I know healthy-dessert is an oxymoron however this Gajar Halwa (Carrot Pudding) recipe holds true to both. Besides there’s no better way to prepare for the cold winter weather than to devour a bowl full of soul-warming Gajar Halwa (carrot pudding) made with fresh carrots, homemade ghee and coarsely ground cardamom! This recipe was a result of being snowed in last year and I made it again recently as soon as the temperatures dropped.
There are five ways in which I like eating apples:
- Slices of apple slathered with some creamy almond butter
- Microwave chopped apples for 2 minutes and top with coconut butter and raisins
- Apple pie
- Apple and cashew milk smoothie
- And this yummy APPLE CRISP!
I make a weekly ritual trip to the local Trader Joe’s, this is something I have been doing for years now.
Its best to avoid going there on an empty stomach, you typically end up making bad choices! This really holds true for any grocery store. Also for some reason people believe that everything at TJ’s is healthy and that’s so not right. However, I do love it when they carry seasonal fruits, fresh figs and blood orange being my favorites.
Growing up in India I hardly ever baked, there were really good baked goods available in local bakeries and cake shops so there was no need to bake at home. Also it was not something I grew up with, Indian food doesn’t involve a lot of baking. Even the handful of times when I did bake it was a disaster so I resorted to boxed cake mix if I really wanted to bake.