Category: Dips

No Added Sugar Blueberry Jam

Today we kept it simple with no added sugar vanilla porridge prepared in Instant Pot and had it with homemade blueberry jam. The blueberry jam is simple to make, has no sugar and loaded with chia seeds. It’s one of the best ways to use up any blueberries that may get spoilt. Ingredients: 1 handful…

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Mango-Chia Jam

According to my menu plan for the week, today is toast with jam for breakfast kind of day. I realised that there’s just a spoonful of jam left and that wouldn’t be sufficient for all of us so I made a small batch of this mango jam at 10:30 pm in the night! It turned…

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Tomato Jam

Lots of memories attached to Tomato jam. When tomatoes were cheap in the market, like Rs 5 per kilo, my mom would buy 3-4 kilos and make this jam at home. My after school snack was Jam sandwich. Jam sandwich was 2 Marie biscuits with jam in between and frozen for a couple of hours.…

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Cocoa and Nuts Butter

I make a fresh batch of nuts butter very often. I’m pretty much against using store bought spreads or nuts butter for my daughter because they almost always contain palm oil and refined sugars. Trust me ! Once you make nuts butter by yourself, you’ll stop buying it from stores. I make different kind of…

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Beetroot Raitha

Beetroot is a vegetable that’s so healthy, yet very little used in my home. Traditional South Indian beetroot curry is made with beetroots, desiccated coconut and cooked in coconut oil with lots of seasoning. I used to hate it so much as a kid.. still remember putting all the beetroot in my brother’s plate and…

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Strawberry and Chia Jam

After doing a recent course on child nutrition and a coincidental increase in my child’s liking of jam, I started worrying about her consumption of processed foods. Where possible, it’s always good to make stuff like jam, sauce, nut butters at home. What we make at home is hygienic, made using the best produce and…

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