Friday, February 26, 2016

Chocolatey February - Ingredient of the Month Roundup

Chocolatey February



My gorgeous friend and blogger, Cocoawind and I have started a new series - Ingredient of the Month, where both decide upon an ingredient and come up with recipes. 

The month of February is dedicated all things Chocolate!

As usual my recipe will be Diabetic Friendly, while hers would we Easy Peesy with just a hint to Indulgence

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Chocolate Fudge Sauce - an 'Almost' Guilt-free Version



OMG! This is perhaps the best thing that has come out of my kitchen! And I don't believe I waited this long to make it after Jordan shared it on Shared Meal almost 2 years back. 

A rich, decadent Chocolate Sauce that has just 3 ingredients and absolutely zero refined sugar. Of course, it does contain naturally occurring sugar and associated carbs. But the goodness and health benefits of the nutrient dense Dates, kind of compensates for it. Or so I would love to think!

Friday, February 19, 2016

Black Bean Soup



Can an entire winter pass by, without me posting a new soup recipe?
No! It simply not possible!

The soup in question is definitely not a new one. It has been made innumerable and thoroughly loved every single time. Utter the word 'Beans' and watch Sid's little (and mine too..) face light up. We are some serious Bean addicts here!

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Dark Chocolate covered Clementines with a Hint of Sea Salt


Move over Chocolate covered Strawberries!

On second thoughts, do not move over!

But share your 'Chocolate Covered Fruit' center stage with another sweet and equally delicious petite sized powerhouse.

Behold Dark Chocolate covered Clementines with a Hint of Sea Salt!

They might not look as regal as the luscious strawberries dipped in velvety chocolate but wait till you eat one.

Let the wave of sweet Orange juice mixed with the silky creaminess of Dark Chocolate with a slight salty crunch of sea salt, awaken your senses and transport you to a world of bliss!

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Dark Chocolate with Pomegranate Squares a.k.a. Antioxidant Squares!



Its February and Valentines Day is fast approaching. Sid is excited for his class party and I am frowning at the idea of making 23 Valentine goody bags!

Me and Sam still do not like to celebrate Valentines Day. But given Sid's infectious excitement, I have softened my stance. I usually make a treat for the boy and we go out for dinner in the evening. Not as a couple, but as a family!

For the past few years, I have been making healthy sweet treats for the little man in my life. And thoroughly enjoyed doing it. When I saw this video on my Facebook feed, I instantly knew this year's treat! Not only will it be Sid approved, it will be good enough dessert to fit my diabetic diet too!