Guilt-free Recipes You Can Binge During Festivities
It's time to find your string lights and light them up! The festive season calls for celebration, excitement, and you can finally send the out-of-work email you have been waiting to send! Throughout festivals, our kitchens are overloaded with the most delicious and fascinating snacks to indulge.
The rasgullas, laddoos, barfis, and the list is endless. We have not even begun with the mouthwatering snacks! Indian cuisine has the most quintessential food items that you can not resist especially, festive delicacies.
We know what you are thinking, but what about my diet? How will I be able to enjoy and eat all the good food?
What if I eat one? We know the thought of eating one ends up with you eating three or more. It is okay to eat up as much as you like, and we want you to enjoy the festivities without feeling flustered or sad that you couldn't devour your desired food item.
One of our PG fam members- Vamika, shared her query related to the festive season. She said she is religiously following her diet plan, has maintained a habit of taking her two gummies every day, and working out.
She is worried that she might not be able to stop herself from indulging. Her mother's special mango halwa is all she is thinking about!
We got you, girl! We know how hard it is to maintain our diets and stop gorging on those desserts! We are always searching for ways to help our PG fam, so we have accumulated recipes that you can eat guilt-free! (And have tons of nutrition)
1. Chikki/Gazak/Nutsbar : You need a bunch of nuts of your choice, 1/2 cup maple syrup or jaggery, and a pinch of salt. Preheat your oven to 325 F, mix all your nuts with maple syrup or jaggery, put it in a baking tray, and bake it for 30 minutes. After that, let it cool down and cut it into your desired shape.
2. Chocolate-energy balls : You will need 1/2 cup Uncooked quinoa, 1/2 cup shredded Almonds, 2-3 tablespoon honey, Two tablespoons cocoa powder, and to combine it with ten pitted dates.
Heat your oven at 350 F and spread the quinoa out on a baking sheet. Toast it till golden brown or for about 08 minutes. Then blend all the ingredients thoroughly by gradually adding honey to smoothen the mixture.
Once it is blended, take it out on a flat surface and let it cool. And then, turn them into medium-sized balls and coat them with cocoa powder or nut of your choice.
3. Dark chocolate energy bites : The simplest of them all, You need three ingredients, One cup of nuts of your choice, 1-2 bars of dark chocolate, and various seeds. Combine your nuts and seeds and put them aside.
Then melt your chocolate using the double boiler method. Once your chocolate gets melted then, Transfer them to your favorite baking container. Top them off with the seed and nuts mixture according to the depth of the container.
Get your chef's apron that you have stuffed under the cabinet and prepare these recipes for you and your family to binge! Kyuki #Apnehaikhaas.