Showing posts from March, 2012

Oats Balls

Oats Balls are delicious and diabetic friendly.Oat meal contains good amount of dietary fiber .They say that a bowl of oats in the morning lower cholesterol.So here is an anytime snack with oatmeal. Diabetic patients should use minimum (less than 1/4 cup)Jaggery. Jaggery is a substitute for sugar but only taken occasionally. Ingredients Oatmeal-2 cups Jaggery-grated -1/2 cup Coconut-1/4 cup Cardamom powder-1 tsp Method of Preparation In a pan,.fry oat meal until crispy.Add in coconut,jaggery and cardamom powder. Mix well.Let the jaggery melt a bit.Now when its still warm,make balls . Delicious Oat meal Balls can be eaten as breakfast or tea time snack. ENJOY...!!!

Kerala-God's Own Country

Here are some of the scenic ecstasies of God's own country Kerala. Please wait for one more Diabetic friendly snack ~ Oats Balls~in my next post. Nature is the Paradise that provides us everything we need.It is our duty to take care of it. Love the Mother Nature,Never hurt her for our selfishness. Pepper Plant-One of the spices of Kerala Hope you all enjoyed this post.Will catch you soon with a new recipe. Till then Live Healthy ,Love  Nature!!!!

Lasagna recipe

There are zillions of methods and varieties of Lasagna.This is a simple basic method to make a superbly delicious lasagna with only Mozzarella cheese. Traditional Italian lasagna recipe uses another layer of cheese with ricotta and Parmesan.But I have replaced that layer too with Mozzarella cheese to cut off the calories.This was an experiment for me,but got the same taste as from the restaurants. So here are the  INGREDIENTS  we need:- Lasagna sheets- Ground/minced beef- Tomato puree-of 4-5 tomatoes Oregano- Garlic-2 cloves chopped Onion-1 big chopped Salt and Pepper Quantities are according to the size of your baking dish. Method of preparation This is the basic recipe with minced beef.You can replace beef with vegetables of your choice. Step1 First make a meat sauce. Take a pan,add some olive oil.Saute onion and garlic. Add  minced beef,salt ,pepper and oregano. Saute well and after 3-4 minutes,add in tomato puree ,mix well . Close the pan with a lid and cook unti

Fruit Salad with Yogurt and flax meal dressing~Diabetic Friendly.

Wishing All My Readers A Very Happy and Colorful ' HOLI '!! Today,8th March is the first Anniversary of this blog ~ Deepsrecipes.  My heart felt  acknowledgment of appreciation to each and every one of you,who takes time to read and try out my recipes. Today,I assure you that deepsrecipes will try to ameliorate in future. This is a sequel to my previous post-if you haven't read it yet,take a peek   here . As I said earlier,there are dual reasons to fete today.So,here is a dessert recipe (Diabetic friendly). I have tried to include multiple food groups into this tasty no-sugar sweet,so that you can enjoy the luscious taste of a dessert ,still adhering to your diabetic diet. This contains flax seed,which is good source of Omega3 fatty acids . Ingredients 1.Plain Low fat Yogurt-1/2 cup(If needed,make it thin by adding some water) 2.Honey or Maple syrup-to taste Apple-2 no(Cut into small pieces)(Use mixed fruits instead of just apple) (Fruits are natural sugars

Diabetes~Some Basic Information.

Diabetes is not a pleasant condition. But if you are one with a high blood sugar level, don’t get disheartened. This is not the end of the world. If you give a little forethought before planning the diet,also change the cooking methods,then you can definitely control Diabetics. Today,let us hash out  a thoughtful meal planning  for Diabetes- Diet plans for diabetic patients. 1.        Reduce the intake of Protein, carbohydrate and Fat. These three food groups are not good for diabetic patients. This doesn’t mean that you ought to eat only boring food; instead follow a healthy and interesting diet plan. Deepsrecipes is trying to share some diabetic friendly recipes .I will continue sharing, if I am getting positive reviews. 2.        Limit the intake of milk and milk products. 3.        Include high fiber diet; like whole meal bread/flax seeds/Broccoli etc. 4.        What you can have in plenty is vegetables. So include raw salad vegetables as a snack even. 5.       

Frozen Yogurt

Today's recipe ,I am sure,will be a favorite to many.Very popular  Frozen Yogurt . We have Pink berry stores here in Middle east.We can bring the Pink berry flavors to our home kitchen. Frozen yogurt manufacturers claim that this is a diet food compared to high fat ice cream.This is a topic of debate ,but when we make it at home we can stick to our diet by adding low fat yogurt and less sugar  . Let me tell you this yogurt have that tart taste.I want to share 3 flavors -Rose Frozen yogurt is a unique one only in deepsrecipes-and trust me its Royal and delicious since it brings a Mughlai flavor. But plain(vanilla) is the winner of all hearts. Very easy to make ,but a bit patience is required if you want a very smooth, fluffy yogurt.This is because we are not using Ice cream maker for this.But still results are awesome and satisfactory. Strongly recommend that you give it a try.I am so excited to share this simple recipe with you all,and would like to read your v