SPICY OKRA FRY

Okra is also known as gumbo or ladies finger. It is a summer vegetable. It is a good source of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and fiber. It contains a mucus or sticky juice which people use to thicken their sauces. Scientists believe that the variety of antioxidant compounds in the vegetable may help lower the riskContinue reading “SPICY OKRA FRY”

HALWA

Gram flour/Garbanzo flour/chickpea flour/ besan Halwa Just made this halwa with coconut sugar, it turned out to be so tasty. You can also substitute coconut sugar with zero calorie sweetener like stevia or erythritol INGREDIENTS1 Cup milk1 cup of garbanzo/gram flour1 cup coconut sugar or any other sugar you prefer1/2 cup water1/2 cup organic butterContinue reading “HALWA”

EASY MUFFINS FOR EVERYONE

This recipe has ripe bananas and so I did not add sugar. These amazing muffins are so healthy, they have no added sugar or oil in them.They are rich in protein and fiber and absolutely tasty! They have become a great hit with my family and friends ❤ 🙂 they can be eaten as breakfastContinue reading “EASY MUFFINS FOR EVERYONE”

ALMOND FLOUR CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE (ZERO CARB COOKIE)

Ingredients:2 1/2 cup almond flour1/2 cup melted butter2 eggs1 teaspoon vanilla essence1 teaspoon baking powder1/3 cup low calorie sweetner, I used xylitol1/4 cup unsweetened chocolate chips1/4 cup chopped nuts of any kind.Preparation:Preheat oven for 350 degrees Preparation:Preheat oven for 350 degrees Cream the melted butter, sugar, vanilla essence, and eggs with hand or with anContinue reading “ALMOND FLOUR CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE (ZERO CARB COOKIE)”

TASTY HEALTHY PANCAKES

2 great recipes with almond flour & coconut flour In order to eat a low carb diet, you do not need to deprive yourself of your favorite foods. I tried these two recipes for pancakes and they came out very well. RECIPE 1 (makes 6 pancakes) Ingredients:5 large eggs1 cup blanched almond flour1/4 cup coconutContinue reading “TASTY HEALTHY PANCAKES”

INTERMITTENT FASTING AS A LIFESTYLE

Fasting is nothing new. You don’t need to be scared of fasting. Fasting has been used as a religious practice for centuries in all religions. Fasting often results in forcing the body to use up all the extra fat, sugars, damaged tissues and clean up your body and help in the proper working of allContinue reading “INTERMITTENT FASTING AS A LIFESTYLE”

DELICIOUS SNACK FOR ANY TIME ~~~ EGG MUFFINS

These muffins can be made ahead and kept in the fridge for 5 days and also can be frozen. I made mine with cheese and vegetables. You can explore your own combination with any vegetable, cooked meat or cheese of your choice. You can even teach your children to make them, they are so easy toContinue reading “DELICIOUS SNACK FOR ANY TIME ~~~ EGG MUFFINS”

EGGS ESSENTIAL FOR A LOW CARB DIET

Eggs are rich in protein, fats, vitamins and have zero carbs. They form an essential component of any low-carb diet. Eggs go well with cheese, vegetables, chicken, fish or meat. Research says that on a keto diet you can eat a minimum of 6 eggs per day. A keto diet calls for enough amount of good fat to beContinue reading “EGGS ESSENTIAL FOR A LOW CARB DIET”

KETO SHORTBREAD COOKIES (With Almond Flour)

I have a sweet tooth and since I started my keto diet and intermittent fasting schedule, I have discovered many healthy ways to satisfy my sweet tooth cravings. This shortbread cookie recipe is my favorite. It is very simple and easy to make. In the picture below I have the raspberry flavor cookies with aContinue reading “KETO SHORTBREAD COOKIES (With Almond Flour)”

About my journey

My Name is Premlatha Rajkumar (Poppy) I created this platform to share wellness stories and great healthy recipes with you.  Wellness begins from making a conscious choice to feeling our best and living our life with wholesome health. .  Early in 2019, I had developed cataract in both my eyes, my entire body was inflamed,Continue reading “About my journey”