Homemade Cherry Cola

February 2nd, 2009 Madhuram Posted in Juice, Kid Pleaser Recipes, Vegan Beverages 13 Comments »

Caffeine Free Cherry Cola

Like the blueberry milk and strawberry milk recipe this recipe for cherry cola is also from The Sneaky Chef . Cherry cola is made at home by combining equal parts cherry juice and sparkling water. Unlike the store bought sodas which are flavored and colored artificially, this cherry cola is made from homemade cherry juice. Too much consumption of any soda is definitely not good, but this homemade cherry cola is an excellent alternative for sugary sodas. At least we can consume it without the risk of caffeine overdose and sugar rush.

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Blueberry Flavored Milk

November 28th, 2008 Madhuram Posted in Food Blog Events, Juice, Kid Pleaser Recipes, Smoothie, Vegan Beverages 16 Comments »

Blueberry Flavored Milk

My son is 3 years and 3 months old and like many kids of his age he is also a picky/fussy eater. Meal time is definitely a battle time. The problem with him is, he doesn’t have a favorite food. If he had a favorite food, I would simply prepare it for him everyday until he is bored. Earlier broccoli, cauliflower and pasta were his favorite. But not anymore. I think I’m never going to understand his mind in this matter.

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Raspberry Lemonade and Pops

May 24th, 2008 Madhuram Posted in Food Blog Events, Frozen Treats, Juice, Vegan Beverages 25 Comments »

My friend Dee made the announcement for the event she is hosting for AFAM (A Fruit A Month), started by Maheshwari on 1st of May and I can’t believe it’s the 24th already. 

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Barley With Spiced Yogurt – Your Recipe Rocks!

May 11th, 2008 Madhuram Posted in From Other Blogs, Juice, Light Meals/Tiffin, Your Recipe Rocks 31 Comments »

Happy Mother’s Day!

Barley Yogurt

Yesterday we had lunch in an Indian Restaurant.  Whenever we have lunch buffet, the following evening, we just have either oatmeal,  cracked wheat kanji (porridge) or plain yogurt rice for dinner.  This time I wanted to try something else and was browsing Jai and Bee’s blog.  I’m very glad I did that,  because I found an excellent recipe for Barley Thayirchadam.  It’s pretty much the regular South Indian yogurt rice, but prepared with barley instead.  This was totally new to me.  I use barley only in soups.  My husband is a big fan of barley.  Whenever I make soup he keeps telling that I should have increased the quantity of barley.  So I wanted to try this recipe atleast for his sake.

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