Easy Amaranth Flour Nutella cookies | Gluten/Dairy Free

This recipe is the perfect snack/dessert and it’s super easy to make!

I love Amaranth flour as it gives off quite a nutty and rainy flavor and smell. It goes well with any recipe, be it sweet or savory.

Today my sister made cookies using Amaranth flour and nutella. They were super delicious and the texture too was perfect; just like any other cookie.

I never knew Amaranth Flour would be so tasty!

At first, she was hesitant to use Amaranth flour because I’m the only one in my family who is doing a gluten and dairy free diet, but when she tried this recipe for me today, she fell in love.

Trust me, you’ll fall in love too with this simple recipe and with Amaranth flour.

All you need for the cookies are:-

Amaranth Flour – 1 cup
Baking powder – 1 tsp
Salt – a pinch
Nutella – 2-3 tbsp (the chocolatier, the better)
Vanilla essence – 1/2 tsp
Egg – 1
Handful of Nuts of your choice

Method:-

Preheat oven to 170 degree c.

First mix the dry ingredients. Then mix the dry ingredients, make sure there aren’t any lumps. It should be a smooth flowing consistency. Combine the batter to the flour and mix with a spatula until everything is well combined. You will get a dough at the end. You can either add nuts while mixing the dough or decorate it at the end. It’s totally up to you.

Line a baking tray with butter paper or grease it with melted butter. Roll the dough and place it on the tray, leaving enough gaps for the cookies to flatten.

Bake for 30 minutes and voila, your cookies are ready to eat. But be sure to let them cool down a little before you chomp them all down.

Store these delicious cookies in the fridge. It will last upto 7 days!

I am so grateful for my sister to make the cookies today. I really needed something to ease my nerves and make me feel happy.

I hope you guys will try this recipe too and don’t forget to comment down how it turned out for you guys and whether you have liked Amaranth flour or not.

Until then,

Peace neighbors,

See you in my next post~

I’M THE WRITER NEXT DOOR!

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Post Workout Snacks

Just as snacking is important before your workout, eating a healthy and nutritional meal is also essential after a workout. 

You can’t get those six abs or the peach butt if you eat junk food after a really good workout that made you feel better and stronger. The moment you touch that potato chip or chocolate chip cookies, all your hard work becomes for naught.

Remember, food is fuel.

I know it’s super hard to resist gooey brownies and delicious sloppy burgers but if we want to reach our goal to becoming fit, healthy, strong and at our very best, then we gotta make some sacrifices. And not just any sacrifices, but real sacrifices that we love so dearly. 

I apologize if I intimidated you a little, I didn’t mean to. I just wanted to motivate you a little that’s all. Anyway, my point for today is, although I told you to make sacrifices, I never said not to sacrifice food because obviously, food is fuel and without fuel, you’re just a dead machine. 

Eat healthy, stay hydrated, sleep well, repeat.

Eating the right ingredients and portions will ensure that you reach your goal quicker and in an effective manner that will stay with you for a long time. All these crash diets and what-not diets that you’ve heard and seen on the internet might work for some people, but most of them struggle to see any results. That’s because most of these diets either tell you to not eat or eat a lot. Odd but true. 

Check out my previous post to find out the best Pre-Workout Snacks!

A proper diet consists of vegetables, fruits and meat, all of which must go to our body so that we rise better and stronger every morning. If you disregard even any one of the products, your body will gradually begin to malfunction, and you’ll be forced to suffer other problems that will eventually occur in time.

Always keep in mind, that the most important meal of your day is your breakfast and your post-workout meal. Post workout meal is the fundamental of your body. After a workout, your body loses most of its energy, fluids and tissues and weakens the muscles. So, what do you do to restore them all back and become whole again? You eat. But you can’t just eat anything because then your workout routines will seem worthless the next time you step on that weighing machine. 

Try to make your food look and taste delicious in your own way rather than following a recipe blindly.

A good post workout meal has the right amount of carbs, protein and fat. Add all three in your dish and you’ll never touch that tasty pie again. 

Here is a list of some Post-Workout Meals to energize you!

  • Peanut Butter Toast with Bananas (My absolute favorite)
  • Granola Bar
  • Cheese and Crackers
  • Sliced apple with Peanut Butter
  • Nuts
  • Fruits
  • Toast with Cream Cheese and Tomatoes
  • Toast with Avocados
  • Avocado shake
  • Smoothies
  • Protein Shake
  • Greek Yogurt with choice of Fruit
  • Grilled Chicken with Baked Vegetables
  • Rice with Brocolli
  • Boiled eggs
  • Chocolate milk
  • Veggie Omelette
  • Protein Pancakes
  • Oatmeals

You should eat in 30-45 minutes after your workout and don’t forget to hydrate yourself. Drink plenty of water, sleep well and don’t stress yourself too much.

With challenge comes change. Ask yourself, how bad do you want it? Push yourself and never give up!

Eat healthy and stay fit.

Peace neighbors!

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Pre-Workout Snacks

The key to a perfect body is confidence, but most importantly, it’s nutrition as well!


Snacking before a workout gives you energy and gets you motivated to finish your workout without any distractions. It will also improve your performance and help you achieve your fitness goals.

Good food will improve your health and help you lead a happy life.

Nutrition is key to success and good food will help your body recover from a hectic workout. Your body needs fuel before and after a workout. If it doesn’t get enough food, then the muscles will gradually detoriate and you’ll end up feeling weak and unmotivated the next day.

Feed your body with enough carbs, protein and fat and never stop hydrating yourself because our body needs water to function properly.

Drink water before, while and after workouts. You can also consume energy drinks to restore and retain the fluids.

Find the right time to snack.

Pre-Workout Snacks

Here are a few items you can consume right before your workout :-

  • Bananas
  • Fruit Smoothies
  • Greek Yogurt
  • Brown Bread/Gluten-Free toast with Avocado
  • Boiled Eggs
  • Handful of dried nuts
  • Coconut water
  • Peanut Butter toast with banana
  • Apple
  • Dark Chocolate
  • Oatmeal
  • Black Coffee
  • Protein Bar
  • Granola
Always prioritize your meals.

It depends on how long you have for your workout. If you have an hour, then you can consume a tuna sandwich, or if you have two hours left, then choose something slightly heavy as in grilled chicken or sauted vegetables.

Never starve yourself no matter what.

Always remember, good food, right food is the only way you can get those chiseled abs and toned booty. 

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Who is the better cook?

My mother or my grandmother?

Its a simple actually really and you don’t need to think too much about it.

The best cook in the family is grandmothers, of course. No one can compete her recipes and taste no matter how much we try.

Although we implement her dishes, the taste is so kuch different than the one she makes. Sometimes the texture too isn’t right. And the burst of flavors don’t burst so easily.

Grandmothers cooking is the best and you won’t find the deliciousness of her cooking anywhere else in the world. Everyone thinks that, right?

Her cooking is rare, like lost magic.

Though, I’m not saying I don’t like mom’s cooking. Her cooking is similar to grandma’s, just slightly different in terms of flavor. Since nowadays, the old time recipes are now being fusioned so easily. The originality of it all has just vanished from some houses.

Damn…I now miss my grandmothers cooking. I haven’t been able to meet her or my grandfather for the past few months and I miss them both terribly.

Wait…

I can smell the aroma of her cooking right now…I can taste the spices she adds in her curries…My mouth is literally watering right now.

Ugh, why ain’t I rich enough to book a flight ticket already? or have a private jet?

Anyway, I wonder who you guys think is the best cook; your mom or your grandmother?

Comment below to let me know! May the best cook win!

See you in my next post~

I’M THE WRITER NEXT DOOR! 

 

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Breakfast (A Random Poem)

Get up my love,
and brush your teeth.
Head to the kitchen and turn on the heat.
Grab your slices of brown bread and toast it nicely,
Let the sides crisp and then remove it onto a plate carefully.
Don’t forget to turn off the heat!
Spread your favorite butter and jam and then eat.
Fill your tummy with something delicious,
Sure, you’re dieting but don’t let your mom get suspicious.
Clean the plate, dry it and place it back in its rack,
Then tiptoe your way back–
To your room and sleep it off,
until mom comes or your alarm goes off!
– A mundane poem
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3 Things I Splurge On

The thing I usually splurge on is Food! Trying different cuisines, flavors and sweets is always a must on my list and I don’t regret it one bit! (Even if I didn’t like the dish. At least I now know how it tastes!)

However, I won’t hold back on spending a few hundred dollars on game consoles or games. Games are my stress reliever which means it automatically becomes an important item in your life. And once somethings important, you can’t do anything to make it un-important.

And finally, in the third place would be tiny, essential things that are not more than a dollar or so, but once you go to the billing counter, BOOM! Its more than a hundred dollars, but you don’t care because you NEED those things, dammit! Its why you took them in the first place, right?

So, these are the three things I splurge on whenever I get the chance to do so~

In my opinion, splurging isn’t a bad thing…but if we just control ourselves a bit, then maybe we won’t complain about not having ‘enough allowance for the next three months’ or so.

Anyway, what are the things you splurge on? Don’t forget to comment below!

Peace neighbors,

See you in my next post~

I’m the Writer Next Door!

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Easy Keto Bread Recipe

Now that you’re doing the Keto Diet, have you craved eating bread? The soft goodness that goes well with anything, be it butter and jam, or just another traditional curry that your mom or grandma had made on a Sunday night.

Well, you’ve stumbled on the right place because I’m going to tell you the recipe for bread that is low in carbs and perfect for your Keto diet! Don’t skip it because you might regret it later. So, without further ado, let’s get to the ingredients list!

 

Ingredients needed:

4 eggs

1 cup Almond flour

½ tsp baking powder

Pinch of salt

 

Instructions:

Separate 3 egg whites and yolk and crack 1 egg in the yolk dish. Beat it. Add Almond flour, baking powder and a pinch of salt. Mix well. You should get a thick texture.

Now beat the egg whites until thick and fluffy. Then gradually mix the whites with the yolk and almond mixture and mix well. The texture will now become a smooth batter. Pour the batter in a Loaf pan and bake for 190 degrees Celsius for 40 minutes.

And there you go! You have a perfect bread that you can eat without thinking about gaining weight or getting out of Ketosis! Isn’t it super easy?

Please do try it and comment below your thoughts about it! I would love to hear from you all!

Then, peace neighbors.

See you in my next post~

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Easy Chicken Omelette Sandwich Recipe

So, you’re truly hungry and you’re dying to order a medium sized pizza with cheesy bread sticks with Jalapeno dip and a soda for lunch, but you estimate the time until it arrives and your stomach growls louder and your brain on the other hand tells you that all of those stuff is unhealthy so make your own lunch instead.

What do you do then? You eventually go jogging to the kitchen, open your fridge and see that there’s nothing in there but all those annoying healthy vegetables and eggs and dairy products and your brain once more starts to create these lunch ideas which are so boring but hey, you gotta eat something or you’ll die so you do and you end up with a burnt plate of broccoli and whatnot (If that didn’t happen to you then Wohoo!)

In the end, you just wait for your mom or sister to enter the kitchen and plead them to make something.

So, to end this chaos, I’m gonna tell you a simple recipe that can be made in no time and with just the ingredients that are lying in your dull fridge.

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Ingredients you’ll need:

2 slices of Whole Wheat Bread (Or up to you which bread to use)

2Tbs Eggless Mayonnaise (You can use any kind of Mayo)

2 Eggs

1 Small Onion (Chopped the way you like it)

1 Lettuce leaf

Boiled Chicken pieces

½ tsp Paprika

Salt and Pepper to taste

 

Instructions:

To make the Omelette: Sauté the onions for a minute or so or until it turns slightly brown. Then add salt, pepper and paprika. Sauté again and then add the boiled chicken pieces. Mix well for a minute or so and then crack your lovely eggs. Flip the egg once the layer is formed and cooked and cook the other side too (Obviously)

To make the Sandwich: Take 2 slices of Whole Wheat Bread and spread the mayonnaise on both the slices. Place a lettuce leaf on one side, then drop your egg and finally place the other slice right on top of your egg to make a sandwich. Easy right? It won’t even take 2 minutes, hah! It’s healthy and it fills your tummy. Eat with sauce or dip of your choice and make yourself happy~

Please do try it and comment below how it turned out and whether or not if you liked it or just plain cursed me under your breath because your Omelette just burned or you don’t have a boiled chicken…

P.S. You don’t really have to use boiled chicken if you don’t want or if you’re vegan. Plain onion Omelette will do too.

Then, see you in my next post guys~

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