Taking your kids along & Oats-Buckwheat Granola Bars !

About 10 days ago I had the community meetup for Ovenderful Mom Bakers Community which is a 23,000 member healthy baking community that I started in November 2014. As with most events, I almost always take my little ones along. My son has been at many events, presentations, client meetings with me. And now so…

Giving it one last shot & Gluten-Free Jowar Coconut Almond Cookies

Sometimes all it takes is perseverance. Nothing else works. As a mother, I persevere each day to find pockets of calmness that I can then share with those around me. As a working woman who needs to work from home, I persevere to keep looking for those who realize that one’s life phase of motherhood…

Why Ovenderful is, where it is today.

Many of you have seen the kind of note 2017 has started on , for Ovenderful. Receiving such a lot of recognition and appreciation is incredible, but also overwhelming. It also leads to a whole lot of soul – searching , at least for me it did. People will probably say that one should savour…

Christmas Baking Story 2 & Wholewheat Jowar Apricot & Almond Cookies

What does a child want ? Nothing in the world will be a perfect answer to that question. You will think it will be the “bigger” things – love, security, appreciation, family, education. You will also think that it could be the “smaller” things – toys, chocolates, candies, shoes, clothes. Well, I am not an expert…

Gluten Free Amaranth Flour Cake

Amaranth flour – exotic as it sounds, its actually very indigenous and local to India. This is the first plant-based flour I actually tried baking with. I am not exactly certain of why or what made me explore this flour except that I was bored of doing bakes with wholewheat and more wholewheat ! I had…

Deconstructed Bakewell Tart – With a Whole Wheat Oats Almond Crust

As the homes awaken to steaming cups of tea, And the mountain café becomes alive with scents from the oven, I sat on a table, with a book, a cup of coffee and a fresh piece of pie, The serenity from the mountains settles within my soul, as I gazed at the rising sun… For anyone who knows me, the love for mountains supersedes the love for a whole lot of other places unequivocally. So when I read “Made by Happy Himalayan Women”” on the Bhuira Strawberry Preserve bottle, I was smiling to myself 🙂 I was eager to try…

Guest Post for Morphyandme:Gluten-Free Spanish Orange And Almond Cake ( Butter-Free)

This is the first time someone has asked me to write a Guest Blog and so I started this piece in many different ways, before settling down on this being the best way to start! Over the last few years, I have often wondered if “healthy” baking is an oxymoron . Most traditional and classic bakers would have you believe that baking is always synonymous with ingredients like all-purpose flour, sugar, butter and so on, which for an average adult are unhealthy when consumed in large or even at times moderate quantities.