29th June 2016…This Day That Year- I started my blog.:) I can’t believe it’s already been a year since I started blogging. Cooking has always been my passion but cooking daily- then photography-to writing the recipes was something very unexpected from me. 😀 I never thought I would survive or would even complete 2-3months but not only I survived but won some super awesome readers like you all. 🙂 Am so GLAD. 🙂 It’s been a SUPER AWESOME exciting and fun filled year of blogging and I am sure I will keep posting wonderful recipes in coming years too. 🙂 Now I sooo love cooking, taking pictures and then sharing the recipes. And for this, All the credit goes to my dearo hubby. And thanks for this beautiful card 🙂
Foodfrenzy-Jyo’s Kitchen completed one blissful year.
I would like to thank my Husband for motivating me to start my own blog 🙂 Thanks to all my readers. You support and encouragement is what keeps me motivated to share all these wonderful recipes.
Usually we make sweets to celebrate anything but as I can feel the hotness 😉 in CA weather so I had to make something cool and refreshing. 😀 To celebrate this Blog Anniversary I made this super healthy drink which is very simple to make and is also very appealing to eyes. Summer is the favorite season for cool drinks.
Watermelon Drink/ Juice made with fresh fruits will keep you refreshing the whole day. Beat the heat with this mind refreshing drink. 😀
2 Cups roughly chopped watermelon (seedless)
1 Tbsp kosher salt
5-6 Ice cubes
4-5 slices of lemon
Handful of blueberries
8-10 Thin kiwi slices
Cubed watermelons for topping
Take a ice tray and randomly add kiwi, blueberries or any other fruit slices with water and let it freeze. Use these beautiful and flavorful ice instead of plain ice.
In a blender take roughly chopped watermelon pieces, kosher salt and ice. Blend until smooth. Shake well before serving and add some fresh cubed watermelons, blueberries and lemon slices
We. The MANGO people, Love MANGOes 😛 😀 I just CAN’T SAY NO to mango even if my tummy is fully packed, and I’m in no mood to eat anything. Aam Ka Mausam and I don’t make Mangoshakes? Ahhh…Na Na Na…Not possible! 😀 Just saw a picture on internet and can’t take my eyes off from that picture of Mango Mastani. It was THAT beautiful and appealing to eyes. So now what? Arey just make it now and enjoy maddy 😀
“Mango Mastani” sounds interesting..isn’t it? I don’t know how this drink got this name. Have heard stories like it’s named after Peshwa Bajirao’s wife Mastani. She was very beautiful and so is this drink. 🙂 Though this drink is very famous in Pune but now you would find this drink in ANYWHERE in India.
Mango Mastani is nothing but a thick mangoshake served with dollops of ice-cream, nuts, mango pieces and cherry/ tutti fruti. This drink looks so beautiful that you just can;t say NO. 😛 Please have it empty stomach because this is soooo rich and tummy filling. 😀
Learn Step By Step Recipe With Pictures For Mango Mastani
Step 1- Chop/ slice the nuts and with some mango pieces keep aside for topping. Then peel and chop the mangoes into medium pieces and add them to the blender with milk and 2 scoops of vanilla ice-cream
Step 2- Add sugar if you want the drink to be more sweet and blend to a smooth shake
Step 3- Pour the shake into serving glasses and top with some mango pieces, scoop of ice-cream and dry fruits and tutti frutti
Serve immediately with a spoon and enjoy the rich, heavy and delicious Mango Mastani.
I can barely go out in this scorching heat😬 and we still have a loonnggg summer ahead of us☀️🔥and of course I cannot drink cold coffee daily😜 Calorie conscious you know😝 and also my body need some detox water so that I can now try some more yummy dishes. So the healthy me decided to made something healthy which I can drink without counting on calories. And here it is…refreshing Green Apple Detox to beat the heat 😄
I am sure detox water needs no introduction but still the little bit gyani me wants to tell.😜 Green Apples are recognized as one of the healthiest fruits and detox water helps to cleanse your body and burn fat also. So what are your waiting for? Go and prepare a jar full of green apple detox and enjoy healthy drink.
2-3 Green apple
1 Jar full of water
1 inch cinnamon stick
This is ALL you need to make this healthy and refreshing drink 🍹
Cut apple into rhin slices. Take water in a jar and add apple slices and cinnamon stick. Keep it in a fridge overnight and enjoy the next day. Add ice cubes if you want and enjoy 😊
Make instant Cold Coffee at home and beat the heat with this cold and refreshing drink. I am sure most of us love cold coffee. And cold coffee with a scoop of ice-cream is my favorite. A huge coffee lover I am 😛 Give me coffee any time of the day, then you are best:P
2 Cups of milk
1/2 Cup water
4 Tsp coffee powder or as you like
4-5 Tbsp sugar, or as required
2 Scoop of ice-cream
6-7 Ice cubes
Cocoa powder (optional)
Step 1- Add 1tsp of water to sugar and coffee powder and whisk until you get a creamy mixture
Step 2- In a blender add water, milk, ice cubes and ice-cream and blend until it gets frothy. Blend for good 4-5mins
Ice-cream gives the coffee a thickness and a flavor to your cold coffee
Step 2- Pour into a glass add a scoop of ice-cream again and sprinkle some cocoa powder (optional)
Enjoy your instant cold coffee at home. Serve this to your guests, they will love it.
“KIWI”Rich in vitamin A, K, E and B, potassium, copper, folate, and fiber, Can be called as a Super Fruit. Packed with more Vitamin C than an Orange. You can enjoy kiwi in any form, eat as it is, make juice of it, make smoothie, add in fruit custard, add in salads, make ice-cream of its pulp, add on fruit cake etc.
“AVOCADO”Eating Avocado’s make your heart healthier, lowers blood pressure, helping you loose weight and many other benefits of eating avocado are there.
And when you combine both of them it’s HEALTHY HEALTHY 🙂 Add lemon for better taste.
Start your day with fresh and healthy drink. Healthy way to add fruits in your daily diet. Eat Healthy Stay Healthy 🙂
2 Tbsp lemon juice
1/2 Cup water
Step 1- Peel avocado and cut in small pieces. Simplest way to cut avocado shown below:
Step 2- Peel the kiwi and cut into slices. Slice kiwi like shown below in the pictures:
Step 3- Blend the avocado and kiwi on high speed in a blender. You can even blend them separately. Mix some ice-cubes whiles blending
Step 4- Add lemon juice while serving for a better taste
You can store them for 2-3 days. Consume within 2-3days as you have not added any preservatives to preserve for a longer time. I would suggest to consume within a day as nothing beats fresh drinks. 🙂
“An Apple A Day Keeps the Doctor Away, BUT If The Doctor Is Handsome Keep The Apple Away” 😛 😉
You must have heard this saying very time “An Apple a day keeps the doctor away”. Apples are one of the healthiest food you can add to your daily diet. They are great detox food and you can add apple in various forms into your diet. Apple also helps to regulate your blood sugar. There are many other benefits of apple.
Cinnamon is very helpful in weight loss and also helps to boost your metabolism.
And When they both meet “Apple+Cinnamon= Healthy You” 🙂
2 Apple thinly sliced
1 Cinnamon Stick
2 Glass water
Step 1- Put apple slices in a deep pan and add water. Boil on low flame for 20mins
Step 2- Crush and add the cinnamon sticks and let it boil for another 15mins
Step 3- Turn off the flame and let it cool
Step 4- Take a mixer jar add the apple cinnamon mixture and blend
Step 5- Strain the blended juice in a Jar using a muslin cloth or strainer and keep in refrigerator for 15-20mins before drinking.