Believe me when I tell you…

Believe me when I tell you that you can’t even taste the oatmeal in the smoothie. Before you say “It has oatmeal in it, I am never trying this,” think about the worst that can happen? If you don’t like it, you can make your younger sibling drink it! I did this to my olderContinue reading “Believe me when I tell you…”

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

These are one of my favorite homemade cookies. The recipe is from my friend’s blog (http://canihavesomemoremum.wordpress.com) 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature + 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce (applesauce is used to reduce the amount of fat) 1 cup (packed) golden brown sugar 1/2 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 large eggs 2Continue reading “Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies”

How much protein is in homemade daal (Orange Lentils)?

I have always wondered how many calories and how much protein I was getting when I had one of my favorite foods: my mom’s homemade daal. Daal is a very common dish in Pakistani and Indian culture and is made from orange lentils.  Below is the recipe and nutrient analysis: Masoor Dal (orange lentils) 1Continue reading “How much protein is in homemade daal (Orange Lentils)?”