Desi Paleo

Sweet dough

Posted by in Bread, Cookies, Snacks, Sweet

So what do cinnamon rolls, cookies, jam buns and cream buns have in common? Apart from being served as desert, tea time snack, calories and complete satisfaction of cravings of the sweet tooth variety? You got it – sweet dough. This sweet dough is a recipe I got from a Russian grandmother.  Yes, baking transcends borders and languages.  The lady keeps this dough in the fridge and whenever her grandchildren visit or she wants to pamper someone, she makes balls, stuffs them up with jam or nutella and bingo – she…read more


Almond Oatmeal Cookies

Posted by in Cookies, Snacks, Sweet

Don’t you sometimes have this urge to eat something sweet and delicious but can’t?  Well I do, and being diabetic, I can’t just stop at an ice cream vendor and pick up a cone or much on a chocolate.  For me sweet things are a huge challenge.  So I bake.  Another reason I bake is because the family starts moping if I don’t go into the kitchen for a while. Psst : That is the excuse I shell out, but don’t tell them. I had almonds sitting minding their own…read more


Whole Wheat Peanut Butter Cookies

Posted by in Breakfast, Cookies, Snacks, Sweet

Recently my son baked them and he used brown sugar and white sugar in it.  I prefer using honey, because I dislike the crunch of sugar in my mouth.   These are delicious and extremely filling.  I like to have a couple with tea for breakfast – oh, who am I kidding.  I have many of them.  Here is my recipe You Will Need: 1 Cup crunchy peanut butter ( You can use the smooth butter too, but I like peanuts.) 1 Cup honey 1 egg, beaten 1 1/2 teaspoon…read more