Festive season is in full swing, and desserts are the number one food on our list. Be it delicious mithais or hearty brownies, there are so many festive treats on our mind. We often end up piling loads of calories in the festive season without realising it. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we could enjoy the goodness of desserts during Diwali without any guilt? Celebrity nutritionist Pooja Makhija has found the answer to our problem with a no-cook Diwali dessert recipe. Calling it ‘Diwali Dhamaka’, she shared the recipe on her Instagram handle and left us intrigued. “A healthy Diwali is a happy Diwali,” she wrote in the caption. Take a look:
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In the simple recipe, Pooja Makhija shared how to make the no-cook Diwali dessert in three simple steps. The video has already received 171k views and 5.5k likes. First, Pooja Makhija took a couple of bananas and froze them up. Then, she combined the frozen bananas with peeled almonds, cashews and dates. The blended mixture was then divided into three portions and different flavours were added to each. For instance, Pooja Makhija made a peanut butter flavour, a coffee and a cocoa powder flavoured dessert. Lastly, she froze the no-cook Diwali dessert and enjoyed the yummy treat while it was chilled and fresh!
How simple and convenient right? The best part about this recipe was that the Diwali dessert was ready in a matter of minutes and without any cooking involved. Further, it was quite healthy and did not have any added sugar in it either.
What a great way to binge on desserts without compromising on health right? In case you are wondering how many sweets one can have in a day on Diwali, we have just what you need. An expert revealed the exact dos and don’ts about eating sweets during festive season and what is the maximum you can have. Click here to read more about this story.
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