Valentine’s Day is almost here and if you’re dreading that high-calorie dinner date, Akhilandeshwari aka Aishwarya Bhaskaran from Chembarathi is here to help you. It’s time to surprise your loved one with a homemade, healthy meal and these recipes are an easy fix to the calorie problem. Akhilandeshwari aka Aishwarya Bhaskaran from Chembarathi is an inspiration when it comes to homemade tasty vegan recipes and her Instagram feed is proof for the same. Aishwarya Bhaskaran is a vegan advocate and an animal lover when she is not essaying the powerful matriarch of Thrichambarath.
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Here are some homemade recipes to try from Akhilandeshwari to surprise your loved one with your culinary skills:
#1 Healthy mushroom starter: These pan tossed mushrooms made in extra virgin olive oil are an easy fix for starters. It is definitely a healthy alternative to the usual finger food.
#2 Vegan all the way: Ever tried baked brocoli in white cheese sauce? This recipe from Aishwarya can be the best second course or anti-pasti for your all vegan five course meal.
#3 Easy finger food: The quintessential pineapple and cheese now goes vegan. This sweet and salty combo with plant-based smoked cheese is the healthiest and easiest appetizer to go for.
#4 Mac & Cheese: It is the perfect homemade entrée that is surely going to fill your loved one’s heart. You just need to make sure that the parmesan cheese is plant-based and you are halfway there. Do listen to her instructions in the video below!
#5 Gluten-free chocolate cheesecake: Aishwarya has used pureed nuts for the cheesecake with some raw cacao powder and topped with home made blueberry compote. The dish is completely devoid of processed white sugar. In fact, it uses coconut sugar in this bake, making it a healthier alternative to the usual high-calorie dessert after dinner.
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Sugar, fat, gluten free, raw and vegan. Of course the goddess is happy. Neivedhyam for Navaratri can be this way too. Sent the balance to some of my neighbours. Raw Vegan chocolate cheesecake topped with homemade blueberry compote. Used dates and coconut sugar for sweetness, walnuts, almonds and cashews for the crust and filling. Raw cacao powder for the chocolate No animals were harmed in the making of this dish. #filmactor #homecooking #navrathri #neivedhyam #rawfood #sathvicfood #veganfood #veganrecipes #vegansofchennai #vegansofindia #vegansofinstagram
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