Monday, October 3, 2011

'Healing Food - Berries' Round Up and the 2 winners are....

Hi guys!.....Well I am back again with my laptop fixed and everything back to normal (atleast thats what I think :)))
I hope to be regular with my blogging from now on and keep up with blog hopping (which I am sorry to have missed the most!)....

Anyways coming back to this is the round up for the 'Healing Food - Berries'....I am so glad to have been able to host this event and for Siri from Cooking with Siri as to why I have been so late in posting this round up! :)

All the recipes are unique and delectable in their own way...they are surely yummy and I would love to get on hands on them!!
Thanks guys for sending them to me!!

I posted them in the order I have recieved them and each individual entry is numbered 1,2,3,...

Well here it is....

1. Alpana from Smart Snacks sent me a refreshing Strawberry Basil Ginger Koolaid.

Ramya from Ramya's Recipes sent me 3 yummilicious dishes...

2. Buttermilk Berry Muffins

3. Strawberry Cake

4. Strawberry Milkshake

5. Vardhini from Zesty Palette sent me a soothing and comforting Blueberry Shrikhand.

6. Sadhana of Sensible Veg sent a new twist on strawberry Ice cream - Sugar free Vegan Strawberry Ice Cream.

7. Sreevalli from Ammaji Recipes sent me one of my favorites desserts -  Fat Free Yogurt Strawberry Parfait.

8. Deepika Anand from Yummy In The Tummy - My Experiment With Food sent me  summery Smoothie which surely tastes 'Berry Good'.

9. Reva from Kaarasaaram sent a very kid friendly dish - Fruit Kebabs with Yogurt and Honey.

10. Kalyani Mom Chef from Sizzling Tastebuds sent me a pickle with your not so usual berry - Gooseberry ... Nelli Pachadi (Gooseberry or Amla Chutney).

11. Gita Venugopal of Tri Stars - Connoisseur of Foodies sent me another yummy Gooseberry Chutney.....I can never have enough! :)

Saraswathi Iyer of Simply Sara sent me 2 delicious recipes for

12. Nellikai Sadam

13. Strawberry Milkshake

14. Nupur of UK-Rasoi sent some heavenly pancakes...yumm...Blueberry Coconut Pancakes.

15. Meenakshi from Random Ponderings of a Working Mom sent surprise smoothie, a Berry Surprise Smoothie.

16. Vardhini of Zesty Palette sent and delicious Strawberry Preserve.

17. HGourmet_Foodie of Healthy Gourmet Food,Cooking and Tips sent a scrumptious Blackberry Cobbler, another of my favorites.

18. Ashwini Deshpande from Indulge-ashscorner sent me what every brekky should have - Strawberry Jam.

19. Soujanya of Soujishome sent a delectable Blueberry multipurpose jam.

20. Priya of Now Serving sent an amazing dessert - Raspberry Coulis.

Now comes the interesting select 2 winners by random selection.
I am using to pick the winners, so here goes....2 numbers between 1 and 20....
Winner # 1

Winner # 2

The winners are Ashwini Deshpande from Indulge-ashscorner and Alpana from Smart Snacks.
Congrats to you guys. You both will be receiving either of the two books sponsored by Siri of Cooking With Siri which are -

Cooking At Home With Pedatha - Andhra recipes (Amazon Link)

Awarded Best Vegetarian Cookbook in the World 2006, this book features traditional recipes by documenting the culinary legacy of an illustrious Indian grandmother.


Sukham Ayu - Easy & Healthy Recipes (Amazon Link)

Winner of Best Health & Nutrition Book in the World 2009 – Second Place, this Indian cookbook is a guide to healthy eating & has been researched at Kerala Ayurveda & Yoga retreat near Pune.

Ashwini and Alpana please email me you address details which I will forward to Siri. Thanks and Congrats once again!

I enjoyed very much in hosting the event and am happy to be back!!

Here are my 2 berry dishes which I posted during the event time --

Blueberry Pound Cake

Very Berry Crunchy parfait




  1. Awesome roundup Smitha. Thanks for guest hosting this month.

    Congratulations to the winners. :D


  2. hello Smitha guy!

    welcome back with a fixed lappy and a mind-boggling giveaway and dishes!!

    congrats to the winners!

    i looook fwd to your quick and tasty recipes!

    happy dusshera!

  3. wonderful roundup and congrats for the winners...

  4. Thanks Siri and Smitha. I send you my address. Thanks again for liking my entry.
    Love Ash.

  5. Lovely round up Smitha, very nicely done. Congrats to the winners. Hurray to them.

  6. Congrats to the winners..Beautiful roundup..

  7. wow, mouth watering berry recipes, cool !!!

  8. hearty congrats to the winners :) Lovely event Smitha - so glad I could participate :)


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