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A Healthy brunch… Last night, I promised my hubby that I would make a good brunch for him today. Though felt lazy to cook in the morning, just for the sake of keeping my promise I entered the kitchen and found myself lost. I’d no idea what to make other than pancake and omelette. I’d to first activate my brain so had a cup of coffee. I always want...

My recent favorite way of cooking fish… Glad that Thursday is here, can’t really wait for the weekend. After the run, as soon as I got home I started sneezing and was down with cold, don’t ask me about the sore body. No pain no gain, right? Well, all the pain and sickness vanished when I saw my picture on the front page of the newspaper on Monday...

Pile up greens/veggies in your shopping cart and forget about the supplements… I was listing all the green veggies that I have tried so far and was trying to find out if I dislike any of them. I was surprised to learn that I actually don’t hate any greens nor any veggies. I love all of ’em. Do I sound weird??? While living in India, I wasn’t...

Enjoy the veggies raw to benefit the most out of it… It’s a known fact that veggies when cooked would loose most of their nutrients. On the other hand to enjoy the veggies most of us want them to be cooked. For me, some veggies taste better when eaten raw rather than cooked. Carrots, beetroot, broccoli, celery etc are some of them. I try to add at least...

  A perfect rejuvenating drink with many health benefits… A pinch of saffron goes a long way. Saffron is derived from the stigma and styles of the Crocus flower and is the most expensive spice in the world. Gathering the stigmas from the flower is a labour intensive process and several thousands of stigmas are needed to make a few grams of saffron. Besides...

Fun size halloween candies. Not so fun for your health! I am back from a candy shopping for Halloween, it’s not for me, it’s for the neighborhood kids. My neighborhood is a super kid friendly one, last year I had around 100 kids come over for trick or treat. I ran out of candies and had to go for a second round of candy shopping. So this time I am well...

Dedicated to all Gluten intolerant people out there… I had never thought that I would ever shop for gluten free products. Apparently now I have to spend sometime at the gluten free aisle as well. It’s not for me, it’s for my husband. It’s been only a year since we came to know that my husband is gluten intolerant. Since then I’ve been...

Are you a food freak and looking for ways to maintain a balance between food and health? With a few simple tips you could attain that balance… At times, I feel it would have been much easier if I were enthusiastic about either food or health. Apparently, I love food and want to stay healthy. One of the biggest challenges I have encountered is maintaining a steady...

Papaya was called “The Fruit of the Angels” by Christopher Columbus… This tropical fruit is abundantly found in Kerala, India. There are couple of papaya trees in the backyard of my Kerala house. Due to the tropical weather in Kerala, it grows almost everywhere and the they don’t need any special pampering or care for its growth. It just grows...

Tired and exhausted? I am going to show you the cheapest and the healthiest instant-energy-boost drink that you can make at home… Had I not been down with the flu I wouldn’t have remembered this drink, which my mom used to make me drink when I was growing up. In Kerala, India where I grew up, a day without rice for lunch is seldom seen. The hot water...