My latest obsession is working out with resistance bands and I’m loving it… Last month, I got a package and thought my Man would have ordered some fancy accessories for his motorcycle or some gadgets. I was a bit curious and I fiercely opened it, there was a box inside it and it said “complete 12-minute toning gym”. Immediately, I texted my...

Delicious oven roasted butternut squash… I like to either roast the butternut squash or make a soup out of it. Every time, when I roast them I try to add different seasonings and spices. Once, I added Asian seasonings and roasted them, it was delicious. So, this time seasoned diced butternut squash with paprika, ground cumin and garam masala, roasted them till...

Beef pot roast is a classic American favorite, made by slow cooking beef in a crock pot…Let the crock pot do all the work! I’d bought a crock pot a couple of years ago, yes with the sole intention of making pot roast and other slow cooked dishes. My man, being a pot roast lover felt excited seeing the crock pot in my shopping cart. He must have hoped...

  If you are reading this article, then I’m pretty sure that you have started thinking of starting your workouts, a huge warm welcome to the fitness world. Remember, health is wealth so let’s get started… I’d been thinking of starting a new section called workouts or fitness or something of this category for so long, finally it’s...

  Shrimp cooked in roasted coconut gravy or prawns theeyal, an authentic Kerala dish… Theeyal is a Kerala dish in which grated coconut is roasted till it’s browned and is pureed along with water. To the ground coconut, veggies like okra, small onions, eggplant, drumstick or even shrimp is added and cooked in the coconut gravy. The smokey roasted flavor...

Boondi, fried chickpea flour (besan) when combined with sugar syrup and made into rounds yummy ladoos are formed… One of the most famous traditional sweets in India is Ladoo, and is devoured by everyone during special occasions, festivals or on any day when there is a craving for sweets. This is one of the sweets that can be found in almost every sweet stores,...

Chicken seasoned with aromatic spices, pan fried and cooked in a rich and delicious coconut tamarind sauce, absolutely divine… I’ve been obsessed with someone lately, guess who??? If you guessed-my Man then you got it wrong. What I’ve towards my Man is beyond obsession, and I lack words to explain that feeling so let’s leave that topic for...

Murukku is a South Indian crunchy snack, by adding beetroot puree it got colorful and tasted great… Diwali is around the corner and my FB news feed has been bombarded with pictures of Diwali snacks posted by my fellow food bloggers, celebrity Indian chefs and other food enthusiasts. I love all kinds of Indian sweets and snacks, especially burfis, pedas and...

Homemade strawberry sauce, it’s easy to make and tastes yummy… I cannot resist strawberries, they are very dear to me. I fall for anything with a hint of strawberries in it. And, I always have strawberries stored in my refrigerator. A bowl of strawberries when placed as a centrepiece enhances the whole dining table setting. Who can possibly resist strawberries...

Protein rich chicken and red lentil curry… While making a healthy chicken curry, I like to add either veggies or lentils which will also make it a nutritious dish. I always have a soft corner for chick peas and red lentils, I tend to add them to most of my non-veg and veg dishes. One of my favorite chicken curries is this one, red lentils are added along with...