Wellness Fridays – Avocado Toasts

Avocados are packed with potassium, calcium, folic acid, copper and fiber. They are also rich in carotenoids which helps protect the body’s immune system, which is typically much lower following a workout. Hence, they are believed to be a good post workout snack. Avocados are definitely rich in fat but…

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How to Dry Roast Jeera/ Cumin Seeds

  Having roasted cumin seeds handy in your kitchen is a wise thing to do. You can use them in different dishes to enhance their flavor. Sprinkle these brown seeds over salads, soups, raitas ( Spiced Yogurts), sandwiches to enhance the flavor of those dishes. Heat a small pan. When…

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Tofu Medley

  April is upon us. Now is the time to experiment with salads and the likes. This salad is quite flexible. Remove any ingredient which you don’t like, or add a new ingredient as per your taste. Enjoy this salad either cold or warm.            …

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Icebox Cupcake

#007 Icebox cake is a classic no-bake dessert. You can compile the whole ‘cake’ in 15 minutes and it only takes a few ingredients, sometimes as little as two .       A stack of chocolate cookies layered with strawberry cream cheese and topped with berries – the easiest…

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Chilli Sauce

#005 This sauce comes handy when you are cooking Chinese. I add it to soups, gravy or just as a dipping for that extra kick. You can make a big batch and refrigerate for a week. Ingredients 2 green chilies ( I used serano peppers) ¼ cup vinegar ¼ teaspoon…

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On Eating Healthy

    #004   Look what I found on internet ! It’s worth sharing with everyone. It’s like an all-in-one post with little bit of information for most of the good stuff  we eat/ drink. See if you like it.   http://pulptastic.com/24-must-see-diagrams-will-make-eating-healthy-super-easy/

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Beetroot Kootu

By Gauri Trivedi #002 If food habits and preferences are any indication of what part of India one belongs, they got it all wrong with me! Maybe it is on account of the fact that my mom fed me plain white rice and ghee most of the my childhood (she…

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Honey Gobi / Cauliflower in Tangy Honey Sauce

  #001   Cauliflower is one versatile vegetable. Cook it anyway you like and you will love the final dish. Of course I’m assuming that you like the basic flavor of this creamish – greenish vegetable. I first tasted ‘Honey Gobi’  long time back in Chandigarh  (India) and it was…

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