Is Yoga The Best Form Of Exercise?

Today Yoga has become one of the most popular choices in fitness regimes. It not only improves physical and mental health, it also comes with numerous other health benefits that far surpass the advantages of your regular aerobic workout.

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Recipe: Gambas Pil Pil

This is Spanish tapas. This is a bigger portion as we make it as a main meal at home. It is Prawns with chilli and garlic. What’s not to love? Ingredients 500 grams prawns (deveined and tail kept on) 200 grams butter 125 ml olive oil 15 cloves garlic 10 chilli (pieces) 175 ml dry…

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Recipe: Rainbow Coloured Cupcakes

Ingredients Serves: 12 1/2 cup (125g) caster sugar 125g unsalted butter 2 eggs 1 cup (125g) self-raising flour 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 3 tablespoons milk 4 bottles food colouring, red, blue, yellow, green Directions Preparation: 30min Cook: 15min › Ready in: 45min Preheat oven to 200 degrees C. Prepare a 6 hole cupcake tray with patty…

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Recipe: Low Calorie Tomato Pizza

Pizzas are delicious, yes. But if you make it right, then they can be healthy and declious. Afterall, why compromise? Try this super easy to make tomato pizza at home and trust me, you won’t feel like eating anything else. Ingredients 1 (14-ounce) whole-wheat refrigerated pizza crust dough All-purpose flour and cornmeal, as needed 2…

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Recipe: Caprese Salad

Ingredients 3 vine-ripe tomatoes, 1/4-inch thick slices 1 pound fresh mozzarella, 1/4-inch thick slices 20 to 30 leaves (about 1 bunch) fresh basil Extra-virgin olive oil, for drizzling Coarse salt and pepper Directions Layer alternating slices of tomatoes and mozzarella, adding a basil leaf between each, on a large, shallow platter. Drizzle the salad with…

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Planning To Go On A Diet? Don’t Be A Fool!

By Guest Author Nirja Ghosh Your body is designed to make you feel and look your best and why all that Googling is a big ol’ waste! As a borderline ‘Google-r of everything’ (“what does dreaming of a swollen left toe mean?”) I completely understand the need to look up, and educate ourselves on a…

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Diwali Recipe: Saffron Coconut Barfi

Like Indian food? Then you will love this delicious dessert, Barfi. For the reader’s who don’t know what it is, Barfi is an Indian style of dessert in which the finished sweet is cut into cubes, triangles or diamond shapes before serving. Barfi is often but not always, made by thickening milk with sugar and…

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Are You Addicted to Diet Soda?

Cracking open a can of diet soda instead of regular pop may seem like a good idea at first, but research continues to show a disturbing link between diet soda consumption and weight gain. And though the sweet, effervescent drinks may taste good, they’re certainly not good for your body. “Diet soda may not have…

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Recipe: Creamy Mediterranean Spaghetti

Made with sundried tomatoes, zucchini and black olives, this pasta has a secret ingredient that makes it both creamy and light. INGREDIENTS 1 pound spaghetti 1/4 cup olive oil 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 3 zucchini, cut into thin strips 1 tbsp. sundried tomatoes, coarsely chopped 1/4 cup black olives, pitted and sliced 1/2 cup plain…

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