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.
As you might already know, too much anxiety is unhealthy. Even just the hint of anxiety can make you flinch
In the pursuit of good health, we all are constantly on the lookout for the right diet and/ or workout that can help get to your dream weight/appearance, but are there some fundamentals that you’re getting wrong
You find yourself in a tense situation, and the first thing you do to deal with the stress is start biting your nails. It sounds pretty harmless….afterall, many people resort to chewing on their nails when thinking of ways to get out of a tricky situation
Learn to make and fall in love with the best salad in the world!
Ayurveda is no new to us. Still there are various things about Ayurveda probably you didn’t know about.
Comforting, soothing and delicious, this soup is perfect for a cozy evening when you would like wrap yourself in a blanket and read your favorite book.
Walk into any typical Indian kitchen and the first thing you notice — the fragrance and aroma of freshly grounded spices. Indian food is cooked with a wide variety of wholesome spices.
It’s the season of mangoes and everyone around me (including me!) is going gaga over this magical fruit. But I have a confession to make. Mangoes can be boring (there, I said it!). But hear me out. Mangoes are juicy and fleshy but it offers only a one dimensional flavor. It’s a safe and predictable […]
These muffins are to die for! Seriously! If you love chocolate then you will absolutely love these.
These are seriously great. I mean these cutlets are so tasty that it makes me weep in joy, every time. Not even kidding.
I’m so thrilled that today’s post is my official entry for the innovative recipe challenge by Mother’s Recipe.
As the cold weather slowly sets in, it’s time to change our eating habits and turn to more nourishing and comforting foods. This rich and creamy soup packed with chicken, vegetables and enough flavor to make your mouth do a little number. Ingredients 1 lb diced chicken 2 Tbsp unsalted butter, divided ¾ cup flour, […]
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 […]
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 […]
Serve with baby potatoes roasted in the pan juices. Serves 4 to 6. For the chicken: 1 whole free-range or organic chicken, 4 to 5 pounds 3 garlic cloves, minced 1/4 cup whole milk Greek-style yogurt 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon grated peeled fresh ginger 1 teaspoon […]
Cute as a little chubby child may look; recent statistics reveal that in reality, one out of every three kids falls in the ‘Overweight’ category. The reason? More and more kids today prefer to spend their leisure time watching TV and playing video games, as opposed to going out to the park to play or […]
On a lazy afternoon I came across this recipe. And I knew exactly what I was going to make for dinner. And when I checked out the website http://www.pinchofyum.com, my menu for the entire week was set. This blog is so fabulous that just looking at the pictures makes me hungry. And then recipe…don’t get […]
We all have heard that eating your breakfast is important because it kick starts the metabolism after a night of fasting, setting the right pace for the rest of the day. But did you know that skipping your morning breakfast could also increase risk of heart diseases? An eye opening study done by researchers at […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Vegetarian Serves 6 as a starter Preparation and cooking times Prep 40 mins plus salting time