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[12 Jul 2010 | 13 Comments | ]
Spill The Beans – Soybeans

A low-key healthy grain, Soybean is slowly gaining popularity in the circle of health conscious people. The wholegrain is still a mystery in many remote places, for whom this protein rich grain is a good fodder for animals only! Not many include soybean in their daily grocery list, let alone cooking the same.

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[9 Jul 2010 | 12 Comments | ]
Brown Rice or White Rice

A staple food for the major parts of the world’s population – Rice is one of the most popular and ancient grain available to mankind. And people of many underdeveloped countries are surviving only on rice, eating the same for all the three meals!

A life giving and wonder grain Rice has undergone many changes since early man discovered it. There are now numerous varieties of rice available in the market.

White rice, yellow rice, round rice, sticky rice, brown rice, Basmati rice and even green rice is there in some places.

But not all the rice get and cook are healthy. Milling and processing have taken away all the nutrients with it, leaving us rice with empty calories, devoid of many essential nutrients.

Foods that heal, Lunchbox bites, lunchbox medley, rice recipes »

[1 Jul 2010 | 12 Comments | ]
Secrets to Spice Up Your Recipes – A Few Indian Spice Mixes

Culinary skills like any other skill is either inborn or acquired. We add friends to our network to increase our interpersonal skills. Likewise spices are added to give extra flavors and a professional touch to our culinary skills.

In secrets to spice up your recipes I plan to share those small tips about cooking which I learned from friends and acquaintances from different regions of India and abroad. These secrets are what makes a normal cooking look more creative and a mundane recipes more delicious.

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[11 Jun 2010 | 3 Comments | ]
The Wholesome-Wholegrain

A prudent way to healthy-living is to include wholegrain in daily cooking. Read about the benefits of wholegrain.

Breakfast bites, Foods that heal, Healthy Drink »

[28 May 2010 | 8 Comments | ]
A Refreshing Welcome Drink – Minty Lemonade

A refreshing summer drink made with fresh mint leaves, lemon and ginger. This minty-lemony drink was a huge hit in one of the parties we arranged for my husbands’ colleagues. Most of whom who were used to colas, got little hesitant to try out the green color welcome drink. But after the first sip no one could just stop with one, and the huge piles of empty cups in my backyard were telling the success story.

Eating right, Foods that heal »

[15 Feb 2010 | 5 Comments | ]
Turn to Turmeric

In India turmeric holds the crown in the spice market. Be it any festival, a religious ceremony or for simple health reasons, turmeric is a consistent winner.

A lump of turmeric is always placed in a prayer prior to invoking the deity. The bride & the groom are smeared with turmeric paste before calling for the wed- lock.

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[27 Jan 2010 | 4 Comments | ]
An Ode to Oats

An ode to Oats is a compelling saga of transition of my family to healthy eating. It took many a persuasive attempts to win over their confidence and change that ‘No! Not again’ to getting hooked to the mighty oats.

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