Tagged with Healthy

10 Reasons To Go Veggie

10 Reasons To Go Veggie

This article in The Independent lists 9 great reasons to go vegetarian… Health reasons, yes, many of us know about that. However, I had no clue that vegetarians could pay a lower premium with certain life insurance providers. A great read for all, even if you are already vegan/vegetarian. There is a 10th reason, that … Continue reading

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The Best Thirst Quencher In The World!

The Best Thirst Quencher In The World!

During my recent visit to India, to the southern beach city of Chennai, I resorted to one of my first loves to keep me cool and hydrated. Chennai is one of the most humid cities ever, and with all the perspiration and potential for dehydration, the best medicine and a wonderful treat is fresh coconut … Continue reading

Cool Off With These Awesome Spiked Drinks!

Cool Off With These Awesome Spiked Drinks!

Summer’s here in full swing and I just made us a big pitcher of this awesome spiked Ginger Lime Cooler. Spiked with heat, not alcohol. I wrote an article last summer for The Washington Post on cold drinks spiked with heat…. Why heat you may ask– That’s how I liked the tall, tingling drinks I … Continue reading

Mango Nirvana!

Mango Nirvana!

My kids love mangoes… and so do we! During mango season, there are no issues with getting them to eat fruits. One of their favorite, wholesome dessert/after school snack choices is Mango Nirvana. I basically start with a scoop of fresh cut mangoes, layer it with full fat organic french vanilla yoghurt, then a layer … Continue reading

Parsnip Slaw Par Excellence!

Parsnip Slaw Par Excellence!

Carrot Slaws are very common in our diet. so I figured, why not try out a parsnip slaw, after all they are cousins right, carrots and parsnips… Parsnips are a bit more waxy in texture and tougher to grate that crunchy carrots, but a little hard work does everyone good. And of course there are … Continue reading

Feast On A Tomo-cado Sandwich!

Feast On A Tomo-cado Sandwich!

This is what a grown up grilled cheese should look and taste like, one with some oomph and spice… Tell me this does not have character and taste, really, try this and tell me that it is bland and boring… And what’s better is that it is extremely healthy, filling and truly easy to whip … Continue reading

Tricked ‘Em!!! Ha…

Tricked ‘Em!!! Ha…

Lettuce is not the most favorite vegetable in our household. “It is tasteless, insipid, and boring” –  I get this all the time from my husband and my two kids. My son and I love a well dressed salad with lettuce and other vegetables, but this is one green that needs a lot of help. … Continue reading