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!
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!
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
If you could live longer, would you stop eating this?
Here is what Dr. Sanjay Gupta of CNN has to say about living longer and healthier. What food group can you eliminate to accomplish this? Any guesses? Anyone? In this CNN Video, Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains how eating less meat can help you live to 100. Don’t have to eliminate meat, start with reducing your … Continue reading
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
Harpers Bazaar Recommends Summer Veggies For Gorgeous Skin
Harpers Bazaar magazine recommends a list of summer veggies for gorgeous skin in this article. Those that made the list include Beets, Napa Cabbage, bell peppers of varied colors, among others. I’m good for the summer!!! My own personal favorites, wherein I can see an instant difference, are iced cold water with lemon and lime wedges, … Continue reading
Shhhh!! Don’t Tell Them It’s Made With Lettuce!
Another lettuce recipe which they will wipe out, and you don’t even have to tell them it’s made with lettuce! Really… If your family is like mine and don’t get very excited about this vegetable, here is what you can do! So I whipped up a lassi based on a recipe I had written up … Continue reading
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!
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…
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