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All in one protein bars. Balance of indulgence and nutrition.

All in one protein bars. Balance of indulgence and nutrition. Homemade Protein Energy Bars are delicious, healthier, and most importantly cheaper and easier to make than almost all of the ones you can buy in from the stores. High speed blender or food processor 1 cup dates pitted400 gm chickpeas (presoaked and dried)1/2 cup almond...

Overcoming Grief: How to Deal With a Loved One’s Loss?

Overcoming Grief: How to Deal With a Loved One’s Loss

“Grief is a cruel kind of education. You learn how ungentle mourning can be, how full of anger. You learn how glib condolences can feel. You learn how much grief is about language, the failure of language, and the grasping for language.” - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Notes on Grief Death is inevitable and so is the...

Power Packed Chutney

Power Packed Chutney Pumpkin seeds are the power house of nutrients, presenting a power packed chutney in a best possible way which can be relished by the entire family plus reap the numerous health benefits too. High speed blender ½ cup pumpkin seeds (soaked for 5 to 6 hours)½ cup fresh coriander/mint leaves1 green chilli4 garlic cloves1-...

Cold Potato Salad

  Cold Potato Salad Cold potato salad is a presumptuous side dish /salad made with easy available ingredients from our very own pantry and can be served with meals or served as a snack too. Large pot for boiling waterKnife 500 g baby potatoes or yellow potatoes boiled (cooled, diced and kept aside)For the dressing:1/2 tbsp extra virgin...

Chickpea coffee

Chickpea coffee Today we are here to break the myth "Life without coffee is a life without energy " Presenting an interesting recipe, Chickpea beans coffee- caffeine-free coffee substitute as it is made from superfood Chole chana /Chickpeas. The best part is that the taste is the same as the regular coffee with an...

Melatonin

How Melatonin Helped Me Recover And Heal Through The Night

What is written below is my experience. This is not medical or lifestyle advice for you.   It’s been eight times over the last one year that I have used 3mg of melatonin and valerian root to induce deeper sleep. I have no problem with sleep. In fact, I consider myself blessed to be able to...

Beetroot khichdi (BEET it Up)

  Beetroot khichdi (BEET it Up) Nothing "BEETS" a happy healthy heart to celebrate love! Beets even bleed "red" - the hue containing powerful antioxidants. Pressure cookerMortar and pestle /mixer to crush the garlic 4 tbsp hand pounded rice (soaked for 6-7 hours)2 tbsp moong dal (soaked for 12-14 hours)1/2 beetroot (finely chopped)1 garlic pod crushed or minced...

Modak: Modern day dessert dumpling with the traditional heritage touch.

  Modak: Modern day dessert dumpling with the traditional heritage touch. Traditional Maharashtrian sweet dish also known as dumplings offered to lord Ganesha during the festival. Handmade and filled with rice dough and jaggery they are delicately flavoured with cardamom and nutmeg, they are also called as “Ukadiche Modak" means steamed modak. Cooking panSteamer Ingredients for outer...

Healthy falooda

  Healthy falooda Refreshingly, delicious and healthy homemade dessert that satisfies your taste buds at every bite. BlenderServing glasses For the Chia Gel2 Tbsp Chia Seeds (soaked in 4 tbsp water)Extra add onsFew blackberries or blueberries or soaked black raisins (unsweetened)2 Tbsp Rice Spagetti strands/rice noodles (cooked and strands separated)For the Smoothie3/4 cup Dates1 tbsp Rose syrup...

Raw Banana Curry

  Raw Banana Curry Green banana is an excellent superfood for all ages ranging from babies to elderly citizens. It is recommended to consume while weaning, during pregnancy, post-pregnancy, and various other health disorders such as diabetes, obesity, and hypertension. Green bananas especially benefit the gut, and today, science has established enough correlation between the gut...

Raw Banana Flour Pancakes

  Raw Banana Flour Pancakes Banana flour is a fine, powdery and a unique grain-free flour alternative loaded with gut loving fibre. It is loaded with vitamins and minerals. You will be surprised with the texture and lightness of pancakes made from the starchy flour. BlenderFrying pan 1 cup Banana flour2 tbsp Sattu flour1/2 - 1 cup Fresh...

A Beginners Guide to MCT Oil

MCTs or medium-chain triglycerides are a family of Fats, which contain 6-12 carbon atoms and are fully saturated. They are an excellent source of quick energy owing to their rapid conversion into ketones in the liver, primarily in keto-adapted individuals. Saturated Fats such as Coconut oil, Palm oil, Ghee, Butter, and animal fats are...