Are you waking up tired in the mornings?

Blessed is the person who is too busy to worry in the daytime and too sleepy to worry at night. Eat right, sleep well, exercise enough and love without limits – you are well on your way towards achieving good health. One in three of us is known to suffer from poor sleep. Apart from…

Cherry tomato salad with sesame seeds

  I’m quite excited to introduce this cherry tomato salad recipe. It is inspired by my Indian palate, full of flavors with sesame, jaggery and tamarind. These ingredients not only impart a unique, complementing taste to the salad but also have high nutritional value. Once you master this combination, you will not go for those…

Vegetarian Tom yum soup

When you have a healthy mind and body, you put passion and zeal into everything you do. It can be quite an ordeal to get a tom yum soup that is a purely vegetarian recipe without the fish sauce and meat. The store bought tom yum paste is made predominantly with fish sauce. So I…

A beautiful mind – the inside story

The mind is everything. What you think, you become – Buddha. When was the last time you watched a life-changing, inspiring movie? It happened to me when I got the chance to watch the oscar-winning movie, “A beautiful mind”, after almost 15 years since its release.

Cream of asparagus soup (dairy free)

Health is the best gift you can give your family and the world Today let’s discuss the recipe for a healthy and nutritious dairy-free cream of asparagus soup. Yes, you are reading it right, it is a no-dairy, no-flour “creamy” soup. Yet another attempt of mine to introduce a healthy version of a traditional soup…

Yoga basics – achieving lifetime fitness

Yoga is a light, which once lit, will never dim. The better you practice, the brighter the flame – B.K.S.Iyengar We all know that yoga is a great form of workout, but there is more to it than those intimidating postures where you twist and turn your body. Yoga is a way of life, it…

Easy pan seared salmon with green sauce

    Salmon is a highly nutritious fish, rich in heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids, along with protein, niacin, selenium, magnesium, vitamins B6 and B12. It is also one of the few good sources of vitamin D and has virtually zero carbohydrates, all of which make it one of the healthiest foods.

Quick and healthy braised bean curd

Bean curd, popularly known as Tau Kwa is nothing but extra- firm tofu. Given its nutritional benefits of soy protein, phytoestrogen, amino acids and a host of minerals like iron, calcium and manganese, it is a pity that many of us don’t like it because of its bland nature. 

Secrets to a happy marriage life- 10 myths

Marriage is not about compatibility, it’s about accepting and loving each other despite differences Each of our relationships is unique in its own way and need to be grown and nurtured. A marriage relationship is all the more special since you share your life and decide to spend the rest of your life with someone…

Nutritious minestrone soup with Asian spices

This wholesome minestrone soup is another of my attempts to combine the food cultures of the West and the East. And with a healthy twist – I used sprouted black-eyed beans and…no cheese!

Stuffed Eggs

    The egg, being a powerhouse of vitamins and minerals, high-quality protein and disease-fighting nutrients like carotenoids and choline, is a favourite for many of us. So easy and to cook and so good to eat! It is a versatile ingredient that can be used in umpteen number of ways.

I don’t say “Thank you” to my mother

How do you say “thank you” to someone who you’ve taken for granted, right from the time you were born? I cannot bundle up my gratitude into a single word, or even Mother’s Day gifts, for that matter. I may do it for my own satisfaction. But it is not going to change a thing.