Name a yum , umami , wholesome , versatile spread/dip/accompaniment and I bet you thought of Hummus ! I keep my stash ready for those midnight cravings or days where you are cluelesss what to stir up for breakfast. Fun thing about hummus is that its vegan, made of chickpeas and sesame paste (tahini) mainly... Continue Reading →
Principles of #CleanEating with FNC
I am sharing how I plan daily meals for my family while trying to lose weight on my Facebook page and here are the basic principles of Clean Eating that I follow . Principles of #CleanEating with Friday Night Column Homemade Food : There is no second thought , that meals cooked in professional kitchens... Continue Reading →
Please don’t label your child a ‘fussy eater’ . In fact don’t label at all.
Quite frequently we see parenting articles , mom bloggers and other well wishing sources thronging the internet with innumerable suggestions about how to feed a 'fussy eater'. We see so many queries on mom groups , asking for solutions for the same . While I know it's not easy to feed a child , specially... Continue Reading →
How this one small change helped me conquer my anxiety
Anxiety has always been my mortal enemy, chasing my mind day in and day out, for the longest time I can remember. My Brain Is My Enemy. -Anonymous I have my two close aids, my mom and my husband , whom I pester when facing a major change, as it is usually the stressor which... Continue Reading →
How to make thick creamy curd (dahi) from toned milk at home !
I recently conducted an experiment for 3 days to discover the secret to setting thick creamy curd at home . The challenge was to use toned milk to set the curd without compromising on thickness and texture , because using full cream milk / buffalo milk / milk powder or malai with all the extra... Continue Reading →
My Weight Loss Journey : A Few Pearls Of Wisdom!
Those of my friends who are connected to me through social media know it well that I have lost a considerable (17 kg ) amount of weight that I had gained during my twin pregnancy in the last few months. Being post partum and bringing up twins did not leave me much time for myself... Continue Reading →
Trampoline for your kids ? May be not !
Recently a 3 year old boy suffered from a major femur (thigh bone) fracture while jumping on a trampoline in an indoor trampoline park in US. His mother's Facebook post sharing a picture of her son in a waist-down cast has gone viral and she wants to warn other parents. Trampolines are a popular gear... Continue Reading →
Are Naturally Occuring Hormones in Food Good or Bad ?
Hormones are little molecules in our body that regulate multiple functions . Any deviation from the average can be deleterious.The right balance of hormones is essential to healthy living. But it is easier said than done. Just like any other balance , maintaining adequate levels of hormones is a tricky challenge even for apparently healthy... Continue Reading →