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  • The Desi Energy Cake

    In Food On 20 December 2017

    The DESI ENERGY CAKE – Kachariyu It’s a typical Gujju recipe called ‘Kachariyu’, while I’ve also tasted the south Indian version of this, generally referred to as ‘Karuppu Ella Urandai’. It is extremely simple to make. It’s made with a combination of Black Sesame Seeds (Til), Desiccated Coconut (Copra), Almonds (Badam), Melon Seeds (Magaz), Organic Jaggery (Gul), Dried Ginger Powder (Soonth), Cardamom (Elaichi) Powder, a pinch of Nutmeg (Jaayfal) and Ghee. Once again all the ingredients are good for winters as they give the energy needed during winters, keep the body warm from inside, boosts up immunity, lubricates joints, prevents body aches. ‘Kachariyu’ falls under the category of ‘Vasaanu’ derived from the word Vasaana meaning ‘herbs and spices’ that are warming foods used in making these extremely traditional winter delights. Learn to make it the traditional way. Even kids can learn to make this easily as it does not involve cooking. Have a few spoonful of Kachariyu or an Ella Urandai in the mornings at breakfast and feel energetic for the entire day. Note – Black Sesame Seed is yet another ingredient which is best used during winters over other seasons.

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  • Diet Tips For Christmas

    In Diet  On 25 December 2017

    1. Don’t shop hungry – We tend to buy a lot more junk on an empty stomach 2. Keep sipping warm water – That will ensure proper hydration and balance temperature 3. Don’t starve yourself – It can get us get ravenous at the party 4. Keep having small and frequent meals – It will save us from the sugar spikes 5. Control portion size – Especially with the desserts 6. Make smart substitutions – Choose your menu wisely 7. Chew well – This will help avoid over-eating 8. Walk more – Taking a walk around ensures activity in case we’ve missed on our work-out 9. Limit alcohol consumption - Try alternatives 10. Catch up with your sleep – That will help maintain our hormonal balance  

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  • Healthy New Year 2018 Resolutions

    In Diet  On 01 January 2018

    Let’s make some simplified easy health resolutions which will bring louder results. Start your day with warm water. Sunlight exposure during sunrise. Breathe deep, exhale slow. Exercise at least 30 min/day. Have at least 1 seasonal fruit before breakfast. Include a serving of green sabji/keerai in lunch. End lunch with a serving of curd/buttermilk. Gulp less, chew more. Eat slowly. No multitasking, please. One teaspoon of mixed roasted seeds post meal. End your day with a glass of warm milk. Sleep away from gadgets. When it comes to health, remember, “Slow and steady always wins the race.”

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