Tag Archives: healthy

The Mystery of the Impossible Pie

Whether you’re looking to use up that carton of golden-yolked omega 3 eggs before their date with the trashcan or finish up uninspiring leftovers in the fridge at the end of the week, there are umpteen egg-based preparations that you can whip up. … Continue reading

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Crunch! Munch! Roasted Makhana

Lotus seeds or phool makhana have umpteen health benefits and with minimal effort, can be turned into a delightful snack option to use as a filler between meals, after a rough exercise session, after school or work, or while simply … Continue reading

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Bring out the Salsa! Brown Rice, Mexican-style

Ever since the words Mexican Pink Rice appeared in a newspaper article, replete with a recipe, several years ago when we were starry-eyed eager beavers for Sunday specials to feed our families, we’ve had a thing for, well, Mexican Pink … Continue reading

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Healthful and Heavenly – Wholegrain pancakes

Nothing spells brunch like a pile of pretty pancakes, topped with runny syrup and a cloud of cream swirls, and a dusting of more sugar, perhaps. But if you’re a health nut, the very mention of these doses of artery-cloggers … Continue reading

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Roasted Veggies, Served Street-cart Style

The Desi Quotient (DQ), or Indigenous Quotient, is a darned thing. We score high on it, naturally, sometimes to the point of being unapologetically crude. Which you’d be too, if you were raised on a diet of “munchies” or “fillers” … Continue reading

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Out of the Lunchbox – Broccoli ‘n Cheese Sandwiches

It’s back to school for our kids and back to the usual lunchbox song and dance for us. While we usually throw in a sweet surprise or two for our girls to get excited about at lunchtime, we also like … Continue reading

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Protein Packed, Goodness Squared – Whole Wheat Lentil Loaf

When weekends go by like a blur and the weekdays sneak up on us from their distant blimp-like position to a spot somewhere between the eyes, we look for recipe ideas in the pantry, the belly of the refrigerator, and … Continue reading

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All-natural Treats, No-sugary Tricks

Come October and your life seems suddenly to take on a colorful edge – be it the flare of bloodshot, copper-veined leaves carpeting the backyard or the piebald piles of candy. While the former is at least easy on the eyes, … Continue reading

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Crunchy, Caramely Broccoli Rabe

It’s hard to ignore the piles of crisp, organic dark greens with those little broccoli-like heads peeking out in good measure when we’re on a weekly round to the summer market, given that the families are easily known for their, … Continue reading

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A Tricolour Dhokla Dhamaka

When breakfast hour closes in on a holiday, especially if it’s one that celebrates the nation, and its freedom, it’s no place for the typical Sundayesque lazy bones to idle and lounge around. There’s ample rattling of these bones while … Continue reading

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