CategoriesDry Fruits


Seeds are rich in nutrients and have many health benefits. You must have heard of these seeds or even seem them at the grocery store. These might look small but they are filled with so many nutrients. Some of the seeds are a great source of plant-based protein, fiber, and a huge variety of minerals. […]

CategoriesMasala (Spices)


Adding the right herbs can make literally all the difference in the meal! Also, herbs are considered a much healthier alternative for flavouring your food other than adding lots of salt and all types of fat.  Here are 8 herbs that every cook should definitely know about!!  Cilantro (Alternate Name: Coriander Leaf//Dhania) If you are […]

CategoriesDry Fruits

Navratri Fasting 101

Navratri is one of the biggest festivals celebrated among Hindus celebrated with lots of enthusiasm across the country. This festival is associated with Goddess Durga and her nine incarnations are worshipped on each day of the festival. Some people observe fast during Navratri. Fasting during Navratri usually includes deviating from day to day items like […]


Baking Basics

Whenever you hear the word baking, what is the first thing that comes to your mind?Let me guess, was it a cake? A cookie? Anyway, there is a lot more to baking than just cakes and cookies. Baking is a slow process that uses dry heat to actually cook the product. It is usually done […]

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Salt and Sodium

Salt is arguably one of the world’s most important cooking ingredients. Without salt, meals would taste unappealing and bland. No human can ever survive without a little salt in their meal. The chemical name of salt is Sodium Chloride or NaCl. Salt is by far the biggest dietary source of sodium, and the words “salt” […]


Sustainable eating

As described by Wikipedia, sustainable living describes “a lifestyle that attempts to reduce an individual’s or society’s use of the Earth’s natural resources, and one’s personal resources.” The question is, how is all of this related to food? Sustainable eating is about choosing foods that are healthful to our environment and our bodies. This plant-based […]



Trail mixes—typically a mix of nuts, seeds, and dried fruits—are a common enough sight across supermarket shelves today. The term trail mix alludes to the fact that this energy-packed snack was recommended for long-distance trekkers, basically those on a trail. Trail mix is a very popular snack in the United States. It is now emerging […]