Too much of healthy eating… A disorder?

Too much of healthy eating… A disorder?

When it comes to eating healthy foods, the answer is always yes. But do you know excess of pure and healthy foods and their consumption can be disorder. Though, it is well known that excess of everything is bad for health. Yes, It is right that we all are encouraged to eat healthy foods and munch on healthy diet but some people take it too far and having too much

Magic Maggi!

Ma’s ‘magic maggi’. I remember getting it to school for lunch almost every week and my friends would finish it off in less than 5 minutes. They loved my mother’s ‘magic maggi’. I did too.  She fried it instead of simply boiling it. She gave a whole new dimension to it. Ma added eggs (a must), experimented with different veggies depending on the season of the year, sometimes threw in

KASHMIRI PANDITS- CULTURE AND CUISINE

Kashmiri pundits, also known as Kashmir Brahmins are the oldest inhabitants of the state of Jammu and Kashmir. They are the only Hindu community native to Kashmir. Through the years, many Hindus have migrated from different parts of the country. The history of the Kashmiri pundits is the history of Kashmir valley itself. CUISINE They have their own exquisite culture as well as food habits. They introduced the use of

Sweet Potato: Delicacies you cannot miss

SWEET POTATO DISHES Sweet potato is the healthier replacement of our beloved potatoes and it is loved by most of us. Packed with important vitamins and other nutrients, sweet potato helps us stay fit. They are also a good source of potassium and iron which are two most important minerals for our body. Sweet potatoes are not only delicious but they also come with long list of health benefits. So,

Canned fruits and veggies… Healthy or not?

I know fresh fruits and veggies are always considered the best. When its organic, it is like cherry on the cake. But with changing lifestyle canned fruits have replaced the tree ripen fruits, ready to pluck and eat. Now there are ready to open cans having slices of fruits cut already and just needed to be eaten. Now, the concern here is if these are good to be consumed as

The Salt Myth… Is it good or bad?

Salt is something that contains sodium and sodium is something that is considered bad for health.. kind of like saturated fat. Much like cell phones and eggs, studies say salt is bad for you one day, but okay the next day. The reason being the sodium content as it is believed to increase blood pressure and the risk of heart stroke which is most common sources of deaths in middle