Posts From Amandeep kaur

Spirituality And Music

Every religion or spiritual faith depends on music to create an atmosphere of spiritual longing, beauty and refinement. This kind of music can be ennoble and inspire our spirit to divine aspirations and express our longing to live a more spiritually conscious life in the physical world. No matter what religion, physical setting , or language in which a religious service or spiritual meeting may be conducted, spiritual music is

Meditating – The Third Eye

The attention is the outer expression of the soul. Most of the time our attention is drawn outside to the world through the senses. If we can withdraw our attention from the world outside and our body for a while and focus it at a point, known as the seat of the soul, we will find the inner light. The seat of  the soul is located between and behind the

Mad Over Donuts!!

A lovely box of donuts can brighten a day, is what is the mantra of the new upcoming stores like m.o.d ( mad over donuts) and dunkin donuts, which are known to have made a special place in the food industry recently in this decade. Doughnuts or more precisely now called as donuts, could be categorized either into a dessert food or a fried confectionery. This deep- fried lip smacking

Tasty, Tangy Tamarind!!

Tamarind or scientifically better known by the name Tamarindus indica is an edible fruit, enclosed in a pod which is extensively used round the world in a large number of cuisines. The reddish brown, curved seed pods of a lovely tree hold the several large seeds encased by moist, sticky, dark brown flesh that might range from a sweet to sour taste. Inside, the pod of the tamarind is a soft, brown

Paparazzi Paneer

Paneer or Indian cheese is one of those such things which is unanimously a favorite milk derivative for all, despite the fact how much they hate the milk itself!! Paneer is known to be widely favorite and commonly used in the northern parts of the Indian subcontinent, which is called by different names in the different parts of the country. it is called as sana in Assamese, chhena in Oriya

Shake It Up!

Are you tired of having the same old glass of milk every morning? So gives mangoes and bananas a break. And explore different fruits, chocolates and ice-creams to zing up your shake. They will not only keep you refreshed in this hot season, but the addition of other flavorful ingredients will provide you with extra nutrition. Gone are the days of vitamin pills, tasty shakes have “ totally shaken up”

A Healthy Touch To Summer With Curd

We all want to keep our taste buds happy, and when what we eat scores high on health too – it’s a clear win-win! Curd due to the probiotic activities of the beneficial bacteria it contains, has a good proportion of minerals like calcium  and phosphorus, along with proteins and vitamins, highlighting their efficacy as a good probiotic product. Indeed, curd is a wonder food. Curd is prepared from sour

The Super Food Meal – Oat Meal

Oats – so pale, small and often ignored by children. Many people often look at the bowl full of oats- and say “ blahh!!”. While others gaze upon that same bowl full of oats, covered with thick clouds of steam over it. So are you an oat lover? Oat meal also referred to as white oats, or ground oats from the Avena sativa, a widely cultivated cereal in temperate regions.

Amazing Apricots

Apricots or those beautifully orange colored fruits, are small, golden-orange fruit, with a velvety fleshy outer layer which is smooth and sweet. These fruits are full of beta- carotene, which are freshly available in summers. These much prized fruits are known to be brought in to Europe by Greeks, who named them as the ” golden eggs of the sun”. Taking the servings of this fruit alone may sound a

Berrilicious Treats

Richness of yogurt combined with flavor of blueberries make for a delectable treat. From parfait to cake filling. Lick lollies to salad  dressing, there are interesting food ideas around the bowl of blueberry  yogurt. From creamy layers in a cake to a delicious, healthy dip, here’s how to add a spin to the usual bowl of blueberry yogurt. 1 Take a big bowl, fill the bottom layer with cake. Top it up with the blueberry yogurt and splash in some chopped berries. Repeat this layer. Add another layer of cake and top it up with icing sugar.this cake will leave you craving for more. 2 Fruit lovers can top their fruit plate with blueberry yogurt and little bit of honey and crunches on the top. This is a tasty, healthy option. 3 Churn blueberry yogurt to get a creamy texture and then freeze it. Your blueberry lick lolly is ready.   4 Blueberry yogurt is a dip in itself. One can also add to it crushed walnuts, sea salt and olive oil to it. Churn it and serve this dip  with savory bread or finger vegetables. 5 Blend one cup of yogurt with some fresh herbs. Add 1tbsp of vinegar and a pinch of salt and pepper. Use it as a salad dressing and    serve it over your favorite greens. 6 In a tall glass, layer blueberry yogurt, corn flakes and fresh fruits. Repeat this layer twice. Top it up with some strawberries and  treat yourself with this irresistible parfait. 1. Blueberry smoothie-   A. 4 tbsp sugar B. 1 inch cinnamon stick C. 4 dried rosebuds D. 1 star anise E. 1 tbsp coarsely chopped lemongrass F. 3 cups blueberry yogurt G. Mint leaves for garnishing In a medium saucepan, bring 1/2 cup water to boil. Add sugar, cinnamon stick, dried rosebuds, star anise and coarsely chopped lemongrass. Cook while stirring constantly for about a minute, till sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat, cover and let it rest, until flavors are well absorbed. Strain and reserve. In a blender, combine blueberry yogurt and 2 tbsp spiced sugar syrup and blend well. Served chilled, garnished with mint leaves.  Blueberry yogurt muffins-   A. 1 cup all- purpose flour B. 6 tbsp sugar C. 1/4 tbsp salt D. 1/4 tbsp baking soda E. 1 egg F. 3 tbsp canola oil G. 1 egg H. 1/2 cup vanilla yogurt I. 2 tbsp 2% milk J. 1/2 cup fresh blueberries K. 1/4 tbsp baking powder In a small bowl,combine all purpose flour, sugar, salt, baking powder and baking soda. In another medium sized bowl,combine egg, yogurt, oil and milk. Stir into dry ingredients, until moistened. Fold in the blueberries. Fill greased or paper lined muffin cups three fourths full. Bake at 350` for 20 to 22 minutes or until the toothpick inserted inside it comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack.    Blueberry yogurt pop sickle-   A. 2 cup fresh blueberries B. 2 cups vanilla or plain yogurt C. 1/4 cup white sugar D. 8 small paper cups E. 8 pop sickle sticks Place the mixed blueberries, vanilla yogurt and sugar into a blender. Cover, and blend until berries are chunky and smooth, as desired. Fill paper cups three – fourth with the fruit mixture. Cover the top of each cup with aluminum foil. Poke a pop sickle stick through the center of foil in each cup. Place the cups in the freezer for a minimum of 5 hours. To serve, remove the foil and the paper cups.   4. Lemon- blueberry yogurt loaf- A. 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour B. 2 tsp baking powder C. 1/2 tsp salt D. 1 cup sugar E. 3 large eggs F. 1 cup plain or blueberry yogurt G. 1/2 cup oil