Botanic Beauty – Basil

Basil  is one of the members of mint family. It’s a great leafy herb that originates in Asia and Africa. The best growth of this herb is in hot and dry weather. Used for garnishing, making delicious tomato-basil soup and my personal favourite  -Pesto sauce! Chopped leaves can be sprinkled over the salads. Pro tipContinue reading “Botanic Beauty – Basil”

Edamame

A young green soybean is called EDAMAME. It is soft and edible. It is a good source of protein and serves as healthy snack for vegetarians. Just 1/2 cup of them a day really punches up the fibre, protein and vitamin/mineral content of your diet. To eat the edamame, just put one edamame pod inContinue reading “Edamame”

Vitamin C straight from my Garden!

Friday is my day! Today I clicked these pictures of mango and lime tree from my garden. I love mangoes 🥭 I am great fan of this king of fruits. It has multiple vitamins with many other nutritional benefits. Mango and lime are one of the great sources of Vitamin C. Vitamin C is  involved inContinue reading “Vitamin C straight from my Garden!”

Calorie burning ways…

Hello everyone, today I have shared a picture which tells how to burn 100 calories in a few minutes. In our day to day busy schedule we need few minutes for ourselves. I feel these are the best ways where we can burn 100 calories. Pick any one or more however one is comfortable. IContinue reading “Calorie burning ways…”

The Six Tastes

                  What is Taste? According to dictionary, the sensation of flavour perceived  in the mouth and throat on contact with a substance. According to Ayurvedic wisdom, the sense of taste is a natural guide map towards proper Nutrition. The six tastes of food:  Sweet, Sour, Salty, Bitter,Continue reading “The Six Tastes”

Test Your Hunger!

      When you are feeling hungry, here is one Ayurvedic way to find out whether it is an emotional craving or a real biological need. Drink some Licorice Tea, Chamomile tea or Mint Tea. If it is an emotional hunger , the warm soothing tea will take care of it and you willContinue reading “Test Your Hunger!”

Energy Drink!

One of my favourite juices: beetroot, carrot and apple. Extremely easy to make and full of energy. Amazing health benefits as follows: Improves stamina Moisturises dry skin Prevents signs of Ageing Reduces inflammation Controls diabetes Recipe: 4 carrots chopped 1 boiled beetroot chopped 1 apple chopped crushed ice {optional} Juice all the ingredients and mostContinue reading “Energy Drink!”