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At breakfast time, Protein is bae for my family. Essentially, we eat 3 things for breakfast in rotation – Eggs, Protein Pancakes & Oats : ) Naturally it’s very important for me to invent new recipes around these 3 to keep it interesting and healthy! So, here I am sharing the latest and brightest oatmeal from my breakfast-innovation brain. Not just that in this recipe I am taking the healthy-ness to next level, venturing into the power of healing turmeric. This oats recipe is referenced from the Indian recipe turmeric milk, traditionally used for healing fresh wounds or ailing body aches. This bright yellow breakfast bowl looks like sunshine early morning and lights you up for the day literally. My dear, breakfast loving brigade, this recipe is totally “healthy checked” and “quick-cooking certified”! Still thinking what’s unique? Let me speedy spell again? This oatmeal is…. Cooked with the good Indian…

Well what can I say about Morocco that hasn’t been said in the last half a decade. Morocco and its medinas have been the darling of Instagram & bloggers for quite a while. In early 2019 I got myself road tripping in Morocco to check out what makes it one of the most posted phenomena. As I said before it’s always difficult to say something new about a country that is spoken about so much. So, I will simply divulge into what my heart felt in this assorted piece of land called Morocco. We landed in Casablanca, drove South to the most popular Marrakech then to Ouarzazate passing a storm in Sahara, then to Fes and Chechaouene in the north and finally drove back full circle to Rabat. My voyage in this country was full of diverse experiences and heightened feelings. This is a part of the world that is…

Ok hand on my heart. I have a sweet tooth! But the problem of my life is not that ; ) It is that if I have a single sweet tooth, my husband has at least 5..… and the problem gets bigger when we make a baby together who probably has a whole denture full of sweet tooth. Well by now we have acknowledged that we have this sweet problem in the family. So instead of blaming dental genetics let’s do something about it. How about having sweets but in a healthy version? No compromise made on the taste and easy to make for mommy! Sounds fair & workable. So let’s make some Smart Sweets! Thinking what’s that? Smart Sweets = (Healthy ingredients + alternate sugars) * Measured portions  Here is my smart sweet recipe called the “Hi-5 Ladoo” This is made of 5 super nutritious ingredients, shaped into round balls or…

I conceived a potato and beetroot salad from my trip to Croatia! Game of Thrones, Islands, Zinfandel, National Parks….. were the internet researched impressions I had on my mind when I planned my trip to Croatia in the summer of July’16. I also browsed about Croatian food and all I got was pictures of Octopus….. being a vegetarian my gourmet dreams broke : ( Many Croatian food plates later I must say “never trust internet entirely, experience your own”. Croatian cuisine is primarily around seafood but you will never fall short of tasting Croatian flavors on a veggie plate. I enjoyed my culinary experience in Croatia so much that it even inspired me to invent a potato and beetroot salad recipe. The simplicity of Croatian cooking appealed to my culinary senses the most. Croatians mostly treat any piece of food meat, fish or veggies with just 3 ingredients – Olive…

Chaach or chas is a yogurt-based traditional drink from India. It is similar to the more popular cousin Lassi but much thinner in consistency, made by diluting it with cold water. In English chaach is often referred as buttermilk. Chaach has cultural associations, with its consumption originating from the extremely hot desert areas of Gujarat and Rajasthan. This summer drink is prepared and stored in earthen pots that keeps it cool and adds that distinct flavour. More importantly Chaach has several health benefits like providing hydration and digestion, owing to its ingredients. The yogurt, water and salt helps beat the heat in Indian summer and keeps the body hydrated. More so, cumin spice aids digestion largely. By this value, Chaach can even be a great morning drink to cleanse your body hardware and give you a hydrating kick to conquer the day. One of my mornings while starting my day…