Spring is in the air with pan roasted Brussel sprouts

YAY and YES! Warm weather is upon us. How do you know? Do you rely on the groundhog to make a surface appearance? Or do you listen to the weather man anxiously waiting for plus temperatures? Or are you like me, going by the produce section in my grocery store? Brussel sprouts have arrived !This…

Many layers of indian vegetarian cooking and my food handler certificate

‘Ooh, What’s that appetising smell’?, asked my coworker as she walked into the staff lobby at lunchtime. ‘I knew its your lunch rightaway. What do you have? OMG its so, so fragrant’, she said as she peered into my Tupperware. That’s a pretty awesome segway into today’s women’s day post. My coworker is not alone in…

5 plant based things I put on my face

Yes, I did a complete switch to plant based cosmetic products. It happened over the past maybe 9 months as I started hanging out a bit with vegans. Today’s post continues this week’s women’s day theme (honouring the feminine and taking care of our beautiful face) Here’s what I love for : 1. Mineral powder –…

Power of the positive

‘You are a breath of fresh air!’ said a stranger on a phone conversation last night.. He found it surprising how I keep up my attitude despite some pretty serious setbacks in life!! ‘You are a joy to be around!’, exclaimed my coworker today! There’s too much negativity in life. Its great to see your joyful…

365 days of gratitude and a scarf for a homeless man

2014 saw me being grateful every single day. I remembered my gratitude journal when I was chatting with someone today about the power of gratitude. You can read my 365 days gratitude journal here. What did the power of gratitude do for me? Gratitude made me very happy every day. It showed me what an amazing full life…

Creamy lentil soup for women’s day

What would you say if you I gave you my recipe for the slurpiest soup possible? And what would you say if I showed you how to remove too spicy indian flavours with a quick and healthy tip. And what if I showed you a clever way to get creamy soup with texture, no butter,…

2-for-1 lentil soup becomes kale lentil flatbread

       You already knew that kale and lentils are a power couple right! But did you know? lentils or legume soup is treated as a two-for-one deal? In New Delhi, day-old lentil soup gets a fresh makeover. Shh!! Ancient indian secret 🙂 We convert it to a flatbread simply by adding a few spices to awaken…