Category: Health and Wellness

7 Principles of Healthy Weight loss!

7 Principles of Healthy Weight loss!

Weight loss weight gain is complicated phenomena and I am no exception. I am also experiencing slow weight gain with my age without making any obvious changes in my eating habits or lifestyle. Being a health professional I think I should know better what to […]

Black Eyed Peas-Indian Style

Black Eyed Peas-Indian Style

If you have not tried black-eyed peas on the new year, no worry. This versatile and kind bean can still bring you good luck with health and wellness whenever you want to try it. It is never too late to eat healthily. Here is an […]

Festive Quinoa Almonds Stir fry

Festive Quinoa Almonds Stir fry

Quinoa is the world’s popular high protein grain with a low glycemic index and full of antioxidant properties due to its high content of flavonoids (quercetin and kaempferol). Crushed almonds added to the dish adds extra protein to go along well with its subtle nutty […]

How to avoid sugar guilt!

How to avoid sugar guilt!

We all are drawn to sweet foods because our brains love sugar. The human brain likes sugary foods because it leads to dopamine hormone release, which is associated with happiness. So, after eating sugary foods, we get a rush of pleasure and feel we are […]

Pear and Apple Upside Down Cake

Pear and Apple Upside Down Cake

I made this fruit cake for an anniversary in the family and it was an instant hit from the get-go! It was very warm, pretty, and the fall aromas simply drew everyone to it. The caramelized pears and pink pomegranate pearls delivered the perfect romantic […]

Anytime Spinach Salad with Home Made Balsamic Dressing

Anytime Spinach Salad with Home Made Balsamic Dressing

Spinach is one veggie that can be easily included in a daily diet, as this versatile vegetable is available all year long. Any time I am in a grocery store I never come back without grabbing a bag of baby spinach. If you store the […]

Klein’s Delights Dark Chocolate Almonds: Friday  Food Talk

Klein’s Delights Dark Chocolate Almonds: Friday Food Talk

Klein’s delight dark chocolate almonds food rating, nutrition and health profile

Cherry Berry Slush From a Little Chef’s Kitchen

Cherry Berry Slush From a Little Chef’s Kitchen

Introduction: This super healthy Cherry Berry Slush recipe was received from my best friend’s little daughter. I was video calling my friend and found that her little daughter Ipsa was making herself a drink in the kitchen. Soon she came to the room, sipping her […]

Bunless King Burger with Grilled Green Tomatoes and Onion

Bunless King Burger with Grilled Green Tomatoes and Onion

Introduction: This bunless burger you will eat like a king with fries without any guilt and missing a bun. This recipe uses black bean chipotle garden burger and will make a great veggie burger for your meatless Mondays or any other day if you are […]

Banana Almonds Oat Health Shake: Plant-Based Protein

Banana Almonds Oat Health Shake: Plant-Based Protein

Enjoy this plant based protein health shake. It is made with banana, almonds and oats and full of antioxidant benefits that can protect your cells from damage and good for your hair, skin and nails health.

Whole Wheat (50%) Cinnamon Raisin Sourdough Bread

Whole Wheat (50%) Cinnamon Raisin Sourdough Bread

Whole Wheat (50%) Cinnamon Raisin Sourdough Bread | Yellow Dot Rated Healthy Balance Bread This flavorful healthy bread is rated as a Yellow Dot, healthy balance in our food rating system (Food Coach) due to following healthy qualities that are known to promote positive health […]

High protein salad with chickpeas, tomato, bell pepper, and cucumber

High protein salad with chickpeas, tomato, bell pepper, and cucumber

This super easy and healthy salad can be easily made within 10-15 minutes from ingredients in your pantry. It will also make a delicious and comforting meal if you are not feeling well and not in a mood to cook. It provides about 4oz equivalent […]

No-Fry Thekua

No-Fry Thekua

No-Fry Thekua (High energy snack) Thekua is a popular sweet snack in Bihar, India. This recipe is a healthy makeover of the traditionally fried Thekua. It was a trial, but I was surprised to find out that I did not miss the frying. And I […]

Tips to not gain weight during Covid-19

Tips to not gain weight during Covid-19

Plan your meals/groceries around fresh or frozen fruits, vegetables, whole grains, beans & lentils, eggs, and low fat dairy based on the availability.   Avoid processed boxed foods. Take this opportunity to try some home cooked meals. Cooking at home is the healthiest way to […]

Brussels Sprout Apple Salad with Toasted Walnuts & Cranberries

Brussels Sprout Apple Salad with Toasted Walnuts & Cranberries

Brussels Sprouts Apple Salad with Toasted Walnuts & Cranberries | Yellow Dot Rated | Healthy Balance and Immune Boosting This healthy and immune boosting recipe is a must to accompany any meal. It is rated as a yellow dot, healthy balance in our Food Coach […]

Papaya with Blueberries

Papaya with Blueberries

Papaya with Blueberries (A powerhouse of anti-inflammatory and antioxidant compounds) : With the COVID-19 pandemic still going on, all we can do is to stay home, take preventive measures (hand washing and social distancing), work, and eat healthy to help our bodies defend if anything […]

Hello January!

Hello January!

New Year and Nutrition Every January I create a list of resolutions, one of them usually having to do with my nutrition and fitness levels, and every year by February I’ve slipped. For a long time, I couldn’t figure out why I couldn’t keep up […]