Cumin Cauliflower Soup

  I usually do not like the cauliflower soups served at restaurants, it has a raw cauliflower flavor  and raw cruciferous veggies are notorious for causing gas and bloating and are to be completely cooked before eating. I love cauliflower in our Indian preparations with tomato, peas or potato.All of these recipes are flavored with... Continue Reading →


Roasted Poblano and Corn Soup

Soups are amazing for weight loss.They help us reach our 5 servings a day recommendation for vegetables and unlike smoothies they are cooked and don't cause digestive distress because they are easier to digest than raw veggie salads or smoothies. Now most smoothies we find in the stores or restaurants are laden with butter or... Continue Reading →

Cajun Feta Acorn Squash Soup

Squashes are the ultimate comfort foods for the winters.Acorn Squash is mildly sweet like butternut but warmer in taste and it tastes amazing with warming spices like nutmeg, chili powder, cajun etc.In this recipe I combine Roasted acorn squash with the saltiness of the feta and spice from cajun for a yummy winter soup. Preparation... Continue Reading →

Bheja Fry

With the name of the dish most Indians might be remembering the Indian movie, but this is a classic recipe from the Telangana region in South India where goat/sheep or lamb brains are cooked in a delicious and spicy onion based gravy. The texture is similar to sweetbreads and is a luxurious dish rich in... Continue Reading →

Ayurvedic Elixirs

Im sharing the recipe for  Ayurvedic Elixir -Curry leaf and Gooseberry juice (Amla/usirikaya) today that I learnt from the locals here in Kerala.Im calling it an elixir because it has excellent benefits if taken daily.Lets take a look at the benefits.   1.Curry leaves are rich in iron & gooseberry is rich in vitamin C,... Continue Reading →

At Home Ayurvedic Panchakarma

DETOX!! Detoxes have a bad reputation because most of them leave you hungry,tired, craving for food or just plain boring and useless, only to realize they are unbalanced and that it was only temporary and it did nothing to your body after. Let me tell you Ayurvedic Panchakarma is different.I was a non believer just... Continue Reading →

My 21 day Rejuvenation Treatment

Where in the world am I? I am in Kerala, India.At an Ayurvedic retreat called Kottakkal Arya Vaidya Sala . Kerala is one of the root hubs of Ayurvedic science which has been preserved since centuries.Kerala is also a preserve for some of the most ancient dance forms and self defense techniques which are almost extinct... Continue Reading →

Ayurveda-The science of life

If you are a person who needs theories and proofs and research to make you believe in something, please by all means skip reading this post. If you are willing to understand how Ayurvedic system of healing works please read through. What is Ayurveda? Ayurveda is a science of life, it has roots from ancient... Continue Reading →

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