Turmeric Chia Fresca

Keeping oneself well hydrated is very important, more so in the warmer months. If you are out and about this summer hiking, playing sports or just being out doors soaking up the sun is fun. Taking some important precaution while sun worshipping makes it a pleasant and a healthy experience. 1. Remember to use a sunblock ...

Citrus Panakam

Sunday, January 24, 2016 5

January by no means is lemonade season, but with the abundance of citruses we can't let the season go by without making a tasty recipe that celebrates these natures gift. During the latter part of March, Ram Navmi is celebrated in India, a Hindu festival to celebrate the birth of Lord Rama. One of the offerings ...

Nutella Mylk

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 1

I've yet to meet a person who doesn't like Nutella. The nutty, sweet, chocolate spread is a global phenomena. What concerns me about Nutella is the additives that go into it. When it should basically be hazelnuts, chocolate, sweetener, vanilla and a little salt. Nutella milk is a nutty chocolate shake, delicious, thick with all the ...

Immune-Boosting Green Juice

With the impending flu season around the corner, it's time to boost your immune system with these powerful nutrients.  These powerful ingredient bolster your body's ability to fight germs and keep you strong. Each ingredient in this juice/ smoothie (either or all) has antioxidants, immune-boosters, flu-fighters, anti-inflammatory properties. If you find the quantity of ginger and ...

Citrus & Fennel Juice

Sunday, January 25, 2015 3

Store bought juices from regular grocery store or health juice bars look tasty, healthy and fresh in their fancy packaging, but they can be expensive and may not have all the nutrients as freshly squeezed juices. A lot of places use frozen fruit, concentrates or produce sitting on a shelf/fridge for days. Most times I ...

Winter Warmers

Friday, December 12, 2014 4

As the mercury drops I love the choice of warming drinks . Hot cups of tea, skinny lattes,  glogg and spicy chocolate drinks. Store bought drinks are tasty but can be loaded with sugar and hidden fats. Whipped cream, syrups, full fat milk  and not to mention the ridiculous portion sizes. Some of these drinks ...

Pomegranate Glögg

Friday, December 5, 2014 3

Glögg is essentially a Christmas/ advent time mulled wine, but with a Nordic influence. The traditional glögg is warmed red wine with the addition of spices raisins and a few other ingredients. I made this version with some California ingredients like Meyer lemons and local pomegranate juice. Even though we don't get anywhere close to the ...