Across the country, the ten day long, Ganpati festival is usually celebrated with prayers, processions and prasad. Though the current pandemic necessitates us refraining from large gatherings, there are no restrictions on having a grand culinary celebration at home!
Like any festival, food forms a big part of Ganesh Chaturthi traditions. Various sweet and savoury dishes are offered to please Lord Ganesha. These are known as prasad. After the offerings are made, they are served amongst devotees, and are considered a sort of blessing. Here we’ve put together some recipes from across the country for you to try.
Sometimes it can be difficult to get all the ingredients that you need to bake the perfect cake or make an elaborate tart. But that doesn’t necessarily have to mean missing out on treats. Here we’ve put together some incredibly easy dessert recipes for you to try. What’s more, they can all be made with just a few easily available ingredients.
Keeping your immune system strong has never been more important. But bolstering immunity is a two-sided coin: it’s about choosing foods that help support immune function, while sidestepping behaviours that can weaken immunity.
Your immune system is what keeps you healthy every day. Here’s how it works: Your immune system creates, stores, and distributes the white blood cells that fight bacteria and viruses entering your body. It protects your body from infection, especially during the cold and flu season. Boosting your immunity has never been more important than it is now.
Summer brings with it baskets of seasonal fruits like mango, chikoo, grapes, watermelon, figs and papaya. These seasonal fruits rich in micronutrients that help build immunity and they also provide a healthy dose of dietary fibre.
If you’re living with diabetes, you most certainly know that your diet plays a pivotal part in your well-being and ensuring that your blood sugar profile stays within the normal range. Alongside, optimal weight management whilst keeping the cholesterol level in check is very crucial too.
Being diagnosed with diabetes mellitus does not mean that you have signed up for a lifetime of boring and bland food! What people fail to realize is that there are a host of dishes and snacks for diabetic individuals which are healthy and delicious.
The scorching hot summer days are here and they can cause your body to get heated to an exponential degree. Indian summers are especially harsh, with temperatures soaring up to 38 to 40 degree Celsius. Phew! Headaches, hot flashes, dehydration, and heat strokes take a huge toll on our health. Knowing what to eat and what not to eat can help you get through the sweltering season unscathed.
Summer is a celebration of the seasonal fruit - mango! Mangoes scream summer and sunshine! This tropical fruit is absolutely refreshing, delicious, juicy and has powerful nutritional benefits. It boasts of robust anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties and also helps keep the heart healthy.