Ingredients For A Healthy Winter

Ingredients For A Healthy Winter

Winter’s here; the temperatures have dipped and there’s a sharp nip in the air! The season brings with it a lot of winter super-foods that most definitely ought to be a part of your winter menu. These foods promise to give you a mega nutritional punch and are waiting to be included into your recipes!

Hot drinks to comfort you this winter

Hot drinks to comfort you this winter

Winter’s here! It’s that time of the year when you crave for warm drinks and decadent indulgences. There’s a distinct nip in the air, weather is bracing, and the holiday season is around the corner. To make this season more enjoyable, we’ve rounded up a few fabulous beverages that are absolutely perfect for snuggling up with this winter!

Stay Healthy In Winter With Turmeric Recipes

Stay Healthy In Winter With Turmeric Recipes

Turmeric - a vibrant yellow, wonder spice! It lends an aromatic, rather earthy flavour to every dish. Thanks to its active principle, curcumin, turmeric makes a dish look pretty along with instilling it with remarkable health benefits. Turmeric possesses anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, and anti-oxidant properties. It also keeps the heart healthy and boosts brain functioning too. Curcumin, the key component in the turmeric, gives it these health benefits. Adding turmeric also ensures that you keep your immune system functioning well during the cold winter months and keep the flu at bay.

Spices that Can Keep You Warm In Winter

Spices that Can Keep You Warm In Winter

Once winter sets in, it’s not always enough to wrap yourself in a blanket! You need to warm yourself from inside out. Condiments and spices have been used in our culture for culinary as well as medicinal reasons. Warm spices such as pepper, cardamom, cloves, cinnamon and coriander partner beautifully with most Indian recipes as well as spice blends - garam masala, biryani masala, paneer masala and curry powder. In fact, spices have a stellar role to play in all Indian dishes. What’s more, the health benefits of spices are also noteworthy.

Dishes To Light Up Your Winter BBQ Parties

Dishes To Light Up Your Winter BBQ Parties

Winter is here! And that means it’s the perfect weather for outdoor parties and barbeque. And options of grilled food to serve your guests are plentiful. Once you these amazing barbeque recipes you'll want to start planning your next party right away! These are fantastic BBQ ideas which will appeal to every palate.

Multigrain mixes: Ready-to-cook delicious meals for winter

Multigrain mixes: Ready-to-cook delicious meals for winter

It wouldn’t be unusual if cooking was the last thing on your mind on a cold winter’s day. After all, sweater weather is meant for staying curled up and cosy. But you know ordering in all the time is not the healthiest option. So how do you save yourself the trouble of spending hours in the kitchen without compromising on your family’s nutrition? Try these healthy food ideas and do winter nutrition right!

Makar Sankranti Food Traditions

Makar Sankranti Food Traditions

Festivals are always time for joy and celebration. Most festivals celebrated in India, along with traditions that accompany these festivals, are rooted in ancient wisdom and natural phenomenon. Mid-January sees many festivals being celebrated across India at the same time - Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Lohri, etc. All of these either welcome the season of spring or celebrate harvest season. Whether it is flying kites or eating til-gud ladoos, each custom holds its unique significance. And so do the dishes traditionally consumed at this time of the year
Why Do We Crave Sugar In Winter

Why Do We Crave Sugar In Winter

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Quick Fix Khichdi Recipes For The Winter

Quick Fix Khichdi Recipes For The Winter

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Healthy Breakfast Recipes For Winter

Healthy Breakfast Recipes For Winter

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Natural Ways To Stay Healthier In Winter

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Relish Seasonal Winter Produce

Relish Seasonal Winter Produce

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