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Deepika

Just learning what it means to deal with diabetes type II in the family.  There's so much to know.
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A Monsoon Treat -- Rasam Vada by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating The monsoons finally arrived ten days ago, albeit a bit late this year. Fears of the city's water supply drying up have now been put to rest. Wetness of the season for ... Read on »
A South Indian delight -- Virsa by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating North and South Indian cuisines used to be plainly demarcated based on the staples they used. While the northern areas relied on wheat, bajra and jowar among other thing ... Read on »
All about rice by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating It used to be that the first reactions to a diagnosis of diabetes in a family member would be often to have the patient completely shun all carbohydrates. The patient wo ... Read on »
Aloo Paratha by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating This is one of my favorite dishes and easy to prepare when I run out of vegetables. I don't usually use potatoes since they are high in starches and can increase blood sug ... Read on »
And quiet flows the year ... by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating And so the year has quietly flown past. I started this blog (as the name of my blog might suggest) with some despair when several healthy changes in our diet at home over ... Read on »
And so the summer's gone ... Toasting with Mint and Watermelon by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Dark moody clouds now overwhelm the skies, threatening to spill over. Monsoon's actually been delayed for about a month or so on account of cyclonic activities during th ... Read on »
And so the summer's gone ... Toasting with Mint and Watermelon by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Dark moody clouds now overwhelm the skies, threatening to spill over. Monsoon's actually been delayed for about a month or so on account of cyclonic activities during the ... Read on »
As A Matter of Fat by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating India will soon have the distinction of being the diabetes capital of the world. Already the basic metabolic statistics, such as the BMI (body mass index) and waist meas ... Read on »
Aubergine and Rice, with spice by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I first learnt about different ways of spicing up rice through my mother-in-law. I don't mean that she showed me how to make these dishes since we don't live nearby, but ... Read on »
Banana Dosa by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating People in the stricter camp consider bananas as food to be avoided completely by diabetics, the reason being that the starchiness of bananas increases as they ripen and th ... Read on »
Basundi for a Berry Hot Summer by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating It's been two years since I posted a sweet dish on my blog.  We no longer really eat any rich desserts, it's been a long time, except maybe during the occasional family v ... Read on »
Basundi for a Berry Hot Summer by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating It's been two years since I posted a sweet dish on my blog.  We no longer really eat any rich desserts, it's been a long time, except maybe during the occasional family visi ... Read on »
Beet and Batter by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Beetroot has been one of those vegetables on my list of uncertainties that has caused me to vacillate between "avoid" and "don't avoid." Beets are notoriously rich in sug ... Read on »
Beetroot and Beans by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating During the rare occasions when we've had to eat out during our travels to our hometown, I've come across this particular combination quite a few times: that of beetroot an ... Read on »
Beetroot and Beans by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating During the rare occasions when we've had to eat out during our travels to our hometown, I've come across this particular combination quite a few times: that of beetroot and ... Read on »