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Just learning what it means to deal with diabetes type II in the family.  There's so much to know.
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KCCK - A New Veggie in my Kitchen by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Well, I didn't quite mean to keep you in suspense, but I did feel rather mischievous when I typed out the title to this post. The vegetable in question is kohlrabi. I've ... Read on »
Moong Dal Dosa by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Lentils form such an important part in a vegetarian diet.There is such variety of food that can be cooked up from these great sources of plant protein and the tastes are s ... Read on »
Tomato Red Lentil Comforter, to Stave Off Chills of Winter by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Here is a really nourishing soup for the long cold winter nights; its very goodness seems to warm up your tummy and your body. I fell in love with this soup the very first ... 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 »
Cucumber Pepper Idli by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating The markets here are now flooded with deliciously crunchy fresh cucumbers. There is nothing more mouthwatering when the sweltering heat of the summers here hit you. When ... Read on »
Chinese Mushroom Fried Rice and Vegetable Manchurian, using minimal oil by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating In one of her cooking episodes, Kylie Kwong states that though Australia has its share of Chinese fried rice recipes, it isn't quite done properly; some odd bits of ingred ... Read on »
March 12th -- World Kidney Day by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Today, March 12th, is being celebrated as World Kidney Day. The kidneys -- each person has two of them located just in front of and on either side of the spinal column -- ... Read on »
Chunky Veg and Pasta Soup by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating A slow change caused by awareness is occurring in supermarkets, at least noticeable to me. Store shelves are beginning to fill up with more whole grain options. At one point ... 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 »
Stewed Ash-gourd by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Summer months are short here, lasting around two months, occasionally three if the monsoon rains are lighter than usual. However, they can be pretty intense, making up fo ... 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 »
Mint-Flavored Palak Paneer by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I came across this version of palak paneer when eating at a rather classy restaurant couple of years ago at a celebratory dinner. We rather enjoyed the rich taste of it t ... Read on »
Kokum Rasam by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Kokum ( Garcinia indica ) was only a recent introduction for me. A couple of years ago, I had my first taste of it as a juice at a Corn Club outlet. I don't particularly ... Read on »
Spicy Onion Spread by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Light dinners have become a norm here at home. It is so easy to get used to, and we wake up feeling fresher than we would've if we'd had a full-blown two- or three-course ... Read on »
Bittergourd Stir Fry by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Bittergourd is one of those vegetables that you either like or don't like. Its bitterness is certainly not in its favor. But its inherent goodness in terms of nutrition ... Read on »
Stewed Ash-gourd by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Summer months are short here, lasting around two months, occasionally three if the monsoon rains are lighter than usual. However, they can be pretty intense, making up for ... 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 »
Mint-Flavored Palak Paneer by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I came across this version of palak paneer when eating at a rather classy restaurant couple of years ago at a celebratory dinner. We rather enjoyed the rich taste of it tho ... Read on »
Kokum Rasam by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Kokum (Garcinia indica) was only a recent introduction for me. A couple of years ago, I had my first taste of it as a juice at a Corn Club outlet. I don't particularly sav ... Read on »
Spicy Onion Spread by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Light dinners have become a norm here at home. It is so easy to get used to, and we wake up feeling fresher than we would've if we'd had a full-blown two- or three-course m ... Read on »