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E is for Energy Bars #BlogchatterA2Z

Up until few years ago the only chocolates I knew of had, well, chocolate. It could be crunchy, have almonds or other nuts or flavours like mint and orange, but chocolate it essentially was. We could associate only the lovely brown colour with sweets that came packed in colourful shiny wrapping paper. Imagine the rude… Read More E is for Energy Bars #BlogchatterA2Z

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C is for Coriander #BlogchatterA2Z

My first encounter with coriander leaves happened when I saw them floating in my dal as a toddler. Although the green colour looked beautiful against the yellow, I spat it out the moment I consumed it. Removing stuff from food was never an option in our home though. The next time my dal had finely… Read More C is for Coriander #BlogchatterA2Z

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5 Fasting Foods for Shivratri

As a child Shivratri always held a special place in my heart. The revelry in and around our home on this day was infectious. Some people started chanting mantras early in the morning while others loudly played bhajans on their tape-recorders for others’ benefit. Waking up early and accompanying our parents to the temple was… Read More 5 Fasting Foods for Shivratri

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Fun and healthy tiffin ideas for kids #Bonhappetee

The lady and I glanced at each other and broke into a knowing laugh. Our “Did you finish your tiffin?” enquiry to our respective kids had received a straight “NO!” for an answer, yet again. As I walked away from her I couldn’t help wondering to myself. Am I not doing enough or should I try… Read More Fun and healthy tiffin ideas for kids #Bonhappetee