Chicken Soup for Weary

This was the long weekend I was waiting for months, needless to say flu took over all the plans and excitement.I am hating how frequently I am getting sick these days. It’s awful and even more awful is that I passed it on to husband as well. He had very high fever yesterday and was in bed the whole day with almost no appetite. So I had to make something appetizing which he can’t say no to and which is also good for us sick people. What better than a comforting warm bowl of chicken soup when you are down with flu and cold. The soup itself can make you feel better. Continue reading →

Wheat Berries and Bengal Gram Salad

What would life be without the mysteries and our perpetual quest to understand everything around us, our thoughts and actions our faiths and beliefs. Sometimes rationally, sometimes without any rhyme or reason; we do what we do. If only we could understand what goes on in the 3 pounds of slimy mass in our heads. Continue reading →

Coconut Milk and Chicken Soup

Coconut Milk and chicken soupWhat do you wish for on days when you are under the weather, exhausted and drained mentally and physically? I generally go into hibernation :). Do nothing, a lot of sleep, some pampering, chocolate may be, but most important A warm Bowl of Soup.  I somehow relate soup to becoming better and healthy. Good soup is so fulfilling and makes me happy any day. This Coconut Milk Chicken Soup is exactly what you need in comfort food to heal your body and mind. Continue reading →

Healthy Avocado and Chicken Salad

Chicken SaladThis super healthy Avocado and Chicken Salad had to come after blissfully loading up on Butter Chicken I posted before this. Sometimes I think salads are made with mere reason of making ourselves feel better specially after hogging on something like Butter Chicken. I still have to meet a person who truly, genuinely, honestly will order salad over a piece of cakes or pasta loaded with good cheeses. Am I wrong? what do you think? Continue reading →

Beetroot soup with mint & rosemary

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I have been very fond of this beautiful superfood, Beetroot, long before i came to know about its profuse health benefits. Simply because beetroot brings back the memories when as kids my little kid brother and I so naively enjoyed eating this vegetable just to see our tongues turned red. 

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Spinach Soup with roasted tomatoes and basil

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This soup is perfect to warm up your guests to a sumptous meal on a cold winter evening. It is highly nutritious and with the right amount of spices can be very soothing for the throat.In this preparation, we try to retain all the nutritional goodness and not let it go waste by throwing the vegetable stock after boiling.  Continue reading →