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Month: April 2021

Palak Paneer, a Spinach and Cheese Curry

Palak Paneer (Spinach and Cheese) was my first preference when visiting a Punjabi dhaba (Restaurant). I am always in search of good dhaba’s to explore the amazing food they offer which is any day preferred over fancy restaurant’s food. In a typical dhaba, food is usually served in steel plates and thali includes mouth watering collection of food served with raw onions and green whole chilli (which I never dared to chew on)! This North Indian dish is rich in protein, iron and has an unbeatable flavor when eaten with fresh naan or roti. It looks so tempting with…

Chicken/Turkey Noodle Soup – Crafted From Leftover Turkey/Chicken Meals With Veggies & Seasoned Well

There are so many fantastic dishes to be made from leftovers, when I think of an abundant amount of leftovers, turkey and chicken seem to come to mind the most often. Cooking and saving the natural broth from your homemade chicken or turkey adds copious amounts of flavor to soups, sauces or gravy dishes. If this option isn’t available, you can still make some really great soups with the aid of low-salt or no-salt chicken stock or low-salt chicken bouillon cubes. I actually enjoy making a combination of the two. If I don’t have quite enough chicken stock leftover…

Tips And Strategies To Help You Lose Weight After The Holidays

Tips and strategies for losing weight after holidays. The first step you need to take when trying to lose weight after the holidays is to weigh yourself. This is a simple and easy step that most people forget to take. Why is it important? If you weigh yourself, you will find out how much weight you need to lose. You will also have to find out how much weight you gained over the holiday period. The second step will be do a 72-hour food audit so that you can identify the type of food, you typically eat This help…

The Simple Power of Small Increments

Before I had a degree in nutrition, I had one in exercise physiology and worked as a fitness trainer. One of my clients was 83 and in need of core strength. In addition to a variety of core exercises, I started her on the plank. Yes, the plank. She could hold a plank for only 10 seconds. No problem, I thought, I can work with that. And we used correct position – a plank, not an A-frame – every time. She did a 10-second plank that week, Monday, Wednesday, Friday. The next week she did a 12-second plank all…

Easy Healthy Salad – Strawberry Lemon Salad

Eating right leads to a healthier life. While it is so simple an idea it not as easy as it sounds. Proper nutrition choices should be the main motivation for us home cooks. This healthy recipe is fast, flavorful and nutritious and can easily be prepared within 30 minutes or less. Perfect when you get home from a long and tiring day at work and too drained to cook that big meal. This dish can be served as an appetizer or as a dessert. Strawberry-lemon salad is thoroughly refreshing with a balance of flavors that will surprise your palate:…

Keto Dieting? Here Are 10 Foods You Must Have In Your Kitchen

The ketogenic diet is a very successful weight-loss program. It utilizes high fat and low carbohydrate ingredients in order to burn fat instead of glucose. Many people are familiar with the Atkins diet, but the keto plan restricts carbs even more. Because we are surrounded by fast food restaurants and processed meals, it can be a challenge to avoid carb-rich foods, but proper planning can help. Plan menus and snacks at least a week ahead of time, so you aren’t caught with only high carb meal choices. Research keto recipes online; there are quite a few good ones to…

Easy Fruit Salad Recipes Perfect For Your Next Picnic

When one mentions the word “salad”, what immediately comes to mind are leafy greens and other vegetables – definitely not dessert! But don’t forget that there is a dessert version – salads using fruits! It’s a refreshing sweet treat that’s not only good for your taste buds but for your body as well. It’s easy to prepare and you can use any of your favorite fruits to create your own recipe – it’s fun to experiment on the sweet creamy sauce as well! For now, here are some easy fruit salad recipes you can try at home: Creamy Pistachio…

4 Cheesy Green Salad Recipes To Try and Love

While salad eaters can enjoy their greens with just oil or a simple dressing, newbies of a healthy lifestyle may find it hard to do so – they would want to have a variety of ingredients along with the leafy veggies like cheese, nuts and seeds. Cheese adds a delicious taste that perfectly complements the bitter, peppery or sweet flavor of leafy greens without overwhelming it. Here are 4 green salad recipes made more delicious with cheese: Blue and Green Salad What you need: 6 cups torn frisee leaves 1 avocado, sliced 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese 1/4 cup…

5 Quick, Yet Delicious Salad Dressing Recipes

Having a bowl of healthy salad daily is great for the health. However, it can easily become boring to your taste buds especially if you use the same ingredients all the time. Add a variety of flavor and texture to your salad greens by trying new ingredients for your dressing. You can have it sweet, spicy, sour or however you prefer – having a good dressing for your salad makes all the difference. Here are 5 quick and easy salad dressing recipes you can make: It’s Gingerrific What you need: 1 carrot, peeled and chopped 1 cup mayonnaise 2…

Wood Fired Pizza Restaurants Near Arab Street

If you are looking for some Italian fun on the streets of Singapore on your next vacation then it is time to hit Arab Street. Here, you may find eating options galore for a delightful indulgence every time you come for a meal. There are many wood fired pizza restaurants lining up Arab Street for which are ideal for your date, lunch, economy dinner, brunch, family gathering, business buffet or casual outings. Be it any reason, you can always celebrate while enjoying food at any of these places like Cicheti, Pizza Face and Piedra Negra. Pick up anything from…