Monthly Archives: August 2014

I’m the woMAN with the PLAN!

Ok then! So when it comes to my kitchen, I’m the queen of planning. If I may say so myself. I’d let my husband contribute, but the day he mixed beef broth (from a can) with sambar powder and rice and called it biryani, I took over!!! Sorry Gundu, I outed you There are so many layers to my healthy menus, I thought I’d write one mo ...

Imagine possibilities!

We often have conversations that go something like this: “This composting thing is a very good idea – I want to start, but what will I do with compost? I have only 5 pots at home.”   So here are some non-obvious things you can do with decomposed kitchen waste – apart from the basics like putting it under a tree in a park or giving it to ...

Turn it around and READ THAT LABEL!

So, I’ve said it before. And I’ll say it again. This whole year has been about detoxing. Home and self. I’ve been decluttering room by room. Shelf by shelf. Product by product. And trying my best to replace store bought chemical crap with a simple home made version. Aaaand, trying to source it locally. Have you ever read the label ...

Namu’s Awesome and Healthy Banana Bread Recipe

Here it is! I’ve been tweaking this recipe for months, and I’m finally ready to share it. Ingredients:  2/3 cup Organic Whole Wheat Flour 2/3 cup Amaranth Flour (or roasted amaranth Flour) 1 teaspoon baking pwd 1 teaspoon baking soda 3/4 cup chopped dark chocolate 1/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup roasted chopped walnuts 1/2 cup vegetable oil ...

Lose weight and reach your goal by adding these 5 things to your diet….

Many folks believe that to lose weight and be healthy, you have to give up a whole lot of things. I have a different way of thinking about it and its quite simple really. I focus on what I’m adding!! Helps with the whole positive thinking thing, and doesn’t feel like a punishment…which most ‘diets’ do. So here’s ...