Healthy snacking is a fad right now and for good reason. We tend to reach out to quick bites more often than our lunch boxes, which means that they constitute almost half of our daily food intake. This brings forth the necessity to make every bite count, and not let it carry us towards diseases like diabetes. If you are new to healthy snacking or want to cover your basics to make the right choice, the following four criteria […]
Dips are undoubtedly some of the most versatile condiments the culinary world has gifted us with. Nachos, veggies, breadsticks, and whatnot find their destiny in our tummies, thanks to the creation called dips. They add truckloads of flavour to our meal and make anything taste delicious. Using dips as a dip is all fun and tasty, but, there are other innovative ways to use them to add flavour to your dishes. Let’s have a look at how you can […]
You can’t miss out on veggies if you are planning on making your diet healthier. They are packed with nutrients and are an absolute must if you want to stay in shape, have healthy skin and hair, and live a long happy life. If you’re bored of the usual ways to have your vegetables or have a picky eater in the family, here are a few innovative ways to include veggies, making them so much more fun to eat.
Indian cuisine has such a colourful and elaborate history when it comes to snacks. There are so many favourites that have made a mark on our palettes and yet only a few ever make it to the list of classics. These are the ones that will always have our love, no matter how the food trends change. Here is a list of such evergreen snacks that will always have our support.
Almost every snack bar, bakery or chaat shop in […]
One of the dishes that almost every Indian is familiar with, irrespective of geographical or cultural differences, is the evergreen chutney. Did you know that chutneys have been around for over 2000 years? This trusted condiment that we’ve been using all our lives to make any bland meal pop has its own elaborate history.
The name chutney, which is now a popular term all over the world, is derived from the Tamil word “caṭnī” & Urdu word “chaṭnī” meaning “to […]
For most of us, not a day goes by without snacking on our favorite munchies. Snacks are an important part of our day and with a little bit of conscious effort, we can cut off on a lot of calories we tend to pile up because of unregulated snacking. Here is a list of tips that can help you snack smarter:
Pack it Up
Carrying your own perfectly-portioned snack packs can go a long way in making sure you don’t overeat. […]
It’s been a few years since vacuum-fried snacks made an entry into the food industry and yet, it is pretty new to the Indian palette. With people constantly on the lookout for healthier food alternatives, vacuum-fried veggies might very well be the next big leap in healthy snacking, and here’s why.
What happens in vacuum-frying?
The name is pretty self-explanatory, but there’s more to the process. In vacuum-frying, the vegetables are processed at lower temperatures, rather than getting deep-fried in oil […]
Superfoods being the health fad that’s making rounds for quite a while now, many of us are under the misconception that the extremely healthy and nutritional foods of the world come from other parts of the world, the famous oats, for example. That is far from the truth. Our nation is the birthplace of several superfoods and one such star is the humble millet.
The resounding comeback
The heroes of the typical Indian kitchen in the 40s and 50s, millets disappeared […]
Nachos are yummy by themselves but paired with a delicious dip, there is no stopping with just a few. With the huge range of dips available all over the world, here’s a list of the 6 most famous dips that’s loved by people all over the world. If ever in doubt as to which to choose, here’s what’s going to come in handy.
This Mediterranean dip is now hugely popular the world over, thanks to its lusciously creamy […]
We can all agree that snacks are delicious and fun to eat as a quick-bite by themselves. They are easy to carry around, perfect for binge-watching and light enough to be eaten between meals. However, if you have got a bag of snacks that you don’t feel like eating as it is and are feeling creative at the same time, there are some amazing recipes you can dish out with a little extra effort. These recipes come in handy […]