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Basoda

Basoda

Today we celebrate Basoda. This day is dedicated to Sheetla Mata, literally speaking Goddess of Coolness. Shitala Asthami or Baseda falls on the eighth day of the Hindu month Chaitra which is usually in March or April. Dedicated to Shitala…

Culinary uses of Sesame seeds (til)

Culinary uses of Sesame seeds (til)

Culinary uses of Sesame seeds (til) Sesame seeds have delicate nutty flavor. Their flavor indeed becomes more pronounced once they are gently roasted under low flame just for few minutes. -Use it as the traditional seasoning to enrich the taste…

Eat mindfully this festive and holiday season

Eat mindfully this festive and holiday season

Eat mindfully this festive and holiday season Many people react mindlessly to their unrecognized or unexamined triggers, thoughts, and feelings when it comes to food especially during holidays or festive season. In other words, they re-act-repeating past actions again and…

Follow 80-20 plan

Follow 80-20 plan

Christmas season special Follow the 80/20 plan: Eighty percent of the year, you’ll exercise regularly & eat well. Know that you’ll slip 20 percent of the time due to festivals, holidays & work. When you accept this, you’re more likely…