Tuesday, Dec 26, 2023
garlic peels

Don’t throw away garlic peels. Here’s a zero waste way to turn them flavoursome for your holiday dishes

December 26, 2023 15:00 IST

Garlic is renowned for its potential health benefits. Crafting your garlic powder at home helps preserve more of these natural properties

moringa leaves

Nutrition alert: Here’s what a 100-gram serving of moringa leaves contains

December 26, 2023 10:22 IST

Dr Sanjay Kumar, general physician, Cygnus Laxmi Hospital, helps us delve into the extraordinary health benefits that moringa leaves bring to the table.

Can eating a dessert every day harm you in the long run?

What happens to your body if you eat dessert after dinner every day?

December 26, 2023 10:22 IST

From the effects on metabolism and sleep patterns to potential long-term consequences, we explore the intricate relationship between nightly indulgences and your overall well-being.

Chef Saransh Goila of Masterchef Australia fame shared just the recipe for making a Goan Baath cake at home for Christmas.

Try this delicious Goan Baath cake for Christmas instead of the usual plum cakes (recipe inside)

December 26, 2023 10:22 IST

Whether enjoyed as a family-baked tradition or discovered in the local markets of Goa, the Baath cake offers a unique culinary experience that captures the essence of the festive season in this coastal paradise.

plum cake

Christmas special: How plum cakes have evolved over time

December 24, 2023 15:00 IST

In modern times, there's a wide range of plum cake recipes, accommodating dietary preferences like veganism or gluten-free.

virat kohli

Virat Kohli’s recipe for making vegetable fried rice with a twist is worth trying (recipe inside)

December 26, 2023 08:30 IST

Kohli's suggestion of making vegetable fried rice using vegetable stock is a great example of a healthy, flavourful dish, said registered dietitian Manvi Lohia, head of holistic health, and international business, Ekaanta, Haridwar

Remember, while superfoods can contribute to overall health and immunity, a balanced diet, regular exercise, and sufficient sleep are essential components of a healthy lifestyle, especially during the winter months.

You need these 7 superfoods to build your immunity during winter

December 23, 2023 13:13 IST

These foods provide essential nutrients that contribute to the production and functioning of immune cells, helping the body fend off infections and illnesses more effectively, according to Dr G. Sushma Kumari, clinical dietician, CARE Hospitals, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad.


Nutrition alert: Here’s what a 100-gram seving of turnip contains

December 23, 2023 10:57 IST

We delve into the nutritional intricacies of turnips, uncovering the valuable components that make them not only a versatile culinary addition but also a noteworthy contributor to a health-conscious diet

winter foods

Satisfy your hunger pangs during winter with these 9 healthy snacks

December 23, 2023 11:33 IST

Mahima Sethia, a nutritionist and health coach, shared 9 wholesome and nutritious Indian winter snacks that not only satisfy your taste buds but also contribute to your well-being. Let's have a look. 


What happens to your body if you eat dhokla thrice a week?

December 23, 2023 10:47 IST

Being steamed rather than fried, dhokla is a healthier alternative to many snacks, reducing the intake of unhealthy fats, said Shruti K Bhardwaj, chief dietician, Zydus Hospitals, Ahmedabad

mashed potatoes

What makes mashed potatoes a staple at every Christmas dinner

December 25, 2023 08:52 IST

"With a mild flavour and creamy texture, mashed potatoes complement a variety of main dishes and appeal to guests of all ages," said chef Ganesh, Koa Café. 

christmas recipes

Dive into the magic of Christmas with these irresistible homemade delights

December 20, 2023 16:10 IST

These easy-to-cook recipes are sure to bring an extra dose of sweetness to your Christmas celebrations!

neena gupta

Neena Gupta relishes ‘Indore-style poha’ for breakfast; here’s why you should too

December 20, 2023 07:00 IST

Apart from its 'licious flavour, poha is a great way to kickstart the day, according to Deepti Khatuja, chief clinical nutritionist, Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon.

Whether they're sautéed, steamed, or incorporated into vibrant salads, French beans bring a delightful crunch and a burst of nutrients to the table.

Nutrition alert: Here’s what a 100-gram serving of French beans contains

December 23, 2023 16:22 IST

Ekta Singhwal, Dietician, Ujala Cygnus Group of Hospitals, explained the health benefits of French beans and if we need to take any precautions.

virat kohli

When Virat Kohli spoke about his ‘worst food experience’: ‘For vegetarians, that was a nightmare’

December 23, 2023 17:08 IST

"First, there was the language barrier. On top of that, there were not many options," Virat Kohli had said in 2022 on his 'worst food experience' in Paris


What happens to your body when you eat curd every day during winter?

December 23, 2023 08:46 IST

Listen to your body's preferences and consider incorporating curd in moderation as part of a balanced diet, said Certified sports nutritionist Dr Pooja Sharma, Rich Diets24

Baking tips for perfect results, MasterChef Pankaj Bhadouria baking advice

5 tips to master the art of baking

December 22, 2023 18:55 IST

Here are five tips by MasterChef Pankaj Bhadouria that will help elevate your baking game and ensure success with every recipe

Dr Sanjay Kumar, consultant general physician, Cygnus Laxmi Hospital, helped us understand the health benefits of incorporating pudina into your diet.

Nutrition alert: Here’s what a 100-gram serving of pudina contains

December 17, 2023 17:45 IST

Whether you're a culinary enthusiast or a wellness seeker, discover the untapped potential of pudina in enhancing both your dishes and your well-being.


Have a cup of flavourful kahwa this winter; here’s why

December 17, 2023 15:00 IST

The warming properties of kahwa tea, coupled with its spices, can have a calming effect, said Dr Archana Batra, nutritionist, and certified diabetes educator, Gurgaon

Enter the realm of superfoods for brain health

5 superfoods to eat if you want a healthier, faster brain

December 23, 2023 08:48 IST

Ekta Singhwal, Dietician, Ujala Cygnus Group of Hospitals, explained that maintaining optimal brain health involves incorporating a balanced and nutrient-rich diet. She recommends the following strategies

Sugarcane is a hydrating and refreshing source,

Nutrition alert: Here’s what a 100-gram serving of sugarcane contains

December 18, 2023 14:58 IST

From boosting immunity to aiding digestion, sugarcane's holistic properties make it a fascinating subject in the pursuit of a healthier lifestyle.

food wrap

From cheese to cereals, tips to keep certain foods fresh for longer

December 16, 2023 15:00 IST

It is better to have a storage space away from the kitchen because the temperatures in the kitchen are higher than what is ideal for storage, said Dt Shalini Garwin Bliss, executive dietitian, Manipal Hospital Gurugram

masaba gupta

No raw food post sunset, says Masaba Gupta; experts weigh in

December 18, 2023 15:15 IST

Masaba Gupta shared a glimpse of her dinner plate comprising stir-fried chicken, Brussels sprouts, bell peppers, onions, beans, and broccoli

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These four Indian metropolises are among world’s best cities to try local food

December 18, 2023 10:34 IST

Find out which Indian cities made it to the '100 best food cities in the world' list. (Hint: They are most likely your top choices too)

green peas

Nutrition alert: Here’s what a 100-gram serving of green peas contains

December 16, 2023 10:42 IST

Dr Sanjay Kumar, general physician, Cygnus Laxmi Hospital, helped us understand the myriad ways in which these miniature marvels elevate both the taste and wellness quotient of your meals.