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Indian Cooking Spice Secrets

By: | 0 Comments | On: May 5, 2017 | Category: Blog, Holistic Living, Spices

Creating and sharing healthy, delicious vegetarian dishes is very important to me because it’s not uncommon to hear people say that a vegetarian diet is not good for you. I have been known to get into spirited debates over this topic! The bottom line is no diet is good for you... more

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Cinnamon and Ginger Health Benefits

By: | 0 Comments | On: April 12, 2017 | Category: Blog, health, Nutrition, Spices

2 types of cinnamon

My goal and mission is for all of us to live healthier, more vibrant lives! Because let’s face it, without our health everything else can be a struggle. Our physical well being is the foundation that supports the rest of our existence – it is so closely interconnected with our mental, emotional, and... more

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Turmeric: Indian Spices Secrets You Want To Know

By: | 2 Comments | On: March 20, 2017 | Category: Blog, health, Nutrition, Spices

turmeric antioxidants

My mission is to raise awareness about the health benefits of a vegetarian diet so you can live life fully and in a sustainable way. I have been researching for the past 2 years about the impact of herbs and spices on our health. And I am applying this knowledge in... more

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Saffron: Spice Secrets You Need to Know (video post)

By: | 0 Comments | On: March 5, 2017 | Category: Blog, health, Holistic Living, Spices

saffron

I am passionate about this topic because herbs & spices have such incredible health benefits that we generally miss out on because we don’t necessarily think of spices as food when it comes to nutrition. Am I right? So my ambition is to change that by sharing evidence of how... more

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Ajwain: The Best Kept Secret In Indian Spices

By: | 0 Comments | On: December 5, 2016 | Category: Blog, Spices

ajwain seeds

Ever since I was a child, I remember my parents always having ajwain within arm’s reach to help sooth stomach cramps of sorts. Whether it was simmered in water to drink as an herbal tea, or to chew a teaspoon of seeds for more potency and faster relief, it was... more

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Naturally Essential Pest Control: Green And Sustainable Ways To Control Pests

By: | 0 Comments | On: August 10, 2016 | Category: Blog, health, Life Style

essential oils to control pests

Are ants, aphids and spiders uninvited guests in your home and garden? 
Do mosquitos dampen your family’s outdoor summer fun?
 Is your dog or cat hosting fleas?
 How would it feel to manage pests with easy, non­toxic plant­ based solutions? Finding natural solutions has been important to me for a... more

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Are Figs A Super Food? Or How Parkash Became A Fig Thief

By: | 8 Comments | On: August 6, 2016 | Category: Blog, Nutrition

nutrition of figs

This post started in my mind as another article about nutrition, this time about figs. Yes, figs. Don’t laugh, figs are another super food. OK, maybe not, but before getting to them, I would like to tell you a bit about Parkash and her relationship with figs; or any other... more

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The Healing Power of Essential Oils

By: | 5 Comments | On: July 24, 2016 | Category: Blog, health, News

essential oils

My day is infused with essential oils! Within the very first hour of the morning, they may support my mood, hair, skin, immune system, digestive system and home. After I wake up, I breathe in the invigorating aroma of peppermint and wild orange. I drink water with lemon essential oil, which... more

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How To Make Sure You Are Getting Enough Protein on a Vegan or Vegetarian Diet

By: | 0 Comments | On: April 5, 2016 | Category: Blog, health, Nutrition

plant protein

For many people, becoming a vegetarian or vegan can be daunting for a number of reasons – from coming up with daily meal ideas and variety of choices to concerns about intake of sufficient amounts of necessary nutrients for maintenance of good health. The most common criticism I frequently come... more

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Health Benefits And Nutritional Value of Cashew Nuts

By: | 0 Comments | On: March 23, 2016 | Category: Blog, Nutrition

cashews

Did you know that Cashew Nuts grow on the outside of the cashew apple? Cashews are crescent-shaped nuts that grow on trees and are native to Brazil. They require a hot and humid climate to thrive. Cashew trees don’t start to bear nuts for three to five years. After that... more

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