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About Parkash Bains

Parkash has been a student of global cuisine almost her entire life. Especially Indian vegetarian cuisine is very near and dear to her heart because she grew up with it. Her ambition is to demystify the perceptions about how difficult, rich or time consuming it is by teaching you the What, Why, How in an easy to follow, simple, step-by-step format. She also wants to inspire and enrich your every day meal options with a repertoire of healthy, wholesome, and delicious foods. She is the creator of Spice Inspired Kitchen, an online cooking course — Indian Cuisine 101 For Vegetarian Food Lovers.

Why Is Dietary Fibre So Important?

I am sure it’s not the first time you’ve heard that dietary fibre is essential for your health. But do you understand all the reasons why? Let’s dig into it a bit deeper. Dietary fibre, found mainly in fruits, vegetables, beans/lentils, whole grains, nuts and [...]

By |2019-11-18T14:15:36-08:00November 18th, 2019|Blog, health, Nutrition|0 Comments

Chickpeas: The Most Loved Bean On The Planet

Chickpeas History Whether you call them chickpeas or garbanzo beans, it is the most loved bean on the planet, and for many good reasons! Second to soybeans, chickpeas are the next most widely grown and eaten bean the world over. It’s believed their origins go [...]

By |2019-04-08T09:43:06-07:00February 20th, 2018|Blog, health, Nutrition|0 Comments

Who says you can’t get enough protein in a vegetarian or vegan meal?

Regardless of your dietary preferences, lentils and beans are a real powerhouse of nutrition for everyone. And if you are on a vegetarian or vegan diet, then they are particularly important to include in your meals on a regular basis. Whenever I can, I really [...]

By |2018-02-12T18:18:00-08:00February 12th, 2018|Blog, health, Nutrition|0 Comments

What I Now Know About Kidney Stones

Did you know that one in ten people will have a kidney stone over the course of a lifetime? I recently went through this agonizing painful experience, and believe me, you want to avoid it at all costs. Passing a kidney stone is often described [...]

By |2018-01-23T12:22:23-08:00January 23rd, 2018|Blog, health, Life Style, Nutrition|4 Comments

A Tip for Staying Healthy this Holiday Season

Before you know it the holidays will be gone. It’s the craziest, busiest and most indulgent time of the year. Which also makes it the hardest time of the year to put ourselves and our health first. But it’s actually extra important to keep yourself healthy [...]

By |2017-11-20T17:08:56-08:00November 20th, 2017|Blog, health, Nutrition|1 Comment

Cinnamon and Ginger Health Benefits

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 [...]

By |2019-04-08T19:07:05-07:00April 12th, 2017|Blog, health, Nutrition, Spices|0 Comments

Turmeric: Indian Spices Secrets You Want To Know

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 [...]

By |2020-10-25T16:28:46-07:00March 20th, 2017|Blog, health, Nutrition, Spices|2 Comments

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

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 [...]

By |2020-10-25T16:30:44-07:00March 5th, 2017|Blog, health, Holistic Living, Spices|0 Comments
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