Power Of Pulses

As an Indian, we are introduced to pulses from the time we start eating solid foods. Pulses have been the linchpin of healthy and traditional diets since the time of our ancestors. Wondering what is so special about them? They are easy to grow, versatile and have a long storage life. Pulses are deeply rooted […]

The Wholesome Holi Guide

Holi is the festival of colors also known as Rang Panchami and is celebrated in two parts. Like we discussed in the Diwali article, https://amitamishra.com/diwali-our-way-of-looking-at-it/ there is an internal transformation that happens with each festival as each festival marks the beginning of a new season. Let us see what this festival brings us:   Holika […]

Diwali- Our way of looking at it

Diwali is a celebration of lights and no celebration goes without eating sweets and all the delicious snack items. The concept of light is to overcome the dark right? Now, in this case, the light holds symbolism of knowledge and wisdom and the darkness being a symbol of destruction, violence, lust, envy, greed, suffering, etc. […]

Abhyanga Snan- Health importance of this holy bath

Abhyanga snan or the holy bath is what is practiced across India for centuries during the festival of Diwali. Since childhood we have been woken up by our parents early in the morning to apply oil, massage it in and to clean our bodies on this day.  It is a bathing ritual which includes full […]

Destroy your modern-day demons this Dussehra

Dussehra also known as Vijayadashmi, dasara or Dashain, a festival that celebrates the victory of good over evil.  The History behind Dussehra and its origin is when Lord Rama defeated Ravana and overcame the evil.  This victory of good over evil has been over the years celebrated in many different ways which includes night long […]

How to use the right oils & fats

All of us are so skeptical on consuming fats and oils when on a diet or just in general when we are trying to be healthier. Today let us understand what is the importance of both and how much and which oils we are supposed to be using for what dishes. One needs to understand […]

Ways to make sure your exercise is not skipped

When you read the word exercise what was the first thing that came to your mind? Were they ‘I don’t have time,’ ‘I have to make meals for my kids,’ ‘I don’t like going to the gym,’ etc. I can just keep listing the excuses and the same thing goes through my mind too. But […]

Superfoods: Let us break the myth already!

I am sure everybody has been mentioning this word now and telling you that, ‘why don’t you just switch to superfoods, that would be enough to get you super healthy and make you lose fat.’ Let us first understand what this so called superfood is. Superfoods are those foods which have a variety of nutritional […]

Supercharge your stomach this Monsoon

Weather has changed and isn’t it the best time?  Cause you know its time for that cup of tea and a plate of pakoras! Chai, Pakora and the monsoon go hand in hand. For us Indians tea and pakoras are a family tradition during every monsoon. This simple yet extraordinary cup of tea makes a […]

Tactics to manage your meal planning

If you have read our article on the importance on learning how to cook, I am sure you are waiting to understand how you can manage your day to day cooking whether you are a working person or a homemaker living in a joint family. Meal prep is the best for working individuals;saves time and […]