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Something to munch on


Do you get those hunger pangs at 4.30-5 pm? Those crazy ones where you just, absolutely have to eat something? That would be me too. Usually, at these times I want something that’s savoury rather than sweet. And the problem here is that sometimes I go so mad with hunger that I’ll even wolf down a samosa. I can already visualise…

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Minus the guilt


How many times have you wanted to eat something but hesitated because you did a mental calculation of the calories going into it, or perhaps, the fat content? We all live with a whole lot of guilt. Yes, it’s true. But surely that doesn’t mean we compromise on what we eat, right? Having tried my hand at diets – the…

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Homemade protein-packed goodness


There’s an unbelievable amount of stuff that’s being said, written & spoken about protein powders. I ignored the cacophony for quite some time now but when I learnt I have a slight protein deficiency & since I started working out regularly, I’ve found the need to supplement my intake with that extra boost. Now I’m suspicious of these store-bought powders that come…

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Cupcakes so sexy


What do you get when you combine all your favourite things? Something so irresistible that you can’t stop eating. Okay, maybe I’m exaggerating a bit, but there’s salted caramel & dark chocolate involved here! Alright, so now that I’ve got your attention – without any more drama – here’s how I made something that’s now become a new favourite: Vanilla…

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Bar crawl minus the hangover


You know these things about bar crawls? They almost always end up with a hangover! So when FBAI invited me for one I was a bit sceptical, in fact, even more so because it was right in the middle of the week. But this was happening in my neighbourhood – Kamala Mills – so despite the pouring rains, there was no…

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Seafood, made homestyle!


One of the things that you realise as life goes by, another way of saying ‘as you grow up’, is that in times of comfort you always turn to the familiar. This could be a person, a blanket, a book or even food, like in this case, something that hugs you right back! I’ve experimented with a lot of seafood…

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Food that touches your heart


Given the kind of stress-filled lives we live it’s so important to stop, take a breath, look around & lend a helping hand. Sometimes I feel that we are so blessed, that we are able to make a difference to the lives of others, it doesn’t always have to be with money, but small gestures go a long way too!…

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Fully loaded


I don’t need to say much about how much I believe in the importance of a good breakfast. If you’ve been following me for long enough, then you’d know it all! But with a new kind of consciousness setting in, the one about being mindful about what we eat, eating right & just revelling in the joys of a simple…

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