Just because super bowl and football season is over, doesn’t mean that dip season is over as well. Dips are a creative way to get in your vegetables at social gatherings. However, most traditional dips contain high amounts of sodium and fat. By making dips with Greek yogurt, you increase the protein and add a healthy fat dietary comp [...]
We had experts vet celeb’s go-to food advice to see how they stacked up.
Whether on the red carpet or on the way to the gym, it’s a pretty universal truth that celebrities tend to look great. And if they look great, they must know a thing or two about eating healthy too, right? After all, many of them also run their own food blogs, tak [...]
Don’t let the disorder control you
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, or PCOS, is the most common endocrine disorder among women between the ages of 18 and 44. It is caused by the presence of elevated levels of androgen – male sex hormones – in women. Unfortunately, there is no real cure for PCOS.
The Silent Killer
It has been estimated that b [...]
In case I haven’t beaten a dead horse enough with consuming Greek yogurt, here goes yet again! I love using Greek yogurt for baking breads or muffins because it adds moistness, increases the protein content and if you use flavored Greek yogurt you could potentially decrease the sugar you add into the recipe. For example, while I am in [...]
Greek Yogurt Rainbow Parfait
I was recently inspired by the hot weather in Mumbai for a nutritious snack that would taste good, keep me full, and contain healthy ingredients. The parfait is also a good option for breakfast or if you ate a light dinner, it could be considered for dessert as well.
Since I am in India, the local Greek Yogurt op [...]
What is Oat Flour? It’s basically oats ground into a powder form. It’s an excellent wheat free alternative and a more nutritious option. If gluten-free is required, you can purchase gluten free oats. Alternatively, Bob’s Red Mill offers both options.
Here’s the recipe!
A friend of mine in Mumbai was headed back to USA and had a pantry full of goodies to share. Being in Mumbai has been an eye-opening experience from the food and nutrition perspective. When she suggested I take bags of nuts (including almonds), baking goods and other yummy treats I couldn’t say no. With 4 bags of whole almonds, I beg [...]
Thanks to Got Milk?’s classic ad campaign, we know that calcium and vitamin D boost bone health. But have you ever thought about the foods that cause the opposite effect?
As kids, our parents often stressed the importance of building healthy bones by pouring us a glass of milk at breakfast or sneaking some leafy greens into our lunchbox [...]
When Katie Uhran emerged from winter feeling sluggish and run-down, she knew she needed a change. So, when friends mentioned they were starting an Ayurvedic-based cleanse, she was intrigued.
“I wanted to feel lighter, energized and like I had washed away all the cobwebs that built up during the winter months,” says Uhran, a Nantucket-based pe [...]
I was recently inspired to make some “wheat-free” recipes, and this is for two reasons. First, we’re traveling to India and parking ourselves there and within India, coconut is quite popular – as an oil, as a flour, as an Ayurvedic remedy. Secondly, I would love to build some non-gluten favorites for our family to enj [...]
Even though it’s melting outside and all you want is ice cold hydration — I’ve noticed that many people are more susceptible to colds, coughs and increased phlegm. I think it’s primarily due to the drastic change of your body temperature between indoors and outdoors. You’re freezing inside, hiding under sweate [...]