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Avocado Oil: The New Oil on the Block

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Avocado Oil: The New Oil on the Block

  Step aside Olive Oil and Coconut Oil - Avocado Oil is here to stay. It is gaining popularity for its versatility and health benefits. Its mild flavor and lack of scent are making people choose it over its other two popular competitors (olive oil and coconut oil). Avocado Oil is known for its various health benefits - nutrient absorption, smoother skin, gum health, high antioxidants, etc. It's quickly making way to people's pantry as a great addition to maintaining a healthy diet. How To Cook With Avocado Oil? 1. Deep Frying & Sauteing Olive Oil has been most in...

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4 Delicious Dessert Hummus Recipes

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4 Delicious Dessert Hummus Recipes

  Dessert Hummus Is A Thing! Hummus is easily the most loved dip and we've seen all kinds of hummus spin off's - herbed hummus, flavored hummus, hummus topped with nuts, seeds, roasted veggies, feta, pomegranate, avocado, pesto & so much more. Just when we thought that we've seen every version of the humble dip, it springs a surprise that no one saw coming. Hummus for dessert! Everyone loves hummus and literally everyone loves dessert but no one knew this odd match was actually made in heaven for anyone that was trying to eat healthily. It's a guilt-free sweet treat...

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All things Truffles!!

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All things Truffles!!

Famously known as the Black Diamond of the kitchen, Truffles are exotic and mouthwatering that are equal parts delicious, expensive, and rare. Hunted for, obsessed over, threatened by climate change, counterfeited, imitated, and used as a precious garnish at some of the world's best restaurants, truffles are every bit as complex and mysterious as they are rich in taste and odor. They're also somewhat of a culinary enigma. Expensive restaurants all over the world use truffles as a garnish to elevate their dishes. Since fresh truffles are so difficult to find, substitutes like Truffle Oil, Salt, Pate, etc. have become increasingly...

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Are Millets making a comeback??

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Are Millets making a comeback??

We are always on a lookout to try new grains in our daily diets. Besides its always good to mix it up a little - isn't it?. Eating your regular grains like your wheat and rice every day can get pretty boring. With the wide array of choices available to us nowadays why not try something new. As we are noticing, it is becoming trendy to bring the old back to new. Be it fashion or even food. Everyone has started reinventing what the grandmothers used to wear or cook by giving it a modern twist. Millets are no exception. These grains were used in...

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Turmeric Latte: Haldi Doodh Got A Makeover!!

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Turmeric Latte: Haldi Doodh Got A Makeover!!

Every Indian child has ridiculed any home remedy that their Mums have tried to make them eat or drink during their childhood. Haldi Doodh or Turmeric Latte, which is what its now famously called, was no different. When you were down with cold, cough or fever every Indian mum's go to remedy was Milk with turmeric and honey. We had to have the yellow milk even though it meant making a face at every sip you took. You wouldn't want to admit it at that time or you probably dint know it better, but Turmeric Milk worked like a Magic Potion when you...

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