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What Is Blue Tea And Why You Should Switch To It?

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What Is Blue Tea And Why You Should Switch To It?

What Is Blue Tea And Benefits Of Blue Tea? Almost everyone has read about the benefits of Black and Green tea. But have you heard the benefits of Blue Tea?  Blue Tea is the new tea that is gaining popularity these days. Made from Butterfly pea flower, this tea boasts of various health benefits. Unlike green tea, it has a sweet and earthy flavour, which makes it very pleasing to your taste buds. Originated in Asia, this tea is now grown in many warm countries all over the world. Its called Aparajita in India and has been used in Ayurvedic...

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5 Foods You Must Have To Stay Healthy This Monsoon

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5 Foods You Must Have To Stay Healthy This Monsoon

Monsoons bring a much-needed respite from the scorching Indian Summers. When that first shower of the season comes it refreshes our land and spreads a coat of green with blooming lush trees all over. As much as we love the beauty of the Indian Monsoons, it also brings with it infections, flu, and viral diseases. Here are 5 monsoon foods that you must make a part of your diet to stay healthy and keep common infections at bay: Hot Soups Make yourself a tasty bowl of hot soup with your favorite veggies and meat. They are easy to digest and...

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How To Use Nut Butter? Here The Most Creative Ways Of Using It

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How To Use Nut Butter? Here The Most Creative Ways Of Using It

Nut Butters like peanut butter, almond butter, etc. have become an essential pantry item in our homes. Our lives are so much better with nut butter cups and peanut butter jelly sandwiches. It has slowly become an essential part of your breakfast bowls, smoothies, and a go-to sandwich spread for that 4 pm craving. Giving below the permanent solution to every time question of how to use nut butter? As much as we love the traditional way of using nut butter, every now and then we like to switch things up. Why not take advantage of these energy and brain...

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Polenta - The Gluten Free Italian Grain

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Polenta - The Gluten Free Italian Grain

A North Italian pantry staple, polenta is gaining incredible popularity with cooks around the world due to its gluten-free nature. It is made by simply grinding corn into flour or meal. It has a rich yellow, yolk-like color, and has a slightly sweet flavor. Traditionally polenta is cooked creamy and topped with a rich meat/mushroom ragout but it can also be cooked to set and cut in slices or used in place of breadcrumbs for coating. Uncooked polenta makes a delicious addition or gluten-free alternative to flour in cakes, biscuits, and pastries. Cakes made with polenta tend to be moist...

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Give Your Dishes A Millet Twist!!

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Give Your Dishes A Millet Twist!!

  We have all read in the previous blog post about the benefits of millets over the traditional grains like wheat and rice. Millets are super easy to cook just like rice - One cup of raw millet makes over 3 cups of cooked millet. Nutritionists say that it is good to shock your body sometimes by eating different types of foods and doing different exercises. It helps increase your metabolism. Not that we need a reason to explore types of foods - am I right? So we thought why not give a millet twist to some of the dishes that we...

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