Tag: summer

Pomegranate Spritzer

It feels so wonderful to be back in the kitchen after being so busy for the past month, attending my elder sister’s wedding and taking a vacation with my parents to florida. I did click a lot of pictures to share with you. Keep checking the blog !! This is my first recipe for the fall and today’s post is pomegranate spritzer. It is… Read more →

Piña colada

A laid back summer vacation on a tropical island – with a cold cocktail with an umbrella is an awesome way to recharge your batteries and get back to the mad rush of day to day life. While it might not always be possible to take that dream vacation and have everything perfect, you can always make that drink with… Read more →

Melon Mint Salad

Summer is in full swing and what better way to enjoy hot summer afternoons than a fresh healthy salad. Extreme heat is very harmful to the body. It is always a good idea to keep yourself hydrated. Fresh fruits are a good way of getting essential nutrients and keeping hydrated. Melons are one of the most popular summer fruits. They… Read more →

Citrus Kale and Quinoa salad

    Quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) is one of the oldest cultivated food grains with evidence dating back to being a domesticated crop more than 5000 years ago.It is a cereal grain but with higher and more favorable nutrient composition than other regular cereals. It’s high in essential amino acids like lysine and nutrients with anti-inflammatory properties. Quinoa has a mild… Read more →

Watermelon Raspberry Lemonade

Another spring-summer speciality for today’s recipe. I present to you, watermelon raspberry lemonade. Watermelon is one of the oldest known fruits with evidence that it had been cultivated during the time of the egyptian civilization. It is found in many regions of the world and is liked by many because of its sweetness and is best enjoyed as a drink. Like many… Read more →

Mango Mint Breakfast Smoothie

Mangoes always bring back the childhood memories of summers in India . Lassi made with mango with a hint of cardamom is the best. This is another variation of the same drink but the refreshing flavor of mint leaves adds another dimension to the smoothie. This is perfect for spring/summer mornings as a healthy breakfast. Mangoes are a great source of… Read more →