You have reached the blog that will hopefully have a very positive impact on your life, just as it did with ours. We not only want to share the success stories of our transformation to good health and well-being but want to make it easier for you to transform yourselves as well. Read on to find out more about Malathy and Venu, the creators of this blog….
Savory pongal is a South Indian breakfast dish that is made from lentils and rice, similar to the North Indian dish called Khichdi, though the other ingredients may vary.read more
This week’s recipe uses broad beans (also known as fava bean, Chikkudukaya in Telugu, Valor or Val Papdi in Gujarathi, and Chapparada Avarae in Kannada). It is a delicacy in several parts of the world. I have eaten these beans in a sweet-ish dish in Egypt, where our guide had pointed out that beans are one of the oldest and longest cultivated crop and they have found references to beans in ancient hieroglyphics.read more
Still eating boxed cereal with unpronounceable ingredients and a whole lot of added sugar? Instead, I prefer to steer clear of such controversial ingredients, even if they are touted as ‘marginally safe’. Instead, I reach out to whole grains to provide me a satisfying kick-start to my winter mornings. Simple ingredients, whole grains, easy to make, freezes well, and tasty to boot!! I can live with that.read more
I stood in front of the mirror and hated what looked back at me: blotchy, puffy face, ridden with acne, and a non-skinny body I did not love. I am Diya Menon, a 19-year-old* Division 1 college athlete. I’ve been playing competitive tennis since I was seven. I never...read more
When I was a young girl, sunbathers would lather up in baby oil and sit in direct noon-time sun. Sometimes these sun worshipers even bathed with three-sided aluminum foil covered reflectors surrounding their faces to get maximum color on their skin. That color often...read more
In an attempt to reduce my footprint in 2018, after years of moving, sometimes across continents, and acquiring much more than wild and memorable experiences along the way, I decided to bite the bullet and start spring cleaning and de-cluttering. As any 4-year-old would remind you, “Try it, try it, you just might like it”.read more