Recipe Review

November Recipe Reviews

Here’s a list of new recipes I tried this month: Main Dishes Desserts Main Dishes Baked Garlic Chicken – Low Carb (Genius Kitchen) What You Need * Boneless chicken thighs * Grass-fed butter * Low-sodium soy sauce * Minced garlic * Black pepper, dried rosemary Review Modifications Verdict Time: 10 min hands-on, 45 min in oven… Continue reading November Recipe Reviews


Food vs Exercise — The 80/20 Rule

********** The moment we see a friend or a relative who seems to have put on weight, this is what we tend to very promptly tell the person (or perhaps imagine ourselves telling the person): You need to move your ass. Stop being lazy! You need to hit the gym or do some yoga. We assume that the… Continue reading Food vs Exercise — The 80/20 Rule


How Ketogenic Diet Impacts Women

I started my experimentation with the Ketogenic Diet (or “keto” for short) a month back [that would be the June of 2016]. It involves eating less than 20g carbohydrates per day. There has been loads of researching, learning, tracking, shopping, and cooking. Hopefully I will come back to report my results and share my learning here shortly.… Continue reading How Ketogenic Diet Impacts Women

California · cycling

Lunch Treat at Prolific Oven

I treated myself to lunch today. After all, it was Friday. But not before a quick bike ride on the Guadalupe Trail to Gold Street and back.

California · Running

Long Run at Baylands Park

Finally ran on the Baylands Park trail in Sunnyvale this Sunday, our first time here. We were a bit skeptic about the $6 car parking fee, as suggested by the City of Sunnyvale website. However, when we arrived, the ticketing window was closed, though the off-season lasts only until February. We parked close to where we thought… Continue reading Long Run at Baylands Park

California · Zumba

I Am Loving It!

I wrote earlier about attending the Zumba session at The Rhythm Attic. The following week, I went for Zumba Toning(zumba with dumbbells) at the same place. This happens every Friday at 7:00 pm.          The good thing, as I figured, is that they allow a first free class under each category –… Continue reading I Am Loving It!

Recipe Review

Cracking the Code of Plain Parathas

I had always sucked at making plain parathas. They invariably turned out with some uncooked spots or were stiff and hard to eat. I was also made fun of because of the plain parathas I doled out, and this was when I had only about started cooking by myself (read, after getting married). Ask me to cook stuffed… Continue reading Cracking the Code of Plain Parathas