********** 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
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
I treated myself to lunch today. After all, it was Friday…
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
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!
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
I have been making rase ke chole (chana in gravy) for a number of years now. I recently tried to make pindi chana, which is spicy chana masala with much less gravy; in fact, the gravy has a thick saucy consistency. It goes best with bhature or poori. I had invited some guests over for… Continue reading Pindi Chole/Chana – The Missing Ingredient