Of the hundreds of sugar substitutes available in the market today, honey is known to be one of the healthiest and most nutritious alternatives. Honey is natural, healthy, delicious and packed with vitamins and minerals our bodies need and thrive on. Weather you consume it or apply it on your body, it's healing ability is … Continue reading Honey: Nature’s Altenative to Sugar
Part of being a sustainable brand requires me to keep looking for better and healthier alternatives to packaged food. Although we specialise in breads and desserts, I am always looking for recipes that can help replace unhealthy sugar laden condiments. Although I am a strong advocate for using no packaged food at all I do … Continue reading Vegan Olive Tapenade
Raw milk essentially is milk that has come straight from the udders of the cow. It doesn't go through any form of processing, nor any chemical alternations. Touted as a superfood by some and hazardous to health by others, raw milk has become one of the most infamous dairy products of the modern era. With … Continue reading Pasteurisation v/s Nature
The human body has the ability to synthesise most nutrients we require for our bodily functions. However, there are certain amino acids, fatty acids, vitamins and minerals that cannot be created by the body and therefore must be obtained through food. These are often referred to as essential nutrients. In the category of fat, our … Continue reading Essential Fats
Fat makes up one of the three main macronutrients known to mankind. Also known as triglycerides, fat gets this name from its chemical structure: three fatty acid chains and one alcohol glycerol. Fat is an important and necessary part of our diet and helps in several structural and metabolic functions. We require it for energy … Continue reading Macronutrient: Fat
Sugar and processed food have been inextricably intertwined for decades now. Sugar or sucrose as some call it, has many technological properties that are beneficial for large scale food manufacturers. Before food processing turned industrial, sugar along with salt and fat were used primarily as preservatives. They were added to homemade condiments jams, ketchup, pickles, etc. … Continue reading Sugar: What does it do to our food?
With Diwali just around the corner, the big question on everybody's mind is what sweet to gift. Gone are the days when a box of delicious sweetmeats from the neighbourhood vendor could make the cut. Now, unless your gift is free of sugar, gluten, calories, preservatives, artificial colours, fun and animal products to name a … Continue reading Chocolate v/s Mithai
Most of us are familiar with the effect certain foods have on our body. We know excess sugar leads to weight gain, alcohol affects our liver, excess meat consumption results in kidney and renal problems, so on and so forth. Alkaline / Acidic food based diets work on the premise that every food item has … Continue reading Acidic & Alkaline Foods
If you’re trying to understand what diet helps you best, it’s important to first identify your end goal: Do you want to be healthy? Do you want to be muscular? Do you want to be skinny? Do you want better skin? Once you can identify what your end goal end, finding a diet that works for … Continue reading What does it mean to be Vegan?
Amongst the many food and beverage items that are currently stripping themselves of their main ingredient, think Sliced Bread (gluten free), Coke (sugar free), Peanut Butter (fat free) to name a few, Cow's Milk seems to be taking the lead. In September 2015 Amul launched its first lactose free carton of milk in India to cater … Continue reading Lactose Free Milk: Fad or Boon?