Diversify your diet to stay healthy

The more diverse your diet, the better are your chances of staying healthy for long, says a study.

I believe in leading a healthy life: Manoj Bajpayee
I believe in leading a healthy life: Manoj Bajpayee

Manoj Bajpayee may not have hopped on the flaunt-your-six-pack bandwagon, but the veteran actor, who “believes in leading a healthy life”, says that fitness is “more about exercising daily and eating the right food".

Recipe: Greek Omlette
Recipe: Greek Omlette

Ingredients

2 teaspoons butter, divided

2 tablespoons onions, minced

1⁄4 cup tomatoes, seeded and chopped

1⁄4 cup spinach leaves, coarsely chopped (a few chopped basil leaves perks it up even more)

3⁄4 cup egg substitute (or 3 eggs)

Recipe: Sparkling Ginger Lemonade
Recipe: Sparkling Ginger Lemonade

Ingredients

2 cups water

1 cup honey

2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger root

2 cups club soda, chilled

1 cup lemon juice

Method

In a small saucepan, bring the water, honey and ginger to a boil.

Indian-American scientist finds new way for kidney diagnosis

In a major success, an Indian-American scientist and his colleague have identified a new, less-invasive method to provide diagnostic information on kidney disease and its severity.

Recipe: Roasted Asparagus
Recipe: Roasted Asparagus

Ingredients

1-1/2 pounds fresh asparagus, trimmed

1-1/2 cups grape tomatoes, halved

3 tablespoons pine nuts

3 tablespoons olive oil, divided

2 garlic cloves, minced

1 teaspoon kosher salt

1/2 teaspoon pepper

Recipe: Banana bread
Recipe: Banana bread

Ingredients

1⁄2 cup butter

1 cup sugar

2 eggs, beaten

4 bananas, finely crushed

1 and 1⁄2 cups flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1⁄2 teaspoon salt

1⁄2 teaspoon vanilla

 

Method

Kill hunger desi style: Top 5 midnight sandwiches!
Kill hunger desi style: Top 5 midnight sandwiches!

By Dhriti Sharma

Hungry? Working late night? Well, the number of reasons for being up till late in the night varies from person to person but ways of curbing hunger become limited with the ever low stocks in the fridge.

Recipe: Creamed Mushrooms
Recipe: Creamed Mushrooms

Ingredients

lb mushroom (about 1 lb)

2 table spoons butter

1 onion, small, chopped

1 (12 ounce) container sour cream

2 table spoons fresh dill or 1 tablespoon dried dill

 

Method

As summer approaches, beware of your eating habits!

As summer approaches, here are some useful tips to keep you fit and healthy.

Recipe: Easy Drop Biscuits
Recipe: Easy Drop Biscuits

Ingredients

2 cups all-purpose flour, spooned and leveled

1/2 cup cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces

1 tablespoon baking powder

1 teaspoon kosher salt

1 cup whole milk

Method

Yoga best way to be healthy: Minister

Observing that yoga is the best way to keep healthy, central minister Jitendra Singh has said that the government will hold yoga training from next month for its employees.

Youngsters 'happier and healthier' than ten years ago

Young people are happier and healthier than their counterparts a decade ago as the so-called 'Facebook generation' is more physically active and less likely to drink or be bullied, according to a new study.

Recipe: Baked Beans
Recipe: Baked Beans

Ingredients

1 pound: dry navy or soldier beans

1/3cup: molasses

1/3 cup: apple cider vinegar

1 teaspoon: dry mustard

1/2 cup: dark brown sugar, firmly packed

1/4 teaspoon: freshly ground black pepper

Bean and sweet potato salad
Bean and sweet potato salad

Ingredients

1 can kidney beans

1 can black beans

1 can whole kernel corn

Handful chopped cilantro

1 large sweet potato, baked and cubed

1 tsp garlic salt

1 tbsp olive oil

 

Method

Maha Shivaratri Special recipe: Mewa ki Kheer with nuts
Maha Shivaratri Special recipe: Mewa ki Kheer with nuts

Ingredients

Milk - 1 litre

Makhana - 30-40 grams

Cashew - 20-25g nuts (Chop cashew into smaller pieces 5-6)

Raisins - 4 tablespoons 

Almonds - 20-25 almonds, (chop almonds and into smaller pieces)

Chironji - 1 table spoon

Amanda Bynes looks healthy during public outing
Amanda Bynes looks healthy during public outing

Troubled actress Amanda Bynes was photographed stepping out in public with a female friend for the first time in two months.

Cindy Crawford wants daughters to be 'healthy'
Cindy Crawford wants daughters to be 'healthy'

Reality TV star Cindy Crawford is dedicated to teaching her two children about having a fit and healthy frame.