Kafta Wrap

Kafta (Arabic burger wrap) Ingredients 1/2 kg mince meat (qeema) 1/2 cup onions chopped fine 3 clove garlic , minced 1 teaspoon mint(podina) 1 teaspoon cumin ground (zeera powder) 1/2 teaspoon coriander ground (dhania powder) 1/2 cup coriander fresh chopped (dhania fresh) 1/4 teaspoon pepper (lal mirch powder) 1 teaspoon salt 1 head iceberg lettuce […]

Urban Food Production: Study: Access to nature and green environments yields better cognitive functioning, more self-discipline and impulse…

For anyone who still doubts the amazing healing effects of nature connection, here’s the proof: Rigorous new research by the University of Illinois reveals: Access to nature and green environments yields better cognitive functioning, more self-discipline and impulse control, and greater mental health overall. Less access to nature is linked to exacerbated attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder […]

Hunger triggers anger: University of Cambridge news release, Sept. 15, 2011

Research reveals why hungry people get angry. Stress and hunger trigger fluctuating levels of the hormone serotonin in the brain, scans show. Hunger is an epidemic plaguing the country of Pakistan. Rising food prices, natural disasters, increasing levels of poverty – and it only seems to be getting worse. What steps can we take as […]

Healthy Eating Plate

Harvard Health Publications in conjunction with the Harvard School of Public Health have released the Healthy Eating Plate.  The Healthy Eating Plate is based on the most up-to-date scientific recommendations on healthy food consumption, laid out in easy to understand portions, click on the image above for the official press release. Here is what the Healthy […]

Fall Quarter, As the leaves change colors, change your habits!

You don’t have to wait for a milestone to start making changes to our life. Even if you don’t wake up the next day a pound lighter, with a 6-pack, or strong enough to run a marathon, the fact that you want to change for the better is already an improvement. Aim high and do […]

Did You Know? The Human Heart

1. The heart is one big muscular pump made up of involuntary striated muscle cells. 2. An adult heart pumps approx. 2,000 gallons of blood throughout the body. 3. The average adult heart beats 72 times a minute; 100,000 times a day; 3,600,000 times a year; and 2.5 billion times during a 70-year span. 4. […]

Tamarind-Date Chutney Recipe

INGREDIENTS 10-12 deseeded dates 2 cups tamarind juice 1/4 cup jaggery(gur) 1 tsp chilli flakes 1 tsp chaat masala 1 tsp zeera powder Salt to taste METHOD 1. Blend together tamarind water and dates. 2. Heat 2 cups of water in a saucepan and add all the ingredients and simmer for 30 minutes until thick. […]

Cucumber Pickle Recipe

Health Benefits of Cucumbers Because of its high water content many health benefits of cucumber are physical, such as clear skin, reduction in under eye swelling and sunburn relief. But the water content in cucumbers is also responsible for helping rid your body of toxins that can make you sick. Although not a fat burning […]

Malai Chicken Curry Recipe

Ingredients: 1/ kg boneless chicken, cut into cubes 1/2 cup cream 2 tablespoons oil 3 tbsp fried,ground onion 1 tsp ginger paste 1 tsp garlic paste 2 tbsp almonds(peeled) 1/2-1 tbsp garam masala 1 tbsp desiccated coconut 1/2 tsp red chili powder 1/4 tsp turmeric powder Salt to taste Method: 1. Place chicken in a […]