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4 Spice Infused Superfood Tea’s
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I love winters. I love the crisp cold mornings (freezing cold + a layer of clothing= crisp cold :-)) Nikul and I were in Christchurch earlier this month for work and to see his friends and family back at what he calls home. Christchurch days and nights were freezing cold (layers did not work much) but the warmth of the lovely friends and family...

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3 Super Grain Porridge
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Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and a meal that cannot be missed. A few months ago I suggested ‘how about I try and make quinoa porridge for breakfast?” Quinoa porridge, noways’ said Nikul. I asked ‘why?’, he said because ‘Quinoa is taste-less and bitter.’ So this recipe specially works towards counter-acting these two aspects of this nutritious grain: What’s the...

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Tamarind Chutney
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Anzac Weekend was a super amazing time spent at the beautiful Waiheke Island. The trinity yoga workshop started with quiet time with Kiri, where she introduced Sun Salutations and then we moved onto writing. Kiri said writing is a way to reflect and it also gives us awareness about where we are in life right now and I could’nt agree more. This was followed by an...

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3 Ways to Improve your Forward Bends
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Ashtanga primary series is full of forward bends and even after regular practice, it seemed to not go much further. The good thing is- when postures don’t come to you that easy you learn a lot about how you can improve… Here are 3 practices that have really helped me to improve my forward bends: The Feet Technique– I always remember learning my teaching...

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Superfoody+Spicy Picnic Sandwich
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I am so excited for my cooking workshop held over ANZAC weekend at Waiheke Island as a part of 3 days Ashtanga workshop hosted by absolutely amazing and super talented Ashtangis- Kiri, Steph and Martina. It’s a privilege to be doing this cooking workshop along with three amazing ladies who are long-time advanced practioneers (I remember watching them practice during Dena’s workshop totally in...

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Superfood Muesli
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Superfood Muesli

Apr 10, 2016 by

‘I don’t think there could be a place more perfect for me than New Zealand’ I told Nikul today while returning from a trek at Kitekite falls. Three more months and I will officially be a citizen 😀 But looking back at the journey over 7 years now, from starting of as a part-time waitress in my uni days to finding my love for...

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Tofu Scramble
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Tofu Scramble

Mar 21, 2016 by

Before I get into my all time favorite recipe, here is what I have been up to….it’s been a fun year so far, we started in India where we had our Indian wedding celebrations followed by a short trip to Maldives and Goa for a friends wedding. It was the first time Nikul and I both travelled together in India and surely the most...

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Headstands
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Headstands

Feb 15, 2016 by

Facing my biggest fear on the mat- fear of being upside down. For the past 4 years every day while doing headstand and handstands,I have felt a deep sinking feeling,like my heart is in my mouth, like I am drowning, like here I come crashing down and hurt my neck, like this is impossible, like I am not strong enough to hold this. But...

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Pumpkin Stir-fry
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Pumpkin Stir-fry

Nov 22, 2015 by

Check out hubby’s new favorite ‘Indian thing’. Even though Nikul is Indian by origin, born and bought up in NZ ‘Indian Food’ is not his favorite thing. Especially Indian vegetarian! This has only worked all good for me…it means: 1. I have to now DOUBLY make sure my food (esp Indian Vegetarian) taste twice as good so he enjoys eating it. 2. I have learned...

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Nature and some of my favorite words
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Some words stay with you for a long long time…With the beautiful sun shine on this part of the world,,I have been doing some fun weekend treks. Without further ado here is a story told through my favorite songs/ books/ movies quotes….    ...

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6 Easy to make and Nutritious Meals for your Hotel Room
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Hello my awesome people, Talking about Food in America, we loved all of it!! The highlights were the breakfast buffet at Duke’s Waikiki (Hawaii) and every meal we ate in San Francisco… I think best thing about a holiday is that it’s a HOLIDAY and EVERYTHING, well except having to get out of bed just to get some food! In America, where some days were filled...

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Super food Protein powder
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I grew up eating this for breakfast everyday as a child. In traditional Sindhi households, this nut mix is usually feed to pregnant/ lactating mothers for high amount of nutrition and proteins. But hey, if it was nutritious my mum would make sure we ate it too 😀 This nut powder is one of the courses of my mum’s 5 course (ever day of the week)...

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Stir-Fry vegetable’s in Pesto sauce
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The most happiest/ exciting thing about the wedding till has been that now I also have a partner in my early morning drive to the yoga studio!! Told you, I was the luckiest girl in the world 🙂 🙂 I started of with teaching Nikul the one hour Ashtanga primary sequence at home and it was amazing how good he was feeling after only...

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Beetroot Coconut Stir-fry
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This stir-fry is adapted from the way people in Maharashtra (state in India) usually cook beetroot plus my favorite super food coconut <3 And yes, lately I have developed a thing for peanuts so it goes in most of my experimental dishes too. Goes well with– Love having this with Chickpea Quinoa. Veges+Quinoa+ chickpea gives the right amount of protein and nutrients to get...

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Super food+Spices Stir fry
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I love my veggies and stir fry’s are one of the best ways to eat them. Sprouted mung beans (easily available at Asian groceries or easily done at home) are a very well known super food. These combined with other vegetables and spices make a delicious and a unique stir-fry combination. I love this especially in summer when you feel like eating light and easy....

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