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Gratitude Is The Key To My Happiness- #GratitudeCircleBlogHop

Gratitude Is The Key To My Happiness- #GratitudeCircleBlogHop

“If you want to find happiness, find gratitude.” — Steve Maraboli Happiness to me is feeling grateful to little things in life. Those little things take big space in my heart. So I strongly say that gratitude is the key to my happiness.  January 2019 was an awesome month for me, in both ways, personal and blogging. Spent most of the time with family, poojas and my blog. Here is my January ’19 Happiness / Gratitude List ….. Gratitude Is The…

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Choose To Be Grateful, No Matter What – #GratitudeCircleBlogHop

Choose To Be Grateful, No Matter What – #GratitudeCircleBlogHop

  Always Decembers are not my favorites for one or more reasons. Last December was also one such that. I underwent sixth surgery on my left eye. From Laser Vision Correction, Retina Detachment Surgery, Cataract Surgery,  Buckle Removal Surgery, Laser Treatment For Membrane Removal, to PPM Surgery, recently. Though I was almost on bed for nearly one and half months, I never felt irritated and frustrated. My Mindfulness Practice and choosing to be grateful, no matter what kept me grounded.  Now here…

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Expressing My Heartfelt Gratitude ….. #GratitudeCircleBlogHop

Expressing My Heartfelt Gratitude ….. #GratitudeCircleBlogHop

The year 2017 started with more love, happiness, and memories. Always I feel grateful for my life. The list of things that made me smile more during January  ……. Friends : I was blessed to meet one of my blogger friend for the fist time. I would cherish this first blogger meet for my lifetime. I was really thrilled and excited to meet Kala of relax-N-rave. She made our day with her pleasant smile, unconditional love and lot of affection. I would add meeting…

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Seven Days Healthy Recipe Marathon – Day Seven- 5 Star Detox Tea

Seven Days Healthy Recipe Marathon – Day Seven- 5 Star Detox Tea

Ingredients : Ginger – 1 inch, Tulasi / Basil Leaves – 15, Dried Coriander Seeds – 1 tsp, Lime Juice – 1 tsp, Honey – to taste. Procedure : Boil 2 cups of water, Add crushed ginger, tulasi and coriander seeds to boiling water. Boil for another 2 minutes. Filter and after 3 minutes, add lime juice and honey. Enjoy your sip slowly. Health Benefits : Stress Relieving Soothing & Relaxing Abundant in Antioxidants Uplifts Mood Enhance energy and physical…

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Seven Days Healthy Recipe Marathon – Day Six – 4 Star Mixed Juice

Seven Days Healthy Recipe Marathon – Day Six – 4 Star Mixed Juice

Ingredients : Apple -1, Pear – 1, Medium sized Carrot – 1, Fresh Mint Leaves – little, Honey – to taste, Water Procedure : Peel and chop apple, pear and carrot into cubes. Blend all these with mint leaves in a juicer and filter it.  Add honey and water as per your taste. Serve chilled and consume at once. Health Benefits : Rich in vitamin A, Beta-Carotene, vitamin C,  supports cardiovascular health, helps prevent some types of cancer and aids in weight management,…

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Seven Days Healthy Recipe Marathon – Day Five – Oats Bread Toast

Seven Days Healthy Recipe Marathon – Day Five – Oats Bread Toast

Ingredients : White / Brown Bread – 1 packet, Oats / Quinoa  – 1 cup, Carrot – 2, Capsicum / Bell Pepper – 2, Sweet Corn – 1 cup, Salt – to taste. Procedure : Chop carrot and capsicum finely. Heat a Tawa with little water. Add chopped veggies and corn. Cook for 5  -7 minutes. Once the veggies are half-cooked, add oats and little salt. Mix well. Once the mixture gets dry, Keep aside to cool. Spread the oats…

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Seven Days Healthy Recipe Marathon – Day Four – Pomegranate Raita

Seven Days Healthy Recipe Marathon – Day Four – Pomegranate Raita

Ingredients : Thick Curd – 2 cups, Pomegranate arils – 1 cup, Mint Leaves – 1/4 cup, Coriander Leaves – 1/4 cup, Garlic Cloves 3 to 4, Green Chilly -2, Cumin Powder – 1 tsp, Salt – to taste, Sugar – 1 tbsp, Chaat Masala – 1 tsp. Procedure : Grind together mint, coriander, garlic & chilly. Whisk the curd. Add 1/4 cup of water if needed. Add salt, cumin powder, chaat masala and sugar. Whisk gently. Add the ground paste…

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Seven Days Healthy Recipe Marathon – Day Three – Bell Pepper / Capsicum Masala Rice

Seven Days Healthy Recipe Marathon – Day Three – Bell Pepper / Capsicum Masala Rice

Ingredients : Channa Dal – 2 tbsp, Coriander / Dania seeds – 2 tbsp, Curry leaves – 10 -15, Black pepper – 1/2 tsp, Cumin seeds – 2 tsp, mustard – 1/2 tsp, Onion – 1, Bell Pepper / Capsicum ( Any color ) – 1, Turmeric Powder – 1/4 tsp, Asafoetida / Hing – a pinch, Cooked Rice – 2 cups, Mint leaves, Salt – to taste, Oil. Procedure : Dry roast and powder Channa dal, Coriander seeds, 10 curry leaves,…

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Seven Days Healthy Recipe Marathon – Day Two – Sweet And Savory Melon Salad

Seven Days Healthy Recipe Marathon – Day Two – Sweet And Savory Melon Salad

Ingredients : Peeled & Cubed Watermelon – 4 cups, Crumbled Feta Cheese – 1/4 cup, Chopped Fresh Coriander Leaves – 1/4 cup, Salt – to taste, Coarsely Crushed Pepper – 1/4 tsp, Fresh Lime Juice – 1 tbsp, Olive Oil – 1 tbsp, Chopped Celery Leaves – Handful. Procedure : On a large bowl, gently mix melon, feta cheese and coriander leaves. Sprinkle salt, pepper in a small bowl. Whisk lime juice and olive oil. Mix it well. Drizzle over…

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Featured Health Post – Drinking Water the right way!!!

Featured Health Post – Drinking Water the right way!!!

Drinking Water the right way!!! Water is a basic need of life. It gives us a lot of benefits but it is also important that it should be consumed the right way. Some important rules to remember: Always drink water at body temperature i.e. warm water at about 37 deg C. Never drink cold water. Drink at least two big glasses of water in the morning as soon as you wake-up. Make sure that you do not waste your saliva….

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