Immunity Booster Drink

Karthik and I came down with something viral a couple days ago. Between the two of us we have a sore throat, sneezing, stuffy nose, runny nose, and the occasional night-time cough. When I notice these symptoms or just general exhaustion even, I make a batch of my immunity-boosting drink. It contains freshly squeezed orange and lemon juices, fresh pineapple, Read More …

Potato Soup with Leftover Mashed Potatoes

Each and every time I end up with either no leftover mashed potatoes or about two cups of leftover mashed potatoes. I could never gauge how much mashed potatoes my family will eat. When I do have mashed potatoes leftover, no one really wants them the next day because they just do not re-heat to be the same consistency or Read More …

Vallarai Keerai Sambol

Our ancestors regularly consumed a wide variety of leafy greens and herbs all with respective health benefits. One such green is the vallarai keerai; known as Indian Pennywort in English. With regular consumption, Vallarai keerai is neuro-protective, increasing attention span and concentration, thus reducing the effects of aging on the brain. It improves blood circulation and is an excellent source Read More …

“Why Don’t Cars Run on Apple Juice?” – REVIEW

Over the past few months, we accumulated some new and exciting books that I’ll be sharing over this month, starting with this book gifted to us from the Ontario Science Centre. Last September, the Ontario Science Centre published a book titled “Why Don’t Cars Run on Apple Juice?” written by Kira Vermond and illustrated by Suharu Ogawa. The book features Read More …