Diwali is ONLY 10days away. Excited…? Yeah! I am sure everybody is busy in Diwali cleaning and preparing sweets and snacks for their family, friends, relatives, and guests. How about we prepare our body too for Diwali? Let’s detox the toxins and shed some weight before we just dig into Diwali sweets and snacks. 😀 Let’s cleanse our body too, this Diwali.
The best thing about detox drinks are they are unbelievably easy to prepare, just a few ingredients in water and let it sit in the refrigerator for an hour, and you’re good to go. Just sip the drink whole day and remove the toxins from your body. And who doesn’t love flawless, glowing and healthy skin? We all do…Right? 😀 These detox drinks act as a natural cleanser too, so once a week make detox water and drink during the whole day.
As the strawberries are in season and it’s VERY very tough not to pick the basket of fresh strawberries from the store. 😀 These little beauties are filled with vitamins, nutrients, the best antioxidant, and work as a natural cleanser. AND guess what…? They help in losing weight too. 😉 There are endless ways to use strawberries and if you are trying to shed some extra pound or looking for natural antioxidants then try this strawberry lemon drink. This strawberry drink is something you can enjoy without comprising the taste and what’s better than munching on fresh strawberries that drops in your glass while pouring this drink. 😉
1 Cup fresh strawberries, chopped
1 Lemon, sliced
Few mint leaves (Optional)
2 Litre water
Take all the ingredients in a jar and fill with water. Keep in fridge for 2hrs and then drink the whole day to detox your body. This strawberry lemon infused water will help you feel refreshed and it will naturally cleanse your body.
While serving put few ice-cubes and enjoy the healthy drink. Cut down on other sugar-based drinks and replace those with this healthy detox water.
Tea is something which we Indians cannot resist. This is something which is enjoyed by millions of Indians. I am sure many of us are addicted to it (don’t get addicted to it 😛 ). Our day can’t start without a cup of tea. Even though I am not a very big fan of tea still I can’t say no to tea 😛 Our solution to every problem- have a cup of tea first. 😀 To start your day- ‘Have a cup of tea’, having a bad day- ‘Have a cup of tea and let go of everything’, Have a cup of Tea to start your work, break from work ‘have a cup of tea’…We need Tea for EVERY SITUATION, EVERY TIME. 😛
A cup of tea with your family or friends and trail of stories 😀 Sounds perfect. “Garma-Garam Masala Chai”Always a hit among my dad and my dad-in-law 😀 This recipe is specially dedicated to both of them and all the chai lovers.
Masala Tea is a combination of spices and added to the regular milk tea. Although there are many versions of mixes available but trust me this masala tea is something which takes the regular milk to next great level. 😀
1 cup water
2 cup milk
2 tablespoon loose tea powder, or as required
2 tablespoon sugar, or as required
3 green cardamom
1-inch cinnamon stick
1-inch ginger slice
Learn Step By Step Recipe With Pictures For Masala Chai | Spiced Tea
Step 1- In a mortar crush all the spices together. Bring water to boil in a saucepan and add the crushed spices. Let it boil for 2min to infuse flavors
Step 2- Add tea leaves and sugar and boil until the water reduces to half then add milk. Let it simmer on medium flame for 3-4mins and then serve
It’s been a great San Fransisco & San Jose trip last weekend. Had so many varieties of food there that my body needs to be detoxed now. 😀 So after all that I ate and drank during my trip I decided to detox my body to make it ready for this coming weekend. 😀 Research has proven that poor digestion and unhealthy eating can cause a metabolic problem in your body and leads to weight gain. I’m sure we all know this fact. 😀 It’s time to shed some weight and remove toxins from the body. Detox water keeps you fresh throughout the day. This simple detox water can help you detox your body and combination of cucumber and mint helps you to keep cool in this summer. 😀 Try this simple detox water twice a week and detox your body and mind as well. 😀
Disconnect from Toxins and Connect with Healthy You! Make yourself a jar of detox water and stay healthy. 🙂
1 1/2 Litre water
10-12 Slices of cucumber
6-7 Mint leaves
1 Lemon, thinly sliced
1/2 Inch ginger, cut into julians
Just add all the ingredients to water and leave overnight so that the flavors combine well. If you wish you can keep the jar in the refrigerator for chilled detox water. Next day filter the water and drink the whole day. Repeat this detox water intake twice a week.
29th June 2016…This Day That Year- I started my blog.:) I can’t believe it’s already been a year since I started blogging. Cooking has always been my passion but cooking daily- then photography-to writing the recipes was something very unexpected from me. 😀 I never thought I would survive or would even complete 2-3months but not only I survived but won some super awesome readers like you all. 🙂 Am so GLAD. 🙂 It’s been a SUPER AWESOME exciting and fun filled year of blogging and I am sure I will keep posting wonderful recipes in coming years too. 🙂 Now I sooo love cooking, taking pictures and then sharing the recipes. And for this, All the credit goes to my dearo hubby. And thanks for this beautiful card 🙂
Foodfrenzy-Jyo’s Kitchen completed one blissful year.
I would like to thank my Husband for motivating me to start my own blog 🙂 Thanks to all my readers. You support and encouragement is what keeps me motivated to share all these wonderful recipes.
Usually we make sweets to celebrate anything but as I can feel the hotness 😉 in CA weather so I had to make something cool and refreshing. 😀 To celebrate this Blog Anniversary I made this super healthy drink which is very simple to make and is also very appealing to eyes. Summer is the favorite season for cool drinks.
Watermelon Drink/ Juice made with fresh fruits will keep you refreshing the whole day. Beat the heat with this mind refreshing drink. 😀
2 Cups roughly chopped watermelon (seedless)
1 Tbsp kosher salt
5-6 Ice cubes
4-5 slices of lemon
Handful of blueberries
8-10 Thin kiwi slices
Cubed watermelons for topping
Take a ice tray and randomly add kiwi, blueberries or any other fruit slices with water and let it freeze. Use these beautiful and flavorful ice instead of plain ice.
In a blender take roughly chopped watermelon pieces, kosher salt and ice. Blend until smooth. Shake well before serving and add some fresh cubed watermelons, blueberries and lemon slices
We. The MANGO people, Love MANGOes 😛 😀 I just CAN’T SAY NO to mango even if my tummy is fully packed, and I’m in no mood to eat anything. Aam Ka Mausam and I don’t make Mangoshakes? Ahhh…Na Na Na…Not possible! 😀 Just saw a picture on internet and can’t take my eyes off from that picture of Mango Mastani. It was THAT beautiful and appealing to eyes. So now what? Arey just make it now and enjoy maddy 😀
“Mango Mastani” sounds interesting..isn’t it? I don’t know how this drink got this name. Have heard stories like it’s named after Peshwa Bajirao’s wife Mastani. She was very beautiful and so is this drink. 🙂 Though this drink is very famous in Pune but now you would find this drink in ANYWHERE in India.
Mango Mastani is nothing but a thick mangoshake served with dollops of ice-cream, nuts, mango pieces and cherry/ tutti fruti. This drink looks so beautiful that you just can;t say NO. 😛 Please have it empty stomach because this is soooo rich and tummy filling. 😀
Learn Step By Step Recipe With Pictures For Mango Mastani
Step 1- Chop/ slice the nuts and with some mango pieces keep aside for topping. Then peel and chop the mangoes into medium pieces and add them to the blender with milk and 2 scoops of vanilla ice-cream
Step 2- Add sugar if you want the drink to be more sweet and blend to a smooth shake
Step 3- Pour the shake into serving glasses and top with some mango pieces, scoop of ice-cream and dry fruits and tutti frutti
Serve immediately with a spoon and enjoy the rich, heavy and delicious Mango Mastani.
I can barely go out in this scorching heat😬 and we still have a loonnggg summer ahead of us☀️🔥and of course I cannot drink cold coffee daily😜 Calorie conscious you know😝 and also my body need some detox water so that I can now try some more yummy dishes. So the healthy me decided to made something healthy which I can drink without counting on calories. And here it is…refreshing Green Apple Detox to beat the heat 😄
I am sure detox water needs no introduction but still the little bit gyani me wants to tell.😜 Green Apples are recognized as one of the healthiest fruits and detox water helps to cleanse your body and burn fat also. So what are your waiting for? Go and prepare a jar full of green apple detox and enjoy healthy drink.
2-3 Green apple
1 Jar full of water
1 inch cinnamon stick
This is ALL you need to make this healthy and refreshing drink 🍹
Cut apple into rhin slices. Take water in a jar and add apple slices and cinnamon stick. Keep it in a fridge overnight and enjoy the next day. Add ice cubes if you want and enjoy 😊
Make instant Cold Coffee at home and beat the heat with this cold and refreshing drink. I am sure most of us love cold coffee. And cold coffee with a scoop of ice-cream is my favorite. A huge coffee lover I am 😛 Give me coffee any time of the day, then you are best:P
2 Cups of milk
1/2 Cup water
4 Tsp coffee powder or as you like
4-5 Tbsp sugar, or as required
2 Scoop of ice-cream
6-7 Ice cubes
Cocoa powder (optional)
Step 1- Add 1tsp of water to sugar and coffee powder and whisk until you get a creamy mixture
Step 2- In a blender add water, milk, ice cubes and ice-cream and blend until it gets frothy. Blend for good 4-5mins
Ice-cream gives the coffee a thickness and a flavor to your cold coffee
Step 2- Pour into a glass add a scoop of ice-cream again and sprinkle some cocoa powder (optional)
Enjoy your instant cold coffee at home. Serve this to your guests, they will love it.