Holi is a famous Indian Hindu festival. It symbolizes the victory of good over evil and the eternal love of Lord Krishna (an avatar of Lord Vishnu) and his love, Radha. In this two-day festival, the first night is when Hindus burn an evil effigy and pray to the supreme Lord Vishnu. It is an ode to having faith in life and that the divine Lord is the creator and protector of all. The evil symbolizes ego, and the burning of the effigy symbolizes the destruction of the ego. The second day is when everyone plays with colors and enjoys good vegetarian food.
I was introduced to zucchini when I moved to the United States in the year 2000. I was amazed at the versatility of this cucumber-like vegetable. This vegetable has been a part of my diet ever since. Especially helping me with weight loss when I replace rice with zucchini. The only thing that I am not a big fan of is using zucchini pasta. Something feels so wrong about it.
Season: SPRING. Asparagus is usually found in grocery stores in March/April. It is a perfect spring vegetable that you can enjoy in many different ways. According to Ayurveda, asparagus is astringent, sweet, and cooling. It is also tridoshic. You can find white, purple, and green asparagus.
Spring into wellness! And it is time to eat healthy, lose weight, and get ready for summer beach body :) Well, so here is our recipe that is super easy to make, it is filling, and it is a great breakfast dish - Shakshuka Verde (aka Spinach Eggs). For those you are not aware, Shakshuka is a popular middle-eastern egg and tomato dish. It is quite popular in Washington, DC restaurants, and because it is spring and we wanted to make a green healthy breakfast dish, we thought of changing Shakshuka tomatoes to spinach. I always buy fresh organic spinach, and that makes a ton of difference. Honestly, I buy everything organic if I can. It is healthier and flavorful...