It was the multi-day chocolate binge with a box of See's that was the straw that broke the camel's back. The resulting nausea and migraine that lasted an entire weekend was enough for me to step back and reflect on my diet.
My body was built on a steady diet of fast food, convenience store candy, doughnuts and soda. Two months ago I gave up the Diet Coke, my beverage of choice. I probably drank a ratio of 3 cans of Diet Coke to several SIPS of water, daily. Since then, I've increased my water intake to 100+ ounces a day....more
Carrot halwa is an Indian dessert, made of grated carrot, khoa, milk and sugar. This carrot pudding is a very popular in Northern India and Pakistan and is widely known as Gajar Halwa. This is an easy to cook recipe and does not take much time. Ingredients are also mostly available at every kitchen. If khoa is not available, condensed milk can be used. ...more
So spongy and soft, Rasgullas are my all time favorite sweets, I can relish two to three in one go without having overdose of sweetness. Only milk, sugar and water is required to make these spongy balls but still despite of simple ingredients Rasgulla making is an art, which can be easily mastered if you follow the right technique. Cleaning up kitchen after making Rasgullas is quite a task but once I take a piece of Rasgulla in my mouth, a big smile come to my face and all I could say it was all worth it!!http://www.flickr.com/photos/97806459@N02/sets/72157636786410863/...more
Just for giggles, I made this Candy Corn Snack Mix for Mr. A Southern Soul. It's got chocolate, peanut butter, crunchy cereal along with salty pretzels and of course, candy...lot's of things that my man loves. I've got a nice little bowl sitting on the counter to say "love you, babe," a treat bag packed for the game tonight and I'm hiding the rest. Shhh...don't tell!...more
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