A simple and healthy four-course meal to whip up over the weekend

Every year, from September 1 to September 7, India observes National Nutrition Week. The idea is to create awareness about good nutrition and health. While our columnist Deepika Rathod has shared five basic but essential tips to follow for a healthy body and mind, we also thought of bringing to you some recipes for a wholesome meal that you can whip up over the weekend. 

For this, we reached out to Chef Hemvant Rautela, who works as a kitchen consultant with Nashik-based wellness retreat, Viveda Wellness. He shared four Satvik recipes with traditional flavours. 

1. Khamang Kakadi

 

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This easy recipe

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8 Simple Steps and What to Know

Bloating can be frustrating, uncomfortable, and inconvenient.

It’s common and can be caused by a variety of factors that range from food intolerances to constipation (1).

Fortunately, there are plenty of simple strategies you can use to quickly beat the bloat.

Here are 8 easy and effective ways to debloat in just one or a few days.

Staying well hydrated is crucial if you’re trying to debloat, as drinking water regularly throughout the day can prevent fluid retention caused by dehydration (2).

What’s more, it can prevent constipation, which is a common cause of bloating (

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10 Simple Dinner Ideas for Healthy Eating in Real Life

You may think that preparing healthy, delicious dinners at home is a complicated process, but I’m here to tell you that it doesn’t have to be.

Even though I love food and enjoy cooking, I like to keep it simple when it comes to mealtime. This means choosing recipes that are easy to follow and don’t involve complicated cooking techniques or seemingly never-ending steps.

Here are 10 of my go-to simple dinner recipes that can help you get a healthy meal on the table quickly.

Sweet potatoes are loaded with beneficial nutrients like beta carotene, vitamin C, potassium, and fiber

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Simple, healthy tomato appetizer recipes

Whenever I am tasked with cooking a fancy meal, I always check for tomatoes in the fridge because a tomato with a bit of touch up can never go wrong as an appetizer. These tomato dishes (or plates) are super simple and healthy yet fancy to make for any formal or informal event, including a romantic dinner or a quick hearty snack. The pop and contrast of color between the red tomatoes, green basil leaves and white almonds or mozzarella cheese gives a holiday aesthetic and makes it perfect for the camera. Each of these directions makes four servings, but

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