Apple-Ginger Smoothie || Chaitime

What’s your favorite fruit? My answer to that question is Apple! Ripe, red and crunchy apples are a delight to chomp into. And what makes this fruit more special are its myriad health benefits. We all know the ancient Welsh adage, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”, right? 😉 Apples are extremely rich in…

Strawberry-Kiwi Spritzer || Chaitime

Here’s a fun drink that is tasty and colorful! It combines the tanginess of fresh strawberries and the sweetness of ripe kiwis and the addition of vanilla ice-cream and soda, well, just takes you to a whole new world.  😉 Cool all your senses with a glass of this delicious Strawberry-Kiwi Spritzer, anyday, anytime! Strawberry-Kiwi Spritzer Ingredients…

Christmas Kashayam || Chaitime

‘Tis the season! It’s the season of lights and pine and candles and stockings…it’s also the season of cold and sinus and flu and migraines. Fear not! Here’s a recipe to keep yourself warm this winter and enjoy the season of cakes and cookies without ever having to stop. Kashayam is a home-brewed herbal drink…

Avocado Whip || Chaitime

I was born and brought up in a small beautiful hill station called Coorg which is situated in southern India. I was fortunate enough to grow up among some wonderful people and enjoy a splendid variety of food. One of my most favorite fruits as a kid (it still is) was Butter-fruit/Avocado.  This commercial fruit is…

It’s an Orange Orange world || Chaitime

Out of the gazillion varieties of fruits that exist on this planet, I find Orange to be a fun fruit. It’s amusing to peel one (especially when it squirts you in the eye), it has a color named after itself (or was it the other way round?!!), it’s tangy, it’s sweet, it’s annoying (remember those…

Coco-Date Smoothie || Chaitime

Are you ready for a combined shot of antioxidants, iron, dietary fiber, potassium, calcium, manganese, copper and magnesium? Oh, how about some vitamins and proteins? This smoothie has ‘em all! A sinful combination of dates and coconut, this winter smoothie is packed with all the goodness that nature can offer. Coco-Date Smoothie Ingredients: Pitted dates…

Smoothie Bar || Chaitime

The season of sweaters is finally here! Orange, red, yellow, plaid, lace, hay, pumpkins, pears, apples, cranberries, spices…the season of fall unfolds unlimited goodness – be it fiery hues, cozy fashion, scary folklore or FOOD! Nothing quite like the spicy aroma of a pumpkin pie filling your kitchen and dominating your house…Nothing quite like a refreshing glass of…