Birthday Special – Chicken Korma

29th May 2013 Shaheen Rajan 0

It is my mother-in-laws’ (MIL) birthday today. We started the day with a “surprise” of sorts – cake, pastries and presents. After the cake was cut, eaten and pictures clicked at 12 midnight, we paused the celebrations with plans for the next day.   One of my roles in “a […]

Coffee Mystery

9th July 2012 Shaheen Rajan 0

Many a times I end up at a coffee place and am faced with so many choices that I end up ordering Cappuccino (because its the safest possible choice and least intimidating). That was before Espresso saw my plight and came up with this awesome poster, which not only tells […]

Wonder Soup for Weight Loss

1st November 2011 Shaheen Rajan 1

I am starting GM diet from tomm, remember? Everyone has been bragging about their wonder soup that accelerates weight loss and does a good job at keep your tummy full as well. After digging through several online resources, this is what I have found:   Ingredients: 6 Large Green Onions […]

General Motors: Weight Loss Diet Program

1st November 2011 Shaheen Rajan 7

  The following diet and health program was developed for employees and dependents of General Motors, Inc. and is intended for their exclusive use. This program was developed in conjunction with a grant from U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration. It was field tested at the […]

Making Salads That Actualy Satisfy Your Hunger!

25th July 2011 Shaheen Rajan 0

People often think of a salad as an appetizer, diet food or something that won’t fill them up for longer than an hour. This isn’t always the case. With a little planning you can make a nutritious salad that will satisfy your taste buds and keep you feeling full for […]

Hazelnut-cocoa experience called Nutella!

18th April 2011 Shaheen Rajan 2

I have a confession to make. No, it’s not about my reptile feet. I hope you’re sitting down for this one. I just tried Nutella for the first time last year. What. Stop yelling. For some reason, Nutella wasn’t ever on the table of this Asian American growing up in […]

Top 5 Valentine’s Day Desserts Ideas for Chocolate Lovers

14th February 2011 Shaheen Rajan 0

What’s a romantic holiday without some gooey rich chocolate? These 5 decadent dishes will satisfy any sweet tooth. 1. Chocolate Peanut Cheesecake   Ready in a mere 22 minutes, this pressure-cooked cheesecake is a decadent treat made rich with peanut butter, bittersweet chocolate, and cream. Making this smooth-as-silk cheesecake topped with […]