Salt vs Sea Salt

Salt needs no introduction. Everyone uses it every single day. But with so many options present in the market, Table Salt, Sea Salt, Himalayan Salt, Celtic Salt, and many other gourmet salts; is one type of salt better than other? Is it always best to use the cheapest variety? Unfortunately not! Salt was not always…

Is Silicone Safe to use in Kitchen?

Silicone has become a new Kitchen Superstar in the past few years. But, is Silicone Safe to be used with food or does it have a dark side? It’s high heat resistant, stain resistant, easy to clean and seems almost chemically inactive; like stainless steel. Well, it’s not. It’s very close to…

Why is Ultra Pasteurized Milk bad for your health.

  Milk is a staple in almost every home, and we consume so much of it that an industry is made entirely based on milk. But, did you know milk every milk is not equal? It’s nutrition and texture is highly dependent on what the cows eat, and how is the milk processed…

Dangers of overusing Hand Sanitizer.

  Before delving into the dangers of overusing Hand sanitizer in our daily life. I must commend Hand sanitizer’s exemplary performance in proper hand hygiene in health care industry. It has probably saved multiple disease outbreaks and it rightly belongs in THAT industry. One day I was getting ready to have lunch at the…

Why I Choose Coconut water Over fruit juice for my kids.

Fruit juices seem to be the most common snack or drink for the kids, especially apple juice. Mostly because they are assumed to be equivalent to whole fruits, and convenient to carry around. We don’t drink much fruit juices, instead coconut water is our rehydrating drink for the entire family. I first learnt…

Benefits of Soaking Nuts

I sometime joke ourselves to be “The nuts family”. Nuts are our go to snack, we eat like a cup full of nuts as evening snack. We have nut bags in our cars, my husband’s lunch bag has nuts all the time, so does my diaper bag (read: handbag). Soaking not only increases the…

Immunity Boosting Concoction During Cold and Flu

  We are a pro supplement family. Supplements help us in balancing our body and developing strong immunity. This is an immunity boosting concoction that I developed for my 2 yr old and it has helped us so much in keeping cold and flu at bay especially during winters. I make a batch every few…

My Experience with 52 weeks Saving Challenge (in all honesty)

Hello folks! So last year I took a 52 week saving challenge, where you save $1 the first week, $2 the second, and so on to the end of the year. In other words you keep adding money corresponding to the respective week number, and since any year has 52 weeks, hence the name 52…

10 tips to save money on heating bills

As soon as the fall comes our heating and electricity bill start reversing, and we get a much higher gas bill and lower electricity bill. Since our heating is gas; which I understand is actually the cheaper way to heat your home, yet it’s quite a strain on our pockets during winter months. And…