Guerilla Gardening - What Is It And How To Start

05 February 2017 Tags: gardening Category: Agriculture Guerilla Gardening - What Is It And How To Start

There are a lot of forms of gardening these days. Some are even “daring” and one of that is known as Guerilla Gardening. So what exactly is it? And, how do you start? In this article, we are going to explore the answers to these questions.


Honey vs Sugar low GI

31 January 2017 Tags: honey Category: Diet Honey vs Sugar low GI

While brewing a hot cup of tea, do you choose honey over sugar? Well, although both of them add sweetness to your drink, their nutritional benefits are not the same.

Both honey and sugar are primarily composed of glucose and fructose. Being carbohydrates, they are also used as the major ingredients in most canned foods and recipes. Due to their carbohydrate content, both of them can lead to weight gain, if you do not control the portions.

Honey has a reputation for being healthier (primarily for the low GI), but it is still not considered as a health food. So which one among the two should you choose for staying fit and cutting down a couple of pounds? Well, that’s exactly what we’ll tell you in the following section. Read on to know which one you should choose when it comes to honey vs sugar.


Why You Need Your Own Garden And How To Start

30 January 2017 Tags: garden Category: Agriculture Why You Need Your Own Garden And How To Start

In the earliest years of the human race, we used to hunt and forage. Then we learned about gardening and plant cultivation. Because we had a constant supply of food, we ditched the nomadic lifestyle and our race began to flourish. Agriculture may not be big as it used to be, but that does not mean that you can’t benefit from it.


10 Healthy Herbs You Should Have in Your Kitchen

29 January 2017 Tags: herbs garden Category: Diet 10 Healthy Herbs You Should Have in Your Kitchen

Stacking the right herbs in your kitchen shelf not only makes it incredibly easy to add flavor to your food, but it also boosts the health quotient of your meals. So here’s a list of 10 herbs that should always be in your kitchen and indoor garden.


Vegan Cheeses

28 December 2016 Tags: vegan Category: Diet Vegan Cheeses

If you are one of those people trying to avoid consumption of animal products like dairy, then you should consider vegan cheese. It can also be a great alternative for those facing problems with true milk protein allergy, or lactose intolerance. What sets vegan cheese apart from traditional cheese, is the manufacturing process. Traditional cheese is made of animal products. On the other hand, vegan cheese is purely made from plant products. During processing, protein mass from coconut, beans and nuts, is consolidated, giving you a vegan-friendly cheese. Having said that, here are some of the best vegan cheeses you can find today.


Vegan Breakfast Ideas

18 December 2016 Tags: vegan Category: Diet

Breakfast is one of those staple meals you don’t need to compromise on when making the switch to a vegan. It is nutritious, delicious while quick and easy to prepare. There are so many tasty options that you can choose from. Below are some healthy and easy recipe and food ideas that you can make for your vegan breakfasts in the mornings.


Vegan Chocolate

08 December 2016 Tags: vegan Category: Diet Vegan Chocolate

What? You were not aware that chocolate is vegan? In any case it is a bean –it is extracted from a plant! If you are a chocolate die-hard like me, the thought of forfeiting it, even if for healthier eating habits is definitely an idea you do not even want mentioned in your presence.


Vegan alternatives to Common Animal Products

06 December 2016 Tags: vegan Category: Diet Vegan alternatives to Common Animal Products

Many people these days are choosing the vegan lifestyle and are going for vegan alternatives to animal products. First, it is important to know what is the vegan way of living and its benefits. People who follow this lifestyle not only avoid non-vegetarian dishes but also avoid all other products made from animals or by-products of animals.


Japanese Vegetarian Dishes You Will Enjoy

04 December 2016 Tags: vegetarian Category: Diet Japanese Vegetarian Dishes You Will Enjoy

Japanese’s staple food is fish and so most of the dishes they serve will have an element of fish in them. As you can imagine with such a situation, being a vegetarian in the country is not easy. This is not to say that it is impossible. It is very possible as has been demonstrated by the Buddhist monks who have been living on vegetarian diet for a long time. Traditionally, there are many vegetarian foods that one can get in Japan. You just need to ensure that you know what you want.


Vegetarian Italian Cuisines

28 November 2016 Tags: vegetarian Category: Diet Vegetarian Italian Cuisines

It is not difficult to find some fantastic vegetarian Italian restaurants in any part of the world.

Their mouth watering menu has a wholesome mixture of soups, salads, lovely pastas to crusty breads. Most of the cooking relies on the local rice known as Arborio and the cuisine enjoys a rich lineage of cheese.