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Running & the Indian Diet – Part I

Running & the Indian Diet – Part I

Recently, my husband and I decided that we would up the ante on our weekly workout routine to take up running. We consider ourselves fairly active — but running is just not our forte. So, to provide the right amount of motivation, we decided that […]

Candied Sweet Potatoes with Jaggery & Cardamom

Candied Sweet Potatoes with Jaggery & Cardamom

 I have been wanting to introduce something sweet to Cumin Nature. My mom used to make the most delicious dessert growing up, that had the perfect balance of sweet and smokiness — sweet potatoes with jaggery and cardamom! It’s the perfect sweet kick to satisfy […]

Running & The Indian Diet — Part II

Running & The Indian Diet — Part II

Eating well is key to making sure your workouts and running regime are worth the time you put into them! To help balance my workouts and food intake, I turned to friend, writer, runner and blogger Lauren Steinheimer, who imparted some invaluable words of wisdom. Her blog […]

REVIEW: Imperfect Produce Box (Spoiler: It’s Perfect)

REVIEW: Imperfect Produce Box (Spoiler: It’s Perfect)

Produce is gorgeous to me. I’m a sucker for those medium-soft heirloom tomatoes, round juicy apples, rainbow colored carrots — it’s like beautiful art. As Chef Amanda Cohen puts it, vegetables are “candy from the earth.” They come in all sizes, shapes, colors, textures, and […]

Coconut Chutney

Coconut Chutney

Chutney is an integral part of Indian food. The chutney varieties in India are super diverse, with ingredients ranging from mint, yogurt, mango to peanuts. In South India, coconut chutney is the most popular and simplest of them all.  This is a minimalist’s paradise!  It […]