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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 […]

Three Ways to Make Chia Pudding

Three Ways to Make Chia Pudding

Hi Cumin Beings, it’s Janani here from Cumin Nature, back after a long hiatus. I hope all of you had a wonderful summer! We had a spectacular summer with some big life events and personal growth moments, which took us away from the blog. But, […]

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 […]