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Raw Bar Quick SnackRaw Bar Quick Snack   Do you buy LaraBar or some such pre-made bars in the grocery store? They are commercially made and corners will be cut to maximize their profits. However; we know that it’s very healthy to eat a high protein snack which can fill in a lot of nutritional gaps in our everyday healthy diet. It [...]

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Book promotion: Shubhra RamineniBook promotion: Shubhra Ramineni   I am very happy to announce that my friend and cook book author Shubhra Ramineni has come up with a wonderful cookbook called “Healthy Indian Vegetarian Cooking.” It is filled with wonderful recipes that are seriously quick and easy to make. If you ever thought making Indian food meant dealing with 30 different types [...]

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Love for LycheeLove for Lychee I love Lychee/ litchi very much! I have eaten quite a bit in my childhood. The flavor got imprinted on my brain. Back then in India, the grocery stores offered a variety of prepared litchi juices and ice creams. We never bothered much for the processed versions and went in for the real deal whenever [...]

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Pop the Papaya!Pop the Papaya! Every part of papaya fruit and the tree itself is full of medicinal properties. The biggest curse of living in America is the fact that we are flooded with GMO fruits and vegetables. While selecting papaya fruit, make sure that they are not from Hawaii. More than 80% of the papaya from there is genetically [...]

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Slaying the Dragon FruitSlaying the Dragon Fruit The boys and I went to the grocery store and found this beautiful hued fruit. My children were curious to know what it was and wanted a taste of it. When I told them that it’s called the Dragon Fruit, they got all excited about it. It was a whopping $6/ a piece and I [...]

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A Personal Note To You : Welcome.

A Personal Note To You : Welcome.

Comments (17) | February 23, 2010

You are what you eat. Welcome to Radha’s magical world.
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Namasthe, Suswagatham.

Namasthe, Suswagatham.

Comments (11) | March 05, 2011

My Mother In Law (MIL) who is the Mahalakshmi of my home, Smt. Parimala Rayasam. My Father In Law, who is the Maharaja of our hearts, Sri. Ramalingam Rayasam. Most of the recipes in the Rayasam Cook Book are contributed by my MIL. My in-laws mean a world to us, their wisdom, their courage, and [...]

Raw Bar Quick Snack

Raw Bar Quick Snack

Comments (0) | September 17, 2013

  Do you buy LaraBar or some such pre-made bars in the grocery store? They are commercially made and corners will be cut to maximize their profits. However; we know that it’s very healthy to eat a high protein snack which can fill in a lot of nutritional gaps in our everyday healthy diet. It [...]

Book promotion: Shubhra Ramineni

Book promotion: Shubhra Ramineni

Comments (5) | July 24, 2013

  I am very happy to announce that my friend and cook book author Shubhra Ramineni has come up with a wonderful cookbook called “Healthy Indian Vegetarian Cooking.” It is filled with wonderful recipes that are seriously quick and easy to make. If you ever thought making Indian food meant dealing with 30 different types [...]

Love for Lychee

Love for Lychee

Comments (0) | June 17, 2013

I love Lychee/ litchi very much! I have eaten quite a bit in my childhood. The flavor got imprinted on my brain. Back then in India, the grocery stores offered a variety of prepared litchi juices and ice creams. We never bothered much for the processed versions and went in for the real deal whenever [...]

Pop the Papaya!

Pop the Papaya!

Comments (0) | June 16, 2013

Every part of papaya fruit and the tree itself is full of medicinal properties. The biggest curse of living in America is the fact that we are flooded with GMO fruits and vegetables. While selecting papaya fruit, make sure that they are not from Hawaii. More than 80% of the papaya from there is genetically [...]

Slaying the Dragon Fruit

Slaying the Dragon Fruit

Comments (2) | June 14, 2013

The boys and I went to the grocery store and found this beautiful hued fruit. My children were curious to know what it was and wanted a taste of it. When I told them that it’s called the Dragon Fruit, they got all excited about it. It was a whopping $6/ a piece and I [...]

A new perspective

A new perspective

Comments (0) | June 12, 2013

Words of wisdom In a mother’s womb were two babies. One asked the other: “Do you believe in life after delivery?” The other replies, “why, of course. There has to be something after delivery. Maybe we are here to prepare ourselves for what we will be later. “Nonsense,” says the other. “There is no life [...]

The Sad Child

The Sad Child

Comments (1) | June 06, 2013

  What happens when couples fight? What happens when children watch parents fight? Screaming at one another, slamming doors, breaking objects at home, pulling one’s own hair in front of children, teaching children that the other parent is evil and good for nothing, and so on can be detrimental to the emotional wellbeing of the [...]

Falling in Love

Falling in Love

Comments (4) | June 05, 2013

  Do you remember how you fell in love with your husband? Why did you fall in love with him? You were more focused on him than on his faults, right? So what happened now? Are his faults the only things you can see through the microscope? Sometimes we become the walking dead as life [...]

The Story of the Tongue

The Story of the Tongue

Comments (3) | May 23, 2013

It was the sultry afternoon after school was done. I was in the kitchen putting together a snack for the boys. Pramukh, my older son started talking about how his friends were using bad words that they learnt from popular movies. We spoke about so many other incidents and Raj, my younger son kept adding [...]

Mother’s Day: Let the healing begin from within

Mother’s Day: Let the healing begin from within

Comments (1) | May 10, 2013

Every year I celebrated Mother’s Day with zeal. I felt very proud of myself and allowed my family to heap praises on me for being a lovely mother. I also used to call up my MIL, SIL and all other female relatives and wished them. Then on FB I met some ladies through whom I [...]