In a life of constant stress, madness and chaos, you need a day or two off.
And on that day off, you need a pillar of support. A shoulder to lean on, if I may. A listening ear.
Yes, what you think I’m implying is absolutely correct. These 3 ingredient Nutella Brownies are all the support you need when you take a day off from your chaotic, stress full lives.
Their super fudgy interior, crunchy exterior, smooth chocolate hazelnut taste and needing only one bowl to clean up after are the reasons this brownie transcends its duty of just tasting brilliant. This brownie is so talented, that it takes you away from your day. It engulfs you in a warm hug. It also listens patiently when you rant about the obstacles of the week.
Strawberries have been in season for a while, which means so has my obsession for everything Strawberry.
Every morning is a battle. This battle includes opponents like the alarm, the snooze button, the everyday want to hit the gym, the want to read a paper and finally, the hope of a full blown breakfast. How all of that is to be achieved after sleeping at 2 AM and while making it for a 9 AM lecture is a mystery I’m yet to solve.
Living in a city like Mumbai, where cotton clothes-sunglasses-sunscreen are the holy trinity for existence, experiencing winters is a pleasure!
Not only do I get to pull out sweaters from old forgotten suitcases, drinking hot coffee & chai by the gallon is perfectly acceptable. You aren’t scorned for carrying around a lip balm everywhere, socks can be worn throughout the day. Cozy is how this entire season makes us feel!
I will prefer not getting into the horrid tails of pulling yourself off the bed on cold winter mornings, but would rather focus on the fact (Something I haven’t been able to get over for the last few weeks) that the local markets are gorgeous. I see happy vegetables, be them bright red chillies or plump sweet potatoes, fresh turmeric or plump pristine white cauliflowers.
I spotted kiwis a few days ago and new I had to work it in the Spinach Smoothie Special!
What better way to have them, if not with strawberries (Also another gift of this blessed season!).
Introducing the antioxidant loaded Strawberry Kiwi Spinach Smoothie!