Baking, Food, Healthy

Wholewheat Eggless Fudge Brownies with Apple Sauce & Flax Seeds | How to Make Healthy Eggless Brownies

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Wholewheat Eggless Fudge Brownies with Apple Sauce and Flax Seeds Here is my healthy take on eggless fudge brownies. I simply cannot resist chocolate! So much is my love {read addiction} for chocolate that I don’t prefer stocking them at home because if I have them at home, they are going to be finished in no time. And no, I cannot have them in moderation. I wish I could resist the temptation. For a chocolate lover like me, it is no surprise that brownies are among my favourite desserts. With Valentine’s Day around the corner, brownies are on my mind…

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Inspiring Quotes, Monday Musings, Positive Living

Life Lessons from Flowers #MondayMusings #MondayBlogs #mg

Life Lessons From Flowers. Everything in nature has something to teach us. We just have to be open to receive the knowledge and wisdom. www.happinessquotient.co.in

 Life Lessons from Flowers There is something about flowers that attract all of us. Their beauty soothes our senses, their colour and vibrant hues add a note of freshness to our lives. Their company uplifts our mood when we are feeling down. Flowers make me very happy. I feel a certain delight when I am in their company and I can’t describe the feeling in words. I recently visited the Empress Botanical Garden in Pune to enjoy the Annual Flower Show. It was such an amazing experience. Colourful, bright-hued flowers were truly a feast for the eyes and soul. A visit there…

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Inspiring Quotes, Positive Living

10 Motivational Quotes That Can Inspire You Every Day

Motivational Quotes That Can Inspire You Every Day | www.happinessquotient.co.in

Words in motivational quotes work like magic – they have an inherent ability to uplift our mood, motivate us, and change the way we feel or think almost instantly. There are days when we feel low and need something to inspire us so that we can to get ourselves going. I am sure it happens to all of us at some point in time.  When I face such moments, motivational quotes often come to my rescue. We are already into the last week of January. This month has gone a little too fast for me. I did make some progress…

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Book Reviews, Monday Musings

And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie – A Book Review

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And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie Somewhere around last year, my husband asked me to recommend him some good books. He specifically said he would like to read something thrilling and interesting. So, I suggested him to try Agatha Christie books and since then he orders a new book every other month. To give you some background, he has had his fair share of reading books during his school days, but he never graduated to become a serious book reader. He religiously goes through the newspaper every day and reads financial stuff online, but reading books has not…

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Monday Musings, Positive Living

Turning 40 | What It Means To Me #MondayMusings #MondayBlogs

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  Yesterday I celebrated my birthday, it was an awesome day and I enjoyed every bit of it. Soon I will be turning 40. I pondered over it and came to certain realizations. 2018, a New Year, a new chapter in the book called life, another feather in your age cap. A lot of things happened in 2017 – some were good and some not so good. The adage goes – ‘good things give you experience and bad gives you lessons’, both are very important part in order to grow in life. Yes, I am using the word ‘grow’ because I…

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Friday Reflections, Positive Living, Short Stories

Laughter is the Best Medicine #FridayReflections

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Laughter is the best medicine. It is a well-known adage. The numerous health benefits of laughter have been scientifically verified as well. Yet, more often than not, in all the hustle bustle of our lives, we forget to laugh. This week #FridayReflections prompt got me thinking and I have this short story – my first ever attempt at writing one – to share. Always laugh when you can. It’s cheap medicine’ – Lord Byron It was not the first time she had seen the group of elderly doing ‘laughter yoga’ in the park. They did it every day, 7 days…

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Baking, Food, Healthy

Eggless Sweet Potato Fudge Brownies | A Decadent But Healthy Brownie Recipe

Sweet Potato Fudge Brownies are my healthy take on the usual calorie-laden fudge brownies. If you are not too keen on it after seeing ‘sweet potato’, then I must add that there will be no trace of any flavour from the sweet potatoes. Unless you tell anyone, no one will know the secret ingredient of these brownies. So, even if you are not a big fan of sweet potatoes, you are going to love it. Promise. Hola, dear friends. A very happy new year to you. I am sure health is a big part of your new year resolutions. Even…

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Monday Musings, Positive Living

Benefits of Reading | Reasons Why Reading Is a Great Habit | Outdo Yourself Reading Challenge #MondayMusings

Last year I had read some 10 odd books and this year I am challenging myself to outdo it by aiming for 24 books (in line with my 2018 resolutions) That works out to 2 books a month. Pretty achievable, I think. So, I am joining Outdo Yourself Reading Challenge hosted at Everyday Gyaan. Check out the link to know more about it. Someone recently asked me, why do want to/like to read so much? I think every book lover/reader has his/her own reasons. I did tell her mine and also decided that I should do a post on why…

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New Year Resolutions, Positive Living, Word of the Year

Word of the Year | A Word to Guide Me Through 2018 #WOTY

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Have you heard the ‘Word of the Year’ concept yet? Well, here is my two cents about it, but before that please bear with my rants for the year that was. 2017, the year that was. 2017 for me was a mixed bag affair. There were some highs and there were some lows. I did work on some of the goals I had set for myself for the year. For example, after almost a year of no posts on my other blog, I took up blogging again, although I could not be as consistent as I would have liked. I…

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Monday Musings, New Year Resolutions, Positive Living

My New Year Resolutions for 2018 #MondayMusings

My New Year Resolutions 2018 At the very outset, let me wish you all a very Happy New Year 2018. I am making a new beginning this year on the blogging front with this brand new blog. I have been working on it for some time now. All this while I often wondered what should be my first post here. To tell you the truth, I was having a tough time deciding it. But, then since we were planning to make this blog go live from 2018, I thought why not write about my new year resolutions 2018. I know…

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