If The Microbiome Is As All Important As We’re Led To Believe Isn’t That’s All The More Reason Not To Mess With Yours?

There’s no denying the hype around the microbiome with buzz suggesting that it’s integral to anything and everything – from our immune systems, to obesity, to dementia.

So let’s for a moment agree that it is.

Even if we do, it’s difficult to imagine there would be one universal “best” mircobiome makeup spanning age, sex, race, diet, geography, comorbidities, etc. Meaning even if we had thoughts about what a “healthy” microbiome was, what’s healthy for one person might not be healthy for another.

But back to us agreeing they’re hugely important and implicated in everything.

If that’s the case, should you really be purposefully trying to mess with yours given we basically haven’t even begun to study the impact of messing with them over time?


I’ll stick to the basics.

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Whole Wheat Lemon & Cranberry Muffins Recipe

The Whole Wheat Lemon & Cranberry Muffins Recipe are fantastic weekend breakfasts, specially if you do whole wheat and cut down on processed sugar in it. They are a perfect treat to the soul after a tiring week. The Whole Wheat Lemon & Cranberry Muffins have a special tartness from the lemon and cranberry and completely refreshing to the palate along with a cup of chai or coffee. Serve these Whole Wheat Lemon & Cranberry Muffins for breakfast, pack into a snack box or even serve it for the tea parties.

Note: You can also make this muffin eggless (egg free) by using the flax meal egg replacer recipe.

Here are more similar recipes for you to try

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  2. Rich Chocolate Banana Muffins Recipe (with Eggless & Vegan Options)
  3. Peanut Butter Cupcake Recipe (with Eggless option)
  4. Whole Wheat Apple Muffins Recipe (Eggless & Vegan options)
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Dhaba Style Green Moong Dal Makhani Recipe

Green Moong Dal Makhani is a wholesome lentil curry that is made in the similar way to the Dhaba Dal of Punjab. Made with Green Moong, flavoured with subtle Indian spices and simmered optionally with cream and butter for as long as 15 minutes makes this dal rich, nutritious and delicious. 

Serve the Green Moong Dal Makhani along with Missi Roti and Lauki Raita and it would make a perfect dinner or lunch.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Dal recipes which you can make for our everyday meals:

  1. Gujarati Dal Recipe
  2. Keerai Sambar Recipe
  3. Dal Makhani Recipe
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