Monday, 18 March 2013

Kitchen Tips 4 u

  • Fill warm water in a bowl up to 3/4th level. Place the honey bottle in the warm water for 5 minutes. By doing this the hardened honey will get liquefied. After that keep the bottle at dry or warm place. 
  • Keeping garlic in the microwave for sometime makes it easy to remove the skin easily.
  • By rolling the tomatoes in a paper and refrigerating them, allows them to stay fresh for few days.
  • Cooking in ceramic dishes enhances the taste of the food.
  • To remove the smell of the onions and garlic on the hands after cutting them, rub your hands to a stainless steel bowl then it will absorb the smell.
  •  While cutting beetroot, carrot etc., keeping them in microwave will make their cleaning easy.
  • When the lime becomes dry and stiff, soak it in warm water for two or three minutes, so that extracting juice would be easy.


Few women sitting still for sometime will experience backache. If this is neglected at the initial stages later this would increase the problem. Hence, taking some precautions can avoid simple backache.
          In the office avoid sitting in a single posture for a longer time. Move side to side in the chair frequently. Make sure once in a while towards one or the other side otherwise backbone will get stressed at a single point, further this might lead to health problems.       

  1. People who frequently experience backache should avoid lifting weights above the level of the head. Additionally, never lift heavy weights beyond your capacity not even for fun.    
  2. Sleeping posture is also one reason for the back pain. If you are the person sleeping on the tummy stressed. Make sure you keep a thin soft pillow near your tummy.
  3. Vitamin ‘D’ deficiency can also lead to backache. Daily morning standing in the sun can provide required vitamin ‘D’. Fish, milk, soya, eggs also give vitamin ‘D’. Sit on the swiss ball for 20 minutes. Doing this back muscle become stronger. Reduces the chances of getting pain. Doing crunch exercises regularly can avoid 75% of the backache problems

Smooth with Coconut Oil:


1. Apply some coconut oil on the wet skin after bath for a smoother skin and avoid dryness of skin.

2. Coconut oil has lauric acid which protects us from bacteria and viruses. For scratches, rashes and itching skin try this simple tip. Take one bucket of warm water, add little coconut oil and bath.

3. Mix coconut oil and baking soda in equal portions, massage this mixture on your face. Later wash with warm water. This helps remove the dead cells by acting like a scrub.

To avoid dandruff massage some warm coconut oil before going to bed and wash it in the morning.