Why Do We Love Sandwiches?

What do you think when someone mentions ‘sandwich’? Like most people, I am sure your mouth must be watering too! There are so many types of sandwiches and we relish almost all of them! It is our favourite, doesn’t matter we eat as our meal, as a snack or munch it all the time! Here are a few reasons why we all love sandwiches, I am sure you all will relate to it.
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The variety

Aren’t we all spoilt for choices when it comes to choosing sandwiches? There are so many kinds of sandwich available! Vegetarians love it, non vegetarians gorge on sandwiches with fillings of meat and chicken! The variety just leaves us craving for more and each time we try something our taste buds crave for more, and we end up trying some other variety the next time! There are places which serve sandwiches from different parts of the world, and they are heavenly!

Easy to make

The internet is flooded with easy sandwich recipes, DIY sandwich recipes which are super easy to make. For people like me, who can barely cook anything, sandwiches act as a rescue to my kitchen ignorance. I can make something or the other with loaves of bread and make a sandwich out of it! Not only this, it is easy for people who are in a hurry and do not have enough time to cook. A sandwich is the best possible option where you can just make it and pack it, and eat it on the go!

Healthy

Health conscious people like sandwiches as they are filling and healthy. Sandwiches call for a good amount of vegetables which automatically increases the heath quotient of the sandwich. Most of the mayo sauce recipes in India are for sandwiches. A good spread of mayo is good to go with any salad. Healthy and tasty, sandwiches are the best option for a quick bite when really hungry, and we oh-so-love it!

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Mayonnaise kills the lice

A pizza-guy a day keep the sadness away! He has the ability to instantly make brighten us up even on a boring day.

And we can’t thank the food service in India enough for the popularity of the food delivery mechanism. The pizza on the door is the idea of the perfect day and the dips of cheese and mayonnaise are just like the cherries on the cake!

One day I tried to use mayonnaise dip not as food but something else that I had read somewhere about, and here’s what I found out- it  can indeed be used for hair lice treatment. For me, it turned out to be beneficial so let me enlighten you about it!homemade mayonnaise on white background

• What does a mayonnaise sauce recipe contain?

A mayonnaise sauce recipe contains four main ingredients which are: oil, vinegar, egg yolk and lemon juice. The commercial mayonnaise cups contain about 70-85% fat and these ingredients are good at fighting lice.

• How does a mayonnaise help in treatment?

If you’re a science student, you’d understand this- Oil has viscosity properties and hence, it helps in suffocating lice and nymphs. If you’re not a science student, you need not worry about the technicalities. Just know that it does help!

• How to use mayonnaise on head?

Apply mayonnaise on head and keep it overnight, or for 8 hours. Then, use shampoo to wash it off. You would see multiple dead lice on the floor. Repeat the process for a better result. Use a high fat mayonnaise for the process because low amount of oil may not be enough!

• Does mayonnaise also kill lice eggs?

The oil in the mayonnaise works on lice whereas the vinegar and lemon juice work on their eggs. While mayonnaise is not that effective in killing live lice eggs, I suggest that you still give it a try. Something is better than nothing and killing lice is a good start!

Why Dips are so Tasty

The one thing that can be used to put taste in even the most drab of food items, like seasoned vegetables or breads or anything for that matter, are delicious dips. Yes, dips can be used to just instantly brighten up any dish, since they are able to add in the essential taste needed with the help of various sauces and other ingredients in it.

Sometimes guests can come over without prior notice and that is when these dips come in handy, one can just serve some chips and dip and voila instant snacks ready. Also, for kids serving snacks with dip is one of the easiest things to do.

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The mayo sauce recipe in India is quickly catching on with the young crowd with most of them reaching for a jar of mayo or a combination of mayo with another sauce to keep in their fridge. For a party or a get together is acts brilliantly in keeping everyone satisfied.

And the list does not just end at mayo, one can also use pizza pasta sauce, as a dip. If one is out of salsa, then the pizza pasta sauce can work as wonderful alternative. And yes, these sauces usually have multiple uses, especially such kind of sauces can be used to make both a pizza or a pasta, or can even be had on its own.

The best part about this current trend of dips is that not only can they be had as condiments but also be used when preparing the dish, in the initial stages. And their versatile nature lets one use as much or as little as one wants or if they really want to get creative then even create a mash up of different sauces.

Mix Up The Mayo!

Let’s admit it, we all love a big dollop of mayonnaise with just about everything we eat! Whether it’s in a sandwich or a burger, or acts as a dip alongside anything under the sun, mayo is always a welcome part of any meal. But haven’t we had it with plain old, boring mayo? It’s time to mix it up and create some delicious mayo flavours with these super easy recipes that’ll take about 2 minutes, and make a world of difference and add that stunning dash of flavour to easy sandwich recipes or complex gourmet treats!

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•    Dojin Mayo: Add about 1 1/2 tbsp Dijon mustard along with 2 tbsp chopped dill.

•    Wasabi Mayo: Wasabi: For a spicy Japanese punch, add in a bit of powdered wasabi.

•    Honey Mustard Mayo: Make a mix of some classic mayo, 1 tbsp Dijon mustard, a spoonful of lime juice and a dash of honey.

•    Citrus Mayo: As the name suggests, just a dash of lemon juice can spruce up your regular old mayo.

•    Chive Mayo: For a delicious mayo sauce recipe india, mix 1/3 cup fresh chopped chives, 2 minced garlic cloves and a dash of coarsely ground black pepper.

•    Chipotle Mayo: Blend mayo with a chilly in adobo sauce for that spicy kick.

•    Roasted Garlic Mayo: Roasted garlic: We all love roast garlic, don’t we? So spruce up your mayo with a few mashed cloves of roasted garlic for a delectable flavour.

•    Herb Mayo: We all love our fill of herbs, so blend in 2 1/2 tbsp chopped herbs of your choice (could be parsley, dill, oregano, basil, chives, tarragon, thyme, basil). Goes great with easy sandwich recipes.

•    Sun Dried Tomato Mayo: Mix together 1 garlic clove, 1/4 cup chopped and well drained sun-dried tomatoes packed in oil –and then add the mayo.

How reliable is the Paleo diet? (Part 2)

In conjunction to my last post titled as how reliable is the Paleo diet, I’m all set to share what all are the things if consumed regularly would benefit your well-being. It’s no stone carved rule that elucidates that focusing on quantity would make you gain/shed weight. Go easy!!! Here are a few healthy breakfast recipes , if consumed properly would reward you with flawless physique.

Natural trail mix: though relatively high on the calorie density front, dry fruits such as cashews and almonds are storehouse of proteins. Eating handful of almonds is good to go with regularly.

Avocados: going by what nutritionists have to say, ½ of avocado, if consumed on a regular basis suffices against satiating 5 gm. of essential nutrients.

Off track: usually, munching on those salty snacks, while comfortably lying on a couch is a favorite past time for one and all. So while the former part remains the same, you’ll have to substitute those fries and popcorn’s to seaweeds. For the reason that chips, fries, pizzas and Doritos are entitled to cause health risks, must be substituted with Good healthy sandwich ideas.

banana-chipsBanana chips: well contrary to committing sweet-sin of consuming sweets and chocolates like crazy and then regretting latter, it’s always better to be at the safer end. Banana chips are likely to fit in flexibly, satiating your sweet cravings. But then it’s going to make you pseudo satisfied. Instead of going for those salt embedded chips, you can home-bake it. Chips once dipped in lemon juice gets that could be baked.

meat ballsMeatballs: I bet you’d love me for this. Simple to store and an energy booster, it is recommended to consume at least four to five meatballs a day. Having it alternatively too would serve the purpose. Easily available in markets, if you prefer making it all on your own, then choose the leanest meat cuts to keep a check over calorie and fat consumption.