Our Top Pocket-friendly Gifting Picks This Season

Our Top Pocket-friendly Gifting Picks This Season

The festive season is abound and as you take a walk down the street, there is mirth and hope in people's eyes even in times as unusual as these. The colours of Rangoli are painting the streets in hues of red, amber and green. The earthen diyas and the sparkling lights are all spreading the warmth of love. We are awaiting the festival of lights with most eagerness. At Handful Of Health, we are all geared up and ready with our collection of thoughtfully curated gift hampers that are not only healthy but aesthetic as well. Browse through our collection and pick out on some pocket-friendly, great-looking gift options for your loved ones.
 
This Carnival 3 piece Rangoli Box in gold and pink is priced at Rs 599 and contains 100 grams  each of Carnival Classic Cashews,Carnival Almonds and Salted Pistachios. A festival staple for the Indian households the contents have been put together to make the gift hamper both useful and ornate.This beautiful box reminds you of the flower rangolis that adorn the doorsteps in most Indian homes. 
 
The Festive Greetings 6 is our ode to the #MakeinIndia initiative, this jute bag with a PP window is hand stitched by our karigars in Kolkata.This beautiful bag combines functionality with style. Use it as a carry bag for your lunch box or simply use it as  a carry bag for the kids to hold essentials like water, milk or snacks.This bag contains a combination of Salted Cashews 230gm and Salted Almonds 230gm.
 
If you are the kind of person that scouts for gifts at the last minute, this little something is not only easy on the pocket but easy to send across as well. 1 gram of Carnival Kesar comes encased in this beautiful woven cloth envelope with gold motifs. Available in colours of red and gold, this pouch is elegant, minimalistic and classy.
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Recipe: 5 Ingredient Walnut Almond Fudge

Recipe: 5 Ingredient Walnut Almond Fudge

Sometimes you need a good, old-fashioned treat! Something that satisfies a sweet tooth but also brings back fond memories- like driving to Lonavala to get that famous chocolate nut fudge. Our contributer, Shruti, drew inspiration from that nostalgia to create this delicious 5 Ingredients Walnut Almond Fudge Recipe

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    Your 4pm snack: Granola Bar with Gur

    Your 4pm snack: Granola Bar with Gur

    Breakfasts, lunches and dinners are the essentials of everyday living but the deal breaker and maker for good health and nutrition is your 4 pm snack. As Rujuta Diwekar points out in her book, ‘12 Week Fitness Project’, the 4 pm meal is actually the most strategic one. So if you are looking for something that will ease those 4 pm hunger pangs, make you feel satiated, keep you feeling full for longer, read on through this easy, quick self-bake granola bar recipe..
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    Almond Flour cake in baking dish

    Recipe: Almond Flour Cake

    Use it in place of regular flour or maida while baking and it will not only work, you will be wonderfully surprised at how flavourful and delicious the end result is. Let us start you off with this very simple tea time cake. The ingredients of this cake sing to each other, the nuttiness of the almonds harmonizing perfectly with the warm sweetness of the honey.
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    whole wheat date walnut cake on table

    Recipe: Back to school: Whole Wheat Date and Walnut Cake

    Beat the afternoon energy slump in children with this sugar free whole wheat date and walnut cake. Decadent and packed with the fibre from the dates and walnuts, this cake is sure to make your little ones smile their way to the homework finish line.

     

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    Brain power walnut

    Nuts, Seeds and Berries: The Trinity of Improved Brain Power

    In her own muted way, mother nature cues us to reach out and enjoy her bounty. Ever noticed how a walnut looks like a brain? Is that a hint from mother nature? It may very well be. Walnuts are one of the healthiest foods you can consume to improve memory and brain power. The ever giving nature has provided for us with plenty more foods for our brain health. 
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    Mixed seed crackers recipe

    Recipe: Mixed Seed Crackers

    Fast forward to present day and we are all cognizant of the many benefits of eating seeds. Some of the most popular options being chia, flax, pumpkin, watermelon and sunflower seeds. As easy as seeds are to incorporate into your diet, throwing them in your salads, adding them to your overnight oats, baking your breads with them, they are still very understated in terms of the ways in which you can use them. 
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    soaked almonds in bowl

    Well begun is half done: Almonds and Anjeer in the mornings

    Ask any mom what her favourite part of the day is and pat comes to the reply- early mornings before the kids wake up while enjoying her cup of tea or coffee in peace. There is something about the importance of this time, it is weirdly rejuvenating. The time to assimilate, collect and prepare herself for all that lies ahead, because later in the day, she will expend every ounce of her energy running after the kids.
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    Date balls recipe, Handful of Health

    Recipe: Date Balls with Almonds and Walnuts

    My biggest challenge is getting my sleepy heads, who are by no means morning people, to eat breakfast and cheerfully leave for school. So I came up with this easy, pre-make almond date ball recipe that checks all the boxes for a healthy, tasty on-the-go breakfast.

    You can make these date balls on a Sunday and they are good to last you for the whole week. 

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    Jar of Overnight oats with chia seeds, pumpkin seeds and blueberries

    Recipe: Overnight Oats with Chia Seeds, Pumpkin Seeds and Blueberries

    Weekday mornings can be a crazy affair. Whether you manage a household or work at an office, when it comes to getting your family fed and ready to start their day, there always seems to be not enough time. That’s why we love overnight oats- they’re here to make your mornings just a little bit easier!
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