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Enjoy healthy, home-made ice lollies this summer. Here’s how you can make them

Nothing tastes better on a hot summer day than a home-made ice lolly.   Beat the heat this summer with healthy, refreshing ice lollies. They taste best when made at home with love. Smriti Advani, a writer for UrbanClap, shares wonderful recipes you can try with your family on swelteringly hot days. Berry ice lolly If you’re able to catch the tail end of the strawberry season, hang on to them for these super easy popsicle. Simply combine chopped strawberries with frozen berries like red currants, blueberries or blackberries with…

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Ice cream from seaweed to help fight warming?

Ice cream from seaweed to help fight warming? Cookies baked from extracts of local seaweed abundant in the Sundarbans mangroves have 17% higher protein content than those available commercially, says a team of scientists who harnessed the marine plant-like organisms for local climate change adaptations in the central part of the archipelago. Rising sea levels that led to the ingress of saline water into the interiors of the Sun darbans -impacting agriculture and nutrition quality -forced oceanographer Abhijit Mitra and his team to turn to seaweeds. “We used steamed extracts…

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An Ice Cream That is Healthy Too?

Representational image: iStock Relishing an ice cream is an undeniable pleasure, but what if it comes coupled with health benefits? You heard right, Nutrice is an ice cream developed with the help of the Central Government’s Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and it comes enriched with omega 3. The ice cream is being made at a factory in Karnataka’s Harohalli Industrial Estate.Omega 3 is added to milk powder, water, sugar and other ingredients right at the beginning of the ice cream making process. The oil is extracted from…

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