Hello, I’m Lesh Karan.

I’m a freelance health writer who also helps lovely folk with their food & wellbeing. This is my little home on the web, where I write about the things that nourish my belly & soul.

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Thanks so much for stopping by. Lesh

Spring cleaning that creates inner space (and calm)

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Melbourne’s weather is hinting spring. And, indeed, it has sprung. With it, I’m getting the urge to clean and declutter. Not in the typical sense, but, rather, the things we cannot see or touch, and that unconsciously become a part of us. Like negative thought patterns, and the digital stuff that takes up more of […]

We all eat, and it would be a sad waste of opportunity to eat badly.

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My unconventional + easy 5-minute meal planning method

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Last week, I described how I create nutritionally balanced meals. I use the same formula to create a meal plan in minutes. What’s unconventional about it is that I do it backwards: shopping for the ingredients first, and then coming up with ideas on how I want to use them (with the help of what’s […]

My easy formula for nutritionally balanced meals

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Getting right to it, my easy formula for nutritionally balanced meals is: all macronutrients (protein, carbohydrates, fats) veggies(for fibre, antioxidants, vitamins + minerals) deliciousness (such as herbs, spices, and textures that your palate enjoys) The details Here’s a very basic grouping of wholefoods for each part of the formula. Macronutrients Macronutrients are nutrients we need […]

How NOT to overdo the chocolate

Here's how NOT to overdo chocolate

A few years ago, whenever I wanted a little break in the afternoon, I’d sit on the couch with a cup of tea, a good book and two pieces of dark chocolate. After reading a page or so, I’d notice that I’d finished eating the chocolate. But I couldn’t remember that I had. So I’d […]