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Weekend Fix: What To Binge Watch And Binge Eat

Weekend Fix: What To Binge Watch And Binge Eat
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Binge-watching and binge eating seem to be a great idea for a perfect night in but, with so many choices around we mostly end up re-watching the same shows we’ve been watching since forever & eating the same old chips & dips to go with it. It’s absolutely essential for me to watch something while I’m snacking and I’m very confused about the right snacks to binge on that are also healthy. I narrowed down my favourite healthy snacks and hopefully, I can help you decide what to eat this weekend while you binge-watch one of these series'.

1. Makhanas

Healthy and yummy, this is a deadly combination and my favourite thing to snack on. If plain makhanas are something you don’t enjoy. Here's a peri- peri masala recipe that adds a zing to the regular ones which is guaranteed to become your favourite snack.

makhana

Get it here

2. Banana chips

Who doesn’t love banana chips? Originated in Kerala, this is a top choice for every Indian when they think of snacks. Next time anyone’s in Kerala, mind getting me one, please?

I almost forgot, in this day and age, you can actually get it anywhere, thanks to technology!

Here's how you can learn how to make banana chips

3. Masala Peanut Salad

Where do I even begin to describe this chatpata peanut salad? It’s my dad’s favourite and I grew up eating it. Add your favourite veggies like tomatoes, cucumbers, and onions and top it with lemon and salt for a tangy taste and there you have it, delicious masala peanut salad. You could also have a chicken version of the same dish, if you're a meat lover!

peanut salad

You can also try the cucumber salad recipe here.

4. Yogurt with Berries

Nothing can be healthier than this. Yogurt is available at every supermarket and is actually a recommended snack by dieticians all around the world. Berries are loaded with antioxidants and help lower cholesterol levels. Plus, a good addition to your diet for amazing skin, hair, and body.

Learn how to make fruity yogurt

5. Masala Corn

If you’ve watched a movie in the theatres India, you have seen this snack! Probably every movie goers favourite, this snack is a perfect mix of sweet and sour. Boil some corn and add some spicy masalas in it and your snack is ready.

Learn how to make corn bhel

6. Chickpeas salad

Your mother will not even get mad at you for snacking on this. She might even join you and eat this while you enjoy watching a movie or a show together. Boil some chickpeas and add your other salad ingredients with masalas and toppings of your choice. So, it's easy to make and so healthy to consume.

Learn how to make chickpeas salad

While I’m snacking, it’s necessary for me to watch something, for better digestion, obviously. Here’s a list of my favourite shows to binge-watch.

1. Barry

My current favorite. Trust me when I say this, you won’t leave your couch until you finish this. Watch season 1 and 2 on Hotstar

Source- Hotstar

2. Succession

This is not your usual family drama. This show will keep you on your toes with its twists. Watch season 1 and 2 on Hotstar

Source- Hotstar

3. The Witcher

This seems to be the new talk of the town. This show is based on a book of the same name and is a very popular game as well. Watch season 1 on Netflix

Source- Netflix

4. The good place

As the name suggests, you’ll be in a good place after watching this. So many teachable moments and with witty comedy. It sounds like a treat to me. Binge-watch season 1-6 on Netflix

Source- Netflix

5. Fleabag

This show is very close to my heart. Created by Phoebe Waller-Bridge, she won many Emmy’s for this show for best comedy, best writing and best actress in a comedy series. I mean the wins speak for itself. Binge-watch season 1 and 2 on Amazon Prime

Source- Amazon Prime

6. Schitt's Creek

A wholesome treat, Schitts Creek will have you crying and laughing all together. It deserves all the love it can get. Binge-watch season 1-6 on Netflix

Source- Netflix

What are you waiting for? Let's get binging.

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi Chaturvedi

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