Bioland, Batroun’s Healthy and Happy Spot

Summer brings out the adventurous side in many of us. I am not usually one of them but this one had a special meaning to me. I had been actively promoting healthy places/foods/trends in Lebanon because I know that there are some misconceptions about what healthy is or isnt. Combining both summer adventure and promoting…

#NoCarbsChallenge Breakfast

6 things that happened when I went on a #NoCarbsChallenge

On a typical day, I avoid complex carbs such as pasta and bread as I find them heavy and very hard to digest. This is not to mention that I try to avoid as much as possible to have any wheat-related products for so many different reasons. Occasionally, I consume rice and potato to have…

Digested-The book

A testimonial: Is gluten free all it’s hyped up to be?

This is a guest post by Natalie Gensits, author of Digested – eating healthier made easier 3 ways Is going gluten free all it’s hyped up to be? Going gluten free seems to be the latest fashion in food. Even people who haven’t been diagnosed with celiac disease are doing it. Is the allergy real?…

What is mindful eating? 6 reasons why you should try it.

  In a culture where food is readily available every second of every day, where food advertisement and billboards push you to consume and eat at any moment of the day, we almost never stop eating. On top of that, our culture is obsessed with dieting, so pleasurable food is almost always associated with guilt,…

Paleo Macademia Hummus Recipe by Sweet Revenge

Paleo Macademia Hummus Recipe – by Sweet Revenge

MACADAMIA HUMMUS (LEGUME FREE, GRAIN FREE, GLUTEN FREE, DAIRY FREE, PALEO, VEGAN, RAW) This is a protein rich, wholesome side dish that can be enjoyed with some paleo crackers, bread or vegetable chips. Ingredients: -1 cup of macadamia nuts soaked in water for at least six hours -5 tablespoons tahini -2 tablespoons hempseeds -1/2 cup…

The products at Souk El Tayeb

10 important things you need to know about Bites of Delight

1- Bites of Delight is one of the few brands in Lebanon that is certified by IRI (Industrial research institute) to be gluten free. 2- Melissa and Issam are a power couple, in business that is. With degrees in nutrition and a family history of working with dough, they have succeeded in creating a fantastic…

Turmeric

Healing Properties of Turmeric

Turmeric is a member of the ginger family that is extremely cultivated in India, China, Indonesia, and other tropical countries. Turmeric powder was traditionally referred to as “Indian Saffron” as its deep yellow-orange color is reminiscent of saffron’s. Turmeric is the major ingredient in curry powder and is also used in prepared mustard as a…

Chocolate Quinoa Cookies

7 unexpected recipes you can make using Quinoa

Quinoa doesn’t have to be boring! Cheesy Garlic Quinoa Bread: Recipe can be found here: Quinoa Crust for Pizza or Cheesy Garlic Bread Chocolate Quinoa Cookies (no bake) Recipe can be found here: http://www.simplyquinoa.com/no-bake-chocolate-quinoa-cookies/ Quinoa Banana Bread Recipe can be found here: http://dishbydish.net/2014/02/27/quinoa-banana-bread-sharing-recipe-secrets/ Honey Lime Quinoa Fruit Salad Recipe can be found here: http://therecipecritic.com/2015/06/honey-lime-quinoa-fruit-salad/ Quinoa…

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