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Turmeric Banana Orange Smoothie

Turmeric Banana Orange Smoothie

In need of an energy and immune booster? This 5-minute turmeric banana orange smoothie recipe saves the day! Turmeric is a spice that has been long known for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties among other incredible health benefits, and Marguerite blends it perfectly with some other nutrient-dense ingredients. Ingredients (serves 1): 5 frozen bananas 150 ml unsweetened almond milk 200 ml fresh orange juice - about 1 orange 1/2 tsp turmeric powder (use less if using fresh turmeric root) 1/4 tsp cinnamon Instructions: Ahead of time: keep peeled, chopped bananas in a zip lock bag in the freezer. Squeeze 1 orange for...

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How To Eat And Train Smart

How To Eat And Train Smart

We all know how challenging it is to keep an active and healthy lifestyle in such a fast-paced city like Dubai with long working hours. Personal Trainer Jevais lets us in on his top tips for training and eating smart to make the most of your time! Okay, so who has heard of any of the following: The Grapefruit Diet, The Cabbage Diet, The Raw Food Diet, The Hollywood Diet… and the list goes on - all of which are fad diets. The problem? Where to start… lack of nutrients, lack of variety, unsustainable and boring. Let’s wave good bye to the...

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Marguerite’s Matcha Pistachio Energy Balls

Marguerite’s Matcha Pistachio Energy Balls

What if you could mix deliciously nutritious ingredients in a bite size ball for a quick healthy snack? Introducing Marguerite’s Matcha Pistachio Energy Balls! Packed with antioxidants and rich in fiber and other vitamins, matcha is known to boost metabolism, detoxify the body as well as calm and enhance the mood. Ingredients (makes 12 to 15 balls): 130 gr mejdool dates, pitted (approx. 6-7) 20 gr dried figs, chopped (approx. 4) 70 gr shelled pistachios 20 gr blanched almonds 1 1/2 tbsp matcha powder 1/2 tbsp maca powder 50 gr or 1/4 cup desiccated coconut 1 tsp vanilla extract juice of...

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Lidija’s Lentil Pumpkin Salad

Lidija’s Lentil Pumpkin Salad

To add a little bit of flavour to your Sunday, we’ve teamed up with the talented Chef and Blogger Lidija Abughazaleh who shares her delicious lentil and pumpkin salad recipe. Lidija says “As a self-taught cook, I want to share beautiful recipes that are close to my heart. I love how food has the power to evoke memories, transcend the passage of time, and take you on a journey across the world. I love when several taste elements are incorporated into a single dish, particularly sweet and savory in this case”. My lentil and pumpkin salad is packed with deliciousness and is a...

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