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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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Boost Your Energy Levels

Boost Your Energy Levels

Don’t you wish you had enough energy to work hard during the day, have an awesome workout session, do your house chores and still have energy to meet up with friends and enjoy life the way you should? Here are the top seven energy-enriching food and vitamin tips from Hala Barghout, Nutritionist and Health Promoter. Eat iron-rich foods Iron is necessary for the production of energy from glucose, which is the main fuel for both the brain and the body. Iron-rich foods include lean red meat, chicken, fish, eggs, wholegrain breads and cereals, legumes, nuts, seeds and green leafy vegetables. Boost your B vitamins They play...

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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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Kick-Start Your Healthy Journey

Kick-Start Your Healthy Journey

Embracing a healthy way of living for permanent, lasting changes is vital for creating improved health and wellness. To make changes in your lifestyle, it is important to start with a plan for lifelong health. Focus on the big overall picture, which is achieving overall good health, and not just short-term weight loss. Before you hop on the diet bandwagon in an effort to be healthier or lose weight, it is important to get into a wellness state of mind. The way you think about your health and wellness plays a role in the action you take toward living a...

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