Tag Archives: Protein

No-Added-Sugar Chocolate Chip Cookies!

I was visiting Saudi Arabia a few months back, and came back with some delicious date paste (I’m not sure if/where this is sold in Lebanon as I’ve never looked for any) and ever since I’ve been experimenting with some recipes that call for dates! This brings us to these mouth-watering cookies that have no…

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Healthy Low-Carb Bread Like Never Before!

A lot of my hubby’s friends are fans of the high protein/low-carb diet (which I have extensively talked about before, particularly in this post), especially during intense weight-lifting workout days when they find themselves reaching for – gasp – protein shakes (which I am quite adamantly against). This all brings us to an all natural,…

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5 Tips to Eating Healthy, on a Strict Budget!

I’m guilty of being someone who calls for more simplicity in our food choices. I’m constantly sharing news about how processed food is only harming us, and how we should stick to “greener” food. Though this is sound advice, nowadays, “healthier” is often much more expensive. A box of organic quinoa can easily equal up…

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Post Training Soreness Recovery Foods

It’s true – I have magical powers. I have the secret to your post exercise muscle cramps disappearance. I might be exaggerating this a bit for good measure but still, you should NOT underestimate the effect of proper nutrition. First things first, the Women Empowerment 10k was this past Sunday (May 26, 2013)  and I finished…

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Switching Posts and a Marathon Menu

Usually on Thursday I post a new recipe – but since we are so close to the Sunday 10k – I decided to post recipes tomorrow, as I prepare for running. Today’s post will be mostly motivational – as my body fights off any notion of running at all, I need to fight back with…

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Dieting 101: Myth Busters

It’s quite common practice for people to be curious and ask “nutrition” questions whenever they realize there’s a dietitian around (hear hear!). Across the years, I’ve happened to notice a pattern in the questions asked. Most people want to know how to lose weight, and in particular, how to lose weight from specific areas and not all over.…

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