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Date Bars Recipe

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Date bars are super easy to make, contain no added or artificial sugars, a healthy snack for kids and grown ups, and can be adjusted to contain high quality proteins and healthy fats. In this video, my son and I show you how we make date bars. There are several ways you can modify this… Read More

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Black Bean Egg Bake Recipe

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Looking for a quick breakfast? This egg recipe is very easy to make and so satisfying to eat. It makes a great breakfast, brunch, or lunch. We made it for the first during Ramadan, and it was perfect for Suhur time when we don't want to stir-up a mess in the kitchen at 3:30 am… Read More

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Do you Need a Protein Powder with Your Smoothie? thumbnail

If you drink smoothies or shakes on regular basis or considering it as part of a healthy diet, protein should be on your mind. Do you have enough protein in your smoothie? Do you need a protein powder? What types? How much? I answer these questions in this post. Drinking a smoothie as a meal… Read More

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Coconut Chocolate Chip Muffins Recipe

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In this post, I share a delicious coconut-based chocolate choc-chips muffins recipe. It's grain-free, gluten-free, dairy-free, and nut-free. Plus, why use coconut flour and tips for baking with it. Coconut flour is lower in carbohydrates than wheat and other grain flours, which helps balance blood sugar and improve satiety Coconut flour is higher in fiber… Read More

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18 Quick No-Bread Breakfasts

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In a rush and looking for a healthy no-bread breakfast or snack? Here are 18 bread-free, healthy, real food, quick ideas. Read these notes about some of the foods I chose: Hard-boiled eggs: boil and peel a dozen at a time and store in the fridge for up to 1 week. Pumpkin seeds: along with… Read More

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Muesli Recipe

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Muesli is a mixture of raw oats (sometimes other grains), dried fruits, and nuts. It's typically eaten cold, and may be soaked in liquid for few hours. Muesli can be healthy or not so healthy depending on what's in it. In this post, I share a healthy muesli recipe. It's not too sugary (as long… Read More

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Poached Eggs Recipe

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In this post, I share one more way we like to enjoy eggs in our house. Poaching eggs can be intimidating, but with egg poachers, the job is easily done, making you look like a pro! I get this question all the time so I wrote a whole post about eggs, their health benefits, and… Read More

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Are Eggs Healthy?

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Are eggs healthy? That's a common question my clients and friends ask. I often recommend eggs for a nutritious protein source for meals and snacks. You will be happy to know that eggs are healthy, don't raise cholesterol, and provide essential nutrients like choline. It's unfortunate that people are scared of eggs. For the past… Read More

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Fluffy Gluten-Free Amaranth Pancakes Recipe thumbnail

This is a gluten-free pancake recipe made with amaranth flour. It can be modified to be low FODMAPs and for the MRT food sensitivity test and LEAP program. I made this recipe having my food sensitivity patients in mind. Amaranth is one of the grains tested in the MRT food sensitivity test and it often… Read More

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Gluten-Free Low FODMAP Banana Muffins thumbnail

These banana muffins were part of my experiments with gluten-free and low-FODMAP baking. I was surprised, it was my first time baking gluten-free and they were so yummy! Use frozen bananas since they will be very ripe and sweet, and you won't need to use as much sugar or any type of sweetener. All ingredients… Read More

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