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Safe Food Storage

Safe Food Storage
Plastic and its components have taken over everything from the toys kids play with, the food packaging of our different beauty products and even some of the products themselves contain harmful substances known as phthalates. Food storage in glass containers such as mason jars is quite easy and definitely worth the switch. Mason jars come in a variety of sizes and are excellent for storing, making pickled vegetables and sprouting beans. 

6 Tips to Lead a Healthier Life

6 Tips to Lead a Healthier Life

Sometimes big changes start with small shifts. Whether you're trying to eat better, get more active or simply feel happier, a healthier you doesn’t have to mean a total lifestyle makeover! Here are 6 tips to help you lead a healthier life.

Dark Chocolate Chia Mousse

Dark Chocolate Chia Mousse
Serving: 2 Ingredients: 4 tablespoons chia seeds 1 cup coconut milk 6 dates if khudari, 3 if medjool, pitted 2 tablespoons cacao powder 1 teaspoon...

Oat n’ Raisin Bites

Oat n’ Raisin Bites

Oat n' Raisin Bites - Vegan Recipe by Christina Zakhem

Serving: 12-15 bites

Dates, Chia and Almond Butter Protein Vegan Smoothie

Dates, Chia and Almond Butter Protein Vegan Smoothie
As we continue into our second week of Ramadan, here’s another great recipe for suhoor that is vegan and gluten-free! 

Keto Pancakes: Let's Have A Sweet Breakfast

Keto Pancakes: Let's Have A Sweet Breakfast
After a few days, maybe weeks, the keto can get boring at breakfast time if you are not an egg aficionado. Of course, there are plenty of quiches, omelettes and variations of egg recipes that are protein loaded, creative and delicious, but whatever happened to a sweet breakfast? Pancakes anyone? You might think it has butter, wheat flour or sugar, which is the case in many packaged pancake mixes. Thankfully, there are substitutes and keto pancakes exist!

Healthy Tips For Ramadan

Healthy Tips For Ramadan
We know that keeping a healthy and balanced lifestyle can be a challenge during Ramadan. However, fasting can be a great way to take a step back and focus on the present and what your body really needs. To help keep you on the right track, here are some tips and helpful recipes to keep in mind as you gear up for this month of reflection and self-care.

Keto Tomato Soup

Keto Tomato Soup
Here's the perfect vegetarian Keto recipe that is sure to make your tastebuds and stomach happy!

Turmeric Tops It All

Turmeric Tops It All
Turmeric is a super spice with a deep pretty orange color. A few of its nicknames include ‘The Golden Spice’, ‘The Golden Goddess’ and ‘The Spice of Life’. This little root (it grows under the ground and is relatively small) has been used as a medicine for more than 4,000 of years and is an essential spice in Indian and other Asian cultures. It’s the prime ingredient and spice in curries. Today, we can find it pretty much anywhere and in many forms of consumption. Click to read more about the health benefits and uses!

The Secrets of Argan Oil

The Secrets of Argan Oil
Using argan oil,  originally from Morocco, is the perfect way to treat your skin and body. Packed with high contents of Vitamin E, it's the perfect for eczema, wrinkles, hair and even as a salad dressing. Red more to learn the best ways to incorporate it into your wellness routine! 

Matcha: The Magic comes in many forms!

Matcha: The Magic comes in many forms!
What’s all the hype about super antioxidant green matcha tea? Why is it such a bright colorful green and is it really that beneficial? Matcha green tea does have a handful of benefits! Click through to read more!

Lavender Coconut Sugar Scrub

Lavender Coconut Sugar Scrub
A great habit that keeps your face clean and healthy are scrubs. Most of us wash our faces in the shower or at night with some standard facial wash or just plain soap. If you are looking for a simple, delicious and very relaxing mix to add into this beauty and wellness ritual, here is a lavender and coconut sugar scrub recipe: