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18 June, 2016

Crunchy Pine nut Quinoa Salad

Crunchy Pine nut Quinoa Salad
Comments : 4 Posted in : Super Foods, Super Salads on by : Rubina Rahiman
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  Quinoa (KEEN-wah), super grain of the millennium is high in fiber enriched with a high-quality protein similar to that found in meat. This tiny nutritional powerhouse used to be a diet staple of the ancient Incas. It cooks up like rice and has a mild flavor similar to couscous. It is totally vegan, gluten free,
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22 February, 2016

Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes

Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes
Posted in : Healthy Bites for Kids on by : Rubina Rahiman
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These delicious, light, fluffy pancakes with Quaker’s Cruesli, buttermilk and blueberries will keep you energized all morning! Prepare these pancakes when fresh blueberries are in season. Buttermilk is a classic ingredient in pancakes, adding both a light tang in flavor and some acidity for leavening.   Tips 1. The secret to making thick and fluffy
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12 July, 2015

Beet Chocolate Muffins

Beet Chocolate Muffins
Posted in : Healthy Bites for Kids on by : Rubina Rahiman
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Beat the blues with these divine beet chocolate muffins! Beets are a superb addition to any dietary need with their sweet, earthy flavor and high volume of nutrients. This superfood adds moisture and sweetness to the cake. Beets and chocolates are a heavenly combination. The cake batter will be a purple color, but will bake into a
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9 July, 2015

Minty Green Tea with Pine nuts

Minty Green Tea with Pine nuts
Posted in : World Cuisine on by : Rubina Rahiman
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Mint, a wonder herb acts as a powerful antioxidant, soothes an upset stomach, promotes focus, breaks up coughs and helps with nasal allergies. Green tea improves cardiovascular health, reduces the risk of cancer and helps with weight loss. Green tea which is consumed “fresh”, is less processed and retains more of its nutrients and antioxidants
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8 July, 2015

A Taste of Tetouan, Morocco

A Taste of Tetouan, Morocco
Comments : 3 Posted in : World Cuisine on by : Rubina Rahiman
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We cherish every single moment spent in Tetouan, a jewel of a town at the foot of the Rif Mountains, and just a few kilometres from the sea. There is an air of authenticity here that adds great value to a visit. We love this city, last summer we came here for a couple of weeks
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6 July, 2015

Beet Banana Cocoa Cupcakes

Beet Banana Cocoa Cupcakes
Posted in : Healthy Bites for Kids on by : Rubina Rahiman
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This uncanny combination of bananas and beet produces one of the most gaudy colors on earth! Beetroot with its extra ordinary anti-oxidant properties reduces blood pressure and the risk of heart attacks. Use overripe bananas with the beet puree for an extra kick of antioxidants!   Prep time-10 mins Cook time-18 mins serves 12 Ingredients 1
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6 July, 2015

Chicken Veggie Rice Porridge

Chicken Veggie Rice Porridge
Posted in : World Cuisine on by : Rubina Rahiman
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This balanced porridge with chicken and mixed vegetables is hearty and nutritious. You can add veggies like spinach, broccoli florets, zucchini, carrots, finely chopped onions, and green peas. Cooking and Preparation Time – 20 to 30 Minutes Serves  3 Ingredients 1/2 cup basmati rice or broken wheat 150 grams chicken breast, cubed 1 medium-sized onion,
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5 July, 2015

Moist Banana Walnut Bread

Moist Banana Walnut Bread
Comments : 4 Posted in : Healthy Bites for Kids on by : Rubina Rahiman
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Antioxidants are extremely beneficial for your body because they may prevent or delay some types of cell damage and lower the risk of certain diseases. A brown-spotted banana is a sign that the antioxidant levels have increased. A great way to use an overripe banana is in a banana bread or smoothie. Banana bread is easy
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3 July, 2015

Super Mango Avocado Date Smoothie

Super Mango Avocado Date Smoothie
Comments : 2 Posted in : Super Foods on by : Rubina Rahiman
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Avocado, a creamy superfood has myriad of healthy fats and nutrients. It has twice the potassium of a banana. Inspired by Dr. William Sears’s suggestion, I introduced avocados to my boys when they were babies as he puts it as a #1 on the top ten list of fruits for babies. Avocado nutrition is well-suited for a
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