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Matcha Pistachio Truffles

When you need an afternoon pick-me-up, try a healthy buzz over another cup of caffeine or a timbit in the staff room. These are high in protein, healthy fats and antioxidants to boost and maintain your energy, with zero processed sugar. Just dates for the perfect sweetness to balance earthy matcha and nuts.

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Everyone LOVES food on a stick. Yakitori… Kebabs… Cake Pops… and let’s not forget our ingenious childhood Pogo’s.

My favourite “sticked” dish at the Lebanese restaurant in my hood is Kofta. It is an aromatic mix of minced meat, onions and spices, served with fresh pita, hummus, rice and tabbouleh. I can’t rave about it more. I wanted to make my own at home using organic ingredients, and I was surprised at how simple, cheap and tasty the results were!

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Medjool Date Rolls

IMG_3030Naturally sweet and packed with nutrients, dates are one of my favourite whole foods to substitute sugar in treats. The combination of dates with nuts is pervasive in traditional Middle Eastern desserts, but also hitting the shelves at health stores because it is raw, delicious and nutritious. But before you reach for your wallet, let me tell you these are incredibly simple to make with only 3 base ingredients mashed together, rolled around and refrigerated. So let’s get going and you’ll have a massive tray of date rolls in front of you in 5 minutes from….. now! Continue reading