Sugar Cravings in Ramadan EXPLAINED

Assalamualikum, peace be upon you all, and hello friends, Have you ever experienced that deep sweet craving in Ramadan? Chances are, you answered yes to this question because you are human! So, what is it with these cravings? Are you addicted to sugar? Should we give into them? Should we ignore them? I know these […]

[RECIPE] No Bake Cheesecake with Berry Topping

The cheesecake recipe is coming at ya my friends. This cheesecake is a no bake so it won’t be exactly cheesecake texture. That being said, it’s still delicious and a great desert option, especially with the fruit compote! It’s also a little tart because it has Greek yogurt and lemon juice. If you’re not a […]

Headaches, Caffeine, and Ramadan

Hello, assalamualaikum, and peace be upon you my friends, The blessed month of Ramadan is almost upon us! I pray that Allah (swt), God, allows us to witness this month and make the most of it. For those that are not aware, Ramadan is the Muslim month of fasting. During this month, Muslims that are […]

Snacks, friends.

Snacks friends, snacks! Snacks are a great way to honor your hunger. We often make the mistake of ignoring hunger cues because we are worried we will eat too much if we eat now. ⠀ ⠀ What if I told you, ignoring those hunger cues may very well be the reason you overeat! 😱⠀ ⠀ […]

[TRIVIA] Boiling VS. Simmering

A pot of pasta boiling on a stove.

Trivia Question: What is the difference between a boil and a simmer? Answer: Simply a simmer is at a lower temperature than a boil. But check out below for more details. A boil, also called a rolling boil, is when the liquid reaches a temperature where it bubbles and starts to vaporize. The liquid is […]

Nutrition Tip – Add Lots of Veggies

There are two topics that I find myself often discussing with my clients early on during our sessions and this is one of them! ⠀ ⠀ One of the simplest shift many of us can make when it comes to eating a more balanced diet is to just up the veggie intake a bit! The […]

[ARTICLE] Pre & Probiotics

STORY TIME: We just celebrated one of our holidays, Eid and my brother in law and his wife got us an awesome goodie basket as a gift. In their search of what to put in it, they asked my brother what kinds of snacks/drinks I like and my brother said kefir milk! I found this […]

[ARTICLE] Cutting Board Food Safety

Cutting boards are a kitchen essential, whether you cook on the regular or just occasionally need to slice veggies – you need a cutting board. They are also a feeding ground for bacteria and cross contamination so you have to be extra careful with how you clean and treat them. Check out this article by […]

[GUEST BLOGGER] Sweet, Sweet Summer

3 strawberries and a bunch of blueberries on a light wooden cutting board.

Spring has sprung which means those sunny, warm summer days are right around the corner. Throughout the country farmers markets are starting to pop up in the same areas where not too long ago white powdered snow once laid. Excitement fills the air along with the sweet, earthy smells of blossoming flowers and budding greenery. […]

[GUEST BLOGGER] What is Vitamin B17 and is it safe?

Apricots and a cutting board

What is vitamin B17? First things first, vitamin B17 isn’t actually a vitamin according to the Committee on Nomenclature of the American Institute of Nutrition, and there is no evidence to support that this substance is needed by the body. Second, you will also see vitamin B17, amygdalin, and Laetrile used interchangeably, but these are not […]