Keto Recipes

I started a Keto diet a month ago or so. From all the diets I have been in this is the one that’s been most effective. I’ve lost 7 pounds in one month! The diet is based on fats and proteins and very low carbohydrates intake. I’m happy about the fact that I’m never hungry….

Salad Recipe Collection – Warm Eggplant Salad – 4 of 5

Eggplant was frequent at home, since our Dad was of Middle Eastern descent, and he loved this warm eggplant dish! It is extremely easy to make and if you have enough eggplants, it can be served as an entrée dish. My aunts taught my Mom all they knew about authentic Lebanese and Middle Eastern cuisine and…

Salad Recipe Collection – Chef Salad – 1 of 5

Starting with a Chef Salad, health awareness comes under the spotlight. Without remorse, I will take a liberal, indulgent approach to traditional recipes. After all, I want a personal mark on the food I share with loved ones. Salads are usually my preference for pot luck events and entertaining family and friends. The five salad recipes chosen…

Enjoy the holidays without the extra pounds?

Every time Christmas comes around, worries about the extra pounds threaten the joy of the season. Some tips follow.. 1. Entertaining at home. Shop wisely. Keep nuts, veggies and fruit snacks (carrots, celery, grapes, strawberries, etc) handy.   2. Eating out. Eat a healthy snack before leaving home. Once there, look for healthy menu options….

Healthy Snacks (Part 2 of 3)

“Good things do come in small packages.” We’re talking about Nuts now.. Peanuts, almonds, pistachios, hazelnuts, cashews, pecans, walnuts and more.. A healthy and powerful snack. Only a handful can take you to the next meal! Q & A 1. Does the amount matter? Absolutely! Nuts are healthy but high in calories. More than a…