14 Home Workouts For Busy Bodies And Gym Haters

The monotony of gym workouts, the time to travel to a gym, and gym membership fees may repel you from using a gym. Being moderately physically active does not have to be time consuming, expensive, or boring. Here’s a list of fun and inexpensive express workouts you can do in the comfort of your own home…

13 Low-impact Exercises For Those With Flat Feet And Joint Pain

Looking for full body workouts that won’t stress your joints or flat feet? You’ve come to the right place! Here are the top 13 exercises you can do to stay fit without the pain and strain! 1. Walking Hit the hills, add dumbbells or weighted ankle or wrist straps to add intensity! 2. Rowing machine Workout those…

10 Plant-based Proteins That Can Replace Meat

The Prophet loved meat but did not over-indulge in it. During the time of the Prophet the wealthiest people ate meat at most once a week. “BUT WHERE DID THEY GET THEIR PROTEIN FROM?!” you ask in bewilderment. There are plenty of plant-based foods that are rich in protein, low in fat, and easier than…

Stages Of Change For Weight Loss

There are 5 stages of behavioural change and understanding where you lie on the spectrum can significantly impact how you approach your goals and how successful you are in reaching them. So let’s get right into it! First Stage People in the precontemplation stage are sedentary and not maintaining a healthy diet. They aren’t even considering…

Top 10 Healthy Foods That Make You Happy, Energized, and Alert

Regularly consuming energizing foods will have you feeling amazing in no time. Believe it or not, your diet can actually play a huge role in your energy levels and their stability. If you’ve ever noticed how your energy is drained at a certain time every day, it’s time to look at your diet. Eating an…

Losing Weight: A Lifestyle Change, Not A Diet

We are constantly bombarded with new fad diets and gimmicks to help us lose weight. It can be difficult to differentiate between nutrition plans that work and one’s that are actually damaging to our bodies. The number one thing to look for in a nutrition plan is balanced proportions of carbs, fats, and proteins. Contrary…

Trump’s sexist comments getting you down? | 8 Mood Boosting Foods

Trump’s sexist comments can be real downers. Need a boost? Here are 8 mood boosting foods to help you get over the negativity in your life. 1. Brazil nuts Brazil nuts are a great source of the mineral ‘selenium’, known to reduce depressions, anxiety and fatigue. 2. Oily fish Fish high in Omega-3 can relieve people with…

Kousa Mahshi (Stuffed Marrows) Recipe

Stuffing Recipe (for 25 marrows) 1 cup rice 1 chopped tomato 1 chopped onion Handful ground beef Handful chopped parsely 3 tbsp mixed spices Salt and pepper to taste Boil in enough diluted tomato paste to cover (1cup of water per tbsp) with cloves of garlic, 1tbsp of all spice and 3tbsp of olive oil…

Breakfast Parfait Recipe

‪#‎Parfait‬ breakfast 😋 Recipe Yogurt Walnuts Dried cranberries Cinnamon Honey What are your ‪#‎healthy‬ breakfast options?

Turkish Olive Salad Recipe

Olive Salad 🍃 #Recipe: Chopped finely, Pitted olives Tomato Walnuts Parsley Topped with a drizzle of olive oil.

Healthy Ramadan 2016 Guide

The guide that will help you lose weight and boost your metabolism this Ramadan! A 20 page comprehensive tool that summarizes everything you need to know about healthy eating and physical activity during Ramadan. You’ll learn how to create a program that suits your needs, how much you should eat, how to challenge yourself with…

Speedy Upside Down Maqloobeh Recipe

My speedy maqloobeh recipe 🙂 One of the ‪healthiest‬ meals (as long as you don’t pig out on it 😁) ‪ Recipe‬ Boil 5 chicken (chopped breast or leg) with: 1 chopped onion 1 cinnamon stick 1tbsp all spice 1tbsp cardamom 1tbsp coriander 1tbsp cumin 1tsp turmeric Sauté 1 large chopped cauliflower in a pan and…

Calming Vegan Smoothie

My calming smoothie recipe! Filled with ingredients that have calming properties 🙂 Recipe 1 apple 2 bananas 2 large tbsp cocao powder 1 cup vanilla almond milk 1/4 cup walnuts Handful spinach

Vegan Zaatar Flaxseed Crackers

Zaatar-Flaxseed Crackers 😍 Recipe: 5tbsp Zaatar 5tbsp Flaxseed 2tbsp Chia seed (optional) Add water and mix until paste like. Line a ‪#‎baking‬ tray with parchement paper and drizzle olive oil on top then spread your paste to 3mm thickness and cut. Bake for approx 15min or until hard.

How To Pack For Umra: The Ultimate Checklist

A couple of weeks ago my husband and I went on the trip of a lifetime. In preparing for the trip I read numerous blogs, compiling a comprehensive list of things we would need to take with us to make our trip care-free and memorable. We travelled from Qatar to Medina by bus (a 23…