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7 One-Pot Chicken Dinner Ideas For Hectic Nights

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25 April 2017

One-Pot Chicken Dinner Ideas

Some happy days call for elaborate 3-course scrumptious meals and others — for 20 minutes, 5-ingredient comfort food. For the latter, you need one staple ingredient in your fridge — chicken.

Easy to defrost, affordable to buy and delicious to eat — it’s difficult to go wrong with chicken. Check out some healthy one-pot chicken recipes that require little effort and minimal cleanup.

5 Fresh-Fruit Popsicles To Replace Your Ice Cream Guilt

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24 April 2017

Fresh fruit popsicles

Summers might be a couple of months away for the rest of the world but if you’re anywhere in the Middle East — you know better than to distinguish between the two.

And now that the temperature has started soaring high, all we scream is ICE CREAM. But before you feel the heavenly freeze of your favourite scoop, just take a look at the calories, fat and sugar in one serving — seems a little less sweet and enticing, doesn’t it?

Instead of a scoop of calorie-laden ice cream, why not serve the kids (and yourself) a fresh, fruit-filled popsicle?

Spring Rolls Never Looked This Healthy Before

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17 April 2017

Healthy spring rolls

Unless you’ve invented a live photoshopping tool, it's not going to be possible to lose all the holiday weight for a beach-ready body — at least not with the hearty holiday meals and desserts.

An enviable summer body calls for sweat-breaking runs, fresh smoothies, juicy fruits, raw veggies and summer rolls.

Popularly known as Vietnamese spring rolls or salad rolls, these savoury bites are basically the uncooked version or flash-fried spring rolls or fried egg rolls.

This Is What 200 Calories Look Like: Junk vs. Healthy Food

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17 April 2017

200 calorie food items

Some of us eat to live and some — live to eat. For those of us who fall in the latter group, life is nothing but a bunch of food lies we tell ourselves. For instance:

Adding avocado to pizza makes it healthy? Yes, of course
Missing lunch means we can eat heavy dinner? Yes, again.
Taking the stairs to the office means I’m done with the cardio today? Obviously, yes.

5 Incredibly Easy & Yummy Smoothies To Kick-start Your Day

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17 April 2017

Breakfast Smoothies

We know you love to put up your #BreakfastToday posts every day, especially if it’s impressively healthy and incredibly pretty aka smoothies.

Fresh, creamy and delicious — smoothies make for a healthy start to a sweltering summer morning when eggs are just too heavy to eat. This blended mix of fruits, veggies and yoghurts offer tonnes of nutrients, proteins and fibres that help keep you full and active until the next meal.

This Is How Meat-Loving Peeps Are Eating Green These Days

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15 April 2017

Vegetable charcuterie

Let’s face it — eating raw veggies is boring. And things are especially gruelling if you’re a fan of everything meaty.

Sure, mixing chicken and bacon in your salads add some solace but there is STILL a lot of hard-to-chew, bland-tasting greens left to up your green ante.

So what do we, the innocent chicken-loving peeps do? We make a vegetable charcuterie.

These Edible Bottles Will Change The Way You Drink Water

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15 April 2017

Ooho! Edible Water Bottles

We know what you’re thinking. How can these squishy silicon-like balls store water? But Ooho! (yes, you have no alternative but to be shocked) will change the whole perception of drinking water from a bottle.

Ooho! is a biodegradable and edible water capsule made from seaweed. This amazing innovation is currently under trial run but luckily, it has grabbed the mainstream attention resulting in over £500,000 in a crowdfunding campaign.

3 Ways To Upgrade The Classic Hummus Recipe

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11 April 2017

Hummus Recipes

Don’t get the wrong meanings from the title. We are obsessively (enough to eat every day) in love with the classic hummus recipe.

After all, it falls under the rarest of food groups. The one that's healthy, delicious, snackable and easy-to-make (come to think of it, it’s actually the only food that ticks all the right boxes).

This Middle Eastern dip has a pretty loyal international following and why not? At only 27 calories per tablespoon, it's perfect for filling up without adding any excess calorie guilt.

Are You Eating The Healthiest Fruits & Veggies?

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5 April 2017

Healthiest Fruits & Veggies Revealed

According to WHO health fact sheet 2016, sixty-five percent of people around the world live in a country where overweight and obesity kill more people than underweight.

The same report also states that around 3 in 10 deaths globally are caused by cardiovascular diseases and at least 80 percent of these premature deaths can be prevented through one and only one thing — healthy and balanced diet.

Most of us already know how important a balanced diet is; we even “try to eat healthily” but guess what, trying is not good enough.

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