Fruity Coleslaw

This recipes will fill your kids with fruits and vegetables without the complaining. Invite your kids to help prepare this kid-friendly recipe. Studies show children are more likely to try recipes they were included in the perpetration. But trust me, they will need no...

Clean Chicken Nuggets

This easy recipe takes chicken nuggets to a whole new level; not only will your children be begging for more but everyone else too. Marinating the chicken breasts adds an extra zing but it is not essential.  If you are tight for time, skip the marinade. Ingredients:...

Health Benefits of Ramadan

Ramadan arrived and many Muslims celebrate by fasting from sunrise to sunset for thirty consecutive days.  Ramadan follows the lunar calendar so it comes 13 days earlier every year.  As a result Ramadan occurs at all times of the year.  Right now, Ramadan happens to...

Harvest Your Own

Walking down the streets of our neighborhood is like strolling through the different sections of a botanical garden. Lucious green lawns and flower beds more colorful than a rainbow are the reward of the hard work of the tireless gardeners. As I walk through the...

Nutrition and Cancer Prevention

Nutrition plays a key role in cancer prevention.  Diet and nutrition could be the cause of at least 30% of cancer cases, putting diet in second place next to smoking as preventable causes of cancer [1].  This one is quite an eye opener, who thought 30% of all cancers...

Treats and Fun for Kids, More Damage than Good

The last couple weeks have been eye-opening for me in regards to children’s nutrition.  Two distinct and independent events occurred opening my eyes to the severity of the presence of sugar, fat, and salt in our children’s diets.  The first event came...

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