WHEN TO DRINK WATER?

It is common knowledge that drinking 2-3 litres of water a day is essential to keep the body functions up. But there is a lot of confusion about when and how to drink the water. AFTER WAKING UP I have to admit that I am a total coffee addict and my mood drops dangerously if I have to drink water or tea first thing I …

ASHURE: PERFECT PRE-WORKOUT SNACK

Ashure is a Turkish dessert also known as Noah’s Pudding. Legend has it that Noah had spent weeks on the ark. His water and food supplies had dwindled, so he decided to throw bits of everything he had left on the ship into one pot. The result is a wonderful dessert which happens to be a perfect pre workout snack. Most traditional recipe sites suggest …

WHAT IS ALL THAT COCONUT HYPE?

It was about 4 years ago when one of my friends told me that she doesn’t cook with olive oil anymore because she substituted it with coconut oil. ‘It is so much more healthy!’ she exclaimed totally convicted. I got seriously confused. Wasn’t coconut oil full of saturated fats? I did some research and found out that coconut oil actually was the food with the …

ZUCCHINI BOATS

Those zucchini boats are super popular in our family, everyone loves them. Good news is that they are also very easy to prepare and of course, healthy. Zucchini peak season is June through late August so now is the perfect time to try this green summer squash dish. All you need is 4 ingredients and 10 minutes. This is what you should shop to get …

HOME MADE REMEDIES FOR STRETCH MARKS

I made a survey among my followers and stretch marks seem to be an important topic for most women. Some already have them and the others want to prevent having them. I had written an article a couple of years ago and I think it is totally worth reading if you want to learn the reason why you got those pinkish streaks or stripes. I …

FATFREE GUILTFREE SPINACH PASTRY

In Turkey, there is absolutely no way you can avoid ‘börek’, a pastry filled with spinach and feta cheese. It is literally served on every occasion: you will find it on the breakfast table, at dinner, on the birthday buffet or in your tray on the Turkish Airlines flight. Prepared the traditional way, börek is super heavy because it is stuffed with butter. I decided …

HOW TO FOOD PREP

You decided that you are fed up with the food you are served at restaurants, fast food chains or the cafe in your office building? Great! Then let’ start food prepping. It really isn’t that hard once you are in that mindset. All it takes is a litte preparation and you will be rewarded with yummy meals and a slim waste, it is so much …