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May 2016

All You Need to Know about Cairo’s Tastiest Food Movement

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What began as a grassroots movement in Italy in 1986 is now a worldwide organization and movement, with a presence in more than 160 countries. Slow Food emerged in reaction to the increasing loss of interest in food and has since been an appeal to eat slowly and cleanly, paying much more attention to what…

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A Family Retreat in the Heart of Cairo

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There are those days where you wish you could escape the city and at least take a weekend away. But then life happens, right? The older we get and the more our families expand the reasons to not just pick up and go grow as well. Thankfully, there’s a space that now caters to this…

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The Best Ways to Confront Your Child’s Developmental Disorder

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One of the most difficult aspects of my job is having to tell a parent that their child may need professional help; no one really wants to hear that. Every parent wants the best for their kids. They want them to succeed, both socially and academically. They want them to have the very best opportunities,…

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Ramadan Detox Meal Plan

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If you have tried every sweet and savory food variation on the planet and are feeling sick and bloated as the month of Ramadan comes to an end, then fear not, we know exactly how you feel and have a solution for you! This 7-day detox meal plan is the perfect way to end the…

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Ramadan Weight Loss Meal Plan

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After the first week of indulgence during Ramadan, it’s important to get down to business as the second week approaches and to consciously take better care of your health and avoid starting bad eating habits. For this week we have a complementary 7-day weight loss meal plan that will help you reach your health goals…

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Ramadan Muscle Maintenance Meal Plan

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Taking care of yourself, physically as well as mentally, is extremely important throughout the holy month, but it’s something we often sweep to the side in the midst of fulfilling our religious duties. However, with just a little food preparation, you can easily incorporate this healthy fasting meal plan aimed at maintaining your muscle mass…

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Recipes: Suhoor

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Foul medammes, boiled eggs, and yogurt are all suhoor table staples that we’re all used to and love. However, a week into Ramadan and you eventually get tired of the same old foods every day, right? Check this article out for our take on healthy suhoor meals that will nourish your body and satisfy your…

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How to Get the Best out of Your Fast

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Some of us believe that fasting is simply a religious ritual found in Judaism, Christianity and Islam. But in fact, fasting is much broader than this. Fasting gives our body a chance to heal and repair itself. Even animals are aware of this fact, as theories suggest that animals instinctively fast when sick or injured…

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Nutritious Ramadan Desserts To Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

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Now that the first week of Ramadan is over and you have tried every konafa and basbusa variation on the planet, you may be looking for some healthier Ramadan dessert options which still serve as something sweet but are not catastrophic to your health. When you think of it, you would never eat dessert every…

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How Many Calories Are in Your Konafa?

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As Egyptians we don’t take desserts lightly during Ramadan. Konafa has specifically become the king of the dessert table in recent years, with every variation now available and ranging from classic to as unorthodox as your imagination can take you. Today, we break down the calorific content of the most popular options this year to…

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Ramadan Food Combinations to Get The Best from Your Meals

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Although we love indulging during Ramadan, it is actually a period where you need to pay special attention to your food because of the long fasting hours and the demands it puts on the body. Every meal you consume should be with the intention of nourishing your body, which is why we have some great…

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