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 …

CHICKPEAS NEVER TASTED BETTER!

All you need for these homemade protein bars are ingredients that you probably have in your cupboard anyways. I don’t know about you but my boyfriend Kerem and I are addicted to dried fruit and nuts. I use medjool dates in lots of my desserts, they are a perfect sugar replacement. Protein bars are usually seriously expensive and if you take the time to check …

MENOPAUSE A NIGHTMARE?

Most women enter menopause when they are 48-55 years old. I remember my mom when she had hot flashes out of nowhere. She was wearing t-shirts in winter and we were regularly finding her running to the window to gasp some fresh air. Flashes and weight gain are the most common symptoms caused by the hormone change in the body. What happens is that oestrogen …

10 CARBS FOR WEIGHT LOSS

People tend to think that carbs are their worse enemy when they want to slim down. But the truth is: If you want to burn calories fast, you need carbs. Carbs are your primary energy source and if you don’t eat carbs you will feel weak and in no condition to rock the gym. There is two things you should consider when prepping your meals: …