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Honey Tahini Almond Cookies

I read an interesting article yesterday, on one of my favorite running and nutrition websites Competitor Running. The article was called "Do The Math: Percentages In Diets Are ‘Meaningless’". It says that th... Read More...

Orange Almond Cookies

It has become a habit of posting here on my blog the day before a big race. Although I didn't mention it in last week's post, I went for another race last Friday. It's the Wadi Bih Run, a 72k trail run with ... Read More...

Vegan Chocolate Teff Cookies

How much of an addictive nature is necessary to be a long distance runner? My unscientific and tongue-in-cheek theory has always been that long distance running is for the untalented people. In my opinion, ... Read More...

Coconut Cashew Cookies

The higher you climb the harder you fall. It's been sometime since my last post. Not only was I on holidays and traveling abroad, as this has never kept me from posting here, but I was deeply demotivated to ... Read More...

Vanilla Sesame Cookies with Rosewater

I am as much a runner as I am a food blogger. I need to get off my chest how disgusted I am about the bomb attacks at the Boston Marathon yesterday. There will never be a right space or time for incidents li... Read More...

Herbed Feta Quinoa Crackers

I am very happy to be presenting a new savory snack recipe today. I am very proud about this recipe, as my 5-year old daughter likes it. She is a bit of a fussy eater. Not so much with regards to what she eat... Read More...

Vegan Coconut Oatmeal Cookies

I have become a cookie monster. I am not entirely sure what has caused it. I guess it's got something to do with winter where something more substantial than a piece of fruit is needed as a snack. I keep tell... Read More...

Crispy Quinoa Chocolate Cookies

The Dubai marathon is over! Three months of hard training culminated in the actual race last Friday. It would be the third time that I'd run a marathon. As many of you have followed my little journey, you sur... Read More...

Hazelnut Vanilla Meringue Cookies

Last year's Christmas got me on a cookie baking roll. I am still on it. It's especially gratifying when my family likes them. These days, they deserve all the good (and healthy) cookies of the world. You won... Read More...

Chocolate Covered Hazelnut Balls

With less than 10 days to go before Christmas, it's time for a little indulgence. I won't bore you with more broccoli recipes before the end of the year. Instead, I'll share some of my new Christmas cookie re... Read More...

Grain Free Vanilla Cookies

Christmas is only a month away. It's a scary thought: I will have my parents over from Europe for 2 weeks. So the pressure is on. They have never really spend Christmas in warm weather. I find it so much easi... Read More...

Grain Free Orange Chocolate Cookies

One of my favorite autumn and winter flavors is orange zest in combination with dried dates or some deep dark chocolate. Or both. It cannot be deep or dark enough. Here are some of my other orange zesty reci... Read More...

Chocolate Cherry Cookies

I have mentioned more often than not that the Dubai summers are very very hot.  This year is no exception. However, it seems that after 8 years that I have been living in this place, I seem to get used to it.... Read More...

Grain Free Spice Cookies

My 4-year old daughter seems to go through a creative kitchen phase. Every morning, she tells me she wants to bake or cook something. She loves to sit on the kitchen counter, pour measured ingredients into th... Read More...

Grain Free Chocolate Coconut Cookies

When I think of my childhood, cookies were inseparably connected to afternoons in the swimming pool or nearby lake. Cookies is what we ate in copious amounts after splashing for an eternity in the water while... Read More...

Chocolate Walnut Crispy Cookies

Last weekend, I got final confirmation that I am getting completely detached from the realities of healthy food. It seems I am going overboard with my "healthified" alternatives. I attended Dubai's 2nd com... Read More...

Crispy Ginger Chocolate Cookies

Does anyone know who invented the chewy cookie and when? I am asking, because in my childhood, all cookies were crispy. Anything soft or chewy was cake. Period.  It must have happened in my twens, when I wa... Read More...

Vanilla Oatmeal Almond Cookies

Here is a long overdue recipe of mine: the recipe that saves me at 10pm at night when my baking experiments result in disaster, or when I feel like something sweet, but not in the mood to blend, mix and stir ... Read More...

Coconut Almond Oat Crunchies

My son has got an International Day at school next week. Some weeks ago, I, not thinking at all, volunteered to contribute to the German stall with two kinds of German cookies. What was I thinking? Have I gon... Read More...

Chili Chocolate Graham Crackers

I think it was Nigella Lawson who once said that if she feels a cold or flu approaching, she'll have a nice hot curry. If the curry is not able to kill the cold in its start, then it's meant to come. Well,... Read More...