Black Bean Egg Bake Recipe

Looking for a quick breakfast? This egg recipe is very easy to make and so satisfying to eat. It makes a great breakfast, brunch, or lunch. We made it for the first during Ramadan, and it was perfect for Suhur time when we don’t want to stir-up a mess in the...

Low FODMAPs Diet: Eliminate Stomach Pain and Digestive Issues

What does an artichoke, a garlic clove, a slice of bread, and a cup of yogurt have in common? Not, that’s not a joke. I wish the answer’s funny! All four have a type of carbohydrate, or sugar, that makes your stomach upset. Gas, boating, distended stomach,...

Summer Black Bean and Peach Salad

Hello summer! It seems like the temperature shot up right after Memorial day! It’s been in the 90’s over the weekend and 97 today in DC/Northern VA! Whow. I’m not ready to say good bye to the spring yet! I made this salad over the weekend for a...

Vegetable Quinoa Pilaf

Why Quinoa? While a first look might give you the impression that quinoa (say: keen-wa) is a grain, it’s actually not a part of the grain family (wheat, corn, millets, etc). It’s related to spinach and beets. It’s native to Peru, Columbia, Ecuador,...

Q&A: Can I Treat Constipation through Food and Diet?

Question: I suffer from constipation. Can I do something about my diet to get some relief? Answer: Yes, you can do something about your diet to get some relief. In general, there are four tips that will help with constipation: 1. Eat consistent meals It’s...