Recipes — mareya ibrahim

Foodie Fun at the Kids Food Festival in Bryant Park, NYC

Foodie Fun at the Kids Food Festival in Bryant Park, NYC

It was about 26 degrees and snowing like crazy outside, but that didn’t stop this Southern California girl from having a blast at the Kids Food Festival in Bryant Park, NYC this past weekend!! The Kids Food Festival helps in the fight against childhood obesity and teaches about the importance of achieving balance in food choices, through fun activities and sampling family-friendly foods. Parents and children all gathered with their forks in hand, ready to experience a weekend of flavorful fun. Lots of great brands like Kind Bar, Happy Family and Applegate Farms were there serving up their natural treats...

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High Protein, Gluten-Free Quest Panini

High Protein, Gluten-Free Quest Panini

I’m Mediterranean, so you have to understand, giving up bread is not in my vocabulary. I love it too much, but what I’ve learned and hopefully, if you’ve hung around here a minute, you know we love taking things that are yummy but not always nutrient dense and turning them into superhero foods. Using Quest protein powder to balance out this gluten-free bread is a brilliant way to avoid spiking your blood sugar and decrease your carb intake. About Quest Nutrition: They created Quest Protein Powders so you can love what you eat without compromising on your nutrition. The Quest...

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Pancakes All Day...Why Not?! Today is Pancake Day (2/17/15)

Pancakes All Day...Why Not?! Today is Pancake Day (2/17/15)

Today is Pancake Day, also known as Shrove Tuesday, and officially ends the season of epiphany and the vigil for the starting of Lent. This day has become the last day for celebration and feasting before the period of fasting required by Lenten season. The English tradition of eating pancakes came as a way to use as much milk, fats, and eggs as possible before Ash Wednesday began. Another fabulous tradition that take place are the annual Pancake Day Races, where contestants dress in aprons and scarves and race down the course flipping a pancake in a frying pan or...

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