My Favourite Chocolate Mousse

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A chocolate mousse which does not contain any refined sugar or cream?! You’re kidding me right?! Nope. No kidding! It’s my guilt-free raw chocolate mousse AND it’s completely refined sugar-free and dairy-free! Rich, smooth, decadent chocolatey mousse without all the added nasties! Only requires 5 ingredients and it is super EASY to make! So good, you can have it for breakfast! 🙂

 

Summer Rolls with a Peanut Dipping Sauce

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These summer rolls are my absolute favorite!! Why? Because they are so delicious, refreshing and I love that I can fill them up with all my favorite vegetables! I’ve used chicken in this recipe, but you can use shrimp too or even just keep them vegetarian. The peanut dipping sauce is my dad’s secret recipe, so you’re in for a treat!! Enjoy!!

 

Upside Down Pineapple Slice

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Upside Down Pineapple Slice

 
The sweetness of the “caramel” goes perfectly with the tartness of the pineapple… add some coconut and it’s a killer combination!! I love this raw upside down pineapple slice. It doesn’t require any cooking and I love to have these in the freezer for when I have sweet tooth cravings 🙂 They really don’t last very long in my house! I created this recipe inspired by “Thahabi”, a lustre coating by Jotun Paints Arabia. Thahabi reflects the golden souk, the golden grains of sand, the desert and this region’s timeless heritage. Head to Jotun Paints website to see more from this Oriental collection –> HERE.
Enjoy!! I hope you like this pineapple slice as much as I do!!

 

Masafi Water: Knowing your water source

I am constantly staying hydrated!! In fact, I drink approximately 2-3L water per day and this keeps my skin looking beautiful. I had the pleasure of working with Masafi recently, on educating people on the importance of knowing where your water source is from. Masafi is considered as the region’s only leading bottled water that doesn’t come from the sea. It is coaxed from deep beneath the Hajar Mountains in Masafi. Not only can you taste the difference but you can feel the difference too.

 

In the UAE, desalinated seawater and groundwater are the only two main sources of drinking water, the long term future of the UAE bottled water industry will remain stable as with the exception of Masafi most of other leading UAE brands are using desalinated sea water resources for their water source. I learnt that Masafi will always continue providing natural water from our land that is bottled at source that come deep underground from the mountains of Masafi with the same quality and natural health benefits that the original water from the Hajar Mountains of the UAE contains.

 

It’s important to know where your water source is from… is it natural water or desalinated water that you’re drinking… Natural is the way to go!!! Ask for Natural. Ask for Masafi.

 

For more information about Masafi, visit: www.masafi.com

 

Moroccan Sweet Potato & Chickpeas

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Who loves chopping onions?! NOT ME!!! Who has a massive cry after chopping onions? Hands smelling of onions for days… ME!!! Well, I got the opportunity to test the new Philips Onion Chef and WOW!! I’m in love with it!! It uses a ChopDrop technology, which allows for perfectly sized onions and no mess too!! What I also love about this machine is that it’s very compact, doesn’t take up much space in the kitchen and can also chop a variety of ingredients, including meat, nuts, herbs, parmesan cheese and chocolate. Hehehe, now you can chop like a chef!! This Moroccan sweet potato and chickpea stew is one of my favourite week day dinners. I usually cook a big batch at the start of the week and voila! I have a few quick dinners covered! You can also add grilled chicken or fish to make it a more hearty and wholesome meal.