Summer is here, but having fun in the sun is a faraway dream when it hits the 50°C in Doha. Getting laid in the shade is a smarter idea where you can beat the heat with refreshing food and especially with a fruity salad.
Pomegranate and mandarin feta salad is a delicious and refreshing combination, and more than that it’s a wholesome option.
All you need is:(serves 2-4 people depending if served as main or side dish)
- one medium lettuce (frisé type)
- 150g feta cheese cubed
- 1 cup pomegranate seeds
- 1 big mandarin (slices)
- handful walnut
You will be surprised to tell you it’s a type of salad that you can have for breakfast, without dressing as the pomegranate and mandarin are juicy enough.
If you are having it for lunch, a vinaigrette or lemon mayo sauce goes well with it.
As you know pomegranate are low in calories and high in nutrition. It’s a cancer fighter fruit and improves the heart health.
The mandarin are a good source of Vitamin C, antioxidant and cancer fighter.
As for the walnut, this powerful antioxidant, promotes a healthy brain, fights cancer and improves the heart health.
Have you had your salad today? Don’t hesitate to try this colorful delicious and nutritious fun food. Eat healthy, stay healthy and the most important enjoy your food.
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Caramel date energy balls are the kind of grab and go snack you need to munch on to get the fuel needed for busy days.
Those little energy bites are also perfect for your little ones. They will love it! My son is not sweets lover, but he really liked them. I was pleased to see him eating this nutritious healthy snack. Don’t hesitate to insert some in your kids lunchbox to school, it helps staying energetic all day long!
Ingredients: (yield 25 balls)
- 250g date pitted and chopped
- 100g butter
- 60g sugar (4 tbsp)
- 100g biscuit marie crushed
Heat the butter and sugar until caramelized and golden, about 4-5 minutes. Add the date and cook until combined and smooth. Remove from the heat and add the biscuits. Mix well to form kind of dough. Roll them in balls, let it cool and enjoy!
Those addictive treats will fill your mouth and warm your heart with their flavorful taste. It’s hard to stop yourself when eating! Once you start you can never stop, trust me, you will find yourself eating one after the other!
You can keep them up to 2 weeks in a closed container, but who will anyways?!
Satisfy your sweet tooth, don’t restrain yourself from eating what you like, respecting the golden rule of moderation. Bite and enjoy!
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