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About helwielhayet

Helwi el-Hayet discusses your favorite topics every week day at 4:30 p.m. Beirut time. From fashion to psychology to books to art to nutrition to cooking and coaching (and much, much more), Helwi el-Hayet is here to shed light on the latest trends and to share with you reports, interviews and recipes from Lebanon and the region!

Cardio myths that make you fat

These common misconceptions might be keeping your scale stuck, but there are easy ways to change that and lose more weight! To Speed Up Weight Loss, Skip Strength Training And Focus On Cardio All cardio and no strength isn’t just … Continue reading

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Skinny Greek Turkey Burger

A burger that is Skinny Jeans approved. Healthy, delicious and juicy all for just 240 little calories. Ingredients 2 cups extra lean turkey (99 Percent Fat Free) 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs 1 tsp Garlic Powder 1/2 tsp dried oregano 1/2 tsp dried basil 1/2 tsp salt … Continue reading

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Chinese Chicken and Noodle Salad

Crisp, clean, and fresh. It’s everything you’re looking for in a healthy main dish and it’s packed with flavor! The orange-soy-sesame dressing is delicious. Double the dressing recipe and save some for the next day! Ingredients 1 (3 oz.) package low-fat … Continue reading

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April’s food day

April Fools’ Day is celebrated in many countries on April 1 every year. Sometimes referred to as All Fools’ Day, April 1 is not a national holiday, but is widely recognized and celebrated as a day when people play practical jokes and hoaxes on each other. In Italy, France and Belgium, … Continue reading

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Spinach and Rice

In honor of International Spinach day we’re giving you the recipe for the Lebanese version of Popeye favorite dish! Ingredients: 2 1/4 pounds of fresh spinach, chopped, washed, drained 1 spring onion, chopped 1/3 cups of olive oil 1 1/3 … Continue reading

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Smokey Ham And Corn Salad

Fresh corn, diced smoked ham and crunchy croutons  tossed with a smoky, creamy dressing in this light spring salad. Serve with some fresh seasonal fruits 1/3 cup reduced-fat sour cream 2 tablespoons distilled white vinegar 1 teaspoon paprika, preferably smoked 1/4 teaspoon salt 8 cups … Continue reading

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Chocolate brownies

Chocolate brownies are one of our favorite desserts ever. They are so simple, yet nothing tastes better with a cold glass of milk, or topped off with some vanilla ice cream. Try this quick recipe tonight and your family will … Continue reading

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