Energy Balls and Another Clown Tour

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Another clown tour. Tiring rehearsals and exhausting performances. A big thrill and tremendous amount of joy.

This time, we are supported by the Swiss Embassy to perform for children around Lebanon in selected locations. We began last week and we did five days in a row following one last full day of rehearsals a day before. Our first week was in the Bekaa. Our daily trip had a breakfast stop in the morning and late lunch stop and evaluation on the way back.

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Soft Melt-In-Your-Mouth Brownies with a Main Ingredient You’ll Never Guess

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If you have been feeling guilty for all what you’ve been eating, you have one solution. EAT MORE!

It has been proven, studies suggest (don’t ask what studies, because I just made that up), that eating makes you happier and more relaxed. Preventing yourself from eating something only causes stress and in some cases, might result in extreme weight gain. Continue reading

My 27th Birthday and Orange Chocolate Cake with Ganache Frosting and Candied Citrus

Here we go again! Another year! I am 27 and it is getting the best of me. My 27th Birthday Chocolate Orange Cake with Candied Citrus Recipe - Cookin5m2-6 Last week I was jumping like I’m 26, and now I am suffering from back pain. I bet it is from the long hours at work on my chair in front of the screen and the hours after work, also in front of the screen to get other things done. Enough with the nagging now, let me tell you about ma burthdaaay that was on Friday. Continue reading

Lactose and sugar-free creamy dark chocolate sorbet

Do you remember the ice cream machine we uncovered this spring while fixing the house and made this cherry cheesecake swirl ice cream?

It was fun!

Not anymore.

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