Ridiculously easy homemade non-fat Greek yogurt!!!

        Is there anything easier than making home-made yogurt? I doubt it. I love making things from scratch: tomato sauce for my lasagna, almond milk, coconut milk and now yogurt. As part of my life-long journey towards a healthier lifestyle and a cleaner diet, I…

Vegan gluten-free courgette pasta with marinara sauce

  A week ago I posted a picture on Instagram of a courgette pasta that I had made for lunch, where I substituted my beloved carb-laden golden spaghetti noodles with a decidedly healthier alternative of courgette or zucchini spirals. Now, I have had a life long affair with Italian…

The “business” of healthcare in Egypt

I have a bone to pick with the medical community here in Egypt. Several, actually. One of which is the lack or absence of good doctors, or at least one who won’t actually kill you. I’ve had a number of experiences with healthcare professionals in this…

BreakOut…or not

This past Saturday, we decided to forego our regular group activity which consists of hanging out in a shisha-infested restaurant and went to play a game instead. Of course, we did meet up for shisha before the game because what’s a weekend in Cairo without being enveloped…