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Women’s Workshop!

Christy Kabbani  events   March 15, 2015  No Comments

Get Your Sh*t Together Saturday Vip Invitation Saturday April 18 10 am – 4 pm Sign in at 9:30 As a former/current client or friend I would like to offer you an opportunity to receive a FREE VIP ticket to this fantastic full day event with Money Coach Lynn Torre,…

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Kids’s Cooking Class!

Christy Kabbani  events cooking classes,health,vegetarian   March 3, 2015  No Comments

I will be holding a kid’s cooking class March 18th from 11am to 2pm. We will learn how to make Homemade Pizza, Lettuce Wraps stuffed with Rice Noodles and Veggies with sweet and sour sauce, Double Chocolate Cake and Fried Rice with Veggies. Everyone leaves with food to go home…

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Beautiful Olives

Christy Kabbani  education,Recipes health,olives,travel,wellness   February 5, 2015  No Comments

Olives are so varied, so tangy and tasty! They are one of my favorite treats, I enjoy them on their own or mixed with different salads and dishes. In addition to being a good party food or late night snack they contain many healthful properties. Some of their properties are…

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Chef Christy Kabbani featured in Naperville Sun Article

Christy Kabbani  news Lifestyle Article,Naperville Sun,Naperville Sun Article,Sun Article January 9, 2015  No Comments

Judy Buchenot wrote a special article in the Naperville Sun Lifestyle Magazine about Chef Christy Kabbani. Check it out here: Naperville Sun Article.

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Cilantro a healing herb

Christy Kabbani  education,Recipes Cilantro,Juice Recipe,Moroccan Soup   December 26, 2014 No Comments

Cilantro is one of those herbs people seem to love or hate, similar to beets and curry..you either have lovers or haters for these highly flavored food items. Having spent much of my childhood years in both Morocco and Mexico I have seen this herb used in a variety of…

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Cinnamon is the warm and cozy spice

Christy Kabbani  education ADD,ADHD,Cinnamon   December 26, 2014  No Comments

Cinnamon creates a warm feeling to many, be it fresh baked goods, pies or savory food items. It is used in a variety of international cuisines, often mixed with other spices as used in Mexican Mole or Tunisian Stews. Did you know it’s a powerhouse of health as well? Cinnamon…

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Healthy Benefits of Rose Water

Christy Kabbani  education   March 16, 2013  No Comments

Rosewater adds delicious, sensual flavor to any dessert, cold drink, hot tea, syrup or fruit salad. It is used often in North Africa and the Middle East, primarily in puddings and sweets. Some properties of Rose besides their fragrant aroma are as follows: Gives courage during stress, calms nervous tension,…

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Health benefits of Local Honey

Christy Kabbani  education   March 13, 2013  No Comments

The medicinal benefits of honey, pollen, and beeswax date back to the Greeks. Local honey is a great relief from seasonal allergies. Think about this: bees are collecting nectar from the very plants making you sniffle and sneeze. With honey, you can ingest minute amounts of the very allergen that…

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Health benefits of Coconut Oil

Christy Kabbani  education   March 13, 2013  No Comments

Perfect for diabetics, because it regulates blood sugar levels. Island people have consumed large amounts of coconut oil for many generations without ever encountering diabetes; however, when they abandoned coconut oil for other foods and oils the results were disastrous. The connection between coconut oil and weight loss is interesting….

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Health Benefits of Celery

Christy Kabbani  education   March 13, 2013  No Comments

Celery contains phytochemical compounds known as coumarins. Coumarins are highly effective as a cancer prevention, and are capable of enhancing the activity of white blood cells. Coumarin cells also lower blood pressure, tone the vascular system, and are possibly effective when used in the case of migraines. balance Celery is…

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Health benefits of Lettuce

Christy Kabbani  education   March 13, 2013  No Comments

Anti-anemic-High in chlorophyll and iron, which are needed for the synthesis of hemogloban in red blood cells. Rich in anti-oxidants, especially beta-carotene, vitamin C, and vitamin E. These help cleanse the body from toxins, prevent the damage caused by free-radicals. Prevents premature aging because of the free radicals. Lowers the…

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Health benefits of Coconut Milk

Christy Kabbani  education   March 13, 2013  No Comments

Coconuut milk contains a very high level of saturated fats, but the saturated fats found in coconut milk are mainly short and medium chain fatty acids. Those are usually not stored by the body as fats. Instead, such short and medium chain fatty acids have been found to provide instant…

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Health benefits of Chickpeas

Christy Kabbani  education   March 13, 2013  No Comments

Like other beans, chickpeas are rich in both soluble and insoluble dietary fiber. Soluble fiber forms a gel-like substance in the digestive tract that snares bile(which contains cholesterol) and removes it from the body. Chickpeas are a good source of protein. Combined with a whole grain such as whole-wheat protein,…

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Health benefits of Pineapple

Christy Kabbani  education   March 13, 2013  No Comments

Bromelain protects from inflammation. Cystine protease are protein-cleaving enzymes. Protects from diseases-high quality water-soluble antioxidants, namely vitamin C, which reduce free radicals in the blood Manganese-excellent source. A trace mineral for the synthesis of important enzymes. One cup of pineapple will ensure 128% of the RDA for manganese. Vitamin B1-essential…

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Health benefits of Carrots

Christy Kabbani  education   March 13, 2013  No Comments

High beta-carotene acts as an antioxidant to cell damage done to the body through regular metabolism. Slows down cell’s aging. Healthy glowing skin from the inside protects against the sun’s damage. Vitamin A deficiencies cause dryness to the skin, hair and nails. Vitamin A prevents premature wrinkling, acne, dryskin, pigmentation,…

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Health benefits of Quinoa

Christy Kabbani  education   March 13, 2013  No Comments

Seed from a vegetable related to Swiss chard, spinach, and beets. High quality protein-nine essential amino acids. About 20% protein. Great source of riboflavin-helps reduce migraines by increasing energy metabolism in the cells and brain. Inca warriors had amazing stamina from quinoa. Antiseptic-saponins from quinoa are used to promote the…

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Health Benefits of Ginger

Christy Kabbani  education   March 13, 2013  No Comments

Ginger has been revered in Indian and Chinese civilizations for over 5000 years for its powerful health imparting properties. Indian ginger is said to have the most potent healing power. Danish researchers have found that ginger can block prostaglandin-a substance that causes inflammation of the blood vessels in the brain…

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Health Benefits of Cauliflower

Christy Kabbani  education   March 13, 2013  No Comments

A diet high in cruciferous vegetables like cauliflower have been linked to a significant reduction in the risk of cancer, especially prostate cancer, breast cancer, colon cancer, ovarian cancer, and bladder cancer. One Canadian study found that eating a half cup of cauliflower a day reduced the risk of prostate…

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Health Benefits of Nuts

Christy Kabbani  education   March 13, 2013  No Comments

Almonds are very high in minerals including calcium, magnesium, potassium, and iron and are the only nut that is alkaline forming in the body. Almonds contain an anti-carcinogenic compound, and for that purpose it is recommended that six almonds are consumed daily. Brazil nuts are rich in the sulfur containing…

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