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Basil Oil and In My Garden

basil-oilOne week rolls into the next and now it’s time to say goodbye to October. My other half and I have been busy spending time in the garden, repotting, fertilizing plants, visiting nurseries and buying flowering annuals. With Bahrain’s arid climate gardening is a challenge, but we do our best and over the years with trial and error, we have carved out a little oasis in the desert we are proud of. Continue reading

Energy Date Bites and Pollination of the Date Palm

Enegry Date BitesAlthough we enjoy dates as they are, there are times when I whizz some in a food processor along with other ingredients and make energy date bites. Great for snacking on and perfect for those in the household into sports and heavy training sessions that need fuel on the go. Keeping the ingredients on the healthier side, these naturally sweet date bites include chia seeds ,oatmeal, almond butter and pistachio nuts. These little morsels of goodness would also make great homemade gifts for athletes that you know. But for me… I will enjoy mine with an espresso or arabic coffee. Continue reading

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