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Guacamole

July 12, 2011 · Leave a Comment

Why is avocado good for your mental health? Why are there recipes on the MySahana website? Photo and recipe provided by Everyday Bites.

guacamole4 avocados
1/2 tomato, diced
1/4 onion, diced More →

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Avocado

July 5, 2011 · Leave a Comment

Avocados have a bad reputation for being fatty, unhealthy and a food you should avoid. However, misinformation about the nutritional benefits of avocados has resulted in an aversion to an ingredient that has very strong physical and mental health properties.

Though avocados have 10g of fat per serving, 7 of those grams are from monounsaturated fats, which decrease LDL (bad cholesterol), increase HDL and improve blood flow which reduces the risk for stroke. More →

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Banana Blueberry Loaf

February 22, 2011 · 2 Comments

Why is banana good for your mental health? Why are there recipes on the MySahana website? Photo and Recipe provided by MyHalalKitchen.

blueberry banana loafmakes about 8 hefty slices

Dry Ingredients

· 2 cups unbleached all purpose flour

· 1 tsp salt

· 1 1/2 tsp baking powder

· 2 cups pure cane sugar, granulated More →

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Mocha Banana Bread

February 15, 2011 · 4 Comments

Why is banana good for your mental health? Why are there recipes on the MySahana website? Photo and Recipe provided by Cooking with Amy.

mocha banana bread2 cups all-purpose flour
2 Tablespoons cocoa powder
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup sugar

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Homemade Banana Pudding

February 8, 2011 · 1 Comment

Why is banana good for your mental health? Why are there recipes on the MySahana website?

Recipe provided by My Halal Kitchen

banana pudding2 cups whole milk

1 Tbsp cornstarch

1/2 vanilla bean, split open

1 cinnamon stick

1 1/2 Tbsp pure cane organic sugar More →

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Banana

February 1, 2011 · 2 Comments

bananaFebruary’s food of the month is: banana!

Named for the Arabic word for finger, bananas have countless physical and mental health benefits. They help reduce stress, manage anxiety and maintain a stable mood in addition to improving sexual health. Learn about the amazing banana and start incorporating them into your diet!

Banana is a natural mood enhancer because it has high levels of tryptophan, an amino acid that we only obtain through food.

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Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Chantarelles and Sage

November 23, 2010 · Leave a Comment

Why are sweet potatoes good for mental health? Why does MySahana have recipes on the website?


Photo and recipe provided by Bon Vivant




For the gnocchi (makes about 6 servings):

1½ pounds sweet potatoes
2 cups all-purpose (or whole wheat) flour, plus additional for dusting

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Warm Sweet Potato and Winter Vegetable Salad

November 16, 2010 · 1 Comment

Why are sweet potatoes good for mental health? Why does MySahana have recipes on the website?



Photo and recipe by A Nutritionist Eats





2 parsnips
1 sweet potato
1 celery root
2 small beets

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Sweet Potato Soup

November 9, 2010 · Leave a Comment

Why are sweet potatoes good for mental health? Why does MySahana have recipes on the website?


Photo and recipe provided by Chez Us



5 medium sweet potatoes, peeled, washed, cut into cubes

3 tablespoons olive oil

2 medium shallots, cut in half

2 garlic cloves

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Sweet Potato

November 2, 2010 · 1 Comment

November’s food of the month is: sweet potato!

Sweet potatoes have somewhat of an identity issue with the general public. Most often, with the recent craze of low-carb diets, sweet potatoes are often thought to be just an orange potato.  Thus they are blamed for having too many carbs and being unfriendly to the waistline like the regular potato. If not mistaken for a potato, the sweet potato is regularly mistaken for a yam, which has its own set of physical and mental health benefits. So here is a tribute to the true sweet potato, highlighting its nutritiousness and mental health benefits. More →

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