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Tunisian Samsa

Samsa is a triangular pastry with nuts (almonds mostly) and honey, prepared especially for Eid el-Fitr. It is consumed both in Tunisia and in Algeria. It is often prepared from brik leaf (or filo pastry). After frying or baking, the samsa are soaked in a syrup made from honey and orange blossom water and then sprinkled with sesame seeds. Unfortunately, …

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Tunisian Makroudh

Makroudh is a traditional sweet pastry in Tunisia, but also in other North Africa countries (Morocco, Algeria, and Libya) and in Malta. It is filled with date paste (with or without and nuts) or almond paste. It has a diamond shape – the name derives from this characteristic shape. Traditionally, the dough is made with a combination of semolina and flour, which gives the pastry a very …

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Chocolate Pistachios Bites

The chocolate pistachios bites are naturally sweetened with dates & full of chocolate, coconut, & pistachios! A great, healthy, bite sized treat! These sweet – and healthy – treats will surely power you during the week or weekend, as a snack or dessert! Print Recipe Chocolate Pistachios Bites A perfect treat that you can enjoy as a snack or dessert. …

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Healthy Baklawa Bites

Baklawa, or baklava, is a delicious pastry that is known worldwide with variations depending on where in the Middle East you are. It is used as dessert or snack made with phyllo dough, nuts, and simple syrup, flavored with rose water or orange blossom water. Still, we can enjoy the flavour and eat healthy. Here I propose to you an adapted …

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Tahini Dark Chocolate Protein Balls

A healthy treat to enjoy during the day! These deliciously rich tahini dark chocolate protein balls would make a great on-the-go snack to keep your blood sugar levels balanced or a light post meal dessert. Print Recipe Tahini Dark Chocolate Protein Balls These deliciously rich tahini dark chocolate protein balls are a perfect on-the-go snack to keep your blood sugar levels balanced or …

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