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Summer Fun and Cooking

Looking for some fun activities to keep you busy this summer, or at least to make some fun memories? I highly, highly recommend attending a cooking class at Istanbul Cooking School. I had a blast there in April, and am hoping to go again some time soon. And, the best part? If you go and […]

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Fresh and Seasonal this Summer in Istanbul

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  Written by Siobhan Yeo, Fitness Nutrition Coach and Founder of The Physique Methodâ„¢ Istanbul is an amazing city for many reasons, but one of which is the fresh, seasonal produce that becomes available at this time of year.  Istanbul boasts some great farmers markets, which are really fun to find and explore. Now that […]

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Iced Coffee? Yes, yes please.

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Well, this weather isn’t wickedly hot, but my morning coffee isn’t as pleasant as it was in the cold days of January. I decided to do something about it, and giving it up wasn’t not the direction I was about to take. Instead, I made iced coffee. After I whipped up some coffee I decided […]

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Istanbul Energy Bites

Please do yourself a favor and make these today. I did. I was craving a sweet, energizing treat, but there was no way I was going to turn on the oven! I made some homemade peanut butter and thought this would be just the treat to make with my fresh peanut butter. No-Bake Energy Bites […]

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Homemade pesto

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I found this recipe while living in Budapest, and I’m happy to say it’s a winner! Afiyet Olsun! Easy, Homemade and Cheap Pesto Ingredients 1/2 cup almonds 5 cloves garlic 3 cups fresh basil leaves 1 cup olive oil 1 pinch ground nutmeg salt and pepper to taste Directions Preheat oven to 450 degrees F […]

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