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Drinking Mate in The Time of Coronavirus

When visiting a house in Mount Lebanon, you are bound to be greeted with a broad smile, a tray of different snacks, and a steaming gourd of yerba maté. A slightly bitter herbal drink, maté is made with the leaves and stems of a bush (Ilex paraguariensis St. Hilaire) native …

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Vegetarian Living: Healthy & Good for Religion

Kamal Jumblatt, Pythagoras of Samos, Albert Einstein; these individuals each impacted society in different ways, but they all had one thing in common…their dinners! Many famous historical figures and celebrities have adopted plant-based diets, with millions worldwide following suit. If it’s breakfast sausage, chicken dinners, or even a classic Arab …

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Maamoul Pastry This Eid Al Adha

Eid El Adha for Druze community is the festival of sacrifice! It is a religious time preceded by ten sacred days known as “Oshour El Eid”, where the ultimate activity is to pray, fast, and seek forgiveness by performing good deeds. Besides helping the poor, gifting children, and gathering with …

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