Apple pie filling with ice cream

There are seasonal desserts and there are desserts that go well with every season! That can definitely be said about apple pie. However, if you’re trying to make a lighter version of apple pie, do it without the pie – just make the filling and top it with some ice cream. It’s easy to prepare and everyone will love it!

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Sweet potato pie

Who else loves baking a pie in the winter? Even though it’s not really winter in the UAE, we try to make the most out of the cooler weather, and find any excuse to bake our sweet potato pie. Even though it’s a time consuming dessert, you will enjoy preparing it, and especially indulging in it! 

This pie recipe is inspired by the talented Martha Stewart.

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It’s okay not to be positive…

We’ve noticed a trend lately, whenever we talk about something that’s bothering us, or something that is making us sad or angry, we keep hearing the same responses from people around us: “think positively”, “don’t think negatively”, “remember the law of attraction”… There’s truth in these words, and merit in noticing your thought patterns and changing them in order to change your reality. However, this advice is being offered left and right, and is causing people to feel like they’re not being heard. If you feel the same way, this is an article for you.

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One piece of Bosnia in Abu Dhabi!

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What we love about living in Abu Dhabi is that although we still belong to the Arab world, we are surrounded by diversity and culture! And what better way to learn about a culture than through its art and fashion.

We’re always seeking out emerging brands that have a story to tell. Authentic, real brands that inspire us and that we can learn from everyday. That’s why we were delighted when we discovered a hidden gem in Abu Dhabi’s ever growing world of fashion: One Piece Concept – the first Bosnian concept store in the UAE, and probably in the world too!

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Baked Chicken and Roasted Vegetables

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Working full-time means less time spent in the kitchen. We know how important it is to  have wholesome meals during the week, because takeout just isn’t healthy or sustainable, and we need to make sure we’re getting the right nutrients on a daily basis to keep our energy levels high. This is why we look for quick and easy recipes that are both healthy and delicious.

This is a low-carb dinner recipe perfect for our hubbies who are always asking for protein-based meals! If you’re looking for a light protein-based dinner, you can’t go wrong with either chicken or steak with your choice of vegetables on the side.

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Goat Cheese and Fig Toastie

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After the summer holiday, when you’ve put on a summer pouch, you tend to lean towards healthier meals at home – or at least you try to! And when you want to eat right, you need to start the day off with the right bite!

This goat cheese and fig toastie is a delicious, healthy and fulfilling breakfast. We’re huge fig lovers, but you can choose any other fruit to indulge in. And guess what? It is so easy to prepare whether you’re eating alone or sharing it with a friend.

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Ramadan with Sauce

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Ramadan is a peaceful month filled with love, reflection, and quality time with family and friends. Although women dress conservatively during this holy month, it doesn’t stop them from being stylish… and we love seeing all the fashion trends of the year come to life in the form of long skirts, sleeves and beautiful embroidered abayas!

This year we were particularly impressed with Sauce’s Ramadan collection, which includes Zayan the Label, Chouhan, Suecomma Bonnie, Michaela Burger, Manish Arora, Adelya, and Alessa. If you’ve been following us for awhile, you’d know how much we love bright colors and this is what attracted us to Sauce’s collection, as it reflects the trending summery colors while preserving the values of the holy month of Ramadan. Here are some of our favorite outfits to show you! 

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Married with or without kids?

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When you’re married, with or without kids, you’re subjected to some level of scrutiny from society.  If you don’t have kids, people wonder if you’re having marital or fertility problems. If you have kids, people question why you had them so soon or so late. And although the questions around this topic stem from good intentions, it still feels like a socially inappropriate topic to engage in, especially in small talk.

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