Food from around the world, perfect for belly dancers.

Delight in savory dishes from around the world!  Learn about the food and nutrition news a belly dancer or middle eastern musician needs to stay healthy.  On the road or right at home, HipMix.net brings you recipes and more. 

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Drinks For Belly Dancers: 5 Minute Mediterranean Sangria Recipe

food, sangria, HipMix.netThis recipe is a quick way to freshen up your summer party, or make to unwind  after a long weekend of traveling. It is clean, healthy, and easy to make.

 

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Food For Belly Dancers: Egyptian Lamb Meatballs Recipe

healthy living, lamb recipe, HipMix.netLamb is a Middle Eastern food staple. As nature's best source for an amino acid called carnitine, which is needed to generate energy, belly dancers can eat and energize with no regrets!

 

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Food For Belly Dancers: Greek-style Lamb Burgers Recipe

greek, burger, Dilara's Mid East Epicurean, HipMix.netDilara's Mid East Epicurean brings you the best belly dance burger - Greek style!

 

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Food For Belly Dancers: Moroccan Grilled Salmon Recipe

moroccan grilled salmon, belly danceLooking for a hip dinner idea? Try our recipe for Moroccan Grilled Salmon. Tangy plain yogurt mixed with the classic ingredients for chermoula—a Moroccan spice mix—serves as both the marinade and the sauce in this salmon dish. It’s a quick and delicious way to get the daily D3 and Omega-3 fatty acids every belly dancer needs to keep moving!

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Food For Belly Dancers: Basic Turkish Salad Recipe

turkish salad, belly danceFor the nutrition-concious belly dancer, salads perfectly fit the bill for a healthy lifestyle.  From the simple Turkish Shepherd's Salad, "Coban Salatasi", to a medley of veggies, you can use our basic recipe to create your own delicious dish.  Afiyet Olsun!

 

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Food For Belly Dancers: Lebanese Lamb & Rice Recipe

Lebanese lamb & rice, Dilara, spices, epicureanA favorite Lebanese comfort food (and a jiffy all-in-one meal for busy belly dancers) is this tasty, nutritious lamb-rice dish. With plenty of leftovers for the whole troupe!

 

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Food for Belly Dancers: Low-Calorie "Skinny" Chicken Fajitas Recipe

HipMix.net, recipe, food, nutiritionTwo chicken fajitas for less than 350 calories? Yes, they exist. HipMix.net has the recipe for guilt-free Tex-Mex for that any belly dancer would appreciate.

 

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Food For Belly Dancers: Nourishing Lentil Soup Recipe

lentil soup, belly danceLentils have blessed body, mind and spirit for eons, bestowing culinary traditions with heart-healthy enjoyment. Earthy in flavor and texture, while nourishing and satisfying for the belly dancer's tummy, lentil soup is a jiffy meal on its own and easy to prepare, as well.

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Food For Belly Dancers: Sumac Hummus Recipe

hummus, sumac, belly dance, hafla, recipeSumac is another versatile Middle Eastern spice that imparts a tart, lemony flavor to meats, seafood, pilafs and salads. Rub sumac powder on meat, seafood and veggies before grilling for any Belly Dancers favorite meal!

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Food For Belly Dancers: 25 Minute Coconut Curry Recipe

coconut, curry, food, recipies, HipMix.netThai, Indonesian, Malaysian and South Indian curries are richly redolent with coconut milk. The yummy flavor of coconut is subtle yet deeply satisfying. This basic recipe makes a quick and easy meal. Try it with different meats, seafood and garden veggies.

 

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Food For Belly Dancers: Energy Boosting Muffins Recipe

energy, muffins, belly danceMuffins are magic food for everyone, including busy belly dancers! Take this HipMix.net version of American epicurean enjoyment and add your favorite twists on this must-make morning treat. 

 

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Food For Belly Dancers: Saffron Couscous Recipe

middle eastern food, recipies, Istanbuls Spice Bazaar, HipMix.netThis couscous laced with saffron is a dream to make. Couscous is also known as "maftoul" in the Middle East. Serve it with lamb stew, goulash or any hearty dish that needs a lighter complementary side.

 

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Food For Belly Dancers: Slow Cooker Turkish Lamb Stew Recipe

turkish, stew, lamb, recipe, hipmix.netThis Turkish lamb stew recipe straight from the kitchen of Dilara is such an easy dish to leave in the slow cooker. Set on low heat and head to belly dance practice knowing dinner is waiting for you when done.

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Food For Belly Dancers: Why Belly Dancers Need Greek Yogurt

food, recipies, greek, yogurt, HipMmix.netWith twice the amount of protein than regular yogurt, Greek yogurt is amazingly creamy, rich, thick and yummy. Add to that zero percent fat, and you've aced a healthy, tasty homerun with Greek yogurt (not to mention digestibility), is sure to keep every belly dancers appetite happy!

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Drinks For Belly Dancers: Tangy Green Smoothie Recipe

belly dance, green, smoothie, recipe, hipmix.netGreen vegetables and fruits have been the stuff of dynamic good health for millennia. This simple recipe rich in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, "eat your greens" is no slight advice, from HipMix.net food guru Sunamita Lim. Best to eat your greens, yeah, all of them.

 

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Drinks For Belly Dancers: Creamy, Fruity Soy Smoothie Recipe

smoothies, belly danceA healthy meal... a healthy treat... and a healthy way to start your day. The key is health for today's belly dancers and performers. See the benefits of adding our smoothie to your diet, and try it at home. Don't forget to share with us your variations on this awesome recipe.

 

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Food For Belly Dancers: 5-Minute Veggies Recipe

asparagus, fast food, belly danceFor many belly dancers, eating healthy in five minutes is not an easy task. When short on time, we sacrifice our diets first. We reach for anything we can microwave, unwrap, or order in less than 5 minutes. HipMix.net offers some quick Hip+Fit nutrition solutions when crunched for time.

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Food For The Busy Belly Dancer: Top 10 Must Have Snacks on the Go!

cucumbers, healthy snacks, belly dancerWith our fast paced lives, knowing what snacks can be thrown in your bag before setting off to yet another belly dance workshop that will do you the most good. With many so-called "healthy snacks" on the market, which actually benefit your body the most?

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Food For Belly Dancers: 12-Minute Bistro Eggplant Recipe

Heart-friendly eggplant should be a staple in every belly dancer's diet. It contains no fat, almost no calories, but is packed with lots of fiber and antioxidants. So why is it often over looked? HipMix.net is giving this misunderstood veggie some time in the spotlight.

 

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Food For Belly Dancers: Cinnamon Cream with Seasonal Fruits Recipe

HipMix.net, food, advice, recipiesDilara's Mid East Epicurean dares belly dancers to shake up their fruit dip with cinnamon. Buy fresh cinnamon sticks and ground it up to a fresh taste straight from Istanbul's Spice Bazaar.

 

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Food For Belly Dancers: Fruit Kebabs with Zesty Dips

fruit kabobs, belly danceFruit: An essential part of any belly dancer's diet? Absolutely! Read on as the HipMix.net team shares with you why belly dancers need to punch up the fruit servings and offers up some fun and easy ways to give them a refreshing spin.

 

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Food For Belly Dancers: Granola Recipe

granola, belly danceGive your granola some personality. Use our recipe to forge a hip snack to jazz up your energy level. It's a simple and healthy snack every belly dancer should have at home or on the go.

 

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Drinks For Belly Dancers: Sahlep Recipe

HipMix.net, turkish cuisne, recipiesFrom Dilara's Mid East Epicurean Series, this traditional hot beverage has been served since the Ottoman Empire... and it's sure to make every belly dancers' belly happy.

 

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Food For Belly Dancers: Apricots Are The Perfect Snack

belly dance, snacks, apricots, HipMix.netDilara recently announced it to her belly dance classes: "This week's go-to snack is Apricots! Go, grab a bag, keep them with you and enjoy a few everyday as a mid morning snack." Someone asked, Why? Since, "Because I said so," isn't too cool - Dilara decided to share the 411 here.


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Food For Belly Dancers: Grapefruit Without The Tangy Taste

grapefruit, belly danceAustralian HipMix'er Jacqui loves our nutrition info, but needed tips on how to enjoy grapefruit without the bitter taste. We love grapefruit, so we were happy to find a recipe that lets belly dancers enjoy the benefits of grapefruit without the sour taste.

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Food For Belly Dancers: Native American Three Sisters Wraps

garlic, wrap, belly danceThe story of The Three Sisters from Native American Culture is the inspiration for our delicious Three Sisters Wraps. Learn about the food lore from American Indians and see how The Three Sisters will keep busy belly dancers and performers healthy.

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Food For Belly Dancers: Edamame or Soy Beans

edamame, belly danceThis versatile super food works great in dips, salad recipes or on its own raw. You can benefit from its diverse uses and powerful health benefits. HipMix.net gets the scoop on "SOY."

 

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