Monthly Archives: October 2012

AUTUMN SOUP

By Karimah bint Dawoud, Muslim chaplain and food writer. We all need a little bit of TLC, tender loving care and if there is no decent deserving man on the horizon , this nice warm soup will have to hit the spot. I believe that locally grown food is the best, what’s in season in the area we live is best … Continue reading

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SISTARS EID LUNCH

What can I say but alhmdulilah, all praise is due to the Creator, we had a feast, it could have been more but that would have been decadent and we managed to stay just this side of that. You can’t beat home cook food that is cooked with … Continue reading

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The Perfect Porridge

The Perfect Porridge By Karimah bint Dawoud, Muslim chaplain and well-being writer. As I sip on a tall glass of green juice, even I have to reluctantly admit that summer is over, off on a mission this afternoon to photograph … Continue reading

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A REMINDER TO MYSELF- AUTUMN WEIGHT REMINDER

  By Karimah bint Dawoud, As its approaching winter, I remind myself this is the time we put on weight, those lovely comfort foods, loads of starchy carbohydrates to keep those fats reserves in place protecting us from the cold. We need … Continue reading

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HAJJ, 60 YEARS – OLD PART 2

by Karimah bint Dawoud, Muslim chaplain.   While researching to see what stage of hajj is today I found this wonderful list of things to do by star catcher and polisher, life coach Sheikh Muhammad Alshareef. They are things to … Continue reading

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HAJJ , 60 YEARS OLD

VINTAGE FOTOS By Karimah bint Dawoud, Muslim chaplain and lover of vintage Looking through some old magazines, I came across these wonderful fotos that I thought I would share with you, from an old National Geographic Magazine. They illustrate how Hajj … Continue reading

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A REMINDER TO MYSELF

By Karimah Bint Dawoud, Muslim chaplain. A REMINDER TO MYSELF….some time we have to loose a battle to win a war, choose your battles wisely, you can’t throw stones at every dog that barks at you on your journey.   … Continue reading

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PUMPKIN SOUP FOR THE PROPHET

PUMPKIN SOUP FOR THE PROPHET  by Karimah bint Dawoud, muslim chaplain & well being writer   Serves 2 persons Cooking time 45 minutes  We normally think of pumpkin at Halloween time, sitting on a window ledge with a scary face … Continue reading

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DAILY FLU SHOT

By Karimah Bint Dawoud “Healer Heal Thy Thyself” “Prevention is better than Cure!” GREEN JUICY LOVE The daily flu shot is a  Green Juice; celery, kiwi, cucumber, ginger and echinechea tincture Per person you will need 1/2 cucumber 3 kiwi … Continue reading

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FEED THE NEED – SHAZIA’S STORY

  PLEASE CLICK ON FOTO TO ENLARGE I cried when I saw this poem as it keeps my heart soft to know there are others who still are obedient to what Allah says in important in our relation to human kind mashallah. One of the sister who helped us cook and distributed the … Continue reading

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