RAW PUMPKIN PIE

  I have seen Raw Pumpkin Pie  on sites like Sistah In The Raw and wondered what this little gem would taste like, finally my stomach ulcer could take meat and cooked  food no longer , so we set off  to get the ingredients for this cold pudding. The result was wonderful for our first go, bit of a cheesecake…

TIME MANAGEMENT- A REMINDER TO MYSELF

    STELA TIME -By Karimah bint Dawoud “Pay attention to whom or what you give your time to!” Last night I treated myself to watch “In Time” with Justin Timberlake and that pretty girl with the big eyes from Mama Mia. “In Time” is an amazing film which made me think of this Islamic religious saying,…

HAPPY NEW YEAR – TIME FOR CHANGE

By Karimah Bint Dawoud Today is the 1st day of one of the sacred Islamic month; it’s the first day of the first month in the Islamic calendar, the month of Muharaam. How many of us actually know that is the significance of this month?                                 Muharam means forbidden and what is forbidden in this month…

Day 11- NO MEAT 365

I knew there were going to be days like these  but I never thought it would be so bad,most of it brought on by emotions.I have a had a not so good couple of days and finally succumbed to eating meat yesterday-comforting eating, self abuse, etc. I ate chips and chocolate , fizzy drinks and…

Day 10- NO MEAT FOR 365

I don’t know if I can do another day without meat, its partly down to not planning and partly to do with craving, I find I have been eating junk these last few days, hmmmmm, I think I am going to give in today  then get back on the wagon tomorrow 😦

Chalet Girl, Cauliflower Cheese, no meat 7 days

  By Karimah bint Dawoud, Muslim Chaplain & Ex-Fashion Model.  I live in Zurich on and off for years, modelling for fashion companies, choreographers , exhibitions and in store fashion shows, it was glamour but hectic and then a little bit tiresome having to refresh my make-up 5 times a day for fashion shows, now I clean…

DAY 6 NO MEAT

DAY 6 NO MEAT Water Celery cucumber and kiwi juice, forgot herbal blend  A few pieces of pickles herring roll mops I love good old east end treat. Studying/Reading about food combining so just had cucumber, humous, olives lettuce and tahini no oat biscuit, bread, carbs starch, leaving it to digest because I really want…

Day 5 no meat 365

karimah bint dawoud, Well brief post, I’m still doing it, today had water then herb tea, pineapple cucumber celery juice with my new herb blend, fried egg in wholemeal pitta, then an almond croissant and rooibos tea , a piece of smoked mackerel and then veggie Thai soup. Oh my raw foodie friend from Bliss…

NO MEAT FOR 365 Day 4

by karimah bint dawoud water , herbal tea with honey, berrie smoothie, soya drink and a bit of sesame bar because the geese ate most of it in the park,5 bits of sushi and cup of bovril, rooibush tea  and a square of dark chocolate, an apple and a bowl of veggie quinoa soup, recipe coming soon inshallah

THE MONDAY MORNING KICK UP THE BUM

By Karimah Bint Dawoud, We were discussing Islam and weight on FaceBook  and as usually the fat sistars and their supporters were hurling donuts at us, then a sistar put up three blog links of famous MALE scholars all saying the same thing we had been saying and  the donuts stopped 😦 Its a bit sad that,but however the message gets…

NO MEAT FOR 365 Day 3

NO MEAT FOR 365 Day 3 By Karimah Bint Dawoud Today I had an epiphany, one of those Jerry McGuire moments that may change my life  for ever, must be getting to a position of clear thinking from not eating meat and maybe its just PMT kicking in ; I deleted the telephone numbers of loads of blokes I had been speaking to for marraige, been married to or had…