More than Muesli

 As I was wondering what to do with an excess of yoghurt in my fridge  and my pledge to only eat meat once a week, I starting thinking “OK, oat bran, yoghurt, apples, black berries….hold on a minute  this is starting to sound like Bircher Muesli !”  Having spent  many years  in the home of…

Hay Fever Smoothie May Improve Your Sex Life

Vitamin C is a natural anti histamine. Histamine is an organic nitrogen compound  that it is involved in the reactions of the body’s immunes system. It is also necessary for good gut function as well as the body’s nervous system. Because of its impact on the nervous system, it is important to have the right…

Delightful Dhaal, Bangala Style

By Karimahs Cuisina.  Members of KC have just completed  the global poverty project international challenge  to live below the line, food and drink one pound per day, it’s a real eye opener but it was also strange when we finished to attended what we would call a banquet, a fund raising dinner at the Water…

IT’S HAYFEVER TIME AGAIN! WHOOOPEE!

Hayfever Allergy Fighter.  As  I travelled around, fantasizing about burying my face in the fluffy pink cheery blossom that hangs in choochie clusters from our trees, I forget about the down side, the stinging eyes , the running nose, the tickle in the throat and cough all caused as reactions to the trees pollen that’s…

WOULD YOU LIKE TO KNOW A SECRET …….

Its easy to do the things we find easy;some people find fasting easy, some people find praying easy, some people find doing good deeds easy BUT Islam is complete religion, with guidance to enable us to be more rounded human beings, so we should also look at those aspects of the deen we find difficult…

LIVE BELOW THE LINE, DAY 5

Alahmdulilah I’m so glad Is tarted this challenge from Sunday night, I am so tired, lack energy, concentration and my body hurts more than usual. had my kiwi/banana/water smoothie, looking forward to my pancake, half banana and yoghurt, a friend of ours is coming to stay , so we will probabley have  the last of the fish soup for lunch and…

Live below the line, day 4 REFLECTION

Day 4 of living on one pound a day for food and drink, no tea , no coffees, nothing fried, nothing sweet, truthfully its not nice, and inshallah I’m so glad that tomorrow is the last day, so glad I started the night before and looking forward to a fundraising dinner tomorrow night, inshallah, it…

LIVE BELOW THE LINE, DAY 4 Lunch & Supper,Salmon and Nettle soup

This LIVE BELOW THE LINE is a team effort from Karimah Cuisina’s members and VIP volunteers, this recipe comes from an idea from one of our older, wiser mature members, she reminded us of the fish heads that we buy in White chapel market  in the east  end of London.  A pound a day in the UK is not…

LIVE BELOW THE LINE, Day 4, breakfast

When you are used to eating healthy, this LIVE BELOW THE LINE is a real challenge. However it makes you think, I thank the Most High Creator, Allah, Gd, for those of us at Karimahs Cuisina and MADEin Europe,Islam channel,. Eco Muslim and Meriemme’s sistar, the will power to take this challenge and persevere till the end inshallah. If anyone…

LIVE BELOW THE LINE, Day 3 , Lunch

Today was a day where plans went out the window slightly because  we forgot to make the fish stock before we went out foraging, so that good ole stand by, curried beans came in handy, with wild garlic and cucumber salad and pancakes  well it filed a while and hopefully did some good, but i know we are more tired than usual, alhmdulilah  praise the Creator,  probably keeping us out of some trouble…

LIVE BELOW THE LINE, Day 3 Foraging

LIVE BELOW THE LINE, Day 3 Foraging Well, here we are at day 3 and this is the crux where forward planning would have helped some of us right now. I take a leaf  from superstar life coach, Saiyyidah Zaidi, who also stresses , “if you fail to plan then you plan to fail “….

LIVE BELOW THE LINE, Day 3 breakfast

Having adapted the diet yesterday to include more salad veg, we decided to take it a step further today but no fotos. We decided to place the kiwi with a cup of water and blend, to make a drink, fruit first  drink, then have the banana and pancake and yoghurt Thinking we might do the…