FOODS THAT HELP OR HINDER SLEEP

BY Nicole D’allesandro and Karimah bint Dawoud. Last night I lay awake wondering why I wasn’t sleeping ? This morning it occurred to me that maybe just maybe the fact that we had been grinding black pepper last night had kept me awake. I could smell the pepper in the air hours before bedtime and…

The Clean 15 – Safest Foods To Buy Anywhere

Recently a good friend of mine told me about the Clean 15 and Dirty Dozen like it was something she thought I already knew, I felt bad that I didn’t.However the Creator is bountiful. I was searching my files to post a smoothie recipe on Facebook and came across this asparagus  recipe remedy of mine…

Anti-Depression Smoothie

Yesterday , in the throws of my depression and tears, a friend called, you know one of those friends you travelled with, you would trust your debit, cash and bank details with, one of those freinds who has your back in a crisis.Randomly in the conversation she said” have you got a banana?” I laughed…

The Karimah Procedure- Warrior Stance

“She believed in the impossible and, for that reason, won a battle that everyone, including myself, considered to be lost. That is what marks out the warrior: the knowledge that willpower and courage are not the same thing. Courage can attract fear and adulation, but will power requires patience and commitment.” Aleph,Paul Coelho   As…

The Karimah Procedure…get out and meet the natives :)

If you limit yourself by only mixing with salafis you will miss out on some vital parts of the jigsaw puzzle called life, if you only mix with sufis you will miss out on some of the vital parts of teh puzzle, if you only mix with your tribe you will miss out, if you…

The Karimah Procedure – You gotta have Joy

Balance in business is vital, anyone who thinks they are going to work flat out for the next 5 years then retired is actually killing themselves.It is vital for all of us good hearted souls to create and maintain balance in work rest and place.Joy is a healing energy from the Creator and so vital…

The Karimah Procedure…Prayer

We all struggle with prayer at time, lets not kid ourselves; there are times where we don’t feel like praying, there are times when we don’t pray and for those us us who are right now arrogantly rising and puffing our chests up, we are only able to prayby the grace of Allah, not because…

The Karimah Procedure…lead by example

Be your own leader, Lead in your own personal life,   Lead in your family, Lead your friends and keep on learning what a leader realy is in islamic terms, Insha’allah I will share more.

Wheat Free Flour Mixes

DAY 2 of this challenge, ok, so far so good, however I was out and was really craving some sort of cake, pastry you name it “give me white flour and sugar ” my lower desires kept saying, even our local bakers has had a makeover , gone all Costas stylee. Still I have had…

WHEAT FREE – PERFECT PORRIDGE

It’s not really the time of the year for porridge but the morning can be a little chilly at the moment and people love porridge. The spices are optional but are health – wise beneficial , mainly anti-inflammatory and anti biotic. Fruit is plentiful in the market and ripe fruit can be wash peeled and…

WHEAT FREE -RICE FLOUR PANCAKES WITH HONEY AND LEMON

WHEAT FREE, SUGAR FREE AND LACTOSE FREE These lovely pancakes can be used as your bread, starchy carbohydrate substitute, ideally eaten before 2pm so you can burn them off unless you are playing football or looking forward to a night of passion with your spouse 🙂 They can be eaten  with sweet thing like dates…