QURANIC COOKING -GOLDEN BOWL BANANA AND GINGER SMOOTHIE

By Karimah Bint Dawoud, qualified Clinical Nutritionist and award winning writer. ” Sacred Sunnah Superfoods, an Illustrated Guide to Quranic Foods” is the name of her latest book. Banana is the first Quranic Food mentioned in the  new book, for the mean time we are focussing on healthy ways that we can include banana in…

VEGAN BEATS THE FLU

VEGAN BENEFITS😄 Years ago when I was sick with flu I used to visit the Ayurvedic Centre London, pay them loads of money and they would tell me ” be vegan for at least three days” and give me some spicy butter mixture and that was it! I don’t know what was in the spicy…

GREEN SMOOTHIE BROCCOLI BANANA BONE HEALTH

Banana Broccoli for Bones I’m really tired just come home from FEED THE NEED , out feeding homeless project and having for first time a green smoothie for supper. This is a serious paradigm shift for us as we normally eat hot food in the evening in the winter. This smoothie is serious comfort food,…

HENNA, A CURE FOR HOT FLUSHES???

When you are going through days, weeks and months of not sleeping properly because of having hot flushes that are so strong that they wake you up every 1-2 hours, you will try almost anything to get good nights sleep. HERBS THAT HELP I have been taking Black Cohosh, St John’s Wort, Vervain tablet form….

Natural Anti-biotics Tumeric and Honey

I have been around sick conjested people for last 2 weeks and yesterday started to feel like i might have caught something.So I got out my tumeric/haldi/curcumin and raw honey- 2 tsps of each and mixed togther throughly.Honey as well as tumeric is an anti biotic.Honey is mentioned in the Quran in a chapter called…

HIJAMA – WET CUPPING- BLOOD LETTING THERAPY

After a number of dissappointing experiences with hijama practioners I decided to start studying hijama myself with the intention of self administering insha’allah. It’s a therapy recommended by the angels to prophet Muhammad,salah la alaihi wa salem, and as Muslims we strive to follow his example. I have found it to be a beneficial therapy…

BAD MOOD FOOD

Whether it’s your own brain fog, depression, dizziness, irritability, lack of energy,  or mood swings, mental health is affected by what we consume as food and drinks. Children’s unbalanced behavior, learning difficulties can be and is affected by food or bad mood food is something that affects our minds. I tweaked the  following excellent piece from…

RAMADAN -SALAD TO SHARE

As salam alaikum , often its good to share the healthy option to get people to taste the difference, alerted by one Muslim sister, that often, food given to break fasts in the mosk, is normally rice and chicken and fresh salad, so vital, is often missing from what is offered, so we decided to…