QURANIC FOODS GARLIC SALAD DRESSING

by Karimah bint Dawoud, qualified nutritionist   Raw food is really important, it gives us all the  vitamins and minerals in their natural states that often is destroyed by cooking. However salads and raw veggies can be  a bit bland if you are in transition into eating a lot more raw foods. Garlic is mentioned…

Quranic Foods, Basil, Tricolore Salada

Basil Salada Tricolore…….. Basil Reyhan (Arabic) Tulsi (Hindi) Basil is the fragrant herb that flavours this salad.This amazing superfood has so many healthful benefits. HEALTH  Basil contains a unique combination of chemicals generally known as flavonoids.  The flavanoids in basil are called  Orientin and vicenin are two water-soluble flavonoids that have been of particular interest in basil, and…

Halal and Tayyib-Intro

These writings were part of my post graduate Islamic Studies degree, Quran and Haddith module, marked and passed by Sheikh Sayad Mekic, University of Cambridge. It is important for us to firstly look at the baseline of the guidance, that Allah subhana wa t’Allah has given us  and that is the criterion of the Holy…

HALAL AND TAYYIB=LAWFUL AND GOOD

as salam alaikum brothers and sistars,  May the peace and blessing of the Creator be upon you. Insha’allah (God willing) over the next fews days , there will be posted a series of articles pertaining to the theme of halaal and tayyib in the Quran. Tayyib is a food trend that is being rejuvenated, by…

ACID AKALI MOOD FOOD

The food we eat has a massive impact on how we think, we are ignorant to think otherwise, behavioral problems in children are connected to diet, children with autism are given nutritional therapy apart of their treatment. Wholefood and whole grains are full of natural vitamins and minerals that are vital for mental health. Food…

Black Cumin Seed Oil- Sore Throat, Allergies and Inflamation

A POWERFUL POTION A few of us have had a horrible sore throat/cough for the last week or two. I think it’s related to Allergy to tree pollen. Allah knows best. Personally I’m getting fed up of it, sore throat, inflamed chest, breathlessness. I have always been a bit scared of taking Black Seed Oil…

WHITE FLOUR WE ARE TAKING YOU DOWN INSHA’ALLAH

WHITE FLOUR WE ARE TAKING YOU DOWN INSHA’ALLAH…Over 1400 years ago the prophet Muhammad salah la alaihi wa salem knew that white flour was bad, over 100 years ago American scientists knew it was bad and some of us DUMB UMMs still think it is better than whole meal flour, lets break it down again……

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…

NUTRITIOUS DEEN

By Karimah bint Dawoud, Islamic Nutritionist. Some religious and secular lifestyle paths look at the body as a temple that houses the spirit. As a temple and building, it should be maintained and not neglected. Islamic teaching compliments this view. Sahih Al-Bukhari Hadith (volume 7, book of wedlock, hadith 127): Narrated `Abdullah, the son of…