Prophetic Diet….Fruit Smoothies

START YOUR DAY THE QURAN AND SUNNAH WAY FRUIT SMOOTHIE SO SIMPLE- JUST FRUITS AND WATER   Fruit smoothies are great as a meal starter or for breaking Ramadhan fast, packed with loads of natural fruit sugar , fibre and water INGREDIENTS 2-3 cups Fruits of your choice 2-3 cups of water depending on size…

KHEMETIC SUHOURI

KHEMETIC  SUHOURI I was taught this recipe years ago by an Egyptian brother before Allah guided me to Islam, he was a gentle man maashallah like many of the Egyptian men I have the pleasure to meet.The recipe has evolved over the years with my spicy touches and other brothers addition. Ingredients 3-7 dates depending…

FEED THE NEED RAMADAN 2016

  Karimahs Cusina, feeding the homeless on the streets of Central London. By the grace of Allah (God) we have been knocking this project out in Central London. “Quality before quantity “ is our motto, where ever possible. We strive to practice what we preach and Islam says in the Quran, Surat Al-Baqarah (The Cow) – سورة البقرة…

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…

RAMADAN IFTAR JUICY EGG AND TUNA SALAD

Sounds a bit boring doesn’t it but it’s not , its light and fresh, perfect for breaking fast on a hot summer’s day Thanks to an amazing dressing, it’s all about dressing when you are eating light. According to Islamic Medicine and Mediterranean culture, diary and fish are toxic contrary to western culture where we see an…

RAMADHAN PROTEIN VEGGIE BALANCE

I notice that there are a few diets around for Ramadan this year that have taken on board how good protein is for giving  you long sustained energy , however according to Dr Mercola and an opinion I agree with, based on my clinical nutrition studies, too much protein can actually be harmful for you….

RAMADAN- FRUIT SALAD SPICY

Inspired by a Saudi fruit salad recipe that used honey cardamom and lemon juice as a dressing for fruit salad, here at Karimah’s Cuisina we decided to take it one step further, a simple but effective fruit salad dressing. This is perfect for breaking fast with plus a few dates and water INGREDIENTS 1 heap…

CHICKEN STIRFRY I apologize to my veggie friends who follow this page, as Muslims we are allowed to eat a little meat, as long as it’s halal and  had a free-range life and was slaughter  in a way that caused least suffering, like in the Movie Avatar, I am waiting for next movie inshaa’allah. When…

RAMADAN…IFTAR SO SIMPLE SOUP

Soup is so easy as long as you have someone to cut the vegetables 🙂 it’s also so quick. INGREDIENTS 10ml cold press virgin olive oil 1 red onion or white 1-5 cloves of garlic peeled 1 medium sweet potato 2 carrots 5 dry lime leaves 1/2 tsp sea salt 1/2 – 1 tsp of…

RAMADAN – IFTAR SO SIMPLE

THE NEW PERSIAN You are privy to see one of the new recipes from my new book in progress, maasha’allah. Tarragon, cinnamon pomegranates, common to Persian cooking, can be combine together in more of a wholefood way, dismissing the sugary pomegranate molasses for something more natural and wholesome, halal AND tayyib, the fresh pomegranate seeds…

Ramadan Diet – Health Benefits of Eating Sprouts

Health Benefits of Eating Sprouts  Most of us eat sprouts as a morning breakfast, evening snack or sometimes a afternoon meal by adding them to a certain dish. Sprouts are considered to be very healthy, as they have a rich source of protein, anti-oxidants and other vitamins. Sprouting can be done with various vegetables and…