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…

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…

Ramadhan Veggie Suhour Dates and Eggs

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 know. Ingredients 3-7 dates depending on their size and your size 2-5 eggs 3-7 cloves garlic 30ml – ½…

MUSLIM BROTHERS SUHOUR SMOOTHIE…BECAUSE WE LOVE YOU

As Salam alaikum WA rahmatulaahi WA barakatu, All brothers who intend to keep a decent body weight and energy through Ramadan, This smoothie is perfect for you inshaa’allah. Brothers Suhour Smoothie You will need a good blender. £26.99http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Product/partNumber/1429257.htm £39.99http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Product/partNumber/3459122.htm £79.99http://www.johnlewis.com/philips-hr2096-01-avance-collection-blender-stainless-steel-black/p231789086 £499 http://www.johnlewis.com/vitamix-blender/p231326917?sku=230976036&kpid=230976036&s_kenid=e77250a3-2200-4d86-891c-667cad400158&s_kwcid=402×29974&tmad=c&tmcampid=73&kpid=230976036 I am not a fan of the Nutri bullet or any upside down…

Bradford Literature Festival 2015

Bradford Literature Festival   We were asked to give a lecture, as part of this festival, about Ramadhan and Nutrition.  As a published author it was a blessing and honour to be asked to be part of this prestigious event with authors from all around the world, Alhamdulillah. I have wanted to go to Bradford…

RAMADHAN- PERIODS OF NOT FASTING

  In the Quran Allah [The Exalted](God) says: “He [Allah] did not place upon you, in the religion [Islam], any hardship.” We are not supposed to unduly suffer where we can help it. According to Sh. Muhammad al-Hassan Wali al-Dido al-Shanqiti and translated by Suhaib Webb, the Shariah states there are 7 types of hardship…