Halal and Tayyib

In the UK organic meat is stunned before slaughter to qualified for the mark of organic but this is not really Islamic because its been stunned first, most of the meat we eat whether its factory farmed or organic has been stunned and is sometimes even dead before the halal slaughter making it once again…

RAMADHAN GET READY – SPIN CHOP FREEZE

I have had salad spinners before and given them away however I come to realize  how useful they are for spinning washed herbs as well as salad leaves. Herbs can be washed spun and chop, then placed in sandwich bags and frozen to use later. It’s best to grown your own or   buy the freshest…

RAMADHAN GET READY – Freeze Fruits

Ramadhan Get Ready – If you want something useful and therapeutic to do in preparation for Ramadhan, wash peel and chop fruits. Stick them in sandwich bags and put them in the freezer for your breaking fast Ramadhan Fruit Smoothie. Unless you have massive fridge or one of those chest freezers like my mum had,…

RAMADHAN GET READY – ULCER SMOOTHIE

Ulcers can be a pain and off putting for those of us who want to fast. From my own experience of having sensitive stomach this smoothie got me through Ramadhan and beyond. I have a very delicate stomach, not in a bourgeois colonialised way, but in an I’m allergic to wheat kind of way, bit…

RAMADHAN GET READY – COFFEE DOWN AND OUT !

By Karimah bint dawoud, Islamic Nutritionist. Sha’aban is the month before Ramadan that we are in now.its a month of preparation for Ramadan blessing, its a month of sorting out, weeding stuff out mentally , spiritually and physically.It’s a time to look  at habits that we have in excess like drinking 10 cups of coffee…