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- 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…

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…

ANTI-HISTAMINE SMOOTHIE-THE GREEN ONE

  I was pleasantly surprised to see how many people “liked” a post on Facebook that I wrote called working on Anti-histamine Ramadhan Diet… and even one of my FB friends, Leanne said she really needs it. I am too tired to go into histamine again because my histamine experience has been going on for…

BLACK SEED SMOOTHIE…ANTI-HISTAMINE

Inshaa’allah I have a really busy day ahead, alhmdulilah doing a talk on Ramadhan and Nutrition later, fighting off hay fever allergies and recovering from my friend’s wedding last night. I really need to eat right to day. This Smoothie is packed with vitamin C and anti-histamine in the form of pineapple, ginger, and black…

ALLERGIES….AND VITAMIN C

I am sure I’m not the only one sneezing, itchy noses, throat, eyes, sore throat, allergies right now to tree pollen, soooooooo……… we need to up the vitamin c intake, ideally naturally. Vitamin C is an anti-histamine. Allergies are an exaggerated response by the immune system to thing that are not really harmful like house…

ORANGE JUICE…D-D-D-DON’T BELIEVE THE HYPE.

Just watching some BBC TV 2 “Rip Off Britain” food programme, according to some UK university who tested concentrated orange juice(which is a commodity on the stock exchange , it can be stored unlike fresh) AND freshly squeezed orange juice, to see vitamin C and anti-oxidant content.Their tests showed little difference.We need to remember that…

Anti-Depression Smoothie

Yesterday , in the throws of my depression and tears, a friend called, you know one of those friends you travelled with, you would trust your debit, cash and bank details with, one of those freinds who has your back in a crisis.Randomly in the conversation she said” have you got a banana?” I laughed…

WHEAT INFLAMMES YOUR BRAIN

Next week insha’allah we are starting the Diary, Wheat and Sugar Free challenge, spurred on by a kick up the backside by the Health Ranger , who said most people are too weak to give up these things. In the stage of contemplation and preparation, I found this wonderful article that goes into  depth  why…

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…