PERFECT PORRIDGE

Karimah’s Lifestyle Design PERFECT PORRIDGE It’s just started to get a little chilly at the morning and people love porridge. The spices are optional but are healthly ,wise ,beneficial , mainly anti-inflammatory and anti-biotic. Fantastic food to eat after training, home made spicy porridge made with cashew milk. It’s packed with L-Arginine, which is a…

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,…

FOOD FACIST

Karimah Bint Dawoud, Muslim Chaplain, Qualified Clinical Nutritionist. Let’s leave behind the Lego Land mentality and take things to a more holistic level in all things, not just food, but it’s food my specialty, so its food I’ll speak with. I notice my metaphors normally are with food or cuisine cooking. Anyways as part of…

Green Valley

By Karimah bint Dawoud. As as foodie and food writer, I love food shops, I love shops from different cultures, races etc, that sell food or anything relative to food. To my delight, off Edgware Road, in London’s Arab West End, is a wonderful, gorgeous actually, shop called Green Valley, like the Aladdin’s cave of Middle Eastern cuisine, a mini supermarket,…

Seasonal Soup – Moroccan Harira

Seasonal September  Soup –  Moroccan Harira by Karimah bint Dawoud, muslim chaplain and well being writer Comfort foods need not be fattening, as we crave the serotonin high of carbohydrates at this time of the year.They are not really that necessary unless you have a  high energy lifestyle in order to burn them off. Soups are great comfort foods packed with loads of goodness and it’s not necessary…