For some reason, during Ramadan I tend to see, make, eat and enjoy appetizers the most. It’s nice to have something light but substantial at the initial breaking of the fast, but it’s more than that for me. Maybe it’s because when the fast-breaking time comes every evening, it’s one of the sweetest moments I experience (whether the appetizer is ... Read More »
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It’s hard to believe it’s almost been a year since we started working on the Ramadan Re...
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Lentil soup is one of my all-time favorite soups. I can’t believe I waited until the end of Ramadan ...
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Saima Nasim runs the beautiful design blog, Azzure. Have you seen it? It caught my attention because...
The first time I ever had Keema (that wonderful Indian-spiced ground beef dish) was during one of my...
Ramadan is here and well underway- some people started fasting last Friday; others last Saturday. Regardless, everyone is on the same page right now, which is all that matters. So, Ramadan Mubarak (Happy Ramadan)! Tartlets with Lemon Cream and Fresh Summer Fruits, recipe available on our new app! Read More »
While Ramadan could begin tonight, I am beginning to think about one of my favorite times of the month- the breaking of the first fast. What will we have to savor the moment when the sun sets and it’s time to enjoy something sweet, a date perhaps, and then something quick yet savory before it’s time for the maghreb (sunset) prayer? Cilantro ... Read More »
We’ve been talking so much lately about how important it is to be prepared for Ramadan- spiritually, mentally and practically. With long summer days to face ahead of us, we’ll either be prepared or up against a wall of how to get healthy food on the table for Iftar and the early morning pre-dawn meal of Suhoor. I’ve compiled a ... Read More »
I can’t tell you how good it feels to finally be able to tell you about the surprise I’ve been holding in for months, waiting to share with you this: the Ramadan Recipes App for iPhone! Read More »
Whether it’s fresh bread hot out of the oven or a melt-in-your-mouth chocolate cake, few things are more delightful than the aroma of a favorite treat baking in the oven. Unfortunately, baking is no walk in the park. It takes a lot of patience and time to get it just right, so what is the time-strapped foodie to do? ... Read More »
Ramadan, the 9th month of the Islamic calendar (lunar) and the holy month of fasting is approaching quickly. There is so much to prepare and it can be quite overwhelming if you think about it all at once. For those of you who are new to My Halal Kitchen, you may not realize that there are lots of organizational tips ... Read More »
If you can imagine having soup in the summer time, this Mexican Black Bean & Corn Soup is one that doesn’t heat up the kitchen, uses up fresh summer produce and has a wonderful kick to it. It also freezes well, which is wonderful for any pre-Ramadan cooking you’ll be doing (which I hope you are, or planning to!) The ingredients ... Read More »
Have you heard about our Ramadan Shape-Up program with Fit Muslimah, Azizah Magazine and My Halal Kitchen where Mubarakah Ibrahim will share tips on getting physically in shape while Tayyiba Taylor shares spiritual food for thought? As part of the online program, we’ll be providing tips on easing into eating healthier in preparationf or the holy month of fasting, all in the hopes that ... Read More »
It’s hard to believe, but Ramadan is just a few short months away? Have you done much thinking about that yet? Time has flown since last year and now it’s that time once again to start planning for this year’s holy month of fasting in a variety of ways, especially since it’s set to occur over two of the hottest summer ... Read More »