Giveaway: Maya’s Secrets: 100 Delightful Latin Dishes for a Healthier You

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Maya’s Secrets: 100 Delightful Latin Dishes for a Healthier You contains recipes that are both delicious and healthy. It comes with recommendations of ingredients that are helpful in preventing and controlling diseases like cancer and diabetes. With pre-made shopping lists of key ingredients, this book simplifies the process of cooking healthy meals. Enter the giveaway below to win this cookbook! Giveaway ... Read More »

Giveaway: The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Belly Fat Weight Loss

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The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Belly Fat Weight Loss includes more than 100 nutritious recipes with menu plans that are easy to follow. With effective exercises that emphasize Pilates core conditioning, this guidebook is encouraging, informative, and helpful. Enter the giveaway below to win!  Giveaway Details Value: $7.58 USD Enter a relevant comment as a form of entry. Giveaway ends ... Read More »

5 Days of Giveaways for December

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5 Days of Giveaways are back this December and we have a lot to share with everyone. From December 15th to December 19th, 2014 we’re offering everything from grilling pans to guidebooks to cookbooks- and  you can enter each one once. More details can be found on the individual giveaway posts, or go here to find one from each day. Best wishes! ... Read More »

[Video Q & A] How to Make French Cuisine Halal

Q & A Video French Cuisine Halal | My Halal Kitchen

One of my favorite types of food hails from French cuisine. I’ve traveled all over France and had the real deal from Paris to Provence- many years ago- but that means I can recognize the depth of flavor that comes from the authentic flavors of cooking with bones, butter, animal fat and so on. I don’t advocate cooking with substitutes for ... Read More »

Don’t Miss Yvonne’s New Quick Tip Video Series on the My Halal Kitchen YouTube Channel

Q & A with Yvonne of My Halal Kitchen

I’ve received so many wonderful questions from readers about cooking and baking halal that I’ve decided to start presenting them to everyone via my You Tube Channel. I hope you’ll all enjoy and benefit from the answers and if you have any of your own that you’d like to ask, feel free to email me with “Q & A” in ... Read More »

Jalapeño-Garlic Mayonnaise {Homemade Recipe}


Making mayonnaise at home is SO super easy to do. The only trick is that you have to have all your ingredients ready to go and you have to be ready to work fast at the right time. Let me show you how. You can basically add anything you want to mayo. This particular one looks more on the yellow ... Read More »

Happy Eid ul Adha!

Irish Crystal Beverage Dispenser

Eid Mubarak to everyone who observes the occasion! How have you celebrated? For those of you who wondered where I got my Irish (Shannon) crystal drink dispenser, which was quite popular on my Facebook page, you can search for it at your local Costco store or online at Amazon.com. Read More »

Sending an Eid Greeting + a Giveaway

This next post and giveaway comes to us from the online Etsy store, Salaam Cards. I’ve watched their business grow in the last year and they’re making pretty handmade cards and wrapping paper that are just perfect for Eid. Take a look, read through and enter the giveaway at the end, just in time for Eid ul Adha. Nothing beats ... Read More »

Health & Wellness Workshop for Women & Girls

On November 15, 2009, a workshop empowering Muslim women and girls to make healthy choices will take place at the Morton Arboretum (located in the Chicago suburbs). I have been asked to be a presenter as part of a lecture about nutrition, where I will suggest healthy everyday food items and recipes for growing school girls. Here’s a summary provided by the hosts ... Read More »

Halal Test Kitchen Event Coming to Chicago

If you happen to be in Chicago this weekend, join us for an ICNA-sponsored Halal Test Kitchen’s First Event out of a Community Education Series Featuring a Halal Certification Process Presentation and a Mexican Food Exploration with Live Cooking Demos.  All are welcome to these informative sessions.   Time: 1:30-3:30pm Location:  ICNA Center, 6624 N California Avenue. Chicago, IL 60659 Suggested Donation: $5.00 For more info:  ... Read More »