Get FREE Recipes & Updates!


Rice Paper Rolls with Mango & Shrimp Stuffing and Orange-Lime Asian Sauce for Dipping

This recipe is unbelievably simple and there’s absolutely no cooking involved- a perfect crowd pleaser for these hot summer days. Use the freshest ingredients, including oranges and limes, instead of juices or concentrates which really makes a difference in the resulting taste. Makes 10 rolls (20 servings)  Rice Paper Roll Ingredients 2 ounces rice vermicelli noodles ½ lb. tiny cooked shrimp or ...

Read More »

From Garden to Plate and Halal Greek Recipes this Spring

  This has been a good month, alhamdullilah (thank God).  It’s spring.  The weather has been beautiful.  The trees are blooming and everything seems so green- my favorite time of year so far. In fact, there’s so much more motivation to cook when you have great ingredients such as what is available in the spring. I was honored to contribute to a few ...

Read More »

Nice ‘N Easy Bekals featured in Aquila Asia Magazine

Have you heard of Aquila Asia magazine? It’s a very chic publication geared towards the Muslim woman living in Southeast Asia, particularly Indonesia and Malaysia. The children have a break from school around this time of year, so they asked me to contribute recipes for bekals, or the Bahasa Melayu/Malaysian and Indonesian word for packed food. They will take bekals on ...

Read More »

Earth Day and Reflections on “The Cove” Documentary

April 22 is designated as Earth Day. We know as Muslims that every day should be dedicated to serving Allah (swt) by doing right by the earth- treating humans, animal and wildlife with respect and using them in the way that our Creator has commanded. Last month I wrote an article about the award-winning, wonderful documentary, The Cove. The article was published on ...

Read More »

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

As promised, I’ve put together the recipe for the Chocolate Banana Bread I demonstrated at last week’s Baking Demo in Naperville, IL. At the demo, I discussed baking tips and halal substitutes for particular baking ingredients, which you can find a summary of on one of my previous posts. To the demo I also brought samples of my Banana Blueberry Loaf and Cranberry & White Chocolate Mini ...

Read More »

The Huffington Post Article on My Halal Kitchen

For halal food fans everywhere as well as those awaiting something unique in the food world, you might be interested to know that The Huffington Post contributor Naazish YarKhan thinks My Halal Kitchen could be making a difference. She wrote a wonderful piece about this website and the growing halal food industry (i.e. companies like Crescent Foods and Taqwa Eco-Food), as well as a rising interest in halal foods, ...

Read More »

Pin It on Pinterest