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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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