Tag Archives: halal

GLOW Moisturizers Giveaway

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I was recently introduced to these new moisturizing creams called GLOW Moisturizers and have discovered some new and interesting things I never knew about the science of cosmetics creation as well as things that aren’t in moisturizers that make them even better. You can read more in my interview with Safiya Morgan, CEO & Founder of GLOW.    I was able to ... Read More »

My Conversation with Ahmed Khan of Taaza2u.com + a Meat Delivery Giveaway

Barkaat Foods Interview | My Halal Kitchen

Just before Eid ul Adha last year, I spoke to Ahmed Irfan Khan, CEO of Barkaat Foods, about his very successful halal to your door delivery business, Taaza2u.com. I’ve been intrigued by the concept since the first day I heard about it several years ago and had their meats delivered directly to my home. I found it an incredibly helpful and ingenious solution ... 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 »

Creamy Zucchini & Potato Soup

Potato and Zucchini Soup

I absolutely love, love, love this soup. I’ve been told it’s like a broccoli cheddar soup without the broccoli or the cheddar. I think my guests are referring to the texture, which is thick and creamy, made possible by the starch in the golden and silky Yukon potatoes that are used here. Of course the half and half adds a ... Read More »

How to Eat Halal While Traveling

Halal Cart Niagara Falls, NY | My Halal Kitchen

Traveling across the state or across the world can be exciting and a chance to re-charge your internal batteries, a welcome a change of pace and scenery. Finding halal food in the sky or on the road, however, isn’t always as easy. Even though the word halal is beginning to penetrate common everyday lingo across the United States and Europe, ... Read More »

Halal Cosmetics Company Giveaway

As a result of my deep-seated curiosity and a little bit of too much time spent browsing social media, I was fortunate enough to learn about the UK-based The Halal Cosmetics Company. Super intrigued about their concept (i.e. what makes them halal and any different from other products in the market), I tried a couple things, including the silky smooth  hand soap ... Read More »

Crunchy Party Mix

Snack Mix

I’m working with IFANCA (Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of America) on their upcoming Halal and Healthy workshops around the Chicagoland area where I’ll be conducting food demos on four different recipes, all super simple and all using halal-certified products. This snack mix, which is great fpr parties, is just one of four I’ll be making and our audience tasting ... Read More »

CLOSED: Zabiha Halal’s Eid Giveaway

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UPDATE:  Congrats to winner Azam Nizamuddin- please contact MHK as soon as possible with your name and mailing information.  About the Giveaway  Zabiha Halal is giving away $50.00 CDN worth of vouchers to one randomly-selected winner (consisting of ten $5 CDN vouchers). The winners of this giveaway will be listed here on this post and will have 24 hours to contact us with their full name and ... Read More »

CLOSED: Midamar Halal’s Organic Chicken & Beef Giveaway

Midamar organic beef & chicken giveaway

About the Giveaway Midamar Halal wants you to experience their awesome organic meat and poultry products, processed right here in Middle America. The organic chicken is free-range, 100% grain-fed and humanely raised. The beef is organic and humanely raised, as well. I’ve tried them both often and have had the pleasure of working with these products for several years now- ... Read More »

CLOSED: Patchi Chocolate Gift Box Giveaway

Patchi 2014

Patchi has done it again- this box of chocolate sounds ah-mazing! Coming from one of my favorite chocolate producers ever, I’m so glad you’ll get the chance to try these wonderfully-made products for Ramadan or Eid! About the Giveaway Patchi chocolates is giving away this gorgeous gift box which includes delicacies that will bring sweetness to your guests or host ... Read More »