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On Food Fraud and Being an Educated Halal Consumer

My friend and halal industry colleague Sue Labadi and I often mull over the topic of standards in halal as it relates to the future of the halal economy. We talk about everything from what’s in our food to how far certification processes should go to really grasp the entirety of authentication for the protection of halal consumers and the transparency of companies they ...

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Facebook Live Chat Series: What’s Really In Our Food?

I’m really getting used to this Facebook Live thing! I love how many of you have been adding comments and feedback to join in the discussion on “What’s Really in Our Food?”. It’s a five-part series where I’ll be discussing the nuances of food labels, insight into the processing of food and food industry ingredients and how food is marketed to ...

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One Week of FREE Saffron Road Food Products {Giveaway}

I’m giving away one week’s worth of Saffron Road coupons so that you can try something new every day of the week– they have so many cool, convenient halal, gluten-free and Non-GMO products like frozen entrees, lentil crackers, lamb broth (trying finding another brand that makes that), and even desserts! I’m most excited to try their new fish bowls- how interesting is that! Here’s how this fun giveaway works: U.S. participants only.  I ...

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Egg Drop Soup | My Halal Kitchen

Egg Drop Soup

If you like restaurant-style Chinese Egg Drop Soup, just know that you don’t have to go out to have it- it’s so super easy and quick to make that you don’t even have to stress much over making it. You probably have at least some of the ingredients already, like eggs. Plus, you should always stock up on the Saffron ...

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Creamy Potato Soup | My Halal Kitchen

Creamy Potato Soup

Ever since Ramadan, I’ve been in the habit of making soups with whatever is growing and seasonal. Last year I grew potatoes in pots and it was going great until the potatoes really began to grow underneath (the greens had already come out beautifully on top) and the squirrels realized there was something to be found below- after that, I ...

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IFANCA’s Halal & Healthy Program at Islamic Foundation North

The last stop on the Halal & Healthy Nutrition Workshop tour around Chicagoland was Islamic Foundation North in Waukegan, IL. Just before Ramadan, IFANCA presented our last workshop on Halal & Healthy Nutrition with a presentation by Asma Ahad, Food Scientist at IFANCA, on how food industry products and natural food ingredients affect the way we are satiated- flavors, texture, color ...

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