My favorite season of the year is Fall/Autumn. I look forward to wearing cozy sweaters, sitting around a fire outside and taking walks in nature to appreciate the changing leaves and brisk, cool weather. I also look forward to...
When I went to Sicily in 1993, it was the first time I really ever experienced fruit as the main ingredient- and sometimes the only ingredient- in a dessert. At first I was waiting around for the real dessert to please...
  Why am I aways posting breakfast at dinner? Here's my filling dish of eggs with #sejouk (a #halal style #chorizo) inspired by my love of #Turkish food, esp. their breakfasts. Added some fresh dill, too. Sometimes I think I...
One of the things I really love doing is showing people how to make simple, all-natural recipes using truly wholesome ingredients. It's an additional bonus when those products have been halal-certified to ensure that the entire process of bringing...
I'm simply amazed at how much everyone absolutely loved this ever so simple recipe for fresh beet juice, made with only three (four if you include water) ingredients. It is the simplest drink recipe to make and so good for...
I've heard all sorts of people say that they've never felt better after drinking 'green' smoothies- with lots of green veggies like celery, spinach, kale, avocados as well as other things like beets and carrots. Chock full of vitamins,...
Last Saturday night, I watched a great documentary on how to reverse diabetes by going on a raw foods and vegan diet. I'm not a diabetic, alhamdullilah, I'm not a fan of veganism, and  I prefer to cook my food- however- I'm...
Winter weekend mornings are the perfect time to cozy up to a pancake breakfast. I can eat them without all the side fixings of eggs and {halal} sausages, as long as the pancakes are flavorful. That's why I like...
As you might be able to see from this blog, I'm a bit entranced by Moroccan things- style, geography, and the delicious, healthy and traditional food. Amanda Mouttaki is the author of Maroc Mama, a blog about her experience...
On a recent trip to our local butcher, I inquired about the homemade merguez they always used to have on hand. He said they weren't making any more of it because folks weren't buying much of it, for some reason. I always thought...

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