Lamb & Eggplant Tagine

I have a wonderful recipe to share, and it's one that I've been making this week just because it's that good. I was preparing to...

5 Things You Can Do to Live Well During the Cold...

It's this time of year when I appreciate home and hearth the most. While I may not have a fireplace (although I'd absolutely love...

Chicken Salad with Homemade Yogurt-Based Ranch Dressing

As we begin to enter the New Year soon, wouldn't it be nice to actually maintain a goal of eating healthier by cooking more...

Tandoori Chicken Salad

Is it just me or are there cookies everywhere, right now? Not to mention cakes, chocolates, candy canes and the like. Even if one...

5 Things You Can Do on Christmas When You Don’t Celebrate

Much of the world has been celebrating Christmas season since the beginning of December, but the really special days for those who celebrate are...

My Interview with “The Blessed Bananas” Author Tayyaba Syed

Share this link to watch the video. To order a copy of The Blessed Bananas: A Muslim Fable, shop here. 

Greek-Style Alfredo Pasta

There are so many reasons why I love Greek food. I love Mediterranean dishes in general, as they're known for their use of healthy...

Zucchini & Cauliflower Soup

My passion for soup intensifies every time I come up with a new way to blend different veggies. Since I'm usually always stirring in...

How to Make Almond Flour

One of my most popular Instagram posts in recent months was when I posted about how I make my own almond milk. It has...

Holistic Mom MD’s Gluten-Free Recipe for Pumpkin Cake

If you've watched my Facebook Live video series with Dr. Madiha Saeed, you'll probably know a little bit about this recipe and why it's...

Recipes for Your Thanksgiving Table

America is gearing up for the foodiest of all foodie days of the year, Thanksgiving. It is by far my favorite foodie holiday. The food is...

How to Make Almond Milk

Recently I posted a series of photos on Instagram when I was beginning to make almond milk from scratch at home.  The last couple of...

How to Eat Healthy, Halal & Organic While Traveling

A few weeks ago I was in Southern California to attend the Les Dames International Conference in Newport Beach and once I left the...

Video Series with Dr. Madiha Saeed of Holistic Mom, MD

We had an amazing couple of months here with the fabulously smart Dr. Madiha Saeed, a Chicago area MD who just finished the book,...

What’s in Your Bread & Pastry Products? My Interview with Dobra...

I love the topic of what's in your food. When I wrote the My Halal Kitchen cookbook, I learned more than I ever expected...

[CLOSED] Giveaway: Colorful & Useful Kitchen Products by ZEAL

One of my last stops at the absolutely HUGE National Restaurant Association Show earlier this year was a quick drop in to one of...

Pumpkin Parfaits with Yogurt, Honey & Nuts

While parfaits are often seen on dessert tables, the use of pumpkin is hardly ever a staple found inside- at least not from what...

Yogurt Spread with Pomegranates, Hazelnuts, Pistachios & Olive Oil

If you love labneh, or yogurt spread, as much as I do then you'll really appreciate this recipe because it takes the simplified version...

Spicy Thai Mango Noodles with Shrimp

Lately I've been craving Asian food, or at least Asian-inspired dishes. I think it happens when my body is really lacking in certain nutrients...

Fall Harvest Pumpkin Yogurt Bread

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...