6 Muslim-Friendly Destinations In Indonesia

When most people think of Indonesia, Bali is the first destination that comes to mind; however, it’s not its most Halal-friendly one. There are six destinations that rival Bali in their own unique way;...

Mini Hazelnut Bundt Cakes with Rose Whipped Cream

My all-time favorite desserts are the simplest ones. I am not a fan of spending a lot of time making sweet things, only because I try to focus more on the main dishes but...

Meaty Mediterranean Subs

If you don't know me by now, one thing you should know is that I love all things Mediterranean. The food, the sunshine, the lifestyle...the FOOD. The food itself exudes sunshine, the sea and...

Spices, Ingredients & Books From My Trip to Dubai

Those of you who followed me around Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter during my trip to Dubai got a glimpse at many of the activities that I was engaging in while I had scattered wi-fi...

[CLOSED] Sprinjene Halal Toothpaste Giveaway

We have an exciting new giveaway for TWO new SprinJene Halal Toothpaste Products, available in our new online store, My Halal Market: Adult Sensitivity varieties for Cavity Protection and Flouride Free. They are halal-certified, so you...

Middle Eastern Style Beef & Eggplant with Yogurt Tahini Sauce

I'm a huge fan of yogurt for a whole host of reasons- and not just eating a small cup of flavored yogurt a day, but eating it as part of a healthy diet in...

Tuscan Kale & Chickpea Soup

Winter days are quite the challenge here in Chicago, so I'm always trying to find ways to warm up with food. I haven't had a cold salad in months, as I just really believe...

Use the Winter Season to Force Tree Branches

Every winter I try to continue my obsession with indoor gardening. It usually happens after I get antsy with the realization that I can't put anything into the ground with all the snow that...

Sicilian Pepper Salad Crostini

If you're like me, sometimes there isn't time to think about really fancy appetizers when you're having guests over because you're so focused on the main event, (the actual dinner) and, of course, the...

Deli Sandwiches with Homemade Spreads

One of the first types of food creations I ever made as a young cook were sandwiches. I was a bit of a latch-key kid around junior high school time, which was a wonderful...