ICNA Relief’s Naazish Yarkhan Talks about #LeftoversReinvented

Recently I had the sheer pleasure of having a wonderful, heartfelt discussion with Naazish Yarkhan whom I first met years ago when she was...

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...

In Conversation with Deli Halal’s Chris Barnett and Director of Halal...

While on my recent trip to Dubai, I had the pleasure of meeting with many interesting people in the food business. So many around...

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...

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...

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...

The Only Thanksgiving Recipes You Need

America is gearing up for the foodiest of all foodie days of the year, Thanksgiving.  I know…it’s loaded with historic context that makes it controversial and...

How to Eat Healthy, Halal & Tayyib 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 and...

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

Caribbean Beef Stew

This is a sponsored recipe post by Knorr® brand. They provide halal-certified bouillon, a product that is used in this recipe.  This Ramadan I’ve chosen...

Caribbean Beef Stew

This is a sponsored recipe post by Knorr® brand. They provide halal-certified bouillon, a product that is used in this recipe.  This Ramadan I’ve chosen...

Beef Tacos

This is a sponsored recipe post by Knorr® brand. They provide halal-certified bouillon, a product that is used in this recipe.  For those of you...

CLOSED: Chef O’ Gadgets Ramadan Giveaway

Chef O’ Gadgets is giving away 3 sets of their Stainless Steel Colanders (5-quart & 3-quart ) with Heat Resistant Silicone Handles.   OTHER BENEFITS INCLUDE:► OPTIMAL DRAINING PERFORMANCE:...

Chef O’ Gadgets Ramadan Give Away

Chef O’ Gadgets is giving away 3 sets of their Stainless Steel Colanders (5-quart & 3-quart ) with Heat Resistant Silicone Handles.   OTHER BENEFITS INCLUDE:► OPTIMAL DRAINING PERFORMANCE:...

Protected: Suhoor Recipe Roundup for the Remainder of Ramadan

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Ground Chicken Stuffed Eggplant

Whenever I think of stuffing vegetables, it seems like a really tedious and cumbersome process- stuffed zucchini, stuffed cabbage, grape leaves, you name it....

Ground Chicken Stuffed Eggplant

Whenever I think of stuffing vegetables, it seems like a really tedious and cumbersome process- stuffed zucchini, stuffed cabbage, grape leaves, you name it....

Try it Out, Try it On Event with Noor Couture

I’m excited to be working with NOOR COUTURE who is hosting an event called “Try It Out – Try It On”  the 23rd of April...

Try it Out, Try it On Event with Noor Couture

I’m excited to be working with NOOR COUTURE who is hosting an event called “Try It Out – Try It On”  the 23rd of April...

Join Me on a Foodie Retreat in Marrakech, Morocco with MarocMama!

My friend and fellow blogger, Amanda Mouttaki (MarocMama) is a fearless traveler whom I admire for making the life-changing decision to move her entire...