As adults, I think we have all been told plenty of times that in order to stay healthy, maintain a proper weight and function on a daily basis that we need a solid 8 hours of sleep every night....
I’ve been fascinated all my adult life by the relationship between food and mental and emotional health. I just never really knew other people were studying it the way this presenter talks about in this Tedx Christchurch talk by...
Please join me next Tuesday afternoon as I co-host the #SaludTues Tweet Chat on the topic of How Faith-Based Organizations Can Impact Latino Health. I was asked to be part of the conversation with @SaludToday, @healthpreacher, and @UrbStrategies as part of...
It’s that time of month again and we’re ready to give away another deliciously wonderful giveaway from GLOW Organic Moisturizer, this time in the Japanese Cherry Blossom cream. It’s not only wonderful on your face and body, but I’ve...
These little sour plums (I believe they’re called Victoria Plum) are in season now in southern Turkey and I can’t stop eating them. They remind me so much of my childhood plum tree in our backyard. Every year when the...
I’ve been reading Epicurious for years, but never expected to see this! I am so elated not because it’s a cookbook I’ve written but because it will hopefully bring positive recognition to the abundant world of halal cuisine and cooking. Please...
The American Qur’an project is one of the most surprising art exhibits I’ve ever come across. It’s one artist’s rendition of the Qur’an juxtaposed upon relevant scenes of American life. Sandow Birk is the L.A.-based artist who was inspired...
I’m currently watching this…. There are many greats involved in this talk: Kim Severson, National Food Correspondent at the New York Times; Andrew Zimmern of Bizarre Foods (and a little mention of his upcoming travel show); and Pati Jinich of...
Much of the world has been celebrating Christmas season since the beginning of December, but the really special days for those who celebrate are Christmas Eve (December 24th) and Christmas Day (December 25th). Much of society closes down between...
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 in Elgin, IL from 12:00 noon-5:00 PM CST in which NOOR COUTURE and HIJABITOOD will both...
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