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Sunnah Superfoods: The Great Grape

And, we’re back for another episode of Sunnah Superfoods, this time for the wonderful and great grape!  Hit Us With the History First, grapes have been around a really, really, long time. They originated as long as 130 million years ago, according to archeological finds. Humans started consuming grapes nearly 22,000 years ago, when the ice…

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5 Recipes to Try for the Perfect Winter Meal

The following recipes are perfect in more ways than one! Whether after a long night, or a busy day, or on a frigid winter’s night, these dishes are sure to hit the spot. During winter, it’s easy to turn to comfort food (hello, calories!) so here are a few relatively quick and easy recipes for…

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Super Sunnah Foods: Is All Halal Meat Really Halal?

So, here we are folks! Another episode of Super Sunnah Foods, and for this episode we are going to discuss — you guessed it — MEAT. First off, is meat a sunnah food? Yes, meat is absolutely a sunnah food because the Prophet, peace be upon him, ate meat without any question. Meat, both of livestock…

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Sunnah Superfoods: The Great Pumpkin

So dear friends, in the United States, we are knee-deep in pumpkin season. Pumpkin patches all around, pumpkin pies in the stores, pumpkin spice lattes in the cafes, carved pumpkins on the door stoops, pumpkin-faced pinups on walls, doors, and windows everywhere. So, of course, in this, the fourth edition of the “Sunnah Superfoods” series,…

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Are Your 3 Favourite Foods Even Halal?

You’re sitting down, enjoying your day with your phone in hand, when that all-too-familiar notification pops up. Perhaps it’s from the family group chat, your mum, or that one auntie who’s always sharing forwards from every corner of the internet; you already know what it is. A blurry picture with Comic Sans font, warning you…

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5 Easy Meals to Get You Through a Busy Week

Busy days, busy weeks, busy months. It all just blends together in one big, busy blur of working, playdates, laundry, cleaning, and more. And the one thing that I find myself slipping in is FOOD. Now, trust me when I say that I pass absolutely zero judgement on any mother who finds herself popping chicken…

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Sunnah Superfoods: Wonderful Watermelon

Many of us have the blessing of having a Quran teacher who at some point has helped us greatly improve our diin. My Quran teacher is just such a wonderful gift of a woman, mashallah la haula wa la quwatta illah billah. And before she talks about Quran or Hadith, or the months or seasons,…

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Learn to Make Sri Lankan Cutlets With Us

As an American Sri Lankan, my family often makes cutlets for holidays or parties. Generally served as appetizers, the presence of these cutlets is a tradition we all look forward to. After all, food can be sentimental too! Typically made with fish and various spices, they’re one of the few Sri Lankan dishes that I…

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Sunnah Superfoods: The Humble Date

Many of us have the blessing of having a Quran teacher who at some point has helped us greatly improve our diin. My Quran teacher is just such a wonderful gift of a woman, mashallah la haula wa la quwatta illah billah. And before she talks about Quran or Hadith, or the months or seasons,…

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Stop What You’re Doing and Bake These Bars for Your Next Iftar Party

About the author: Annum Munir is a Muslim blogger who loves infusing creativity and faith into her artistic and adventurous pursuits. She hopes to inspire you to travel more fully and make ordinary things just a tad bit extraordinary. Ramadan isn’t just the holiest month in Islam, it’s also one of the most social. From…

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7 Palestinian Chefs That Are Doing It for the Culture

Food. Food. Food. It’s a vital part of culture all around the world. We Palestinians, in particular, simply love our food, and our events always revolve around the beautiful symphony of flavors that make up our cuisine. But food represents so much more than blind consumption. Food is what unites us. It brings us closer to our…

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Red Lentil Kibbeh: An Excellent Alternative to Meat During Ramadan

People are always asking me, “What is Kibbeh? Do you really eat raw meat?” Yes, Kibbeh is traditionally made with raw meat ground up mixed with bulgar and kammouni seasoning. I grew up eating the raw meat version, but as I got older I began to like the many vegetarian versions. As a child, I never questioned what…

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Here Are 5 Ways You Can Reduce Your Trash Production

(Getty Images) For the last few years, I have tried to live without waste. My journey towards a zero-waste lifestyle started when I came across Bea Johnson and her book, “Zero Waste Home.” Today, I am here to share my tips for living a trash-free life – a life with more intention, more experiences and fewer…