Food

Islamic House of Wisdom Hosts Sense Of Peace During Interfaith Iftar

Dearborn Heights, MI–Last Thursday evening at the Islamic House of Wisdom hosted an interfaith gathering, promoting peace and justice throughout the world, and ended with a community iftar.

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July 17, 2014

Health Benefits of Fasting

Fasting is not just abstaining from food and drink, it is abstaining from backbiting, being cautious of what we do, and of what we see and hear. Thus, purifying the soul.

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July 3, 2014

ICNA Relief Pantry on Hillcroft to Serve People of All Backgrounds

Earlier ICNA Relief established a Food Pantry near Downtown Houston just besides the ICNA Relief Women Shelter located at 4021 Baden Street, Houston, Texas 77009 (off I-45 North).

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June 26, 2014

5 Ramadan Fulfilling Foods List

As we eagerly wait for the blessings of the holiest month, Ramadan, to arrive, consider the following fulfilling foods to include in your diet.

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June 12, 2014

Arizona Restaurant Guide – Haji-Baba Review

Haji-Baba is a famous Middle Eastern restaurant in the heart of Tempe inviting college students, families, and even veterans have become loyal customers.

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June 2, 2014

Chocolate Jihad Declared

Islamic groups angry at Cadbury Malaysia after two batches found to contain pork DNA

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June 2, 2014

Watermelon Tomato Salad with Feta & Toasted Almonds

Consider the following Watermelon Tomato Salad with Feta & Toasted Almonds recipe by Chef Charles Wiley of ZuZu for light spring or Ramadan meals.

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May 1, 2014

Denmark’s Zabiha Ban

RIYADH, Feb 23 – Denmark is likely to lose millions of dollars in trade and tourism revenues following its ban Monday on slaughtering animals in accordance with Islamic standards.

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February 27, 2014

Advice Column: Honey, Good or Bad?

Question: Is it true honey is a bad sugar for you? I switched to zero calorie sweeteners instead…

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January 23, 2014

Advice Column: Low Calorie Bread?

By Noor H. Salem blackbeanbrownies.wordpress.com Question: I found a 35 calorie toast bread brand at the supermarket and decided to switch from the regular toast I used to buy. Are there certain brands better than others I should look for? Answer: Bluntly, if a bag of bread is advertising for 35 calories, I’d throw it […]

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December 5, 2013

Advice Column: Is Eating Lettuce Pointless?

Question: Everyone says that lettuce is not worth eating because it has no benefits. I always thought that it was a good choice.

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November 7, 2013

Advice Column: Instant Soup

By Noor H. Salem, TMO blackbeanbrownies.wordpress.com Question: I run off to work and never have time to prepare lunch.  I found instant noodle soup cups that are prepared by adding boiling water. They have chicken flavors and vegetables in the soup. Is this a good idea for a mid-day lunch?   Answer: Quick meals, high-speed, […]

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October 31, 2013

Advice Column: You Mean Salt isn’t Really Bad for Me?

By Noor H. Salem blackbeanbrownies.wordpress.com Question: Am I supposed to avoid all salt in my foods to really achieve a healthy life style? Answer: Believe it or not, you shouldn’t omit sodium completely from your lifestyle. Strictly avoiding sodium in your diet could actually have reverse effects including lightheadedness and dizziness due to very low […]

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October 24, 2013

Advice Column: Does Everything I Buy Need to Be Organic?

I’m trying to let me kids eat healthier and I’m getting confused what I need to buy organic? Does everything with an organic label mean it’s healthy? How about produce?

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October 17, 2013

Redistributing Wealth on a Local Level: Possible

How to avoid waste in America

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October 17, 2013

Advice Column: Exciting New Fries at Burger King?

Question: I was excited when my son brought SatisFries form Burger King with 40% less fat. Are these good options compared to the regular junkies at fast food chains?

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October 10, 2013

Advice Column: Chockfull of Ingredients in Chocolate Ice Cream

Question: I found fat-free and low-calorie ice cream with delicious flavors. Are these good treats to replace regular dessert with as part of my weight loss plan?

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October 3, 2013

Advice Column: Kids and School Lunch

Question: It’s back to school season and I’m facing difficulties convincing my children to eat healthy. I can’t control what they eat during lunch at school.

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September 12, 2013

Advice Column: To Drink or Not to Drink?

I would never recommend you purchasing any protein drink from restaurants or fast food chains.

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September 5, 2013

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