Monthly Archives: January 2018

Dieting During Pregnancy

What does diet during pregnancy mean? When we refer to diet during pregnancy, we are not speaking about restricting calories or trying to lose weight. Dieting to lose weight during pregnancy can be hazardous to you and your baby, especially since a weight loss regimen may restrict important nutrients such as iron, folic acid, and other […]

Healthier Shepherd’s Pie

We’ve made this traditional pie healthier by replacing a lot of the meat with lentils to reduce the fat, and using cauliflower in the topping to cut down on carbs. To boost the flavour we’ve added more carrot than usual and a little grated parmesan. Nutritional info per serving Calories 384kcals Fat11.5g (4.7g saturated) Protein […]

10 Health and Fitness Tips from Prophet Muhammad

Islam teaches its followers many etiquette’s of eating and living a healthy life. The Prophet made a point of developing remarkably clean and healthy eating habits among his followers. With its rich bazaars and political and caravans streaming in from desert oases, it would have been easy for a man of Muhammed’s stature to live […]

Tiramisu with Dates – Vegan Recipe

To make the crust: Process the oats or walnuts into flour in a food processor. Add the raisins and coffee and process until it forms a ball. Press evenly into the bottom of a lined bread pan. Set in the fridge. To make the ladyfingers: Process the oats into flour in a food processor then […]

Are Dates Good for You?

Prophet Muhammad (SAW) would break his fast with dates. There are many hadiths in which Prophet Muhammad (SAW) encourages Muslims to eat dates. No Ramadan iftar is complete in a Muslim household without dates. Health Benefits of Dates: Pregnant woman – It has been shown that (scientific studies) have shown that eating dates are beneficial […]

Foods Prophet Muhammad SAW Loved

Our Holy Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W) loved eating these food items – both for their taste and their benefits and advantages. It is direct Sunnah to use these items while cooking food. Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W) believed in these items’ benefits for the human body and loved eating them. Here’s a list of our Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W)’s […]

Relieve Period Cramps Once And For All!

While menstrual cramps can be painful, you can take many routes to relief and get rid of the pain. More than half of women who menstruate report some pain from period cramps for a day or two each month. While menstrual cramps, also called dysmenorrhea, are usually not a sign of a serious health condition, […]

Get Glowing Skin with these DIY Masks!

Here are a few simple homemade face packs for glowing skin. Strawberry face mask Ingredients: 6-10 fresh strawberries 1 teaspoon honey Methods: Mash the strawberries with a hand blender or in a mixer along with the honey. Do not use strawberries in the tinned, canned, frozen or packed pulp forms that are available in the […]

Indulge without any Guilt! – Churro Banana Bites Recipe

Does it get any better than low-carb churros?! Level: EASY Serves: 2-3 pax Duration: 20-30 mins INGREDIENTS 2 bananas, sliced 2 tbsp. granulated sugar 2 tsp. ground cinnamon 1 tbsp. coconut oil 1/4 c. melted chocolate DIRECTIONS In a small bowl, combine the sugar and cinnamon and whisk together until evenly combined. In a large […]

Ladies… Does your private area smells healthy?

Before we begin, let’s get this out of the way: Your vagina is supposed to have a smell. In fact, healthy vaginas emit different scents throughout the month, with stronger and more subtle variations of your unique smell appearing during different parts of your menstrual cycle. Some women naturally emit stronger vaginal odours, while others […]