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    Keep Your Eyes on the Prize – 3 Tips for the Last Days in Ramadan


    By Lobna Mullah, MAS Tarbiya Director Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes As we strive for increased worship and heightened spirituality during these last days and nights of Ramadan, it is important to stay on course. While some are having to plan for Eid logistics, others are already planning for their post-Ramadan food adventures, while others are… Continue reading »


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    Ramadan Bites 16, 17, 18 Cali Date Shakes, Okra & Chicken, and Hi Protein Savory Muffins


    Ramadan Bites 30 wholesome, nutritious recipes to incorporate into your diet for 30 days By Hanifa Hameed Diwan, Registered Dietitian hanifa01@gmail.com California Dreaming Date Shakes Nutritional Benefits: Dates are an immediate source of glucose after the fast, high in fiber, which allows slower release of energy. High in B vitamins needed for energy production, as… Continue reading »


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    Ramadan Bites 13, 14, 15 Asian Inspired Wild Rice Very British Turkey and Watercress Salad Spicy Cabbage and Beef Stew 30 wholesome, nutritious recipes to incorporate into your diet for 30 days By Hanifa Hameed Diwan, Registered Dietitian hanifa01@gmail.com Asian Inspired Wild Rice Nutritional Benefits: Wild rice is actually a grass which is very high… Continue reading »


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    Ramadan Bites 10, 11, 12 Veggie Kabobs Salmon with Olives Watermelon Salad 30 wholesome, nutritious recipes to incorporate into your diet for 30 days By Hanifa Hameed Diwan, Registered Dietitian hanifa01@gmail.com Veggie Kabobs with Tomato Basil Sauce Nutritional Benefits: Olive oil as mentioned previously, is high in antioxidants (preventing free radical cell damage) and monounsaturated fats… Continue reading »


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    Ramadan Bites 8 & 9: Fruity Quinoa Salad and Avocado Banana Toast


    Ramadan Bites: Recipes 8 and 9 30 wholesome, nutritious recipes to incorporate into your diet By Hanifa Hameed Diwan, Registered Dietitian hanifa01@gmail.com Fruity Quinoa Salad Ingredients  1/4 cup dry quinoa 1 cup of kale chopped ¼ tsp seasoning salt Pinch of black pepper 1 pomegranate peeled 1 apple cored and cut into small pieces 2 Persian… Continue reading »


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    Ramadan Bites 6 & 7: Ginger Chicken and Mixed Bean Chili


    Ramadan Bites: Recipes 6 and 7 30 wholesome, nutritious recipes to incorporate into your diet By Hanifa Hameed Diwan, Registered Dietitian hanifa01@gmail.com image courtesy of: https://www.mnn.com Ginger Chicken and Quinoa (serves 4-6 people) Ingredients  2lbs of boneless chicken breast 1 small onion 1TBS Ginger 1 clove of garlic 1 can of organic tomato sauce 2tsp of… Continue reading »


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    Staying Motivated in Ramadan


    By Fayez Khwaja from Atlanta Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutes We are in the middle of the month of Ramadan. It is about now that some start to lose their enthusiasm, and start to derail their planning efforts. How can you stay motivated to stay in optimal form so you keep progressing quickly on achieving… Continue reading »


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    Ramadan Bites 4 & 5: Spanish Omelette and Superfood Parfait


    Ramadan Bites: Recipes 4 and 5 30 wholesome, nutritious recipes to incorporate into your diet By Hanifa Hameed Diwan, Registered Dietitian hanifa01@gmail.com My version of a Spanish Omelette (This was a staple in our household in London) NUTRITIONAL BENEFITS: Eggs are an excellent of source of inexpensive, high quality protein. The whites are rich sources of selenium, vitamin… Continue reading »


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    Ramadan Bites 2 & 3: Prophetic Iftar Meal and Grandma’s Recipe


    Ramadan Bites: Recipes 2 and 3 30 wholesome, nutritious recipes to incorporate into your diet By Hanifa Hameed Diwan, Registered Dietitian hanifa01@gmail.com Sawiq Prophetic Iftar Meal image courtesy of: Priya’s Easy N Tasty Recipes NUTRITIONAL BENEFITS: Barley is a source of fiber, protein, vitamins and minerals. Whole wheat grain is a source of fiber, complex carbohydrate B-vitamins and minerals… Continue reading »


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    Ramadan Bites Recipe 1: Prophetic Suhoor Meal


    Ramadan Bites 30 wholesome, nutritious recipes to incorporate into your diet for 30 days By Hanifa Hameed Diwan, Registered Dietitian hanifa01@gmail.com The month of Ramadan is a great time to nourish our bodies as well as our minds. For the duration of the month, Registered Dietitian Hanifa Hameed Diwan will be bringing you 3o recipes, filled… Continue reading »