Coconut Flapjacks

Written by Sophie We recently got hold of some Coconut Jam and have been having a play with what we can use it for….this turned into coconut-based flapjacks which were delicious!!  They are free of refined sugar, full of nutritious coconut and have a rich treacle-like flavour. So easy and quick (my favourite type of […]

10 Ways to Cultivate Good Gut Bacteria and Reduce Depression

We are all born with genes that predispose us to all kinds of things–in my case, most of the psychiatric illnesses listed in the DSM-5 (Diagnostic Statistical Manual, Fifth Edition). And while we have some control over the way our genes express themselves or “turn on” – a new science called epigenetics—we are more or…

Green Beans With Tomatoes 

1 pound green beans stems removed then break in half

1/4 cup oil 

6 peices of garlic chopped 

1 onion sliced

1 can stewed chopped tomatoes 

1 teaspoon cumin

Salt and pepper to taste

Pot of boiling water add green beans and cook 5 minutes then remove from water run under cold water set aside.

Place oil in wok heat to hot add onions and garlic sauté add cumin and salt and pepper add tomatoes and green beans cook for 15 minutes then serve hot or cold  



الثانية: العمل به. الثالثة: الدعوة إليه. الرابعة: االصبر على األذى  فيه The Second: Acting upon it, the third: calling others to it, the fourth: patience upon the harms faced by it. دوسرا؛ عمل کرنا ساتھ اس (نافع علم) کے، تیسرا؛ اس(دین) کی طرف دعوت، چوتھا؛ صبر اس (دینِ حق) پر جب اس پر اذیت دی جائے  […]

Stir Fried Vegetables With Peanut Sauce 

1/4 cup oil 1 onion sliced

1/2 inch piece of ginger sliced

1 inch fresh Turmeric sliced

5 pieces garlic peeled and sliced 

1 cup mushrooms sliced  

1/2 pound firm tofu cubed

1 head broccoli broken into small pieces  

1 bell pepper sliced 

1 yellow zucchini sliced
3/4 cup peanut butter 

4 tablespoons soy sauce

2 teaspoons nutritional yeast 

1/2 cup water 

Prep vegetables slice and set aside 

In wok heat oil and add garlic , ginger and Turmeric root sauté for 2 minutes add mushrooms , onions , broccoli, bell pepper and zucchini sauté until vegetables are tender
In sauce pan combined peanut butter ,soy sauce and nutritional yeast add water and stir till smooth and warm then add to vegetables and serve hot  


The Prophet’s Late Morning Activities

Originally posted on Verse By Verse Qur’an Study Circle:By Sheikh Abd Al-Wahhab Al-Turayri As the morning sun climbed high into the sky, Prophet Muhammad sallAllahu `alayhi wa sallam headed to the home of one of his wives, particularly the wife whose turn it was to spend the day with him. He entered the…

Halal Jambalaya

Test kitchen-ed and written by Theresa Corbin Most recipes from my home land of New Orleans include pork (or alcohol). It is a sad reality that I have to face everyday. I thought about organizing a marathon to raise awareness of this travesty, but no one I know wants to run or even walk. Alas, […]