3 Things I Learned about being Muslim from Muhammad Ali


Today was Muhammad Ali’s Jenazah. It was held in Louisville, Kentucky only a 5 hour drive from where I live. A lot of people I know – including my brother – drove down to join the congregational prayer for his final departure from this world. I contemplated going myself – after all not only was […]

Ramadan Detox

Healthy Eating in Ramadan for Detox

As salaam alaikum peeps - it's almost Ramadan again! Is it just me or is this like one of the best times of the year? So I know we all start getting ready to have our spiritual game on - but somehow we tend to overlook the physical benefits…

Birthdays, Weight Loss Sisters & Other Important Things

Happy Birthday Imrana! I love you and feel blessed that we get to celebrate another B-Day together :) I'm sure I'm not alone when I say the world would be a different place  if there were no sisters - thank God it isn't…
Whole Wheat Pancakes

Whole Wheat Pancake Recipe

Since iHop has declared today, March 8, 2016, to be National Pancake Day this year I thought this would be the perfect time for me to share my all time FAVORITE pancake recipe. Now don't get me wrong, I appreciate iHop's initiative in offering…
Valentines Day - Remember-to-love-yourself

My #1 Weight Loss Tip for Valentines Day

Happy Valentines Day everyone :) I know it's been a while since I've posted - 2016 had me hitting the ground running and it's been an adrenaline rush so far - I hope your year has started out on a really good note as well! So here we are -…
Whole Wheat Banana Bread

Whole Wheat Banana Bread

Just in time for the holidays, this banana bread is a crowd pleaser... and the best part is the ingredients are unbelievably good for you! So let me give you guys some background on this - this recipe is one that has been developed with much…

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies with Cranberries and Walnuts

These Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies - or should I say Oatmeal Cranberry Walnut Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies - are great for the holidays, or any time! And once you've tried these, you'll probably never have regular old oatmeal cookies again... OK…