eat well, travel often, dream big!

I’m just getting back from a weekend of traveling and am so tired! I feel like I’m really dragging my tail (as you can tell from this late posting!)  I find that fasting while traveling is also difficult – especially driving several hours with little kids and trying to... Read more

The One That Got Away

Ramadan August 15, 2011 2

Last week I shared a link to the Cool Noodle Bowl and then realized I left out the image!  I really love this recipe and especially love tossing in Saffron Road chicken nuggets for protein and texture.  I highly recommend you give this dish a shot this summer.  There... Read more

Friendship is…

Ramadan August 10, 2011 3

Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity. ~ Khalil Gibran I wish you all could join me at my table.  But until then here’s some ideas to get you through tomorrow. Suhoor: I love this recipe from TLC because of how unique it is.  (PS who knew TLC... Read more
Two weeks ago  I shared several different olive recipes using Lindsay Olives.  I hope that you liked them as much as I did.  When I sat down to write this post I remembered something I had written a long time ago that I titled A Train and a Tale... Read more
On the weekends I usually take a little more time to prepare larger meals and favorite foods.  For me during the week it’s just too hard to keep up and I’m usually too tired for any major cooking after a day at work.  I try and circumvent a lot... Read more

Summer Bounty

Ramadan August 5, 2011 0

Todays’ meal plan is going to be short and sweet.  I have guests coming this weekend and a prep work to do for next week as well as a few new recipes to test out.  How are you doing?  How have you liked the food so far?  In the... Read more
We are almost through the first week of Ramadan, and I’m not sure about you but time is going a lot faster than I thought it would!  Today I want to share a few articles from the internet that I have found interesting and beneficial during this Ramadan.  If... Read more

Eat Your Veggies!

Ramadan August 3, 2011 0

If you’re fasting this month are you making sure to eat enough fruits and vegetables?  Last month American Muslim Mom posted a story that many Muslims actually GAIN weight during Ramadan.  How can that be?  For many after a day of fasting the foods that fill the table are... Read more