Simply Muslim Mom’s Simple Thanksgiving Meal

We celebrated a simple Thanksgiving day at simplymuslimmom home. What exactly do we celebrate? We celebrate all the blessings from Allah(swt). Some years we exchange gifts, this year was not one of them. I had to do little bit of planning to pull off a Thanksgiving meal this year because our fridge is not working for almost a week now. We…

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Chocolate Cupcake

I made these cupcakes for my daughter’s halaqa party. These chocolate cupcakes paired well with vanilla icing and was a hit at the party. Here is the recipe- Ingredients- 3 ounces chocolate chips 1/3 cup cocoa powder 3/4 cup hot coffee ( 1 table-spoon instant coffee mixed in 3/4 cup hot water) 3/4 cup  all-purpose flour 3/4 cup granulated sugar…

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How to Stop Using a Microwave

We don’t use a microwave in our home. It is convenient to have a microwave around but food cooked or reheated in a microwave may have radiation issues. Microwaves reduce nutrients in food and diminish the quality and taste of food. Food heated in a plastic container can have a toxic amount of BPA or other neurotoxins that are harmful for your…

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What I buy from Trader Joe’s

I shop every other week to buy grocery for my family of five people. I do the bulk of my shopping from Traders Joe’s. I also shop from Whole Foods, Sprouts and Safeway. I buy my meat from halal meat shops. So what do I usually buy from Trader Joe’s? Breads- Sandwich breads, tortilla. Butters- Table butter and baking butter. Cheese-…

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