Refreshing Ramadan Salad

by Noor H. Salem With the scorching hot sun, and the long hours of fasting, nothing is more refreshing to quench your thirst than water and fresh fruit. While you may have the p

Into the Mirror: Spiritual, Intellectual, and Personal Development Seminar

by Noor H. Salem Often, one will never reach their true potential until they truly know themselves. In the seminar hosted in Farmington Hills, Imam Suleiman Hani shared incredibl

Maximizing Ramadan Energy: Delicious Date Anise Bars

by Noor H. Salem Very commonly in Ramadan, you may find yourself surrounded by traditional sweets such as baklava, qatayif (stuffed walnut or cheese pancakes), and countless othe

Energizing Smoothie for Ramadan

by Noor H. Salem  With Ramadan just days away, it’s time to equip your body and mind with energy, motivation, and perpetual strife. Instead of being a couch potato, staring at

Refreshing Mint Matcha Lemonade

by Noor H. Salem With the summer heat right sneaking up on the beautiful and breezy spring, nothing is more refreshing than an iced-cold beverage. Unfortunately, summer heat is u

Increasing Your Energy in Ramadan

by Noor H. Salem With Ramadan less than a month away, it’s the perfect time to discuss essential tips to stay energized and vibrant during the month of Ramadan. Ramadan is now

Twist to Traditional Burgers: Delectable Chicken Kafta Patties

by Noor H. Salem Whether you are on a road trip and need to grab a bite, or enjoying a meal with your friends at a gourmet restaurant, burgers generally are a menu item that can

Sold-Out Dinner to Commemorate Palestinian Land Day

by Noor H. Salem More than 500 attendees gathered at Greenfield Manor in Dearborn on Friday, March 30th for a dinner organized by MY-ICD, Islamic Center of Detroit youth, and Ame

Ascension of the Believer; Uplifting Event in Farmington

by Noor H. Salem A full house gathered March 24 at the Islamic Cultural Association of Farmington Hills for the first ever workshop, Ascension of the Believer. The workshop is pr

Eating Healthy on a Tight Schedule

by Noor H. Salem Trying to juggle work, caring for the needs of your family, and having time for yourself can get a bit overwhelming at times. For that, I advise clients to orga

Mom’s Ginger Coconut Muffins

by Noor H. Salem While you may be oblivious to the entire system within you that works in utmost perfect harmony, when you study the human body you will be left with a dropped-ja

Beyond A Story: Once Upon the Nile

by Noor H. Salem It was an incredible weekend in Farmington Hills, where more than 200 students gathered for yet another seminar, hosted by Qabeelah Ittihaad, Michigan. Once Upon

Mouth-Watering Pomegranate Smoothie

by Noor H. Salem Last column, we’ve discussed the incredible health benefits that pomegranate holds, for your physical and mental health alike. Pomegranates are loaded with ant

Small Team, Mighty Results: Outreach Team Changed Thousands of Lives

by Noor H. Salem You pick up your phone to check the weather before heading out to work in the morning, and use it to direct you around when construction detours hit. In the even

Noor’s Rainbow Chickpea Salad Recipe

by Noor H. Salem  In my last post, we covered the importance of eating a rainbow, from nature that is. My Rainbow Chickpea Salad isn’t only pleasing to the eye, but also ext

Eat the Rainbow: Vital Nutrients Your Body Needs

by Noor H. Salem You may have heard a similar phrase to “eating the rainbow” from a popularly-consumed candy that is bursting with eye-catching colors. Essentially however, a

Delectable Lamb Spaghetti

by Noor H. Salem In the past, we’ve discussed the recently growing trend of gluten-free foods, and the lack of scrumptious options when it comes to pasta. Opting for a gluten-f

SKYWALKER: The Art of Faith-Life Balance

by Noor H. Salem SkyWalker came to town, and no, it’s not related to Star Wars. It was an extraordinary event which came to the Tawheed Center of Farmington Hills on Saturday,

Tea: Beyond Just Warming Your Heart

by Noor H. Salem In this brittle cold season, picking up a cup of warm tea after having to walk a long distance to your car, or perhaps as you cuddle near the fireplace during a

Noor’s Protein-Avocado Fudge Brownies

by Noor H. Salem When you hear brownies, you might subconsciously think of gooey and fattening squares of chocolatey goodness. Readily consumed brownies might contain excessive r

How Can Pasta Possibly Be Healthy?

by Noor H. Salem Pasta: a childhood favorite to many has a pretty bad reputation for being high in carbohydrates, fats, and calories. Eating lasagna becomes a guilt-full experien

Harding-Working Youth Raise $140,000 for the Yemen Crisis

by Noor H. Salem “Water: cheapest when available, and most expensive (and dearest) when it’s not,” Shaykh Yaser Birjas stated as his words trembled the hearts of many at a

Unique 1001 Inventions Exhibit Executed in Detroit

by Noor H. Salem An incredible exhibit that has been at the Michigan Science Center in Detroit for a few months now, has caught the attention and interest of thousands. For a lo

Does Eating Nuts Make You Fat?

by Noor H. Salem You’ve probably heard far too often, “don’t eat that, it has too much fat!” Unfortunately, several decades ago the fear of fat indeed reached a peak; it

Get Rid of Unrealistic New Year Goals

by Noor H. Salem Have you taken oath to yourself to start yet another dieting program this year? Did you put weight-loss or exercise on your New Year’s resolution, once again?