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?

Butternut Squash Pumpkin Soup Recipe

by Noor H. Salem If you’ve only experienced tasting pumpkin in store-bought pie, you’re truly missing out on many beneficial and tasty treats. While pumpkin is readily prepar

Walking Tall Event Beautiful with Full House

by Noor H. Salem Almost 200 attendees gathered at the Islamic Center of Detroit banquet hall for an intensive, yet heartwarming event IlmNight: Walking Tall, on Dec 8.Walking Ta

What Do You Mean There Are Bugs in My Yogurt?

by Noor H. Salem You walk around the supermarket and see a myriad of food products, each with numerous marketing labels claiming they are healthy for you. We’ve come to a time

Appetizing and Energizing Ginger Banana Nut Bread

by Noor H. Salem The cold and cozy winter season pairs well with a cup of warm tea and a slice of banana bread. Unfortunately, if you’re opting for baked goods from a local caf

Spicy and Satisfying Jalapeño Quinoa Bowl

  by Noor H. Salem A seed tiny in size but mighty in nutrients: quinoa. You may have come across quinoa, as a new alternative to gluten-containing grains such as wheat, r

Two-Layered Pumpkin Pudding Recipe

by Noor H. Salem In the past, we have covered common unhealthy ingredients you may find in many seasonal treats, such as pumpkin spice cookies, peppermint brownies, pumpkin latte

Students Travel Nationally to Attend “Forever” Seminar in Dearborn

by Noor H. Salem An incredible seminar this weekend, Forever: the description of your soul’s journey after death, with Dr. Shaykh Waleed Basyouni brought people from across the