bell peppers

The Benefits of Bell Peppers

by Noor H. Salem Although they are a part of the nightshade family along with other peppers, don’t be deceived by the name; bell peppers are not spicy whatsoever! In fact, red,

salad

A Kale Salad Bursting with Antioxidants

by Noor H. Salem Last week I discussed remarkable benefits of broccoli, the overlooked and underappreciated vegetable. Broccoli is delicious, and extremely healthy for many organs

Broccoli: Just a Cheese-Dipper or a Superfood?

by Noor H. Salem Broccoli: the vegetable left last on the mixed vegetable platter at events, the cause of arguments at the dinner table because the kids refuse to eat it, and the

mushrooms

Mouth-Watering Sautéed Mushrooms Recipe

by Noor H. Salem Last week, I’ve shared remarkable benefits of mushrooms, and the myriad of varieties out there that you may not have been familiar with. Now that you’re aware

mushrooms

The Magnificent Benefits of Mushrooms

by Noor H. Salem Do you frequently pick mushrooms out of your salad or, perhaps, order your sandwiches without them when eating out? Unfortunately, many are unaware of the incredi

sweet potato fries

Healthy Sweet Potato Fries with a Delectable Dill Dip

by Noor H. Salem Last week we discussed the popular myth that potatoes are fattening, and how you should avoid them if you are seeking a healthy lifestyle. I’ve debunked that my

potatoes

Are Potatoes Harmful to Our Health?

by Noor H. Salem While popular myth has it that potatoes are unhealthy and fattening, I’m here to assure you not all potatoes are created equal. Clearly, potatoes come with this

protein

The Protein-Bursting Salad to Replace your Meal Replacements

by Noor H. Salem I’ve found that it’s extremely common for many to turn to protein drinks and bars to replace their meals; many of my clients have attested to trying this. How

sauerkraut

Scrumptious Sauerkraut: A Probiotic Bursting Food

by Noor H. Salem While discussing numerous tips to begin the new year on a healthy note, I advise adding probiotics to your diet. Probiotics are good, live bacteria. Our bodies ne

Healthy Habits for a New Year

By Noor H. Salem, contributing columnist A new year just rolled in, and so did the long list of resolutions for many people. One of the top resolutions the majority of people ha

Rice: To Eat or Not to Eat

By Noor H. Salem, contributing columnist Many people avoid eating rice assuming it’s extremely unhealthy. While white rice is stripped of its nutrients, and lacks dietary fibe

Sumac and Spinach Omelet

By: Noor H. Salem, contributing columnist Last week we talked about the remarkable health benefits found in the sumac spice. I shared tips on how to add it to your meals, and be

Spice Spotlight: Sumac

By: Noor H. Salem, contributing columnist If you are acquainted to using salt and pepper to spice your food, I advise you add a little plot twist to your cooking. Spices, as I

Exotic and Energizing Salad

By: Noor H. Salem, contributing columnist Many times when we hear salad, we instantly visualize a few slices of tomatoes and cucumbers on a bed of iceberg lettuce. In my humble

Eat this Daily, a Cure for All Diseases

By Noor H. Salem, contributing columnist I’ve received numerous complaints from clients that the most thing they disliked about trying to live healthy lives is the restricted

Remarkably Healthy Mashed Potatoes

By Noor H. Salem, contributing columnist Many people are quite aware that boxed mashed potatoes are extremely junky. If you don’t happen to know this, I’m advising you now:

Delectable Antioxidant Bursting Dip

By Noor H. Salem, contributing columnist Last week, we covered seven of an innumerable foods overflowing with antioxidants, and the health benefits of each. As mentioned, below

7 Amazing Antioxidant Bursting Foods

Noor H. Salem, contributing columnist It’s the season for flus and colds, and besides eating food to strengthen your immunity, I’d highly recommend increasing your consumpti

Why You Should Avoid Apple Orchard Treats: Apple Ginger Cake

Noor H. Salem, contributing columnist It’s almost the winter season, and caramel apples, apple cider, apple donuts, and many more apple-full treats are now greeting us at supe

Beets: Why You Should Eat Them More Often

By Noor H. Salem, contributing columnist You may or may not be familiar with beets, a root vegetable that looks similar to turnips. Beet root is one of the many superfood items

Roasted Vegetable Salad

By Noor H. Salem, contributing columnist The cold winter season is right around the corner, and with that the season of hot chocolate, pumpkin pie lattes, and chicken noodle sou

Creamy Pumpkin Lentil Soup

By Noor H. Salem, contributing columnist Last week I’ve discussed many remarkable benefits of pumpkin, a food eaten by the beloved Prophet (pbuh). I’ve mentioned the famous

Did Someone Say Pumpkin Macaroni and Cheese?

By Noor H. Salem, contributing columnist Pumpkin season is back, and I’m here to finally share the pumpkin macaroni and cheese recipe. if you’ve attended any of my lectures,

Biryani: To Eat or Not to Eat

By Noor H. Salem, contributing columnist Biryani has become a favorite food item of many, whether it’s pepper-less or extremely spicy, it has hit the menu of many restaurants.

Dealing with Leftover Bone Broth

By Noor H. Salem, contributing columnist Last week we covered the benefits of lamb, since it’s the Eid Al-Adha season. Making mansaf requires the use of the bone broth, but