Watermelon Salad with Fried Halloumi & Basil

Basil Watermelon & Fried Halloumi Salad

It’s Part 7 of the Real Food Ramadan series! (Check out Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5 and Part 6 over here!) We’re more than halfway through the month and I’ve miraculously avoided indulgence of the usual Ramadan suspects. They’re coming after me in full force too, with their proponents whispering, “one won’t do any… 

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Real Food Ramadan Starts With Papri Chaat


“Are you breaking your diet in Ramadan?” The first question my mom asked me when we started talking about preparing for Ramadan. Unfortunately, Ramadan is a time where most of the 2 billion Muslims in the world throw health and nutrition out the window. It’s too hard, we tell ourselves. Or it takes too much… 

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Grain-Free Herb and Cheese Crackers


During my pre-paleo days I was really whole grain obsessed. I was just getting into bread making when my paleo enlightenment occurred. So my coddled baking stone and other baking tools have retired to the basement. Of all things, crackers were my favourite to make. Compared to breads gratification was instant. It only took a… 

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