Assalamu alaikum Productive Muslimahs! We have an amazing treat for you today! Our resident podcaster, Wegdan Rashad, put Sister Yvonne Maffei, from the incredible MyHalalKitchen, in our ProductiveMuslimah hotseat. Listen as Sr. Yvonne gives you unique tips and advice on iftars, to make your last ten days of Ramadan as productive as possible!
Alhamdulilah, the last ten days are well under way. If you felt like your performance wasn’t the best this Ramadan – whether it’s because of your work or family commitments – the last ten days are the perfect opportunity to seek forgiveness from Allah . All is not lost! And at Productive Muslimah, we’re here to make these final days easier for you, as Sr Yvonne Maffei gives us a short interview on how to maximise productivity in the last ten days, by sharing her awesome tips with us – follow her recipes for quick and filling iftars, make use of leftovers and ensure you have the right balance of food to keep you strong for ibadah during the night! So sisters, make sure you are not spending these blessed final days in the kitchen and get productive with MyHalalKitchen and ProductiveMuslimah!
About the Author:
Yvonne Maffei, M.A., is the publisher of MyHalalKitchen.com, a halal food and cooking blog showcasing culinary tips and healthy halal recipes anyone can make. She is also the author of the cookbook Summer Ramadan Cooking which was published in 2011 to showcase the food rituals of Ramadan and the variety of global cuisine that can be made halal. Incorporating healthy halal substitutions into any dish is the main highlight of Yvonne’s work because of her own quest to seek out halal alternatives for the traditional recipes and other classic favorites she grew up eating. Her world travels and culinary research have led to her forge out a career with her greatest passions — cooking, writing and teaching — and the blog seems to be the perfect forum to educate anyone with an open mind to the diversity of flavors. People of all backgrounds enjoy the recipes and the conversation brought to the table through her blog, cooking classes, demos and presentations on eating healthy and cooking halal. Yvonne is currently working on a second cookbook and writes a monthly cooking column for the UK-based Sisters magazine. She resides in Chicago, IL.
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