April 30, 2019

One of the most important life lessons for your kids isn’t something they get taught at school. Teaching your children the true value of money is a parent’s responsibility. We live in a world that’s full of financial hurdles and being able to manage money is vital for your child’s future success. If you want to prepare them for their financial future here are ten ways you can do it. Be a Role Model – one of the most effective… Read more

February 5, 2019

2019 is the Year of the Pig in the Chinese Lunar Calendar which starts today.  Of course as Muslims, we do not eat Pork or any other product derived from the flesh of swine, but we can eat Beef!  Bacon is a popular meat item in the United States, but besides Pork Bacon, there is also Beef Bacon as well as Chicken and Turkey Bacon.  There are many Halal Bacon options out there and here are 5 spots to get… Read more

December 17, 2018

In the latest episode of the “Halal Eats Unplugged” Podcast, Host Nizar Ahmed and Panelists Irfan Rydhan (Halal Fest) and April King (Chinese American Muslim) discuss and review a few Halal Chinese Spots in the Bay Area including Darda Seafood (Milpitas), Li Zhou (Fremont) and Sama Uyghur Cuisine (Union City).  We also discuss the differences between the popular “Hand-Pulled” and “Knife-Cut” Noodles!  You can listen to the podcast on Sound Cloud below:   Read more

September 28, 2018

In Episode 4 of the HalalEats Unplugged Podcast, we interview Ahmad Shah with Sattar Farms to discuss the Halal Meat Industry in the United States.  Host Nizar Ahmed and Irfan Rydhan (Halal Fest, Inc.) discuss the differences between Zabihah Halal, Tayyeb, Organic, Natural, Hand-Slaughtered and Machine Slaughtered meat. You can listen to the podcast on SoundCloud at the link below:   Read more

September 28, 2018

For many people, faith is one of the most important parts of their life. While there is a wonderful range or religious practices across the world, one of the most popular is going to church for Christians or the mosque for Muslims. As a place where people come together to celebrate a shared belief, it is no wonder that many churchgoers and members wish to attract more people to their place of worship. If you are struggling to find ways… Read more

August 21, 2018

Recovery is possibly one of the hardest, but definitely one of the most rewarding journeys a person might face in their lifetime, and the twelve step recovery plan has been found to be a successful way for people to overcome their addictions. There are a range of different variations of this recovery plan, as it can be altered to help you with your specific needs and goals. However, many of the plans do share the same, or similar, core principles…. Read more

July 17, 2018

While healthy living tips, modern dietary strategies and new-age spiritual healing methods are released daily with great fanfare and attention, little is made in the modern era of those harmful lifestyle habits that can have such a detrimental effect on individuals’ general health. There is a sense in which some should walk before they can run in the healthy lifestyle world. That’s where this article comes in, highlighting four of the most harmful things we do to our bodies, and… Read more

July 6, 2018

Earth plays host to many different centers of worship, each being awe-inspiring in its own right, and to visit only one of them would be an experience. To go on a religious pilgrimage to visit a number of them, whether you’re religious or not, however, would be life-changing. When you decide that you’re ready to go on your religious pilgrimage, you need to make sure to include some of the top centers of worship below into your plans. Vatican City,… Read more

June 29, 2018

In the 3rd Episode of HalalEats Unplugged, Host Nizar Ahmed and Founder of Halal Fest, Irfan Rydhan, interview American Muslim Hip Hop Artist, Brother Ali, about Halal Food, Hip Hop and the upcoming Halal Fest on Sat. June 30th, 2018 where he will be headlining. Check out the podcast on Sound Cloud here: Read more

June 26, 2018

Showering your partner with love and support is one of the most important aspects of maintaining a healthy relationship. You should be working hard to build your other half up, and you should always steer clear of tearing them down. Try to be a positive force in their life. You need to meet your loved one with an open mind, an open heart, and an uplifting outlook. Otherwise, they may begin to doubt the sincerity of your affection. If you… Read more




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