Review the Dinner Tips from Diet
During Ramadhan below
Based upon what you have read, plan
and make (or help make) a healthy dinner before the
end of Ramadhan
Consume foods from all the following food groups:
Chicken, beef, lamb, goat, fish, 1-2 servings
(serving size = a slice =1 oz); green pea, chickpea
(garbanzo, chana, humus), green gram, black gram,
lentil, lima bean and other beans, 1 serving (half
cup). Meat and beans are a good source of protein,
minerals, and certain vitamins. Beans are a good
source of dietary fiber, as well.
Whole wheat bread, 2 servings (serving size = 1 oz)
or cooked rice, one cup or combination. This group
is a good source of complex carbohydrates, which are
a good source of energy and provide some protein,
minerals, and dietary fiber.
milk or butter-milk (lassi without sugar), yogurt or
cottage cheese (one cup). Those who can not tolerate
whole milk must try fermented products such as
butter-milk and yogurt. Milk and dairy products are
good sources of protein and calcium, which are
essential for body tissue maintenance and several
Mixed vegetable salad, 1 serving (one cup),
(lettuce, carrot, parsley, cucumber, broccoli,
coriander leaves, cauliflower or other vegetables as
desired.) Add 2 teaspoons of olive oil or any
polyunsaturated oil and 2 spoons of vinegar.
Polyunsaturated fat provides the body with essential
fatty acids and keto acids. Cooked vegetables such
as guar beans, French beans, okra (bhindi), eggplant
(baigan), bottle gourd (loki), cabbage, spinach, 1
serving (4 oz). Vegetables are a good source of
dietary fiber, vitamin A, carotene, lycopenes, and
other phytochemicals, which are antioxidants. These
are helpful in the prevention of cancer,
cardiovascular diseases, and many other health
1-2 servings of citrus and/or other fruits. Eat
fruits as the last item of the dinner or soon after
dinner, to facilitate digestion and prevent many
gastrointestinal problems. Citrus fruits provide
vitamin C. Fruits are a good source of dietary
Fruits and mixed nuts may be eaten as a snack after
dinner or tarawiaha or before sleep.
You may want to review several
and try something new than what you
are used to eating.
So, why not
TJ Ramadan's Ramadan Recipes Page for yummy
Jot down any interesting recipes in your
Ramadan Recipe Book
with template pages from
Here are some
tips on Meal Planning and Kitchen Safety for kids
that you might want to review before preparing your
Kitchen Safety for Kids Course
4 lessons on Food Preparation,
Kitchen Hazards, Clean up, Fire! ----------
Tablespoons & Teaspoons Although written for
parents of children with learning disabilities (LD)
and/or Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
(AD/HD), it includes lots of food preparation tips
that are suitable for all children, insha Allah.
Safety in the Kitchen tips on food safety
including some from KIDS!
Kids in the Kitchen by Kraft FoodsLists safety
tips and cooking skills by ages (3-16 yrs)
Keeping Kids Safe in the Kitchen tips and age
Kitchen Safety For Young Children
Staying Alive-Kitchen Very kid friendly site!
Make a collage of your planned meal (cut out or draw
Write out a
menu for your meal:
Make Ramadan Placemats to eat your meal on.
Print out one of the following and laminate both
sides, or make your own!