Friday, January 31, 2014

:::February's Cooking Challenge:::"Cupcake Wars"::: with Rules and Pics of Cupcakes

If you have every watched the Food Networks Show “Cup Cake Wars” Then you will know the pressure it takes to make a beautiful tasty well put together cupcake from scratch. 
The Theme for Cup cake wars is 
~Purple Hijab Day, Gynecological Cancer Awareness, World Hijab Day~ 
Entrance fee: $5 per Dish

:::Be reminded that the theme color is purple and you will be judged on Taste, Originality, Creativity, and Presentation::: 

If you watch TV, I would suggest you watch an episode or two of Cupcake wars to get ideas or go online. 

You will be asked to verbally present your cupcakes to the judges with a Name, description, and ingredients.


:::RULES:::
*    You cannot use canned, boxed, Processed, or pre-cooked foods.
*    Foods Must Be Fresh.
*    All foods Must Be “Halal (No Pork by products)”
*    You Must list all Ingredients Used (Not The Recipe, Just Ingredients)
*    You Must List the Brand Used.
*    Be sure that “NO PORK” by products is used …So If In Doubt, DO NOT USE IT.
*    Be sure that “NO ALCOHOL” by products is used…So If In Doubt, DO NOT USE IT. (Watch out for flavoring)
*    You must at least make enough for the 3 judges to taste, but if you want to make more to share... I'm sure everyone will love you for it.
*    Your Food Must Be Prepared At Home and Brought To the Center.
*    You can use any spices, herbs, and foods in your dish, just be sure to list.
*    Be careful... judges must be able to Identify what your cupcakes symbolize and whatever flavors you are trying to achieve...so don't be afraid to be creative, but keep the taste and stay on task.

"WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCE THE SAME DAY"
AWARDS AND REWARDS WILL BE GIVEN AT THE END OF THE PROGRAM IN MAY

:::CAREFUL:::
“Ingredients that may be pork based”
Porcine, Mono and dyglycerides (Deriving from Animal), Glycerin (Deriving From Animal), Gelatin (Deriving From Animal), Monoglycerides (Deriving from Animal), Dough Conditioners (Deriving From Animal), Lecithin (Deriving from Animal), ETC…

For More Info on this Challenge: 
Contact: Dr. KCGoff: (313) 522-0085 or sincerelykalandra@gmail.com
For Info on other programs:

Pics of Cupcake Wars (Healthy Version)"






1 st Place Winner :
"No-Bake Hibiscus Cheese Cake"
By: Yasinah 10 yrs
:::Ingredients:::
:CRUST: organic almond meal, oats, organic coconut palm sugar, organic shortening.
:FILLING: Cream Cheese, Organic agave Nectar (light), Vanilla powder, chopped hibiscus flowers made from tea.
:DECORATIVE TOPPING: All natural 100% fruit strips (strawberry and grape) cut into cancer sign and hijabs.


 2nd Place Winner: 

"Berry Beet Cheese Cake" 
By Lorenda (Adult)
:::Ingredients:::
:CRUST: Organic Vanilla Wafers
:FILLING: Fresh beets, blueberries, cream cheese, agave nectar, goat cheese, truvia sweetener, whole wheat flour, eggs, lemon juice, vanilla extract
:DECORATIVE TOPPING: Pre-made Tapioca Pudding,Fresh Raspberry, Fresh Blackberry, Decorative candy flower.





 3rd Place Winner: "Blueberry Cupcake"
By: Huda 14 yrs
:::Ingredients::: 
: BLUEBERRY CUPCAKES: All purpose flour, organic blueberry juice and pomegranate juice, baking soda, baking powder, himalayan pink salt, gluten free dark chocolate covered pomegranate seeds, cultured low-fat buttermilk, organic cage free eggs, unsalted butter, non alcohol vanilla extract, light pure cane brown sugar, lemon zest, fresh blueberries, fresh lemon juice,
:DECORATIVE TOPPING:1/3 less fat cream cheese, blueberry cream cheese, organic edible flower, confetti sprinkles.



"Strawberry Cupcakes" 
By: Yusrah age 7:::Ingredients:::
:CUPCAKES: unsalted butter, eggs, sugar, unbromated unbleached flour, salt, vanilla powder, rice milk, baking powder (aluminum-free)
:BERRY FROSTING: butter (unsalted), cream cheese, powdered sugar, vanilla powder, fresh cooked strawberries
:DECORATIVE TOPPING: Fresh strawberry half
 





"Blackberry Butterscotch Cupcake"
By: Yasmine Age 16
:::Ingredients:::
:CUPCAKES: Unbromated unbleached flour, organic coconut palm sugar, vanilla powder, eggs, coconut almond milk, unsalted butter, baking powder (aluminum free),
:FROSTING: cream cheese, powdered sugar, unsalted butter, hibiscus tea, fresh blackberries.
:DECORATIVE TOPPING: butter scotch(under frosting), fresh blackberries
 





 "Chocolate, Blueberry, and Strawberry Cupcakes" 
By: Katrionna 16, ishraaq 13, and Haajar 12
:::Ingredients:::
CHOCOLATE CUPCAKES: Butter, sugar, eggs, flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, almond extract, salt, vanilla extract, milk.
BLUEBERRY CUPCAKES: All-purpose flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, milk, vegetable oil, eggs, vanilla extract, fresh blueberries, butter, 
STRAWBERRY CUPCAKES:fresh strawberries, eggs, sugar, vegetable oil, lemon zest, all-purpose flour, baking powder, salt, vanilla extract.
CREAM CHEESE FROSTING: cream cheese, butter, confectioners sugar, vanilla extract
WHITE CHOCOLATE RASPBERRY BLUE BERRY FROSTING: cream cheese, half and half, butter, powdered sugar, corn starch, white chocolate chips, fresh blueberries, fresh raspberries, vanilla extract
:DECORATIVE TOPPING: Decorative pearl covered chocolate (edible) and purple ribbon(non-edible)




Thursday, January 30, 2014

"The New and Innovative Training"



:::TRAINEES INFO:::
(A) The training's will be on (Saturday and Sundays)

(B) This  Level One (Beginners) Training... You will be trained for 5 months. 

*However altogether there are three levels .... (Beginners, Intermediate I, II, III, IV, Advance I, II, III, IV, V)

(C) The movements are delicate and slow so all fitness levels, all ages, even those with illnesses and Ailments) can partake,... Please feel free to wear your abayas and/or niqabs as normal. (There is no reason to remove them.)
(D) Training prices are $25 per Month, per person... (family and/or buddy systems are discounted.)



:::TRAINERS INFO:::
(A) I am looking for dedicated-creative females 16 yrs or older to become trainers... Creating a business for yourself.  I will need "dedication" For 5 Months (January 2014- May 2014)
(B) Because there are certain guidelines  and etiquette when it comes to trainers, Training for trainers Will Be on Saturdays and Sundays... We will also discuss some General Business aspects as well. 

Friday, January 24, 2014

Women's Wellness WorkShops 2014 ..."February's Line up"

"The Theme for this Month Is Purple In Light of 
World Hijab Day,  Purple Hijab Day and Cervical Cancer Awareness"
~World Hijab Day is celebrated by both Muslims and Non-Muslims alike all over the world...This day signifies the woman's right to wear hijab as her choice.
~ Purple Hijab Day is a day of enlightenment and remembrance of domestic violence victims. 
~ Cervical Cancer Awareness is important for every woman especially those who are 30+; However, we will discuss all 5 common gynecological cancers.

:::WOMEN ONLY::: 
Need More Info on Workshops Call: (313) 522-0085

Presenter: Kalandra Cooke-Goff, Ph.D.
This month is cervical cancer awareness month, However we will explore all Gynecologic Cancers, learn signs, symptoms, and preventative measures through diet and exercise. We also will be talking about 10 herbal teas to help ward off cancer. 
(MUST RESERVE SPACE, SORRY ONLY 10 ADULT SPACES)
***We will be making our own tea boxes. 
***You will also be packing your own organic herbal teas that help you  fight cancer and boost immunity. (You will have 10-15 herbs to choose from)
***This tea box is a beautiful silver color. 
Cost: $10 per person. (Parents your daughter can help you make your box)
::::e-Manual Flip book: will be available for free online for attendees upon request:::
:::Hard copy Manual: Upon request for a cost :::

!!!GREAT EVENT!!!


"WE HAD A GREAT TIME MAKING THESE"


Presenter: Karla Mitchell, ND

Beginning in The Matrix-The Power of Human Touch. Re-energize your mind and body in 5 minutes.
This workshop is an interactive.
Cost: $10 per person




Esther Yaquta Mc Cormick, B.A. Ac.T ADS Educator & Acupressure Therapist


Lavender:The First- aid Flower.

 Introducing the Aromatherapy First Aid Kit.

We will explore all the many ways to use Lavender flowers and organic essential oil for your family: 

***We will make Sleep Pillows  & massage oils for babies, linen sachets, moon tea for PMS and balms for natural birth support.


Also, we will continue with our interactive workshop on auricular acupressure for healing, stimulating endorphin, treating pain, etc...To understand more on our last workshop please visit: http://kcgnisa.blogspot.com/2014/01/womens-wellness-work-shops-january-line.html 
Cost: $10 per person
A Few Pics from the Workshop







"Come and Join us for tea and a bite to eat while learning the meaning of this beautiful day, the meaning of World Hijab Day and A Day for Sisterhood! All attendees should try and wear their loveliest purple Hijab or scarves, Feel Free to bring your female family and friends.
Cost: $5 per person




Presenter: Fadillah A. Haque, Healing Stone Specialist
Amethyst is a very cleansing gem stone,
 it's is good for headaches, the digestive system, and releasing toxin from the body. Amethyst is an empowering stone, This stone has so many Healing Qualities and we will review them... There will be other gemstone jewelry with healing properties available for you to view or buy. 
"YOU MUST RESERVE and PAY BY ~SUNDAY THE 16th of FEB~ FOR THIS CLASS"

***Everyone attending this work shop will receive an amethyst jewelry gift.

Cost: $10 per person





This is Going To Be An Exciting Challenge!
-Please follow the link for rules-

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Women's Wellness WorkShops 2014... "January Line Up"

"WINTER WELLNESS"

:::FEMALES ONLY::: 

Interested and Need More Information Please feel free to 
Email: kalandracooke@gmail.com or Call: 313-522-0085
Kalandra C. Goff, PhD
“Healing Tonics For Common  Illnesses”(Tried and True Recipes For Healing)

We will explore several common illnesses that we can heal all on our own without the visits to the doctors office and without the use of Synthetics  medication. We Will explore bronchitis, sinusitis, tonsillitis, urinary tract infections, allergy eyes, etc... 
~Take Home Recipes~
Saturday January 4, 2014
1:00-1:55 p.m. 
COST: $5
Kalandra C. Goff, PhD
“Deleting Diabetes Naturally!”
with Nutrition and Exercise.
Saturday January 11, 2014
1:00-1:55 p.m.
When it comes to diabetes, we can beat this disease through diet and exercise all it takes is willingness and a little discipline. I will show you how, In'sha'Allah.
Receive ~e-Manual (Flip book Form) and PDF file for easy printing "Wellness Plan For Diabetes"~ 
COST: $10
Karla Mitchell, ND
“Thought Chemistry 101- Change your Environment and Outcome in two easy steps.”
Are your thoughts harmless or harmful?  Well, it depends.  Our ability to think and represent things to ourselves also enables us to bring vast ranges of reality - and non-reality - into our lives.  In this wellness workshop, explore how our thoughts aren't isolated or disconnected from our health.  Learn a new inner dialogue that reprograms the body's response. You can learn to control you thoughts:  changing your brain's chemistry, positively affect your emotions and even influence your behavior/character.
Sunday January 12, 2014
1:00-1:55 p.m.
COST: $10
Esther Yaquta Mc Cormick, B.A. Ac.T ADS Educator & Acupressure Therapist
“Intro to  Auricular Acupressure:
Stimulate your endorphins and revitalize your Organs w/ Chi beads.”

Trouble with sleep, weight, pain ADD/ADHD, smoking, stress? The Prophet SAW, Enjoined us to seek wisdom,... Even in China, the Chinese use small gold beads or seeds taped to the ear to treat the whole person. In this class you will learn to apply small gold beads to Shen Men the spirit gate (Babul Ruh) point. It has been shown in research to help children learn, help insomnia, anxiety, and generalized stress. We will introduce the whole system of points for other problems. Safe simple and effective. Join us.
Saturday January 18, 2014
1:00-1:55 p.m.
COST: $10
(Hands On Training)

Kalandra Cooke-Goff. Ph.D

"Nutritional game"
This game is a very simple, interactive way to learn about different food and the seasons in which they properly grow to their maturity, Each seasons harvest has a host of fruits, veggies, herbs, and seafood that are best used for our consumption per season. We must all learn to eat of the foods in their right seasons in order to get the best nutrients so that we can nourish our bodies the right way.
Sunday January 18, 2014
1:00 p.m.
Cost: Free for those registered in one of the Fitness classes.
All others must Pay a cost of $2 per person.

Naajiah Muhammad, PhD
“Creating an Herbal Medicine Chest.”  
This is a series of workshops that will go on for the duration of 5 months. It will have 2 parts in each class. 
(Part 1) focuses on healing herbs their historical uses to eliminate parasites, control blood sugar, hypertension, Cold and flu, weight issues, etc... 
(Part 2) You will learn how to create an extra income in health and Wellness. Learning the health benefits of herbs can begin your journey into the health & wellness industry. If you have a telephone and a computer you can generate extra income. You don’t even need a car. Work from home or create a customer base from your workplace. Gain the benefits for you, your family and your business by purchasing herbs at wholesale prices. "Question and Answer Segment."
Learn to make natural cough syrup and natural first aid remedies. (Recipes)
Saturday January 25, 2014
1:00-1:55 p.m.
COST: $10
“Food Challenge”
CHOPPED 
(Healthy Edition)

*Bring your Creative Dish*
Sunday January 26, 2014
1:00-1:55 p.m.
COST: Entrance Fee $5 per dish
 More Info Click the link below: