Category: food

Loaded Stew for the Week

When cooking for a family its nice to be able to work on a budget.I used to think creating tasty food on a budget was not possible. Then I remembered how growing up we never seemed to have a refrigerator full of food, yet…

What oils should I choose for my everyday meals?

On several occasions I’ve been asked to share what oils I use for cooking and below I share some of the oils I use and why. I’m not against fat or oil for that matter. I do realize that some types of fats are…

How I learned to OWN my COOKING

  A year ago..actually even two years ago..I had no clue that I would enjoy the level of cooking that I do now. In fact I hated spending any time in the kitchen. I used to think that I just cooked to feed myself and…

Finger Millet Porridge – Uji wa Wimbi

Finger millet  is considered one of the most nutritious cereals. Many Kenyans include it in their diet and its known as “uji wa wimbi” (porridge). Finger Millet is most popular as porridge and ugali (a dish made of maize flour, millet flour, or sorghum…

Intuition and a butternut squash recipe

I don’t like getting sucked into the social media hole..you know you start scrolling and just get carried away..or even worse you start searching for something and you get carried away at all the search suggestions instead and forget what you were even searching…

Delightful Dairy Free Muffins

I love baking….even when I did not love cooking as much as I do now. For this reason I always try my hardest to avoid baking unless I know someone else is going o enjoy it…because I’m weak to pastries of all kinds. My…

Can I eat bread?

This is such a common question I get from my friends who are trying to lose weight. I get it, I understand where they are coming from. I was the same way every time I would start a new diet. Having started eating healthier…

Fresh Spring Rolls with Avocado Dip

There is no better way to up your intake of vegetables than combining your favorite vegetables and making a delicious spring roll. The best thing about spring rolls is that they are so easy to make. You will love preparing these for road trips, picnics…

Eggless Scrambled Eggs

Eating plant based can be fun especially looking at the different ways, you can substitute certain foods to make a plant based meal. If you would like to find an alternative to eggs and have been craving for scrambled eggs but did not want…

I grew up in Kenya and one of the things I learned how to prepare first was of course spaghetti. I was very independent at a young age, I think that is the case with most kids growing up in Kenya, you are expected…

How do I Transition to a Plant-Based Diet?

Its a common question that people who want to start a plant based diet ask. How do I get started? Its a great question. Here are a few tips and guides I would suggest and recommend to get you started. Follow your gut. There are…

Sweet Mini Pepper Poppers with no guilt

So I love getting sweet peppers when I do my grocery run but never seem to have many ideas for what to do with them other than add them to my salads. Well this time I decided to curb my hunger with them by…