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Quinoa Fried Rice

I love cooking with quinoa because it is such a versatile grain. For more than 5000 years, quinoa has been the staple food of people of the Andes. The tiny quinoa seeds are packed with important nutrients. A 1/2 cup serving provides about 2…

Finger Millet Porridge – Uji wa Wimbi

Finger millet ┬áis 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…

Anti-Inflammation ‘Ginger-Turmeric’ Tea

Its been a hectic week, one where my schedule is full with work, kids and during such times I love to wind down with herbal tea. I normally enjoy herbal infusions, but decided today I wanted to make something soothing. Instantly I thought of…

Baking with Teff, a Nutritious African (Ethiopian) Grain

I love cooking with ancient grains when I feel like eating less but getting full quickly! The whole grains I love including in my cooking include Amaranth, once a sacred food of the Aztecs and Quinoa, which was consumed 3,000 to 4,000 years ago…

Carrot Snack Bites

On one of my recent trips to the supermarket I got a great deal on carrots. yes i’m the woman who gets super excited about deals on vegetables! I bought a big bag of organic carrots. Now I have a whole bag of carrots…

3 Key Beauty Eating Principles

I wanted to share with you some beauty eating principles that I have learned on my journey to eating right. The main one is, energy . Energy will be your ultimate key to losing weight easily and permanently. Energy is so important because it…

Sweet Tooth – You have to try this guilty free pleasure

So this weekend I was craving something sweet…and I knew I was going to get something I would regeret. I did not want to feel guilty about what I ate. Don’t you hate it when that happens. You feel so guilty after you indulge…