Tag: Kenyan food blogger

Raw Pad Thai

It’s hard to listen to your body when you are busy, exhausted or stressed. You are simply on survival mode, trying to get through the day. We all have moments like this and when this happens it’s hard to know what your body is…

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…

Why going plastic free should matter to you

I have been silent when it comes to posting pictures of what I eat daily because I have been focusing on living more intentionally without so much focus on social media and instead choosing to spend time with family, reading books, working on my…

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…

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…

Quick Kale Salad

Lately I have been craving cooked food, less and less. I’m feeling sort of sluggish and just feel like I need some lighter foods. This week I will therefore be eating more salads and raw foods and see how I feel. I’m not starving…

A Must Have Tropical Beauty Drink

I’m so sad to report that my obsession with coconut water started late in my adult years…for years I hated the idea of drinking coconut water and I think it’s because for a long time my taste buds were so used to high sugar…

How to enjoy dessert time with key lime

So you have decided to start eating healthy and you are worried about having sweet treats. You are wondering what you can eat that is still healthy but still cures your craving for something sweet? Fear not! Do not feel like you have to…

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…

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…

Moringa “Burst of Energy” Elixir

I know how dependent we are on coffee in the morning to help keep us alert and awake, its amazing, the aroma, the taste…but i have also seen how dependent and addicting it can be. So what can we do to replace the amazing…