Tag: nutrition

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…

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…

How to include juicing into your healthy eating plan.

So you have decided that one of your resolutions this year will be to eat healthier foods. You may have read that juicing is one of the great things you could incorporate into your current diet. Many advocates of juicing believe that beneficial micronutrients…

Vegan Frittata – Savory Breakfast

There are times when you wake up and you know that today you want to wake up to some salty/savory food. No smoothies, no oatmeal or pancakes…just savory. I get those moments when I have guests over and want to make brunch for everyone….

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…

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…

Breakfast Day 1 – Chia blueberry and banana pancakes

One of the reasons I started eating plant-based actually stems from the fact that my skin was totally frustrating me. I was breaking out left, right and center. I finally decided I had to change my skin regimen. In my quest to find a…

Soup a Soul!

  This meal  will leave you and your loved ones extremely satisfied and yearning for more. Variety is the spice of life. I love my food the same way. There is more than one way to enjoy your corn and veggies. I would love…

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…

Fueling your dreams one healthy meal at a time.

I started this blog with the intention of helping anyone who wanted to start eating healthy. I’m one of those people who would look at others eating healthy greens, salads and smoothies and think how miserable you must be. I know what its like…