Tag: weight loss

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…

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…

How to begin a detox

Spring time is with us and while there are many things you want to get rid of and clean, do not forget to cleanse your body too. I know there are so many books, and blogs and information on how to detox and i’m…

What to eat for a road trip

I love going on road trips with my family. The kids are super excited and just a break from the monotony of everyday life does everyone good. Many times I find us eating real bad during the road trip. As we make pit stops…

Part 1: The Plant-Based Kitchen

I remember when i decided I wanted to start eating more healthy. I was not sure where to start. I did not wake up and fill up my kitchen with new items. Not at all. I simply started including more of what I already…

Foods for great Hair: Radishes

Radishes are easy to work into your diet and they are an exceptional hair strengthening food with vitamin C as well as silicon and sulfur. Together these help build healthy hair. Radishes help cut and dissolve mucus in the digestive tract, so that nutrients…

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…

Butternut Squash and Kamut Berries

This has been such an interesting and new journey for me. I enjoy making healthy food, I enjoy learning about the different health benefit of different foods. I love rice…a lot!!Yet I know white rice is not the most healthy for me. So I…

How to curb your hunger in 3 easy steps.

Stop counting the calories We are a society so obsessed with numbers. It seems as though the more we count, the worse our health is becoming. I also was at one point. But what I learned was that we are all built differently. Some…