6 WAYS YOU CAN MANAGE YOUR SUGAR CRAVINGS

  The last post I did on why sugar is not good for your body  elicited a lot of interest and questions from people on whether there are ways to manage sugar cravings in a healthy manner. Before I explore ways of how to manage sugar cravings I thought I should mention a hard and…

WHY GO ORGANIC ?HERE ARE 7 REALLY GOOD REASONS

If you follow the Organic Farmers Market in Nairobi which I have for a couple of years,you may have noticed that  there are now more places where they have organized for Kenyans to buy organic food as well as more  vendors,  which means there has been an increase in the demand for organic food from…

HOW TO PREPARE HEALTHY SNACKS FOR YOUR CHILDREN

A woman wields the  greatest  power over her household as she determines what gets eaten in her house ,she determines how healthy her family will be and most of us forget the power we have.You solely can  set the course over what kind of eating habits your children will carry with them through out their…

YOUR CHILD’S NUTRITION:THE BUILDING BLOCKS

  If you were to ask my children what would make a perfect way of spending the weekend if left to themselves,it would be to sit in front of the TV for most of the day . Do you know other children that are like mine ? Being a parent,I get my greatest joy by…

CAN COLDS,FLU IN CHILDREN BE MANAGED DIFFERENTLY ?

If you have raised or are raising children ,you probably know by heart the most common antibiotics prescribed to children . Names like Klacid,Zinnat,Augmentin and Amoxi roll easily off your tongue. Most children within the course of an year will have visited a doctor and got to take an antibiotic at least 4 times each…

NESTLE EAST AFRICA LAUNCHES BREASTFEEDING CENTRE

Late on Tuesday evening a friend sent me a media invite for the launch of the Nestle Breastfeeding centre, and  early on what turned out t be a chilly morning yesterday I was making my way to the Nestle offices in Industrial area. Curious,very curious we all were when we  got there. But first some coffee to ward of…

WHY YOU SHULD BE WATCHING TV WITH YOUR CHILDREN

I grew up with a dad who worked in the Film industry. He had a lot of books on Film scattered around the house and i read them. And i got introduced to the idea of nuances of  TV content. A little while ago i was watching a criminologist on the German TV channel,Deutsche Welle…

EGG FREE PUMPKIN CUPCAKES

My son and eggs do not mix well. After planting 2 seeds of pumpkin  that months later brought fourth 8 really huge  pumpkins,i was left twiddling my thumbs on what to do with the rest of them . Then i had one of  those now of my now rare light bulb moments……i decided to try…

HEALTHY SNACKING

You meet a lot of great people  on social networks and i have met a couple of amazing people blogging,one of them is the author of Mummytales. Maryanne is as beautiful as her name sounds,she  is a great writer and i have been lucky enough to be a guest writer on her blog. She recent;y…

DATES,RAMADHAN AND MORE

  It’s the Muslim fasting period of Ramadhan and a lot of dates will be consumed during this period. An odd number of dates is eaten to break the fast before the evening meal.According to the Muslim site Sunni.net one to three dates and 2 glasses of water is considered a healthy way to break the…

CUSTARD APPLE

How many times have you passed by this fruit at your local market and wondered WTH it was? The custard apple is a very sweet fruit as a result of the naturally occuring sugars it carries. It is very rich in Vitamin B1 and B2(Thiamin and Riboflavin) It is also a good source of vitamin…

MATOKE STEW WITH GREEN PEAS

Anything that had green bananas i ate. That is what my mum tells me when she regals us with our favourite foods when we were chidren. Green bananas are cheap and in Kenya are available all season. This is food that is low in carbohydrates and has the B2 vitamin  necessary for cell growth and…