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…

INTRODUCING YOUR BABY TO SOLIDS

Weaning is a really exciting time for both mother and baby. After 6 months your baby’s nutritional needs cannot be adequately catered for with just breast milk or formula. That is why a careful choice  of first foods is important Your little bubba at 6 months is  ready to be introduced to solid foods….gradually. Breast…

CHOCOLATE MILK POPSICLES

For the longest time i have wanted  to make popsicle for the kids and when i saw  this 4 piece mold at Nakumatt,i grabbed it  and i prayed there would be some sun soon so that i could try making some. I waited six weeks , finally last Saturday i did get to make some. Ingredients…

PERFECTLY OVEN ROASTED POTATOES

*DRUM ROLLS* A new oven and i decided to break it with roasting potatoes! I love potatoes,my kids love potatoes in all forms,fried,roasted,mashed… Here is a recipe that will make your tastebuds swoon without expanding your waist line. I had run out of fresh garlic and i replaced it with garlic powder ,feel free to…

AVOCADO CREAM SANDWICHES

Kenyans love their margarine and their bread,so much so some bread companies include a free    sachet of margarine when they package  their loaves. But you do not have to have your bread with margarine,try butter or avocados for a really nutritious start  to your morning. Ingredients 4 slices whole wheat bread 1/2 of a…

TURMERIC FLAVORED MASHED POTATOES

I love the earthy smell of turmeric and the fact that my star sign is Virgo may have something to do with it. Virgos are said to be very health conscious and are known to have very refined palates,this may explain my obsession with preparing food well. I love potatoes a lot and my kids seem to have taken…

VEGETABLE SAUCE PASTA DISH

Do you know what goes really well with spaghetti especially if you are not a meat lover like i am… It is cumber,carrots,red onions and lots of tomatoes. My son loves this dish so much he almost always scraps his plate clean. And it is a very very cheap dish too,no exotic ingredients in this…

MY BETTER THAN A THOUSAND ISLAND DRESSING

All you need for this dressing are these four things : The salad dressing is great with your favourite vegetables or with pasta. I had it with some blanched broccoli,grated carots,tomatoes,red onions and julienned cucmber slices…deliciously scrumptious is all i can say. I prefer these recipe rather than go buy a bottle of ready made…

OATS

Oats have been cultivated for about 2000 years which is pretty young in grain years. They were  a weed beforethey were domesticated. They became very popular in Scotland and Ireland  as a food before their use spread to the rest of the world,interestingly in England oats were given to …livestock! I was looking up ideas…

CREAMY FRESH VEGETABLE STEW

One day I would love to have my own farm,have cows,a chicken coop,pigs the whole shebang with designer boots and sunglasses to match. I imagine myself rising up before cock-crow to make sure my cows which will all have cute names are getting milked as they listen to Mozart or Bach.I hear music calms them and makes them let down more…

EASIEST SPHAGHETTI RECIPE EVER

“Everything you see I owe to spaghetti” – Sophia Loren . She was not just referring to the benefits of eating pasta but to the overall benefits enjoyed by people whose diet is classified as Mediterranean . The cuisines mostly associated with this diet are from Italy,Greece,Spain but may also include  some 18 other countries that border the Mediterranean sea. These diets use…