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…

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…

DO YOU KNOW YOUR GAP?IT’S WHERE EVERYTHING HAPPENS

What do you do when you have tried every diet on the planet,even your friends diets and still have not lost weight? What do you do when the diet and lifestyle you started in January does not work in February? What do you do when going to the gym becomes a drag and you have…

LIVING WITH A CHILD WITH FOOD ALLERGY

Red,puffy watery eyes, incessant itching that is accompanied by lots of sneezingand coughing. That is what my son gets when he comes in direct contact with raw eggs. …and that is s why we always have an anti histamine in the house Allergic reactions to foods among children are  increasingly becoming more common. A food…

UGALI WITH OOMPH!

It is strange that my spell check does not recognize ugali…a Kenyan delicacy like that needs to be put in the Oxford dictionary. In my younger days i hated ugali because the wooden stick used to stir it frequently found a home on my derriere when i was extra naughty. The more glorified form of…

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…

MY FARMING PROJECT

This year i took on a new challenge,i decided i would grow my own vegetables. I have a little garden where i grow  kales,spinach,spring onions,even tried strawberries but they aren’t doing so well. On another part of my little farm i have corn/maize and beans ,green peas,zucchini,potatoes ,coriander,butternut and pumpkin. That does sound a lot…

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…

CREAMY COLESLAW

Coleslaw is a quintessential American salad that i love to bits. Made from shredded cabbage,carrots and onions it is very easy to make and will have you loving cabbage all over again. I have added my own twist to regular coleslaw by adding a dash of color with the inclusion of red cabbage,a German twist to…

“VERY COOL”PINEAPPLE AVOCADO BEETROOT SALAD

If this does not make you go rushing to get some beetroot I do not know what else will. Especially on those days when it is so hot and the thing topmost on your mind is a bottle of soda,please banish the thought of ever having soft drinks again if you make this at home….

MY CARROT CAKE INSPIRED SALAD

A great carrot  cake never leave sout two very important things,pineapple and  nuts/dried fruit. Now if you are a fun of this type of cake,think about having it turned into a salad! Here goes. Ingredients  2 cups grated carrots(use the large side of the grater) 1/2 cup of diced pine-apple 1/2 cup roasted nuts) 1/2 teaspoon…

BLACK BEANS(NJAHI) STEW

Black beans are a staple in South American cuisine ,here in Kenya they remain a preserve of central Kenya. Black beans in parts of Kenya are a delicacy especially given to expectant and breast-feeding mothers to boost milk production as well as aid in aiding the mothers recovery after child-birth. The folate in the beans is…