Moringa Bread

I get so excited with the plant moringa and I always add moringa powder to my smoothies, without fail. Moringa is native to northern India, Pakistan, the Himalayan region, Africa and Arabia, but is now cultivated more widely throughout the tropics. Also known as drumstick tree or horseradish tree, moringa trees grow quickly, reaching a…

Fresh Spring Rolls with Avocado Dip

There is no better way to up your intake of vegetables than combining your favorite vegetables and making a delicious spring roll. The best thing about spring rolls is that they are so easy to make. You will love preparing these for road trips, picnics and even for parties. They are also a great alternative to…

Eggless Scrambled Eggs

Eating plant based can be fun especially looking at the different ways, you can substitute certain foods to make a plant based meal. If you would like to find an alternative to eggs and have been craving for scrambled eggs but did not want to have eggs, please try chickpeas scrambled eggs. I know I…

I grew up in Kenya and one of the things I learned how to prepare first was of course spaghetti. I was very independent at a young age, I think that is the case with most kids growing up in Kenya, you are expected to know your way around the kitchen. Learning my way around…

How do I Transition to a Plant-Based Diet?

Its a common question that people who want to start a plant based diet ask. How do I get started? Its a great question. Here are a few tips and guides I would suggest and recommend to get you started. Follow your gut. There are many ways to answer this question but the main thing is…

Refreshing Hibiscus Tea

Have you recently decided to cut down on consuming sweet drinks? If you have decided to recently cut down on sweet drinks I promise you  hibiscus iced tea is a drink you are going to love consuming this summer and you get to make it for yourself and show off to your guests that you…

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 by the populations living in the Andes. Bob’s Red Mill, one…

Carrot Snack Bites

On one of my recent trips to the supermarket I got a great deal on carrots. yes i’m the woman who gets super excited about deals on vegetables! I bought a big bag of organic carrots. Now I have a whole bag of carrots that need to be eaten. One of the things I plan…

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 making some delicious poppers and filling them with cashew cream. As…

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 not going to bore you with random information. I just wanted…

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 along the way, there are not a lot of healthy options….

3 Nutritional Herbs You Need to Know

If you were to walk into my kitchen, one of the first things you will notice is that I have loads of herbs. Somewhere along my plant-based journey I started to find value in the tea that I drank as well. I no longer wanted to drink tea just for the sake if drinking it….