Month: January 2018

How to embrace the mess as parents

Embracing the Mess

The Mess. The mess! It is everywhere! In my kitchen. There is oil splattered everywhere as I write this.Β MyΒ 3-year old was trying to “cook”, so she poured water into the oil standing on the stove.Β To remedy the situation, I placed the oil on the fire, hoping to heat it up […]

African Meatball recipe. These African meatballs are the best!
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African Meatballs – Video Recipe

I’m immortalizing my African Meatballs recipe today by adding a video to it. The step-by-step photo version of the recipe can be found here: African Meatballs. Here is one thing I must tell you about these meatballs: Mr. N doesn’tΒ like meat but he LOVES these meatballs. I think it is […]

How to make homemade mayonnaise. This homemade mayonnaise recipe is the best!
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Homemade Mayonnaise Recipe

The great homemade mayonnaise recipe! Just the way my Food and Nutrition teacher taught me back in my secondary school days! Sorry for shouting but I’m so excited about sharing this homemade mayonnaise recipe with you guys. Why? Because it is so easy to make, so much healthier than storebought […]

Recipe for Cinnamon Sugar Pretzel Bites
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Cinnamon Sugar Pretzel Bites

Can I confess something? I must buy a cup of cinnamon sugar pretzel bites whenever I visit the Mall of America of any mall. Like I even do a happy dance when I spot Auntie Anne’s (the popular pretzel bites vendor) around me. These little bites are soft, pillowy on […]

The power of rest
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There is a story I heard years ago that has stuck with me for life. Many years ago, in my graduate student hostel, a woman decided to work more than here body could take it. She was moving into the hostel and had tons of work to do. And she […]

Oven Grilled Tilapia recipe
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The great African oven grilled tilapia! Moist, spicy, with awesome flavors, this oven grilled fish is so tasty! Read on to learn my technique for ensuring that seasoning gets right to the bone of the fish; Plus my insanely good technique for ensuring that the fish remains moist after cooking. […]

Mushroom fried rice recipe.
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Who else is trying to eat healthier these days? I love food – all the food – pastries, salads, main meals, everything. Plus all the carbs. But my waistline doesn’t share the same carb-loving sentiment. So I’m on the hunt for healthy meals that are equally delicious. Like this insanely […]

Healthy recipes for weight loss
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If keeping fit is one of your resolutions this year, I am here to help with these awesome recipes for weight loss. I have discovered that weight loss is highly dependent on what you eat. I took this experiment a while back and ate totally clean for a week. That […]