PIGEON PEAS BUTTERNUT STEW

Easy,delicious,packed with nutrients and flavor.This stew will help keep your healthy calories intake in check whilst warming you up during those nights. Low in fats ,high in protein,fiber and iron,pigeon peas are ideal for vegans,vegetarians or anyone seeking an alternative and cheap source of proteins. This stew can be enjoyed with a side of choice…

BLACK BEAN ‘NJAHI’ CURRY

One of my many ‘new year resolution’ was to eat and share healthier recipes and I must say I am loving the going so far. You see,it’s not like I was living and eating unhealthily (according to me),but I was having too much meats be it chicken,beef,pork or even fish and not a single day…

VEGGIE EGG FRIED RICE

Leftovers are inevitable and mostly end up in our refrigerators forgotten only to the disposed of a few days,weeks,or months later. Well! Most of us are blessed and enjoy 3 meals a day,the story is different across the globe. people are going hungry for days on end and I always try as much as possible…

CARROT COCONUT MILK PIGEON PEAS ‘MBAAZI’

‘Mbaazi’,pigeon peas cooked in coconut milk is a favorite of the coastal region and it’s not a surprise being served ‘Mbaazi’ with ‘Mahamri’ for breakfast down by the coast. That was my first encounter with Pigeon Peas and to be honest I didn’t quite like it,the idea of having ‘Mahamri’ with ‘Mbaazi’ was somewhat foreign…

SPICY EGG CURRY

Nothing speaks warmth like boiled eggs simmered in coconut milk, ginger, garlic, onions and spicy tomato broth. This is an easy flavorful curry recipe, that takes less than 30 minutes to prepare and is ideal for quick weeknight dinners or even had as a breakfast meal. I was craving something rich,creamy and spicy and since…

MATOKE IN COCONUT STEW

Claimed by our Ugandan brothers and sisters across the boarder as their staple food, Matoke is a simple yet delicious meal with different variations across Africa. Some referring to it as “plantain bananas”, Matoke is usually green in color and may differ in appearance, depending on the various regions they grow in and also the…

‘NDUMA’ PORRIDGE SOUP

Well! This has to be one recipe I am sharing that I confidently can say I enjoyed cooking it more than how it tasted in my mouth,but hey! We all have our tastes and preferences and for me Nduma has never been a favorite of mine,it seems to always want to choke me to death’and…

CURRIED CAULIFLOWER RED PEPPER SOUP

It’s said only the pure at heart can make good soup and this my curried cauliflower red pepper soup certainly is the way to my heart. Healthy,fragrant and delicious,this soup is completely vegan without missing out on the creamy texture we all love in hearty soups. Cauliflower has tons of health benefits most notably being…

PEANUT AND BROCCOLI NOODLE STIR-FRY

Warm,comforting and indulgent is my peanut butter and broccoli noodle stir fry.Loaded with carbs,healthy veggies and peanut kissed.This is my ultimate vegan comfort food. Creamy,nutty,crunchy umami heaven is what this dish is all about.What I love about this recipe is how simple it is bring together,everything is cooked in one pan thus requiring little or…

ORANGE BEET AND AVOCADO SALAD 

Wonderfully fresh and delicious,this simple to prepare salad comes packed with flavor and nutrients. This was largely inspired by my recent trip to the Uk.I had it served in a restaurant with roasted beets and goat cheese,it was amazing.I like the bite that comes from raw beets so I skipped the roasting bit and left…

SPICY BUTTERNUT SOUP 

Creamy delicious goodness,with no cream,is my mouth watering spicy butternut soup.This will be perfect to warm you up during the cold days or served as an appetizer before your main meal. This soup is simple using basic pantry ingredients,but the flavor is unmatched by any.I can confidently say it’s the best butternut soup I have…

ROASTED HONEY BALSAMIC MUSHROOMS 

This is a simple to prepare side that takes little time to prepare and tastes amazingly good. Growing up,I remember picking up mushrooms by the roadside or in the farm next to the cow shed where the fat ones grew,and roasting them over an open fire as dinner was cooking.That to me remains the best…