BAKED SWEET POTATO FRIES

I love fries,it’s that side that goes well with anything paired with and I can have them all day,everyday. Nothing compares to chips drowned in hot bubbly fat and fried to crispy perfection.That’s the ideal fries but have them every day and risk impacting negatively on your health and wellness.Deep fried foods as much as…

ROASTED HONEY CINNAMON SWEET POTATOES

Sticky sweet caramelized outside with a pillow soft inside are my roasted honey cinnamon sweet potatoes.You might be thinking,sweet potatoes are already sweet why make them even sweeter.Well I also thought about that until I tried this out,it was flavor heaven. The sweet from the potatoes and the sweet from the honey contrast and complement…

MANGO VEGGIES STIR-FRY

Nothing beats a well done stir-fry when it comes to preparing simple quick meals that require little cleanup afterwards. Cooking vegetables quick over high heat realy goes a long way in bringing out the colours and flavours in them without compromosing on the freshness and texture you get from raw veggies. My mango veggies stir-fry…

CREAMY AVOCADO CILANTRO LIME RICE

Avocado has to be my favorite super food,it transforms bland normal everyday meals into tasty savory dishes, slather avocado on anything and I will eat it. This recipe jazzes up your leftover rice into a creamy zingy healthy meal,easy to prepare,filling and packed with nutrients and flavour.I went with leftover rice for my recipe, however…

CABBAGE AVOCADO SLAW WITH BALSAMIC GINGER GARLIC VINAIGRETTE

Not a fan of anything cabbage especially if served warm,there is something about it that puts me off,maybe it’s from the over cooked,under seasoned cabbage that was the norm in my high School days,or the rice and cabbage stew I was served at a wedding somewhere. I had some leftover red cabbage and white cabbage…

RAINBOW HONEY LIME COLESLAW

Bright,colourful,crunchy,healthy and delicious is  my sweet and tangy honey lime coleslaw. There are different ways of making slaw out there,most have mayonnaise as a key ingredient in them,I however was in need of a healthier version so I settled for a honey and lime salad dressing. This slaw is packed with vitamins,exciting flavours and colours…

BASIL ALMOND PESTO PASTA

Aunthetic traditional Italian pesto is made from Basil,pine nuts,Parmesan cheese,garlic and olive oil. My version of this Italian classic substitutes pine nuts for almonds as almonds are easier to get your hands on.My Basil almond pesto has no cheese in it,making it dairy free,and cheaper to bring together. Cheese in pesto holds the mixture together,however…

VEGETABLE FRIED RICE

There is something about food brought together in one pan bringing out a complexity in flavours and colours that are addictive and hard to resist. I love this recipe as  most of my ingredients were leftovers in my refrigerator. leftover rice in your refrigerator works best for this recipe,if you are cooking rice to use…

CINNAMON ROASTED BUTTERNUT SQUASH

Colourful,flavourful and full of nutrients,this oven roasted butternut squash is tasty,versatile and goes well with almost anything paired with thanks to its sweet,nutty flavour. Simple yet elegant,butternut can be served as breakfast,lunch or dinner,its also good as a post workout meal getting your energy back up there. This is an easy way to prepare your…

GARLIC BUTTER ROASTED CARROTS

A carrot is the second most popular vegetable after the  potatoe,cheap and available,carrots are a healthy source of essential vitamin K and vitamin B6. The health benefits that we can get from this humble vegetable are limitless;improved vision,cancer prevention,anti-aging properties,healthy skin,prevent infections,prevents cardiovascular diseases,antioxidant properties to mention but a few. This recipe makes for a flavourful,sweet, caramelized…

VEGAN SWEET POTATO KABOBS(MSHIKAKIS)

This vegan Kabobs are made up of a variety of vegetables skewered together with the savory yellow sweet potato being the star of the show. This Kabobs are packed with tones of flavour and vitamins to keep you moving. These Kabobs can be served as a side when you are throwing down a barbecue or…