Confession! I prefer to buy brown eggs because I subconsciously want them to be healthier. But does my science support my subconscious self? Continue reading Are brown eggs healthier than white eggs?
Guilt-free indulgence. There is something about malt vinegar drizzled over potatoes that makes me drool…..Just sayin’ Continue reading Chips…Without The Fat.
Wondering what to do with the left over brown rice in your refrigerator? Try this traditional Zimbabwean recipe and you might find yourself making more brown rice than you need just because you want the leftovers. It also works well with Madagascar Pink Rice or Red Rice. Serve it with your favorite stew, veggies or … Continue reading Brown Rice with Peanut Butter (Recipe)
Mulberries are on sale at my Farmers Market in Temecula, California USA. (Yay!!!) For years, I had substituted blackberries for mulberries but there is a huge difference. Continue reading The Difference Between Mulberries and Blackberries.
Note: This article which I wrote for Her Zimbabwe (www.herzimbabwe.co.zw) answers the commonly asked questions about an African favorite. Known as Sadza, Nshima, Ugali, Posho, Pap, fufu etc. it is a staple in many households but the age of dieting has made it a villain. But is it really the culprit of excess weight gained? … Continue reading Sadza is NOT Fattening! Excess Calories Are!
Although we know that fruits and vegetables contain essential nutrients and antioxidants that fight against chronic disease like hypertension, diabetes and certain forms of cancer, most of us do not consume enough of them to meet the World Health Organization’s recommendation of 400g a day. If you are one of the many people struggling to … Continue reading Increase Your Fruit & Vegetable Intakes! Here’s How.
“If you really want to make a friend, go to someone’s house and eat with him… the people who give you their food give you their heart.” -Cesar Chavez My niece Thabiso (Thaby) recently got married and as we went through the proceedings of welcoming Kata, our “mukwasha” (Son-in-law) into the family, I found myself … Continue reading Food as Culture & Feeding the In-Laws