My Spicy Potato Wedges.

I love to experiment with potatoes. Just like many families, potatoes are one of the foods eaten routinely and in such quantities that it constitutes a dominant portion of a standard diet in my family.

My spicy wedge potato is just right for the weather, it is easy to cook and it does not cost a lot. You only need few ingredients which are available locally. I cooked my potato with skin on due to their many nutritional benefits.

Potatoes are naturally gluten-free and they’re packed with nutritional benefits needed for a healthy lifestyle. Potatoes are one of the world’s most versatile vegetables. Potatoes are a great substitute for pasta, rice, bread and other grains.

Eating potatoes with the skin added more nutrients to your diet.  A  medium-sized skin-on potato gives the body more potassium than a banana, fibre, magnesium, vitamin B6 and nearly half of your daily value of vitamin C. Potatoes have no fat, sodium or cholesterol. Continue reading “My Spicy Potato Wedges.”

My one-pot chicken and rice dish

One of the foods I  often cook is rice. My One-Pot Chicken and Rice dish is one of the easiest. It is easy to cook and just anything could be added. I used loads of peppers. Peppers are known for their abundance of vitamin C.

Peppers have Vitamin B6 and folates. Red peppers have been praised for aiding night vision. Red peppers have loads of antioxidants. To top it all, red peppers help in burning more calories.

Apart from red peppers, I used onions, chilli, mixed herbs and chicken of course. Just like I said earlier, this recipe is easily adaptable, it is what you make of it.

To make my one-pot chicken and rice dish here’s what you will need. Continue reading “My one-pot chicken and rice dish”

Sun-dried tomato Oatmeal Loaf

I tried this recipe during the summer holiday. I was not expecting anything out of this recipe and I was surprised with what it turned out to be. If you ever wondered what to do with your oats sitting down gathering dust, this recipe is worth trying.

It is worth knowing that the oat loaf would not behave like bread due to lack of yeast and gluten. In order words, it would not rise as much as bread. This is a gluten-free recipe. Continue reading “Sun-dried tomato Oatmeal Loaf”

The Fat Burning Tea you truly need.

I have met different people in my life. Some tall. Some short. People with great taste, ideas and personalities. These people are of different colours and denominations. Each individual I met are different, yet very common. The difference is in our ways of life, what we eat and how we socialise. The manners at which we use herbs, leaves, flowers and spice around us.

However, despite our differences, we have something in common. Take, for instance, tea. Tea, good old tea bridge the gap. We all infuse and ingest.

Tea has been around for centuries. Historians believe tea originated from China and through the Chinese, it was spread all over the globe.  I am not keen on how tea travelled to Europe. I am interested in tea. The pleasure tea gives. The social status and the healing powers in leaves turn-herbal tea fascinate me.

I grew up amongst adult using tea as a means of entertainment. I shared tea with friends and family. Learning how to make a good cup of tea settled in naturally. There was no formal lesson. It was a natural thing to do.

As an adult, I was drawn into the world of tea. Not the tea as you know it. The healing aspect of tea. The part of tea that nurtures and cares. The types that give that extra help when you need it. I love nature and its beauty and the mysteries that surround its beauty. Continue reading “The Fat Burning Tea you truly need.”

My High Protein Picnic Pie.

This summer holiday saw me having picnics with friends and family. We visited my parks and enjoyed the sunshine to its fullest. It was fun preparing for the picnics. Planning on what food to pack was what I looked forward to. We tried many foods worthy, but, of all the foods we experimented with PICNIC PIE topped the list.

I love everything about this pie, from sourcing for the ingredients to its simplicity and the full flavour. This for sure is the food I am including to the family menu. It is easy to make. It is delicious and it keeps in the refrigerator for few days without any worries.

Another amazing fact of PICNIC PIE is the fact that it’s full of protein and it is filling. It is also exciting to know that it is great to share with friends and family.

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Healthy High Protein Meatballs in Tomato and Pepper Sauce

Protein is essential to human body. It has been proven that eating high- protein diet has loads of health benefit. Protein not only helps maintain a healthy weight, food rich in protein also aids weight loss. Protein also plays an important role in learning and concentration. It is part of protein’s job to stabilise blood sugar level while supporting muscles and bones.

Meatballs have been around for long. It is easy to make and delicious to eat. It is one of those foods which can be easily adapted. You can play around using different vegetables and herbs. I used tomatoes and sprouted grains along with other ingredients.

Meatballs dish is a healthy dish to include as part of your weight loss diet. To make my simple healthy high-protein meatballs in tomato sauce you will need the following. Continue reading “Healthy High Protein Meatballs in Tomato and Pepper Sauce”

Healthy High Protein Meatza.

Eating healthy does not need to cost the earth. This recipe is easy to make and healthy. It is a cross between meat and pizza. This is a high-protein dish. It is also delicious and consuming high protein has been proven to help the body metabolism.

Making this recipe is fun and you can decide what topping goes on your meatza. I opted for bell pepper using all the three colours available. I love peppers, so let your love show through the toppings you choose to use. Continue reading “Healthy High Protein Meatza.”

Chicken Peppered Pasta

Chicken is one of the meats I cannot have enough of. This pasta meal takes just 10 minutes to cook. I used shell shaped pasta. It is not only delicious, it makes cooking enjoyable. Along with my chicken and pasta, I also used bell peppers, onions, tomatoes and mushroom.

I find these ingredients easy to source and cook. You can use any type of mushroom or you can even use any vegetable of your choice. For me, bell pepper and onions are a must in my cooking. Bell pepper supply dose of vitamin C and the beauty pepper add to food cannot be ignored. Continue reading “Chicken Peppered Pasta”

Pepper Stuffed with Herbal Rice.

This is a very simple, but, surprisingly delicious meal. It is suitable for vegan and vegetarian. This dish can also be part of your weight loss diet. It is also a great way of using up your leftover rice. The great thing about this dish is how easy it is to adapt it to. The pepper serves as a bowl where you can add all your favourite bits. It a well-known fact that bell pepper is filled with beneficial nutrition. It is good for all year around supply of Vitamin C and it tastes great. Instead of using rice, you can add any meat or other vegetables. Continue reading “Pepper Stuffed with Herbal Rice.”