Category: Recipes


Chile & Basil Hamburger 

My little ones live for hamburgers, so naturally, I had to come up with an easy hamburger recipe that they love. I find it pointless to make a burger that cannot be replicated over and over again with the same result.

African, Thai, Vegan Recipes

Easy Coconut Rice 

This easy coconut rice recipe is a reminder of my childhood memories. My grandma would cook up a batch of coconut rice whenever a coconut fell from the tree in our backyard. It is such a fond memory because I don’t remember a lot from my childhood, but this one sticks with me like gum. In fact, I remember how I would watch her break the coconut ever so gently so that she could maintain its integrity – the coconut water. She would shell the coconut and use its water as a starting point for her Tapioca recipes.

baked ratatouille recipe
Healthy Recipes, Italian, Vegan Recipes

Ratatouille Penne Bake 

Although, there are different methods for cooking Ratatouille, when I think of Ratatouille, I imagine a coarse tomato-based stew with sautéed garlic, onions, zucchini, eggplant, bell peppers and a mix of green herbs like herbes de Provence.  I like to keep the tradition alive by sticking to the basics of this baked ratatouille recipe.  


Tagliatelle & Milanese Sauce 

Pasta Milanese is a staple in my home. I often make a batch for a week so I can have enough for my little ones. No, I am not Italian.  I’ll do you one better, I am African. So how am I able to cook  Pasta Milanese without any culinary experience?  The simple answer is this, I learned from the best. If you’ve ever had that friend who gets really close to the older members of your family, cooking and cleaning with them, you’ve just described yours truly. I

gluten-free pumpkin muffin recipe
Breakfast, Healthy Recipes, Vegan Recipes

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Muffin 

The truth is this, I love cooking but have had many fails with baking and quite frankly, I am lazy…enough with the judgment people, don’t judge me…okay, you can but just a little. Don’t worry, I’ll only share my successful creations. One particular recipe stands out because it is versatile and won’t end up on your waistline. This gluten-free pumpkin muffin will have you going back for more.

The best non-alcoholic sangria
Recipes, Spanish

The Best Non-Alcoholic Sangria 

Plan ahead if you want to maximize the taste of this special non-alcoholic Sangria. When the flavors are allowed to marry, it tastes better and you almost forget that you are drinking a Virgin Sangria. The best part is that you can share with the kids for a perfect family time. It makes a good pairing with Homemade Apple Chips. If you are able to find red currant extract, the flavor of your Sangria will be even more amazing.