Real Food Hacks, Comfort Food Edition: 7 Ways To Make Pizza More Nourishing

My husband loves pizza. And so when he joined me in my grain-free diet for a month, pizza was the first thing he wanted to eat soon after. And well, my daughter takes after some of his father (okay, a lot!) and she loves her carbs too! So instead of trying to deprive them of […]

Easy Peasy Homemade Pear Butter: No Sugar No Canning Necessary

Note: OMG. What a crazy day. Little girl didn’t take a nap today and now I know what they mean by the witching hour. There is no way I’m going to give up her naps anytime soon, if I can help it. I don’t know how you moms with more than one young child manage […]

In My Kitchen: Baked Kale Chips (An Easy Peasy Tutorial)


My little one is starting to get really really picky with what she puts in her mouth. And of course, one of the very few things she prefers to munch on are chips of sorts: potato, corn, cassava and all that carb-filled goodness. So I’m trying to scheme up of ways to get more greens […]

In My Kitchen


Note: Today’s post is light-hearted and about food, which seems laughable when there’s so much scarcity of it right now in East Africa. I think in particular the heart-breaking plight of the most vulnerable, the children, and just writing that brings tears to my eyes. And makes me want to just scrap this post altogether. […]

Learning Homemade: Basic Cream Cheese (And Whey)

When you think of cream cheese, what comes to mind? Of course, Philadelphia Cream Cheese, right? The kind they serve in single-serving wrapper for that bagel you eat with your Starbucks coffee. Well, that’s about all I knew of cream cheese, until I got a copy of Nourishing Traditions: The Cookbook that Challenges Politically Correct […]

Making Peace With Being A (Hopelessly Flawed) Planner :: And Our Weekly Menu To Boot ::


Although naturally a planner, I live on the edge once in a while and make do without a plan. But often with disastrous results. I get panicky mostly because I fail to come up with a creative and neat solution on my feet. When I take time to plan out my week, no matter how […]

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