Chapati, originally an Indian cuisine has gained popularity in Kenya and other parts of East Africa. The trick to making the perfect chapatis lies in the preparation process. The dough is everything!! The softer it is, the softer the...
Viazi karais (boiled then deep fried/baked potatoes in gram/chickpea flour batter) are a popular and relished delicacy at the Kenyan coastal region and are usually sold as a street snack. It’s a pretty easy and fast dish to prepare...
Obesity, in simple terms, is an abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that may impair health and have significant consequences on the quality of life. It also raises the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, several common forms of...

I am succulent orange

We are familiar with the adage, ‘An apple a day keeps the doctor away.’ But did you know the same applies to the popular orange? Not only are oranges juicy and tasty, but also are also extremely healthy. Here...
If you are looking for a new way to have chicken, then you must try out the chicken Kiev recipe. Not only is this Russian-origin dish finger licking good, but it is also a great way to share other...

Eat the right Breakfast

We all know skipping breakfast is bad for our health, but do we know eating the wrong foods is just as bad? Read on... For the full story grab your September 2017 issue out now…
To many people, milk thistle is just another annoying weed.  Unbeknown to them, this ‘weed’ is a herb with lots of unexploited nutrients. Due to its therapeutic potential, milk thistle has been used for thousand of years to maintain...
If you are looking for a creative way to eat your cabbage, then you have to try out stuffed cabbage. Filled with beef and rice, these stuffed cabbage rolls will tantalise your taste buds and will definitely be a...
You come across many pitfalls when you embark on a weight loss journey. Excuses and more excuses keep you off track when your goal is to keep to a healthy eating plan. Here is some advice to help you...

Can diet help ease stress?

I’m going through a stressful time both at work and home. I am feeling run down and finding it hard to sleep. Are there any foods I can eat to help me relax in the evenings, or is there anything I should avoid?