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Tomato cornmeal with coconut milk (djenkoume or djinkoume)

This Traditional food from my home country Togo in (West Africa) is something that I love. It is versatile, easy to make. This version of it is what my mom use to make us. I just added the coconut milk because I love cooking with coconut milk :).
Once you taste this, you will understand why I love this dish so much. It is gluten free, and can be suitable for vegan…..


Coconut milk Hot chocolate and raspberry

Quick and easy idea for the holiday season. It got the color of the season; kids and adult could not resist the smell of cocoa powder not to mention the color of fresh organic raspberries.


Yam Stew/Ragout with coconut milk and turmeric

A delicious food my mom used to make us when we were little. I recently introduced this to my kids and added the coconut milk and turmeric twist to it 🙂 It is great for cold weather especially with the added benefit of turmeric. I hope you will enjoy this like I did.


Turmeric tea (thé de curcuma)

A hot turmeric tea is perfect for this weather. Do you know that, it is said that communities who uses turmeric on a daily basis have the lowest rate of Alzheimer’s disease?
Supposedly, Turmeric has anti cancer benefits and it is a powerful anti-inflammatory.

-le thé curcuma, avec ses apparents propriétés anti inflammatoires et anti cancérigenes.—

You can add lemon or ginger to your turmeric tea. While using the powdered turmeric is more convenient,a freshly grated turmeric is more flavorful.


Brussels Sprout and Shrimp sauteed

A quick a easy dinner for when you are too tired, but you do not want any junk food


Beans Beignets Recipe (also called Gaou, Gawu, Niebe or Ankara)

Check out my guest post at regarding this
amazing beans beignets, that reminds me of my childhood treats from the elementary school cafeteria.


Raspberry and blueberry popsicle

Popsicles are healthy treats for all ages in summer time. This recipe does not need water or sugar to be added to fruit.
You can enjoy yourself without feeling guilty of added sugar from store bought popsicle.


Healthy Bissap or Sorrel Juice

Bissap juice also called sorrel juice, folere, zobo, sobolo, jus de bissap or hibiscus tea. Very popular drink in West Africa, Jamaica and Asia


Curry Fried Rice with peas and corn (no soy sauce)

This fried rice is so simple and since I am not fun of soy sauce, I did not put any in it. It is so tasty and perfect for the color I was going for, which is yellow and green. I always use gluten free rice to accommodate everybody


Apple Arugula Kiwi Lemon Smoothie

The health benefit and the taste of this smoothie made it my number one choice of smoothie. Not too sweet, it has the sour taste of an apple and kiwi. This green smoothie is a great afternoon snack when you just got home or after your afternoon run.

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