• Category Archives: Holiday Recipes

    Pan Seared Ram and Mashed Potatoes

    Happy Sallah to my muslim readers! Last week I was contacted by Kaymu.com.ng to do a collaboration regarding a giveaway for my Nigerian readers. Of course I was excited by this! It was the perfect opportunity to reward you for taking time out to visit my blog, you guys are the best.com! In the spirit of the

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    Spicy Roast Chicken

    This week I have really been trying to reduce my carb portions as last week I definitely over did it. Once I get into my high protein diet, I notice a few things after my meals. I feel lighter, I have the same amount of energy as I do if I have carbs. Being that

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    Soursop Cocktail

    Soursop cocktail is the perfect healthy drink to top off your holidays. Soursop was a fruit that growing up, i felt it was only my mum in this world that ate it. I never heard any other child come to school and talk about soursop as a staple fruit in their house. The body of

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    Quinoa Salad

    On the menu today is Quinoa Salad. The holidays cannot go by without a recipe for the fitfam team. I mean what kind of food blogger would I be? The first time I had quinoa salad, it was at starbucks and it was very mexican inspired with the black beans and spicy dressing it was

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    Over-Ripe Plantain and Shrimp Canapes

    What is a christmas menu when you don’t experiment with something and it turns out well? Well let’s just say I was licking my plate after i photographed this one. It’s nothing super out of the blue but I had left over over-ripe plantain and wanted to try something different with it. There are many

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    Deviled Eggs

    Deviled Eggs are the perfect appetizer because it can be served in many different ways with very different variations. I once saw a food blogger use egusi in their deviled eggs. While I am not that adventurous, I do applaud the courage. This christmas is the time to wow your guests. I mean Jollof rice and

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    Suya flavored Mashed Potato

    As an 8 year old, I was so excited when my sister was born. The house was always filled with many options of the same dish in puree or mashed form. Mashed potatoes were my sister’s favorite and my mum used to make it differently each time for her but my sister’s favorite was with

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    Mini Jelly Donuts

    Mini Jelly Donuts Delight I have to put out a quick disclaimer to say this is not the type of donut that has jelly in it. It just has jelly on top of it. I did successfully get the jelly in the donuts with a pastry bag and toothpick. It just did not make it

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    Cinnamon Chin Chin

    Cinnamon Chin Chin for the Win For the past month on my blog, I have noticed in a surge in the search of chin chin recipes. The focus has been on soft chin chin for some reason. Luckily, I had the recipe already uploaded. Now that i am in the middle of my #12daysofChristmas series,

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