I recently had the honor of speaking with Minister Ginger London of Ginger London Ministries. What a great time I had chatting with her in celebration of Women’s History Month. We mainly discussed being a woman entrepreneur, and the importance of taking care of the temple. This was an awesome sister chat that I was truly blessed to have had the chance to be a part of. I think maybe I value female connections so much because I grew up as the only girl, with two brothers who would lock their door when they heard me coming. LOL! Anyway, the audio is here for your to enjoy, and share.
Out with the old, in with the new, right? This is the time of year we like to prepare for a fresh start. So I thought I’d share a list of healthy eating related habits you can toss out with the end of 2013, and those you can replace them with for 2014.
1. Out- counting calories. In- Eating foods that help you to feel your best. Continue reading “Welcome 2014 With New Healthy Eating Habits” »
If you haven’t met Christina of A Soulful Twist, get to know her and her cooking with today’s recipe, sautéed sweet potatoes, lightened up. Christina has a wonderfully informative bio on her blog which left me feeling like, yeah, we could be friends. I enjoyed getting to know her virtually. Let her know what you think of her blog. I’ve discovered lots of good recipes there, and I’m lovin’ it!
A few months ago I had the privilege of getting acquainted with a cousin I’d only met once, when she was about 3 days old. While in Harlem for the Blogging While Brown conference, I got the chance to spend some time with my cousin Zahra, blogger for The Natural Journey for Life. She’s all grown up now, and as fly as can be. It turned out we had quite a bit in common – a love for good healthy food, natural hair, and blogging. Be sure to stop by her blog for a few vegan holiday recipes and lots of natural healthy living advice.
And I exchanged butter for my other new love, ghee, for it’s health benefits AND taste. Calling all butter lovers! Ghee has the milk protein casein removed, is high in vitamins A, D, E, and K, and may protect from cancer.
Didn’t miss the Hennessy a bit. Hubby asked “what did you put in those yams???” My reply… “My foot.” This was so good that I declined a bowl of ice cream and opted for a second helping of yummy yams for dessert instead.
1 large yam
1 tablespoon coconut butter
1 tablespoon ghee
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
Pinch of kosher or sea salt
Poke several holes in the yam and
-microwave until soft in the center (maybe 10 minutes)
-or wrap in foil and bake until tender (maybe 30 minutes at 350).
Taste and adjust seasonings to your liking. Serve while hot and watch them smile! Serves 4.
You may have noticed, I’ve recently resumed updating my blog after a hiatus of about 6 months.
In fact, Soul Food Therapy is currently undergoing a total makeover. Yay! Who doesn’t love a good makeover?