Shrimp & Vegetable Jambalaya (Instant Pot Recipe)

Jambalaya is a spicy one pot rice dish native to West Africa. It uses a combination of onion, celery, green pepper, thyme, in addition to sausage, shrimp, and/or chicken. There are two versions: Cajun and Creole. Creole Jambalaya uses tomatoes and creole seasoning and Cajun Jambalaya omits tomatoes and uses Cajun seasoning. I didn’t have a chance to pick up Read More …

5 Helpful Tips for the Lunch-Packing Parent

When my children were enrolled in school, one of my greatest joys as a mother was packing lunches and snacks for the school day. I felt good knowing that I was providing my children with nutritious, wholesome lunches so that they could grow, learn, play, and make the most of each school day. However, lunch-packing can sometimes feel stressful and overwhelming, Read More …

Women Empowerment: More Than Just a Trendy Instagram Challenge

Patriarchy has taught us to envy, judge, and even destroy other women instead of working together to reach new heights. We preach about uplifting women without thinking twice about our actions and the effect it has on us as a collective. On social media alone, I’ve witnessed women labeling girl friendships as “drama”, questioning other women when they share their Read More …