Portabella Mushroom Stir Fry with Boiled Plantain

This is a vegan recipe meaning no meat, chicken or fish. I occasionally eat fish but for the most part, this is how I eat. I find it filling and it works for me. Modify as you wish, substitute plantain with potatoes or rice and enjoy! Ingredients: You will need frozen mixed bell peppers and onion, fresh portabella mushroom, frozen asparagus, frozen kale and… Plantain. Green or half-riped for sweetness. Peel, cut in halves. Preparation: Bring water to a boil. Add plantain and cover. Add 2 tablespoon of vegetable oil to a saucepan on medium to high heat. Add frozen… Read More

Mayocoba beans with boiled plantain

Here is another recipe to help you on your journey to lasting health and weight loss. You can substitute this with your usual meal twice a week. You will need: 2 pounds Mayocoba or your beans of choice1 onion3 small tomatoes6 Half ripe plantain2 tablespoon vegetable oilseasonings of your choice Preparation: Add beans to slow cooker on high for 5 hours or until soft While your beans is cooking, you can boil your plantain. When you beans is soft, chop your onion and tomatoes. Add oil in pot on medium heat and add onion. After about 2 minutes, add tomatoes.… Read More

5 Ways to jumpstart your New Year’s weight loss goal

I am passionate about health and believe in a healthy mind, body and soul. Maintaining a healthy weight and avoiding all the diet-related diseases should be easy but it is NOT!! There are so many factors involved and lots of high level players whose sole purpose is to make money and get extremely rich off your unhealthy lifestyle. I’ve seen this first-hand as a Registered Nurse and felt helpless seeing my patients suffer with chronic diseases that were preventable. My desire to get my masters degree in public health was so I could be able to provide simple and relatable… Read More

How I color my Gray Hair using HENNA natural hair dye

Here is how I color my gray hair without chemical dyes. This is time consuming but better for the health of your hair. In addition to covering my grays, it is also a great treatment for my hair. It adds strength and promotes growth. It turns my gray into this brownish golden color which I love but if you prefer your hair black, add indigo after this step. All the henna products can be found at www.hennaking.com. This is my second time using this brand of Henna. I love it because I don’t have to wait after I mix to… Read More

A Letter to Self

A brief letter to myself during this time of the year when we reflect on the past and eagerly await the New Year. Please read with an open mind and share if you think someone may be inspired. Thank you! Dear Self, You are strong, smart, beautiful and determined. You are kind-hearted, empathetic and generous. You are a good and loyal friend. You are funny and the life of the party. Although you appear reserved, you can be wild with those who you feel comfortable with and who bring out the best in you. You are sensual, sexy and a… Read More

3 Ways to prepare for your New Year’s Weight Loss Resolution

Here are three ways your can start now to prepare for 2018, the “Year of Health”. I will keep bringing you tips on ways to keep you motivated. If you enjoy this blog and learn from it then please share and let others benefit as well. That’s how we can grow the SheaMoringa family. 1. PREPARE YOUR MIND: Develop a positive mindset and know that you can do this and whatever you set your mind to do. Your mind can be your friend or your enemy in life. Don’t entertain the negative thoughts that creep into your head whenever you want to… Read More

SheaMoringa Products & Benefits

Shea Butter benefits Moisturizing and nourishing for the skinReduces inflammationAids in the skin’s natural collagen productionContains oleic, stearic, palmitic and linoleic acids that protect and nourish the skin to prevent drying.With long-term use, skin softening, strengthening and anti-wrinkles. Moringa benefits Anti – aging and packed with nutrients and antioxidantsNatural glow and helps fight skin fatigue and oil secretionFights acne, black heads and dark spotsMoisturizes the scalp for healthy, strong hairVitamin C High Quality Oils Our oils are found all over the world: USA, North Africa, West Africa, East Africa, South Africa Packed with vitamins and anti – oxidants to prevent… Read More

Vegan Spinach with Wild Rice Recipe

This is my go to vegan recipe. You made modify as you wish and share. Thanks! List of ingredients for spinach: Frozen spinach(5 bags), onion(1), fresh tomatoes(3), garlic(1 head), vegetable oil (2 tablespoon), 2 small cans of Red Kidney beans(drained and rinsed) and seasonings of your choice. Wild Rice and water Directions: Heat the oil on medium heat and add chopped onion and garlic, stir, after 2 minutes, add chop tomatoes and stir, after 2 minutes, add frozen spinach, stir occasionally. After 10 minutes, add beans and seasonings, continue to stir as needed. Let it cook for 10 more minutes.… Read More

Welcome to the SheaMoringa Family

There are so many things you could be doing right now but you chose to check out my website and read my blog and for that I thank you! I strive for a simple and healthy life and enjoy inspiring, motivating and challenging others to do so in my weekly facebook video which I also post on Youtube. I will be sharing with you my weight loss journey, what I eat, recipes, healthy lifestyle, smart shopping and money savings tips. The information that I share with you will be based on my personal experience and on research. So please click… Read More

The SheaMoringa Story

My quest for a healthy and natural way of life led me to rediscover some products that I knew growing up in Liberia, West Africa. These were the raw Shea butter and black soap from neighboring Ghana, West Africa and the coconut and palm kernel oil extracted right in our back yards. Extensive research into these products highlighted the multiple benefits and thanks to modern cold-pressed technology, palm kernel oil can now be used without the burnt smell and black oil that we knew and avoided. Since I rediscovered these ingredients in 2010, I’ve come to appreciate their many benefits… Read More