This year, I decided to create a new motto for my family. “To be healthy and strong you need to eat from the earth.”
I have known this to be true for all my life. While growing up in Kenya, we always ate fresh wholesome foods, 2-4-7. We had a garden in our backyard that produced bright orange carrots, variety of green and brown beans, snappy peas, soft fresh maize, brilliantly green kale, dark green spinach, juicy red tomatoes, and other yummy foods. This tradition continues today. My folks are proud gardeners to this day and when I visit, I enjoy eating all the goodies. I especially love all the different varieties of bananas. Fresh plantain anyone? and having fresh eggs for breakfast.