Doro Wat (Spicy Ethiopian Chicken Stew)

* This post is in partnership with al fresco. I was asked by al fresco chicken to recreate a family favorite using their fully cooked dinner sausage. I decided on a dish inspired by my Ethiopian heritage, Doro Wat. Doro Wat is a spicy Ethiopian stew made with tender cooked chicken in a Berbere spiced … Continue reading Doro Wat (Spicy Ethiopian Chicken Stew)

Sleep in the Trees this Summer at The Cannaley Treehouse Village Plus Tips For a Safe Road Trip Amid COVID 19 | Shana Was Here

*This post is in partnership with OHIO FIND IT HERE. *Thank you Metroparks Toledo for hosting me at the amazing Cannaley Treehouse Village. It’s well into summer and you’re probably tired of looking at your walls. A getaway would be nice. But there’s this pandemic situation that’s still hanging around. Traveling during the summer of … Continue reading Sleep in the Trees this Summer at The Cannaley Treehouse Village Plus Tips For a Safe Road Trip Amid COVID 19 | Shana Was Here

Peach Blackberry Kale Salad with Honey Lemon Vinaigrette

Peach Blackberry Kale Saladw/ Honey Lemon Vinaigrette Ingredients •2 bunches kale, stems removed•1 ripe peach, pitted and chopped•1 cup blackberries •1 garlic clove•1/4 cup apple cider vinegar•1 tbsp raw honey •1/2 tsp sea salt•1/4 tsp black pepper•1/2 cup olive oil•Juice from 1 lemon Add all of your ingredients to blender, and blend until completely smooth. … Continue reading Peach Blackberry Kale Salad with Honey Lemon Vinaigrette

Sugar Free Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Squares with Russell Stover Sugar Free Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips | Shana Was Here

I just made these Sugar Free Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Squares using the new Sugar Free Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips from Russell Stover. They’re almost gone. I guess they liked them! 😏 Russell Stover has been crafting small batches chocolates for almost 100 years. Two decades ago, fans suggested taking their delicious creations and make it sugar-free. … Continue reading Sugar Free Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Squares with Russell Stover Sugar Free Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips | Shana Was Here

7 BLACK-OWNED BUSINESSES TO SUPPORT IN TOLEDO, Ohio | Shana Was Here

*This post is in partnership with OHIO FIND IT HERE. For the last two weeks, I’ve explored my hometown of Toledo, Ohio by visiting black-owned businesses in the community. Admittedly, most of them were first time experiences. I’ve come to realize I can make a better effort in supporting local black-owned businesses. This post will … Continue reading 7 BLACK-OWNED BUSINESSES TO SUPPORT IN TOLEDO, Ohio | Shana Was Here