Amazing Recipes, Practical Relationship Advice - giving encouragement that will inspire you to live your best life!
Welcome to Gimme that Recipe! My name is Bayyinah Monk-Nduaka, and I am the founder of Gimme that Recipe!, a place to find not only amazing cookbooks, spice seasonings and love advice -- but books that motivate and inspire you to live well and happy.
Cookbooks In July 2015, Bayyinah published her first cookbook "Gimme that Recipe: A Diva's Cookbook of Her Family's Favorite Ethnic Dishes" and it was received with critical acclaim. The cookbook was groundbreaking, an instant Amazon bestseller and trendsetting on social media platforms. Most of the recipes in Gimme that Recipe! are traditional comfort foods from different cuisines around the world. It pays homage to traditional cuisines while infusing it’s similarities in world cuisines.
In November 2015, the second cookbook was published entitled, “Gimme that Smoothie Recipe!” a collection of twenty-five healthy smoothie recipes to nourish your body and help promote good health. The smoothie recipe cook was also an Amazon bestseller in New Releases. Be on the lookout, in 2019, more books to follow.
Relationship Book In addition to eating comfort and healthy foods, Bayyinah hope to give practical knowledge on relationships and love. 2016 yielded the third published book, "Gimme Some Relationship Advice: How to Find Love and Keep It." It covers how to attract a healthy love relationship.
Gimme that Recipe! Seasonings After realizing there was a need for high quality ethnic seasonings, Bayyinah decided to feature two spice seasoning recipes from Gimme that Recipe! cookbook. This is inception of Gimme that Recipe! Seasonings. All organic spices, produced in a state of the art facility, Gimme that Recipe! Seasonings is a #1 New Release seasoning on Amazon and can be found in local retailers in northeastern U.S.
Our Culture & Values
Here at Gimme that Recipe! we have no greater passion than to show others how simple and enjoyable life can be to live a life that's whole and healthy. We like to think that traditional comfort foods and healthy recipes along with healthy relationship advice are a reflection of what we are all about; good food and healthy love! We desire to help each person live their daily lives with passion, purpose and good health.
Along with nourishing life with food and love, we also feel equally as passionate about giving back. We truly believe in the honor that we all have a job of helping the less fortunate worldwide.
Gimme that Recipe! give back by donating a portion of book proceeds to Selamta Family Project a Florida based project that helps marginalized women and children in Ethiopia. For more information on Selamta Family Project click here
Bayyinah Monk-Nduaka AUTHOR & FOUNDER
If you know Bayyinah, you know that her greatest passions in life are family & friends, travel, writing, cooking, entrepreneurship and helping others. It is Bayyinah’s desire to connect people with their life’s passion and calling through living a happy and whole life through food and healthy relationships. Born in Philadelphia, PA, Bayyinah began writing at the age of twelve and in 1994, she won a scholarship to attend Young Writer’s at Kenyon College. There she honed her writing passions. Eventually she took advanced placement and college preparatory literature and writing courses. And in 2003, Bayyinah graduated from Otterbein University with B.S. in Business and Economics. Later, in 2006, she received her A.A. in Mortuary Science from Briarwood College.
Inspired by her mother and family, Bayyinah is a self-taught cook. Her passion is creating recipes, cooking good food and feeding her family and friends. In 2015, Bayyinah became a two-time Amazon best selling and award winning author.
When Bayyinah is not working, writing, cooking or world traveling – she is somewhere having a good ole’ time with her husband Obinna Nduaka and family. She currently reside in the Metropolitan Washington, DC area.