Smoothie Bowl Goodness

A smoothie bowl is such an easy healthy breakfast that you can make at home! The key to getting a smooth texture is a good ratio of your almond milk to frozen fruits. My tips to perfecting your smoothie texture are: Pre-cut your fruits in small pieces and freeze them at least 24 hours before. […]

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Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

You can indulge with your sweet potatoes in more than one way. Enjoy as a side or a main meal, either way these baked goodies will be sure to make your tummy smile. Ingredients 1 medium sized sweet potato (of course just double the recipe if you’re making for two persons and so forth for […]

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Natural Energy Booster – Celery Juice

Celery Juice is packed with nutrients like calcium, potassium, vitamins A, C, and K. It is low in sugar and is known to have health benefits such as reducing inflammation, lowering cholesterol, improving digestion and more. During the pandemic while our country was on lockdown – I went through a period where my body was […]

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Pesto Veggie Wrap

A 20 MINUTE MEAL! This concept was introduced to me by one of my previous co-workers a little while ago, and since then I fell in love with this easy go-to meatless dish! Great for lunch or dinner, when you want something light and packed with nutrients. Simply grab your favourite vegetables and let’s get […]

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Pumpkin Fritters

These little puffs of joy are easy to make and are a part of a traditional Bajan breakfast. I also enjoy them as a snack! I discovered they pair seamlessly with a homemade cinnamon cream cheese spread which I highly recommend trying too. Ingredients 2lbs pumpkin 1 tsp salt 1 cup flour 2 teaspoons baking […]

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Trending: Dalgona Coffee

This Dalgona Coffee a.k.a whipped iced coffee, has been making waves all over social media for the last month! As a devote iced coffee lover, I was intrigued to see if it was worth the hype – and for me, it didn’t disappoint! Since you have to whip the coffee until soft peaks from before […]

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Shrimp Tacos

This one is for the seafood lovers! I had fun making these shrimp tacos and adding my little twists, which turned out incredibly tasty. These tacos are filled with creamy guacamole, a zesty salsa, tasty shrimp and sweet plantains! If you are allergic to shelled fish, other great substitutes include fried flying flying fish or […]

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The Nut Lover

The Nut Lover is a local  Barbadian brand which makes ALL NATURAL nut butters including smooth almond, smooth peanut, crunchy peanut and honey peanut. I first tried their almond butter as I was on a quest to find a natural one at that time – Feb 2019 – which I have since used in many […]

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1 Breadfruit, 2 Styles!

Cooking Breadfruit is as easy as 1,2,3! This ‘ground provision’ (we Bajans classify this as a vegetable staple food group) can be cooked in an array of styles. Contrary to the name, this is a savory food typically served as a side or main dish for a meal. Breadfruit can be served roasted, baked in […]

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Zucchini-Carrot Fritters

Looking for a delicious vegetarian recipe to add to any Meatless Monday or meatless everyday meal? These fritters tantalize your taste buds and enrich your nutritional intake of more vegetables too. I challenge you to get creative with your veggies and try this recipe! Ingredients Recipe makes about 12 fritters Prep Time: 20 minutes    Cook […]

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Oatmeal Goodness

I have been a huge fan of Oats/ Oatmeal/ Porridge ever since my great gran introduce it to my sister and I; when I was about 6 years old; and its been one of my go-to breakfast options ever since. It’s quick, easy and a sweet way to start the day. Ingredients This recipe makes […]

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Chickpeas & Sweet Potato

This is a vegetarian recipe adapted from my mother’s inventive breakfast sides. This is a curry flavoured base dish – great for breakfast or to add as a side. Ingredients 1 sweet potato 1 can of chickpeas 1 small onion 1-2 tbl sp olive oil 1/4 cup of water 1 1/2 tsp curry powder 1 […]

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Healthy Banana Pancakes

Now I love pancakes like it’s nobody’s business, and there is just something about bananas, which add a naturally rich and sweet flavour to almost every thing. I’ve searched high and low for a healthy version I can genuinely sit down and enjoy for breakfast. I’ve even tried the whole natural “pancake” recipe with 1 […]

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Steamed Flying Fish

If you’re a Bajan reading this then you already know what Flying Fish is, and it’s historical meaning to our country Barbados. For my international visitors, flying fish are tiny fish which can make powerful, self-propelled leaps into the air, using their wing-like fins to glide considerable distances over the water’s surface. This uncommon ability […]

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Bajan Fish Cakes

If you’re looking for a crowd-pleasing appetizer, then fish cakes are the perfect combination of savory, crispy, fluffy, and light! These meatless little puffs of joy are filled with chunks of cod (salt fish) and monuments of fresh herbs. This Bajan treat is an island-wide favorite, which is commonly served at parties and events. Impress […]

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Sw. Potato Fries & Chili

I loveeee Chili and this is definitely my best combo thus far! Sweet Potato Fries mixed with the savory flavors of chili, and the creaminess of guacamole, just spells out F-E-E-D  M-E NOW! This dish is very easy to make and was designed to be a healthier version of the regular Chili Fries by substituting […]

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