Drinks · Recipes

Caribbean Sorrel Drink

  In keeping with my love of using local ingredients, this recipe focuses on sorrel, which is available locally in the Caribbean. When I saw these crimson beauties in the market, I couldn't resist picking some up! I had never seen them before, so I wasn't sure what they were. I asked a store employee and she kindly… Continue reading Caribbean Sorrel Drink

Main Courses · Recipes

Fresh Spring Rolls with Peanut Sauce

Fresh spring rolls are one of my favorite things to make. They're healthy and satisfying, not to mention they make great use of all those vegetables sitting in your fridge. I love the vibrant colors and crunch of all the fresh ingredients. The peanut sauce is the perfect accompaniment. It lends a richness to contrast the clean, crisp veggies.… Continue reading Fresh Spring Rolls with Peanut Sauce

Drinks · Recipes

Spicy Margarita made with Scotch Bonnet Infused Tequila

Although I try to follow a healthy diet most of the time, there are occasions that call for a little less restriction. After all, it can be healthy to imbibe in moderation. Research has shown that drinking wine, beer and even liquor may host a myriad of health benefits. Everything from helping memory and shedding weight to preventing… Continue reading Spicy Margarita made with Scotch Bonnet Infused Tequila

Recipes · Snacks

Sweet & Spicy Pineapple Salsa

At the moment we are living in the Caribbean for my husband's current job assignment. Although the food options here leave a bit to be desired for spoiled Americans like us, I've learned to adapt and am enjoying cooking with as many locally sourced ingredients as possible. Not only is it environmentally responsible to buy local items, but it's… Continue reading Sweet & Spicy Pineapple Salsa


First Blog Post: My story & why I started this blog

If you've stumbled upon this blog, then chances are you and I have something in common. We both love food and have been tasked with cooking not only for ourselves, but for others as well. The odds of everyone in your family and social circle following the same diet are slim to none. My goal is to… Continue reading First Blog Post: My story & why I started this blog