Hummus is an ancient super food, which originated in the Easter Miderterian region. Traditionally, it is featured in many Turkish, Lebanese, Syrian and Egyptian but today you can pretty much find it anywhere around the globe.
I SCREAM FOR ICE-CREAM!!!
No seriously, I really did scream the first time I made this. I slipped into a magical dream where calories, preservatives and excessive processed sugars just didn’t exist.
My perfect morning includes meditation, relaxation and of coursed my Rosemary, Lemon and Earl Grey Infused Water.
I would never forget the first time I tricked my dad into eating my “Healthy Trini Pelau”. It smelled the same, looked the same… and in his opinion (and mine), tasted even better than my grandmother’s original recipe.
Smoothie bowls are all the hype right now, but I have been making these delicious little gems for years! It all started one lazy Sunday evening when I was craving a sweet treat, but the contents of my fridge were very limited.
The next time you are in a rush but need to get your nutrients in, why not try this delicious and easy recipe for my Tropical Green Smoothie. It contains spinach which is low in calories but is packed with vital minerals needed for skin, hair and bone health. It also contains a perfect blend of tropical fruits which add sweetness, flavor and even more health benefits.
Chia seeds, an ancient stable of the legendary Aztecs and Mayans, are quickly becoming the new “it” ingredient for health fanatics and nutritionists around the world. The ancient Mayan name Chia, translated into English means “strength”.
Eggplant, commonly known in the Caribbean region as “baigan” is a staple vegetable featured in many Trinbagonian dishes. Baigan Choka is a traditional dish passed on by the East Indian indentured labourers. The vegetable was readily available and could be easily cultivated owing to the ideal tropical climate which provided excellent weather conditions.
MMMMM.. That delicious first bite of a warm steamy slice of sada, loaded with my favourite choka. Surely a slice or two wouldn't hurt. Before hitting my taste buds, the allure of the Blue Band hits, and I immediately reach for a liberal spread of my childhood favourite. The cool butter melts on that piping hot slice like liquid gold, and surely there is no better way to begin my morning.
Carnival 2015 is officially over here in Sweet Sweet T&T, and for most of us the struggle of transitioning back to everyday life is too real! Two months of feteing, followed by two full days of reveling in the hot sun can seriously deplete the body. Prolonged alcohol consumption also adversely affects the human immune system as it diffuses into almost every biological tissue into the body as cell membranes are highly permeable to alcohol.