I hate eating clean…I really do. No one hates eating vegetables more than I do, even though I am a work out freak. Well I work out so I don’t have to eat clean. I guess every now and again it is okay to eat a wee bit of vegetables, you know for digestion and all that good stuff. Then why the heck do I have this healthy as can be Shrimp Stir Fry today? Well after eating everything in sight… Read more »

I am happy to say I am a survivor! Yes I survived the first week of Boot camp! I made it 5 days out of 6. I refuse to give up my Saturday mornings to go exercise! Instead I decided to add more vegetables and less Carbs to my diet. And no, I do NOT diet. I refuse to diet. I refuse to give up rice and bread and my ever faithful roti! Instead I will just have aches and pains… Read more »

With Summer slowly meandering into MN at its own pace, folks are breaking out their BBQ grills and throwing meats, vegetables and more importantly CORN on their grill! Everyone loves corn, whether it is roasted, boiled, baked in coconut milk, in a casserole or straight from a can! My family has to have roast corn at every event we have. Traditionally in Trinidad, my grandmother used to just throw it in the fireside. A fireside is just an outside cooking… Read more »

I wanted to post a quick note today about the green seasoning paste that I use in most of my food. It is very easy to make and it stores for up to 3 weeks. Most Caribbean people will season their meats, curries and rice dishes with this Green Seasoning Paste. All it is really is scallions, peppers, cilantro, ginger, garlic, thyme, onions and fresh lime juice to keep the color a vibrant green. Throw it all in a food processor or… Read more »

Where has the time gone! I remember my little monster being a tiny, cute baby just yesterday. Now she is all arms, and legs, taller than I am, with bigger feet. Trying to squeeze her big feet into my size 5 heels and walking around the house asking if she can use my shoes! She has started to let me know she is no longer a child but a TWEEN! She wants me to remove the password that I have set on her IPOD… Read more »