Category Archives: Nutrition

Vegan Chocolate Bars

Cocoa and the many products made from it are enjoyed and loved all over the globe. History traces cocoa back to the ancient cultures of South America, the Olmecs, Mayan and Aztecs. The Aztecs absolutely admired the fruit and thought of it as a gift from the gods. I too concur with them and I’m […]

Pumpkin Tarts

As the season changes and fall arrives it begins such an exciting time for the fall harvest. A variety of pumpkins, squashes and gourds become available. It’s the season of warm soups, roasted vegetables, pumpkin juice and a delicious dessert so many of us enjoy, pumpkin pie. Pumpkins can last for up to 2 to […]

Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet potatoes are definitely one of my favorite root vegetables. It is a staple in my pantry throughout the year and even more during Thanksgiving. These root vegetables are high in Vitamin, A, C and Manganese, Pantothenic acid ( Vitamin B5 ), Vitamin B6 and Potassium. Ingredients 2 large sweet potatoes 2 tbsp Myoko Butter 1/2 […]

Mushroom Green Beans

The holidays would not be the same without some form of dish with green beans. These beans are very high in vitamin A, C and K and are excellent sources of fiber and folic acid. Ingredients 1 pk petite French beans 1 tsp olive oil Dash Pink Himalayan Salt 2 cloves of garlic ( finely […]

Cranberry Lemon Sauce

During the holidays almost every dinner table will have some type of cranberry sauce. This sauce is super easy to make and you will not want to buy store bought any more. The taste is superb and you can make it in 15 minutes. Cranberries are loaded with antioxidants and nutrients so they are definitely […]

Mushrooms and Vitamin B12

I love cooking with mushrooms. They are a fungus and a favorite of many kitchens around the world. According to the US Department of Agriculture, over 97% of the mushrooms produced in the US are the bottom mushrooms, portobello, and crimini mushrooms. About 87 percent of all mushrooms are grown in California and Pennsylvania. Mushrooms […]

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate chip cookies are a favorite all year round especially during the holidays. Enjoy this quick and yummy recipe for soft baked chocolate cookies the entire family with love. Ingredients 8 oz vegan Myoko butter 3/4 cup of oats 1 1/2 cups pastry / spelt flour  Pinch of Pink Himalayan salt 1/2 tsp. baking soda […]

Sweet Potato Tarts

Sweet potatoes are definitely one of my favorite root vegetables. It is a staple in my pantry throughout the year and even more during Thanksgiving. They are grown world wide so it’s a vegetable that is loved internationally. Moving away from the Caribbean I have not been able to find the variety that I grew […]

Green Beans Zucchini and Corn Succotash

Succotash is a Narragansett Indian word meaning “broken corn kernels”. It is a beautiful blend of corn, lima beans and other vegetables. A burst of flavor and nutrients in one dish. The dish is very low in cholesterol, fats and a great source of thiamin, iron and fiber. Ingredients 1/2 bag frozen Sweet Corn 1 […]

Crispy Baked Plantains

I grew up eating plantains in Dominica with almost every meal. I absolutely love the sweet flavors of the fruit. It can be eating green or ripe. When green traditionally we add to soups or friend as chips. Many cultures around the world boil the fruit when ripe, roast with its skin on an open […]