Category Archives: Recipes

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 […]

Purple Cabbage Salad

Ingredients: 1 small purple cabbage  3 tri colored large carrots 1 large beet Pinch of seasoning  Fresh lemon juice Directions: Farrah La Ronde-HutchisonFarrah was born on the Nature Isle of the Caribbean, Dominica. An island, known for its rich biodiversity, cultural heritage, and extensive centenarian population. Dominica instilled in her a respect for nature, the […]

Vegan Curried Chickpea Salad

Ingredients 2 cups of cooked chickpeas ( soft and tender ) 1/4 tsp Pink Himalayan Salt 2 tbsp. vegan organic mayonnaise 1 tsp. turmeric seasoning Dash of Black Pepper Dash of Cardamom 1 crushed small garlic clove 1/2 tsp. Cumin 1/4 tsp Corriander 2 large pickles chopped in cubes 1/2 fresh lemon juice optional: 1/4 […]

Steamed Lemon Cabbage

Cabbages are one of the most popular vegetables globally. Almost every culture around the world uses cabbage in different traditional dishes. According to the Agricultural Marketing Resource Center, 78 percent of the nation’s total cabbage in the US (fresh market and processing) is produced in five states, California, Wisconsin, New York, Florida, and Texas. Cabbage […]

Tomato Salsa

Fresh salsa is a great recipe to make whenever you have a surpluss of tomatoes. I’ve had so many tomatoes that I add them to almost every meal. Freezing ripe tomatoes is a great option to preserve the freshness store them for later use. They make an excellent addition to soups, stews or roasting with […]

Gingerbread Cookies

Gingerbread is one of my favorite dessert to make especially during the holidays. These cookies are very easy to make and just so crunchy and packed with flavor. The special ingredient, moasses adds heaps of nutriends. Its a healthy sweetener, promotes healthy bones (great source of calcium), and an excellent source of vitamins and minerals […]

Orange Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry Sauce is a Thanksgiving and holiday favorite in almost every American household. I had a surpluss of oranges and decided to experimnet with my cranberry sauce this year. It was the easiest to make and only took about 15 minutes. The sweetness of the orange juice paired perfectly with the tart flavor of the […]

Strawberry Vegan Waffles

Farrah La Ronde-HutchisonFarrah was born on the Nature Isle of the Caribbean, Dominica. An island, known for its rich biodiversity, cultural heritage, and extensive centenarian population. Dominica instilled in her a respect for nature, the environment, and the power of healthy living. It is apparent why she became an Environmental Scientist. After much success in […]

Orange Carrot Cupcakes

Easter is coming soon and I can’t wait to make some of my family favorites for the day. The season is a time you can spend time with your family while remembering some of the most important things of live. Being present with the ones we love and grateful for our many blessings. Wishing everyone […]