Mint & lime cubes recipe

Is your rum sprite getting watered down from the ice cubes? Do you love to drink your water but could use a flavor boost sometimes? Great! This post has your name all ovah. These lime & mint cubes add flavor and a good vitamin kick to all your drinks really….

Easy oven roasted red beets with rosemary and ginger recipe

Today lets talk about good old beets, shall we? Not canned beets though but sweet, savory, pretty, delicious oven roasted fresh red beets with olive oil and fresh rosemary and ginger. Red beets are crazy full of nutrients and help improve your stamina (I had my best run after having…

Easy make ahead breakfast mini fritattas recipe

Mornings are hard. It’s not easy waking up at the ass crack of dawn, stepping on a cold floor and stumble your way to the bathroom only to get blinded by the overhead light. I can’t make mornings suck less, but this recipe will at least have you look forward to…

Mango coconut daiquiri with whipped coconut topping recipe

Recipes / Island style mango coconut daiquiri with whipped coconut topping Take a little break from car pools and those damn never-ending household chores and let your spirit bask in the tropical island sun. Sure, it’ll take a little imagination BUT this island style mango daiquiri will make it way easy. A…

Crispy fried okras recipe

Crispy fried okras recipe The day my then new boyfriend came over with a bag full of okras, happily announcing “I’m making okras tonight” with that sweet smile of his I had no choice but to say: greaaaat,  I loooove okras. I lied, of course, not a fan. First of all, they’re…

Easy Aruban Cala recipe / Blackeyed peas fritters recipe

Cala are spicy fried fritters made of black-eyed peas and Madame Jeanette hot pepper. They’re crispy on the outside, fluffy and airy on the inside. They’re great for parties and happy hours. Best part? You really can’t mess it up. I tried. These little fritters used to be extremely difficult and time consuming to…

A sherry mushroom sauce recipe perfect for beef

Recipes / Sherry mushroom sauce perfect for beef Never underestimate the power of sauce. It can transform even the blandest dish into something amazing. But, a great sauce is more than a cook’s ass-saver. It’s the cherry on top of your sundae,  the hot melted butter on your popcorn, the infused…

Easy open-faced avocado spread sandwich recipe with Parmesan

Recipes / Easy open faced avocado spread sandwich with Parmesan For the days your heart says please give me something good, but your body is firmly set on not moving an inch. You can still do something your body will love you for using simple ingredients and very little effort….

Easy recipe for brown-sugar & rum glazed carrots with a touch of lemon

Recipes / Easy brown-sugar, lemon & rum glazed carrots Finding the perfect side dish to go with your carefully crafted main dish can be a tricky tricky business. The only thing to do when it gets too hard to make that tricky decision is to throw your head on a pillow and…

Recipe for the best food for your beach bag / Part 1

Recipes / The best foods for your carnival and beach bag A day of fun in the sun won’t last long if you go hungry. But what to take in that perky tote of yours that will keep you full long enough? So you can go back to working on that island tan that will make…