My island vacation cocktail – made with strawberries, watermelon, coconut and Bacardi rum

Sometimes, doing nothing is harder to do than being constantly busy. Good thing you have an island girl on your side. And while getting on island time can be challenging for some sipping on a delicious refreshing cocktail is not for, I wanna say anyone. Take a mini trip to your…

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…

Beef stewed in Aruba’s local beer Balashi Chill recipe

Beef stewed in Aruba’s local beer Balashi Chill recipe Updated March 20, 2017 You might think hot simmering beef stew doesn’t belong in the Caribbean sun, and you’re probably right. It does sound off. But, as an island that welcomes hardworking immigrants our cuisine reflects influences from our neighboring islands…

EASY detox blueberries, microgreens, artichokes, Parmesan, balsamic vinegar salad recipe

Recipes / EASY detox blueberries, microgreens, artichokes, Parmesan salad with balsamic vinegar dressing This super easy and quick detoxifying salad is loaded with vitamins. Pick your favorite greens, like Romaine lettuce, and baby spinach. Add some microgreens, marinated artichokes, fresh blueberries, sun sugar tomatoes, sprinkle with freshly grated Parmesan. Then drizzle…

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…

Whipped coconut milk recipe: for when you shake the can by mistake

Whipped coconut milk recipe :  for when you shake the can by mistake What’s more yummy than whipped cream? Whipped coconut milk of course! I’ve read all about it in Pinterestland and decided to give it a try. I chilled my can of  creamy healthier than cream coconut milk the night before…

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…

Recipe for a refreshing orange, strawberry & basil infused detox water

Up your hydration game with this recipe for refreshingly delicious strawberry, orange & basil infused water. It only takes about 5 minutes to make and will have reaching for that pitcher all day long. Flavorful infused waters are one of my favorite ways to stay hydrated and boost my immune system all…