Tasty tip Tuesday! Oat and Chia seed pudding

Chia seeds are healthy and nutrient dense. They puff up when you soak them, making them the best ingredient for a healthy pudding that can be used as as part of a breakfast or desert parfait. They thicken any liquid they’re in, creating a creamy rich texture. 1/4 cup chia seeds 1/4 oats 2 cupsContinue reading “Tasty tip Tuesday! Oat and Chia seed pudding”

Tastey Tip Tuesday! – Prepare a potato

Baked potato is such a easy meal to put together, once the potato is cooked. The potao takes so long to cook in the oven – about 40 minutes or more, so most people cook them in the Microwave; however if you would like a fluffy oven baked potato that would be even quicker thanContinue reading “Tastey Tip Tuesday! – Prepare a potato”

Chai tea ☕

I was introduced to chai tea in Michigan, while living in the United States. I was very sick with a cold in the middle of a long cold snowy winter and a dear friend bought me a soy chai latte from a coffee shop, when I lost my voice. My next taste of chai wouldContinue reading “Chai tea ☕”

Pound Cake

Called a plain cake in the Caribbean, this was my first attempt at baking a cake as a child. I started using a loaf pan for this cake when I moved to Virginia. My grandma loved me to make this cake for her to offer friends when they visit. Last time I made this forContinue reading “Pound Cake”

Mortar & Pestle

These tools were used throughout my childhood in the Caribbean, to make pounded root vegetables like yam and dasheen or pounded breadfruit. Similar to West African fufu. The M&P were usually made out of wood, and larger in size than the mortar and pestle you would have seen used on a cooking show. I’m notContinue reading “Mortar & Pestle”

Vegan Lentil Rice🌱

This is a side I make to go with lamb or goat stews. My Aussie family aren’t fans of lentils, but they like this. It’s a great way to use up left over rice and is a meal on its own if you don’t eat meat. Ingredients 2 cups cold cooked basmati rice 2 carrots,Continue reading “Vegan Lentil Rice🌱”