Whoever said frozen foods were less superior to fresh foods was just wrong. Frozen fruits and vegetables are "superfoods" on an island with little access to fresh produce. Fresh v. Frozen As soon as produce is separated from the plant, certain nutrients start breaking down. The longer a fruit or vegetable sit, the more vitamins… Continue reading Frozen Broccoli. THE NEW SUPERFOOD. 5 healthy recipes to add more veggies to your diet.
Curry is a staple dish around the globe. In the Caribbean, the availability of coconut milk makes curry a go to dish for many islands. Although it may be popular everywhere, every place and every chef has their own version of a curry. Depending on what you put into it, curry can be a healthful… Continue reading 5 Healthy Vegetarian Curry Recipes
High blood pressure, or hypertension is an epidemic in the Caribbean. Caribbean cuisine is traditionally high in sodium resulting from geographical isolation and the need to preserve foods in the hot and humid environment. This meant adding salt. Today, with the invention of refrigeration we no longer need to heavily salt foods to preserve them.… Continue reading 25 Low Sodium Recipes
Living healthy is important, but so is enjoying the foods we eat. Finding healthy Caribbean cooking can be hard on St Thomas. I find the traditional fare tends to be high in refined carbohydrates, saturated fats, and sodium (or salt). Excessive intake of these increases your risk of developing high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes,… Continue reading Healthy Caribbean Inspired Recipes
Good Day Everyone! It is a common belief that eating healthy is expensive and canned or frozen foods are somehow "less healthy". This is not true! Canned, packaged and frozen foods can be used as affordable and nutritious ingredients in any meal! I've been working to put together some resources for healthy meals ideas… Continue reading 9 Recipes using Canned and Packaged Ingredients!
Good Day Everyone! I am about to head back to St Thomas in a few weeks, and I have been thinking a lot about the food I am going to be making and how I am going to prepare it. I wanted to put together a post to gather some healthy recipes that can be… Continue reading 10 Bean Salad Recipes