Chicken Parm Bake with Broccoli

Servings 5. Prep Time: < 5 Mins. Cook Time: 40 mins. Total Time: 45 mins. If you like easy and Italian food than this meal is for you. No prep involved just dump and bake! By leaving off the breading on the chicken for this parmigiana bake, we are able to reduce the calories and… Continue reading Chicken Parm Bake with Broccoli


Caribbean Chickpea Curry

Prep Time: 15 minutes. Cook Time: 45 minutes. Total Time: 60 minutes. Have I mentioned before how much I love spicy foods? Curry is one of my favorites and the base of this dish, coconut milk, is something we have an abundance of here in the Virgin Islands. I start the rice first. Then while… Continue reading Caribbean Chickpea Curry


Vegan Buffalo Cauliflower Tacos

Good Day Y'all! Who doesn't love tacos? I know I do, but, if you don't eat meat, sometimes the options are limited. This recipe is great because its a new twist on a vegetarian taco and can be made a variety of ways. Since I am staying with a friend who prefers to eat vegan,… Continue reading Vegan Buffalo Cauliflower Tacos

Recipe Roundup

9 Recipes using Canned and Packaged Ingredients!

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!


3 Step Meal Prep: Roasted Vegetable, Whole Grains Bowls

Good Day Y'all! Never have enough time during the week to make a healthy lunch? Are you looking for a solution but feel overwhelmed by all the food prep posts on social media? Well, I am here to tell you it doesn't have to be difficult and time consuming! This post will help you get… Continue reading 3 Step Meal Prep: Roasted Vegetable, Whole Grains Bowls


9 Sweet and Savory Oatmeal Recipes

Good Day Everyone! In this second recipe round-up of hurricane inspired posts, I wanted to focus on breakfast. My favorite things to eat in the morning are smoothies or yogurt. That creates a problem when you do not have reliable refrigeration. When our generator is off, we are relying solely on a small single burner… Continue reading 9 Sweet and Savory Oatmeal Recipes


3 Ingredient “Caramel Apple” Grapes

Good Day Y'all!      If you like caramel apples, these are for you! They taste like a bite size caramel apple. They are only three ingredients and require no baking. All you need is green grapes, white chocolate chips, and peanuts! These are great in the USVI since grapes are usually easy to find and… Continue reading 3 Ingredient “Caramel Apple” Grapes


Honey Garlic Shrimp

Like many individuals, I chose to come home for a couple months after the hurricanes in the Caribbean devastated the Virgin Islands. I have been using this time to visit and catch up with old friends. This week I am visiting friends in South Carolina. To pay for my room and board, I have been… Continue reading Honey Garlic Shrimp


Spicy Cowboy Quinoa

This dish is simple, fast and great with so many things. I like to make it in HUGE batches and eat the leftovers for several meals. If your lucky enough to have a generator or reliable WAPA, it freezes well also. The ingredients are simple: quinoa, can black beans, can corn, can tomatoes, water, onion… Continue reading Spicy Cowboy Quinoa