SUGAR-FREE POPSICLES

Needed something to quench summer’s thirst. Didn’t have to venture far. Thanks to the refreshing and super-sweet fruits of summer I was able to satisfy and temper the sizzling temperatures. I was happy to turn to my little stash of surplus fruits in the freezer. Secured them at a relatively inexpensive rate when there was…

GRILLED PINEAPPLE WITH VANILLA ICE CREAM

Couldn’t¬† wait to devour. As soon as vanilla ice cream hit extra-warm and decadent grilled pineapple, it began a slow melt and mingled into the delicious goodness of the tropical fruit. Made it even more delectable¬† by drizzling left-over pineapple rum sauce. That took my dessert to another level. Guys, that’s what beautiful things are…

I SEE POSSIBILITIES! #GRILLED PINEAPPLE

I can’t wait to have my way with these tropical delights. I’m no psychic or no seer; but, I can foresee these grilled slices of pineapple being paired with a poultry dish and a delectable dessert. Yippee! I can’t wait.

BEET/CARROT BROWNIE #PULP GOODNESS

I admit; sometimes I have a ‘sweet-tooth’. Wanted to find somewhat of a healthy way to enjoy the sweet side of things without feeling guilty. Made my staple beet/carrot drink to last me throughout the week. Hence, I reserved the pulp of this refreshing combination drink. I reckon carrot/beet cake was on my mind as…

ROCKED MY CARROTS/BEETS TWO WAYS

For me, it’s a big bonus when I can use my a particular food item more than one way. And, that’s how it was with a couple of popular root vegetables. These bold and vibrant vegetables are loaded with nutrients such as beta carotene, vitamins, and more that are beneficial for the body. Decided to…

BANANA PANCAKES/BLUEBERRIES #POTASSIUM/FIBER POWER

Got a bit creative with my breakfast this morning. If you have been following my food blog, you know that I don’t toss. As a result, this morning was no different. You see, a couple of my ripe bananas got mushy and speckled. Came up with the perfect ‘save’. I transformed my potassium fruits to…

JAMAICAN CHRISTMAS FRUIT CAKE IN CUPCAKE SIZES

A miniature version of Jamaica’s traditional Christmas fruit cake. Decided to bake some in a cupcake format. This cake is made with candied fruits simmered/infused with spirits (alcohol): Wray/Nephew White Rum, Red Label Wine and Brandy. Molasses and food browning were added for a dark brown hue. As usual, Santa will be delivering a few…