Refreshing Watermelon Juice

It always seems harder to cool down when its hot, than it is to warm up when its cold. I find that fact holds true on days like this. Here in Germany, it never really gets super hot. Maybe there are a few days out of the entire summer where it becomes unbearable. Unlike in the Caribbean where […]

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Mini Roasted Potato Stacks

Hey guys! Here is one of my go to sides for a get together with family and friends. Its one of those dishes you can have for brunch, lunch or even a fancy dinner party. Living in Germany I have definitely found a new appreciation for potatoes. Potatoes are a staple in the German diet. My in-laws […]

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Pureed Broccoli and Carrot Soup

This recipe is flavorful, delicious, oh so creamy and pack with tons of veggies. It’s perfect to accompany any salad, grilled sandwich or a slice of grain bread ( which I made and super excited that my bread came out better than the last attempt). It is one of the first soups I had ever […]

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Fennel & Pear Salad w/ Parmesan & Walnuts

Finally a twinkle of summer is starting to take shape in this indecisive German weather we experience each year. And that calls for a light crisp salad on this warm Spring day. A salad doesn’t always have to consist of the common lettuce, tomatoes and cucumbers we are use too. Or the same old bottled […]

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Raspberry Chocolate Tart (No Bake)

Bless me fellow bloggers, for I have strayed.  It’s been a few days since my last confession. . . I have eating my fair share of desserts but have neglected my first love. I have given into pressures of creating new and interesting things for the sake of others, while my dear chocolate laid patiently […]

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Beef & Mushroom Stroganoff

This Beef Stroganoff recipe is sure to warm your tummy.  It’s one of those comfort foods you eat that makes you go Mmmmm. It’s creamy rich texture, peers perfectly with a healthy serving of pasta, rice or even a side of fluffy mashed potatoes. A satisfying dish fit for any beef lover. This easy recipe can […]

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Spicy Caribbean Style Mango Chutney!

Who says that you have to wait until summer to enjoy summer treats. After all, its summer somewhere. And not to mention, that is always feels like summertime in the Caribbean. The Grills are always lite, seems that someone is always having a picnic by the seaside and the barbeques can be smelt a mile […]

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Peach & Blueberry Cobbler Made Healthy

You know summer is almost here when we start breaking out the peach cobbler recipes. After living in the American southern state of Georgia for a few years, I gained a fond appreciation of this deep dish fruit pie. The yummy buttery sweet goodness, is a staple in most restaurants there and dinner tables across the south. […]

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Creamy Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

Yesterday was Vatertag (Father’s Day) here in Germany. A day most rarely put much emphases on. My husband never expects anything on this day, but I always try to make the day special for him as he is the only father in our home. Some men rarely show how much this day actually means to them because in […]

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Not Your Grandma’s Banana Nut Bread!

This recipe brings back so much memories from my childhood. My grandmother’s banana bread was packed with so many bananas, walnuts and other goodies that there was no confusion over what you were eating. No mysterious ingredients and no additives; not that it needed any. This bread lasted all of 20 minutes if that much. […]

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Sweet Spicy Shrimp & Vegetable Stir-Fry

I love Asian food. There is something to be said of how they manage to marry flavors together with the results being a party in your mouth. Like Caribbean food, there are so many layers of flavor incorporated into a single dish. It is never just savory or sweet, but a combination that is tangy and delicious. There is […]

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Almond Custard Tartlets

Sunday was Mother’s day. A day when we honor the givers of life. Its been a few years since I’ve been able to spend this day with my own mother given the thousands of miles and oceans between us. But I never neglect to honor the woman who has sacrificed so much for me. I could never […]

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