Garden Log #1 – Weeds, Vines, and Shears

Today, my boyfriend and I did a lot of work in the garden. Emphasis on a lot. We pulled weeds from the garden beds and cut down a bunch of vines using shears borrowed from my neighbor. I’m so glad that I have neighbors who are not only interested in my garden but also careContinue reading “Garden Log #1 – Weeds, Vines, and Shears”

Morning Cleanse and Immune Booster

A simple juice that will leave you feeling refreshed and renewed! This juice is super easy and tasty. It’s filled with nutrients that are linked with lowered cholesterol, improved eye and gut health, lowered blood pressure, and more. Ingredients include: 2 medium sized carrots 1 (gala) apple 4 frozen strawberries 1 tsp of minced freshContinue reading “Morning Cleanse and Immune Booster”

COVID-19 is Causing Me to Reflect on My Mental Health

Happy Mental Health Awareness Month! This month and what it stands for is so timely. We will always, always, always need to talk about mental health and how it affects our daily lives, interactions, health and well being. Especially during this time. Sitting at home has forced me to do a lot of self-reflection. WhenContinue reading “COVID-19 is Causing Me to Reflect on My Mental Health”

Quarantine and Chill: Birthday Edition 🎉🥳

If you would have told me a couple of months ago that I would be spending my birthday alone, in self-imposed isolation due to a pandemic, I would have laughed. And then maybe have asked you about what happens next. No, seriously, do you know?? Since I’ve been taking this Corona virus situation – andContinue reading “Quarantine and Chill: Birthday Edition 🎉🥳”

Super Easy Mediterranean Style Salad!

I’ve never really been the “salad as a main course” type of eater. Up until recently, I always believed that salads wouldn’t really fulfill my appetite and would leave me wanting to eat more. So I only ever had it as a side and I agreed when people jokingly called it “rabbit food.” But thenContinue reading “Super Easy Mediterranean Style Salad!”

🎆✨HAPPY NEW YEAR! 🎉✨It’s Time for 2020 Visions!!

A shift is happening. We’ve entered into a new decade and it will be ripe with new beginnings. We will see things not only as they are but also as what they can be. It isn’t a coincidence that this year’s number is analogous with clear and sharp vision. Of course, with every new yearContinue reading “🎆✨HAPPY NEW YEAR! 🎉✨It’s Time for 2020 Visions!!”

Celebrating Haitian Independence Day the Correct Way, with Soup Joumou!

Every 1st of January, Haitians around the world celebrate our Independence Day and give thanks to our ancestors who fought hard, shed blood, and died for our liberation. But on this same day, we also do one more thing: eat! It’s a tradition for us Haitians to cook and eat the most delicious pumpkin/squash soupContinue reading “Celebrating Haitian Independence Day the Correct Way, with Soup Joumou!”

Spicy stir fried cabbage, quinoa with stir fried veggies, and softened sweet potatoes

People always ask me what do I eat as a vegetarian. They wonder how I can actually be fulfilled without having meat on my plate. We’ve been so conditioned to believe that a meal isn’t complete without a portion of meat, which is absolutely false. I find that when I get creative and increase myContinue reading “Spicy stir fried cabbage, quinoa with stir fried veggies, and softened sweet potatoes”

Golden Beet Greens

Looking to mix it up in the greens department? Beet greens can be a great alternative to the traditional greens that you may be using (i.e. collard, kale, spinach, etc.). These greens can be used in many recipes such as salads, soups, sauteed dishes,cooked greens, smoothies, and more! They have a light and pleasing flavorContinue reading “Golden Beet Greens”