Rosemary Chicken with Grapes & Carrots

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Grape Recipe Summary: Grapes contain over 1600 natural compounds, but of these the phytonutrients of the polyphenol antioxidants are found in every part of the grape: the skin, the flesh, and the seeds. The whole grape equals the total of its parts that contributes to good health. These are found in grapes of all colors…

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Introduction to Gungo Peas

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The Gungo or Pigeon Pea Gungo pea, known as Congo or pigeon pea (Cajanus indicus) is probably native to the East Indies. It came to Jamaica from West Africa by the Spanish. It is available fresh from November to February and dried the rest of the year. Rice and green gungo pea herald the Christmas…

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Sweet Potato Appetizer Spread Recipe

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Sweet Potato Appetizer Spread   Ingredients: 1.) 1 medium sweet potato 2.) Nonstick vegetable spray 3.) 1-tablespoon butter 4.) 2 tablespoons milk 5.) 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves, finely chopped 6.) ½ teaspoon onion powder Directions how to prepare: • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. • Wash the sweet potato and spray with…

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Minestrone Heart Healthy Soup

Minestrone Heart Healthy Soup Preparation Time 35-40 minutes Ingredients: 2 Tbsp. olive oil 1 onion chopped 3 cloves garlic 5 cups vegetable or chicken broth 1 small zucchini chopped 1 cup cut green beans 1 cup frozen corn, thawed 1 tsp. grated lemon peel ½ tsp. dried rosemary 1 tsp. dried Italian seasoning ½ tsp.…

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Rum Punch

Drinks: Rum Punch Ingredients 2 tbsp. Lime Juice 4 tbsp. Strawberry Syrup 6 tbsp. Jamaica Red Rum ½ cup Water ½ cup Ice Cubes ½ cup Lime Slices ½ cup Maraschino Cherries How to Make the Punch: Make the 2 tbsp. juice from fresh limes. Strain. Add strawberry syrup, rum and water. Stir. Pour over…

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Ginger Beer Recipe

Ginger Beer 1 ½ cups Brown Sugar 4 limes 4 oz. Jamaica Ginger 2 quarts Water How to Make: In a small heavy pot, stir together sugar and 2-cups/ 500 ml water. Bring to a boil and simmer for 5 minute. Remove from heat and cool completely. Set aside. Wash and halve limes. Juice and…

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A Taste Of Jamaican Cuisine For Your Christmas Celebration

Recipes – Jamaican Holiday Cuisine Christmas Fruit Cake Here is the recipe I wrote about in my social media post “Taste of Jamaican Cuisine for your Christmas Celebration.” Ingredients: 1-lb Raisins 8-ozs Prunes 1-oz Mixed Peel 4-oz Glazed Cherries 1-cup Red Wine ¼ cup Rum 1 cup Butter 1 cup Brown Sugar 4 Eggs 1-tsp Vanilla…

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Star Fruit (Carambola)

Origin: Asia Distribution: Tropics and Frost-free subtropics Varieties: Several ranging from Sweet to sour Averrhoa—the scientific name for the genus of fruit—is named for Averroes (Ibn Rushd), the 12th century Spanish Islamic astronomer doctor and philosopher. The species and common name, carambola, is Portuguese word derived from Malayalam, a south Indian language. Star Fruit, it’s…

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Quinoa Casserole with Roasted Vegetables & Corn


  This recipe is both nutritious and delicious and is a good fit as a vegan dish because of the combination of the grain and the soymilk provides a complete protein. More often than none, grains are used in side dishes for most people. Quinoa is bland and it can be used with so many…

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Whole Wheat Pie Crust Adventure


In the first part of this post I gave you the recipe for White Bean Pie with Almonds. It’s a new taste and experience that you might not expect, but I’m sure you will enjoy. Now I want to show you how easy it s to make your own Whole Wheat Crust for your pies.…

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