Plantain Bean Lasagne

I had the privilege of entertaining some very close friends a couple of weeks back and unsurprisingly, it spurred me to experiment with a new recipe. I had 2 meat-eating men to feed but I wanted to keep the meal plant-based, so I needed to come up with a recipe that felt so substantial that…

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Paleo Pumpkin Muffins

After 11 months on the island, I finally found almond flour!!! …but I didn’t find it here, rather in Martinique on a little day trip a couple of weeks ago. For people who live around the corner from Waitrose or Wholefoods, not being able to get hold of a simple ingredient like almond flour is…

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Chocolate Protein Oatmeal with Tahini and Agave (Vegan)

Sometimes we just need to treat ourselves to indulgent breakfasts at the weekend or in preparation for a big day at work. A big bowl of sugar-free and dairy-free chocolate oatmeal is a great way to ‘cheat clean’! This particular recipe has added pea protein, so it is a particularly good breakfast for anyone exercising…

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Grain-Free Garlic Cassava Bread

I’m very sad to say that it is now less than 3 weeks until I leave St. Lucia, to chase coconuts in other lands! I will have spent a year in this wonderful country and I will definitely be leaving a piece of my heart behind with me. However, I have plans for many more…

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Egg Muffin Frittatas

I know these are not a new thing – in fact you probably see egg muffins all over the internet these days. But the reason why everyone is making these little frittata bites, is that they are easy, healthy, tasty, filling and inexpensive. They’re also wonderfully flexible – you can pack them with just about…

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Callaloo Soup (Vegan)

You may have noticed that despite having lived in the Caribbean for nearly a year, basically none of my recipes are traditional Caribbean dishes. I like to bring in Caribbean influence where I can and of course, I am always using the locally produced fruits and vegetables, but it’s not ‘Caribbean food’ as such. The…

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