Appetizers

Spicy Shrimp with Cauliflower Mash and Garlic Kale

Spicy Shrimp with Cauliflower Mash and Garlic Kale

Note: This is one recipe that is pretty healthy for you so you can feel good when you eat it.

The Spicy Shrimp: 1 Tablespoon olive oil 1½ Pound raw shrimp, peeled and deveined ¼ Teaspoon garlic salt ½ Teaspoon chili powder ¼ Teaspoon black pepper Pinch of cayenne (more to taste, for more kick!) The Cauliflower Mash: 1 Tablespoon olive oil 1 Large head cauliflower, cut into small florets (about 7 cups) 3 Cloves Read More


Recipe For Roasted Cauliflower Salad with Lemon Tahini Dressing

Roasted Cauliflower Salad with Lemon Tahini Dressing

Notes: I’ve been roasting my cauliflower for years usually with some garlic, salt and olive oil. So when I saw this salad recipe I couldn’t resist. It enhances the wonderful flavour of roasted cauliflower with sweet roasted red onions, garlic, chickpeas, and a wild range of spices. Add the tangy lemon tahini dressing and you have a recipe that should blow you away!

Ingredients: 1 Head Cauliflower 1 15 oz Can Chickpeas 2 Cloves Garlic 1/4 Teaspoon Garlic powder 1/2 Bunch Parsley 1/2 Red onion 1/4 Cup Lemon juice 1/3 Cup Tahini Baking & Spices 3/8 Teaspoon Cayenne 1/2 Teaspoon Paprika, smoked 1/4 Teaspoon Salt 2 Salt and pepper 3 Tablespoon Olive oil 1/2 Teaspoon Cumin 1/3 Cup Read More


Sweet Potato & Black Bean Chili

I can't remember the name of the people that did a class with us and raved about this chili recipe. They made it sound so good that it was on my list of things to do! This recipe can work well alone f you are a vegan or can be converted for meat lovers by just adding chicken. It is taken from Eating Well, one of my favorite cooking magazines.

Ingredients 1 Tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 Medium-large sweet potato, peeled and diced 1 Large onion, diced 4 Cloves garlic, minced 2 Tablespoons chili powder 4 Teaspoons ground cumin ½ Teaspoon ground chipotle chile (see Note) ¼ Teaspoon salt 2½ Cups water 2 15-oz cans black beans, rinsed 1 14-oz can diced Read More


Conch Fritters To Die For!

Good conch fritters are hard to find. I love fritters with chunks of conch and spices that excite your mouth. This is my version of a local favorite offered at Hemingway’s, a restaurant in St. Johns, Antigua.

Ingredients 1 ½ lbs conch, cut into small pieces 1 Sweet (bell) pepper, chopped 1 Medium onion, chopped 5 Leaves of herb (coloantro, shadow bennie, cilantro, basil or thyme) 1 Stalk celery, chopped ¼ Teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon pepper ¼ to ½ Scotch bonnet pepper, minced (optional… but you have to love them!) 1 ¼ Read More


Ceviche

Ceviche

Notes: The acid from the citrus "cooks" the fish without using heat. Ceviche is a great appetizer that is fun to share with friends. I love it! The only way to have great ceviche, however, is to make it with fresh fish.

2 Pounds firm, FRESH snapper fillets, deboned and cut into 1/2 inch pieces 1/2 Cup lime juice 1/2 Cup lemon juice 1/2 Red onion finely sliced 1 Cup chopped fresh seeded tomatoes 1 Hot pepper seeded and finely diced cilantro In a non-reactive casserole dish place the fish, onion, tomatoes, hot pepper, salt and oregano. Read More