Jamaican Rice and Peas

    Hello!!!!!! Can you tell that I am overly excited?... (hence the above exclamation marks) Well, I am. Not only because today is hump day, but because I was introduced to something life changing. Life changing...at least for me. So lately, I have been cooking my beans from scratch. By scratch, I mean buying those dry beans (yeah, the ones that come in the bag), soaking them for HOURS, then lastly cooking them. What if I told you that soaking beans/peas is something ...

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Grilled Cilantro Corn

I was walking through the store this past weekend and was thrilled to see that the corn was on sale. I couldn't contain myself, its like my brain automatically goes into "MUST BUY CORN" mode.  I think everyone loves some corn action. Especially for this time of year...when the weather starts to rapidly warm up and grilling becomes something you do routinely. Some people enjoy grilling the corn in the husk, but I prefer to remove the husks before I grill them. It seems less of a ...

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Coconut Energy Bites

  Hey there! I hope your enjoying another day of rain. What is this...? Day 50 of non-stop rain? I keep telling myself it could be worse... and seriously it could be. When it is pouring out and the sky is grey, I automatically go into hibernating mode. Oh, you didn't know I am part Bear. HA! Just kidding. Not that I sit around at home,stuff my face, and watch re-runs all day on Netflix. I can't do it! I feel like I always need to be doing something. That something includes ...

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