SORREL-CHIA DRINK

Hai frendz! Today we’re making the most with the incredible health benefits of Sorrel- bottling all of that magic into an extra-good-for-you juice! The beautiful Sorrel sepals/fruits are very nutritious: one cup of fresh sorrel fruit covers 12% of your Calcium DRV, 9% Magnesium DRV, 5% Iron DRV- plus packs a punch of antioxidants! Wowzers! Combining…

PB COOKIES & SORREL JAM

Here’s a fun little recipe for this Sorrel month of November at Nana’s Kitchen! As you can guess, I’m taking the widely popular peanut butter & jam combo, but tweaking things a little. For starters: we’re inspired by local flavours and making our own SORREL JAM! There are two ways around this- one that takes…

SORREL-AVOCADO TOAST (GF)

Avocado toast is the trend that has taken over the planet in recent years. But funny enough, I want to think that Jamaica explored the whole avocado + “bread”-ish concept from way before. For years, Jamaicans have been enjoying something called “bulla & pear”, which is ripe avocado (locally referred to as pear) and a dense,…

SORREL GLAZED ROOT VEGETABLES

There’s something really magical that happens when tangy & fruity sorrel meets the mild sweetness of root vegetables. We’re nearing the holiday season, here in Jamaica, so hills of fresh crimson red sorrel will be a common sight! Great time to enjoy your veggies a little differently 🙂 Sorrel Glazed Roasted Root Vegetables You’ll need:…

SPICED SORREL-COCO POPSICLES

Popsicles are notoriously easy to make and can come in gazillions of flavours! As we’re right in sorrel season, here in Jamaica, this is a really easy & fun way to make the most out of this hibiscus family member. We’re talking about a two-layered popsicle that starts off with a tang & a zing,…

TRAVELING VEGAN IN JAMAICA

I’ve been traveling for as long as I can remember- whether it was for work or pleasure, it’s one of the things I crave most in life. As a plant-based vegan, I always get asked how the whole “being vegan & traveling” thing works. For some, the idea seems intimidating- or even “impossible”.  But the…

CHEWY GRANOLA BARS

There’s nothing easier than making your own granola bars, especially if you like the chewy kind! And with a base recipe- the flavour options are endless! With my obsession over the beautiful local Jamaican turmeric we get here (read more about that here), I decided to put together a really dreamy granola bar! Pictured is…