Seven Mistakes you Might be Making with your Bajan Macaroni Pie

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If you’re from Barbados, you know that macaroni pie is a staple on most dinner tables, particularly on Sundays and on holidays. It’s that one thing most Bajans born in the 80’s and beyond can’t seem to get enough of.

Truth is, perfecting my Bajan macaroni pie recipe has taken me years but finally, I think I’ve got it.

In this post, I’m sharing the mistakes I made along the way so you don’t have to, as well as tips for making this yummy-in-your-tummy Barbadian dish.

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#sueinthekitch: Making my Fave Nando’s Meal at Home

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In case I’ve never said it, Nando’s Peri-Peri is one of my favorite fast-casual restaurants.

My “usual” is a veggie burger topped with a pineapple slice and halloumi, and a side of butternut squash and grilled corn. It is so delicious!

On Friday, I just had to have it. Thousands of miles away from D.C. and with no Nando’s in sight in Barbados, I headed to the kitchen to recreate it–with a twist.

I’m so delighted with how it turned out, I’m sharing the photos and tips for making it with you.

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7 Days of Salads: Easy-to-Make Recipes

easy_salad_recipesAt the start of 2016, I got a medical wake-up call that revealed how flawed my eating habits were. I was eating way too much sugar and bad carbs, and not enough vegetables, fresh foods and the right kinds of protein.

To get things started, I challenged my self to seven days of eating healthy meals, including salads.

Just two days in, I realized how hard it can be to come up with ideas that are filling and taste great. So I decided to document my salad-making process in the kitchen and share the recipes here with you.

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Kitchen Adventures: Easy Apple Pancakes Recipe

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This morning I woke up and felt like having something interesting for breakfast.

And just like that, I thought of apple pancakes, which I had never had before. After a quick Google search, I realized that the from-scratch recipes weren’t quite going to work. Reasons? Limited time and a lack of domestic fortitude.

So I took matters into my own hands and within 20 minutes, my tummy was happy.

So happy, I thought I would share the recipe with you.

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