Sweet Potato Brownies

Sweet potatoes, as dessert, are just as scrumptious as their savoury counterparts. These sweet potato brownies are simply divine. Full of rich cocoa flavour and a subtle hint of sweetness, this recipe is gluten-free, contains no refined sugars and is loaded with all the incredible anti-inflammatory properties sweet potatoes bring to the table.To make about…

Creamy Callaloo and Sweet Potato

We found this easy recipe and adapted it a little to suit the contents of our CSA members’ boxes and ingredients that are locally available.  It’s just awesome with the organic Tobago seasoning peppers and broad leaf thyme and stirring in our home made coconut milk is a real joy.  The flavours and creaminess of…

Dasheen Gnocchi

Dasheen is a root vegetable, high in fibre and potassium and a healthy amount of other minerals.  It is sometimes called taro and must be cooked before being eaten.  Find out more about dasheen HERE. There are many Caribbean recipes for dasheen but we’ve chosen to feature something a little different from James Palmer, of…

Turmeric and Health

Turmeric (Curcuma longa) has been used for 4,000 years to treat a variety of conditions. Studies show that turmeric may help fight infections and some cancers, reduce inflammation, and treat digestive problems, and it has gotten a lot of press lately. But remember several facts when you hear news reports about turmeric. First, many studies…

10 Healing Benefits of Ginger

We are blessed to live in a region where ginger grows so easily.  Organic ginger is becoming a regular item in our CSA members’ shares.  Grown by our partner in Dominica, this versatile spice is one of our favourites. This wonder spice has time-tested, digestion-friendly properties, in addition to its numerous other health benefits. In…

Tannia Fritters

This week we’re including tannia in the CSA share boxes.  This nutty root vegetable is a staple in many parts of Caribbean.  The leaves of the plant are also edible.  You may have seen this striking plant growing as an ornamental. The most fun recipe I found is for tannia fritters.  The ingredients list is…