Sweet Potato and Kohlrabi Fritters with Yogurt-Tahini Sauce

Sweet Potato and Kohlrabi Fritters with Yogurt-Tahini Sauce is a farmer’s market’s dream recipe! The delicious unique flavour of kohlrabi shines through and the yogurt-tahini sauce adds a delicious salty smoky flavour! 

Sweet Potato and Kohlrabi Fritters with Yogurt-Tahini Sauce is a farmer's market's dream recipe! The delicious unique flavour of kohlrabi shines through and the yogurt-tahini sauce adds a delicious salt smoky flavour! #vegetarian #healthy

I will sound extremely food-nerdy for this (fortunately this is a safe place for that) but I went to my first organic farmer’s market on Saturday and it was SO great! If you follow me on Instagram you would’ve seen my post – and I’m so amazed that so many different kinds of creations grow in Jamaica! I mean, of course you’re probably thinking you are a tropical country but unfortunately only a small portion of our culture actually eats from what we grow. Nevertheless, there was quite a lot to choose from at this fabulous farmer’s market, including vegan chocolate cake (cue me buying IMMEDIATELY), a tomato jam that Mr. Bakes and I SOMEHOW managed to finish between Saturday afternoon and as at the time I am writing this (Sunday night) – it was that good, a creamy cashew butter and an incredibly delicious pepper spread that we are certain contains some sort of pickled vegetable that we need need need to get on its own. I also picked up endless amounts of green blends – by endless I mean finishing by Wednesday because my brain has gone plant crazy – with mixtures of mustard greens, kale, and arugula and of course, tons and tons of straight kale.

 My eyes lit up when I saw the organic kale. Which I then ate half for dinner the same night. I would like to point out that as long as I don’t douse this in chocolate this is a pretty healthy obsession to have!

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12 Quick Vegetarian Family Meals

Being a vegetarian, or wanting to serve a Meatless Monday dish for your family can be difficult sometimes. I love these 12 Quick Vegetarian Family Meals that feel balanced, rounded and also taste delicious!

Being a vegetarian, or wanting to serve a Meatless Monday dish for your family can be difficult sometimes. I love these 12 Quick Vegetarian Family Meals that feel balanced, rounded and also taste delicious! #vegetarian #vegan #Familymeals #quickmeals

Happy Saturday! The weekends are my ideal time to cook some meals for the rest of the week, but if you’re like me you aren’t that into daily leftovers, but food fresh from the oven that is not only quick and easy, but delicious! As part of Foodie, I created this list of my favourite 12 Quick Vegetarian Family Meals, all of which you can find here on the blog, that will take you way under an hour from start to finish!

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Baba Ghanoush

Baba Ghanoush is a creamy, classic Mediterranean eggplant dip that with a touch of sweetness makes a crowd pleaser! #vegan #vegetarian #eggplants #meatless

Baba Ghanoush is a creamy, classic Mediterranean eggplant dip that with a touch of sweetness makes a crowd pleaser!  I’m starting to notice a trend of dips and spreads in the last few blog posts. I promise you, I don’t eat like a rabbit. Well, maybe. Okay, MAYBE most of my meals have consisted of… 

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Kale and Pistachio Pesto

Kale and Pistachio Pesto is the best pesto I have ever had! It's so creamy and flavourful, and perfect for a dip, your pasta or on anything! #pesto #vegetarian #vegan #kale #pistachios

Kale and Pistachio Pesto is the best pesto I have ever had! It’s so creamy and flavourful, made with roasted garlic and perfect for a dip, your pasta or on anything!  To say it’s been an eventful week would be the understatement of the year for me. First off, thank you to everyone for your… 

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I Said YES!

engagement ring

Hello everyone! So no food post today but, I GOT ENGAGED!!

Almond-Crusted Baked Eggplant

Almond-Crusted Baked Eggplant is a crunchy and delicious way to enjoy eggplant, topped with juicy marinara sauce! #vegan #meatless #meatlessmondays #dinner #glutenfree

Almond-Crusted Baked Eggplant is a crunchy and delicious way to enjoy eggplant, topped with juicy marinara sauce!  It’s hard to believe that it’s the middle of July. It’s been quite an eventful mid summer to say the least; though my leg is still broken the healing process is going well and I’ve been able to start… 

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Asian Orange Glazed Tofu

Asian Orange Glazed Tofu is tasty, flavourful and shows you how amazing tofu can be! #vegan #asian #tofu #couscous #healthy

Asian Orange Glazed Tofu is tasty, flavourful and shows you how amazing tofu can be! This was quite an eventful week. The end of the World Cup (so glad that final match didn’t go into penalties because my heart can’t take it!) and the first time we tried tofu at home. I will admit, I… 

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