Almonds-Chia Granola

2 cups rolled oats
1 tbsp chia seeds
1/2 cup slithered almonds
1 tbsp molasses
1 tbsp honey or maple syrup
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp spice

  • Instructions:
    Mix all the dry ingredients together. Drizzled molasses and honey over the oats mixture and mix well. Add water, 1/2 tbsp at a time and mix until everything is paste. Transfer to a greased baking tray and bake for 10 minutes at 350 degrees. Use a spatula to turn and break up the granola. Bake for another 5 minutes.

Mango Chow

It’s summer and mangoes are plentiful.

There are a million recipes that can be made using these tasty fruits, which by the way, are one of my favourites.

I tasted this recipe a few years ago and last year a few friends from Trinidad gave me a recipe.


Mango Chow

2 semi-ripe mangoes
1 clove garlic, grated
cayenne pepper to taste
Salt to taste
1/2 lemon, juiced
2 tbsp shadow beni or cilantro, finely chopped

Peel and dice mangoes and put into a bowl. Add garlic, pepper, shadow beni and lime juice and mix well. Add salt to taste.