On the Menu:
Avocado Breakfast Toast 6 Ways "Clean Eating" Mango Bread
Smoky Chorizo, Haloumi and Spinach Breakfast Waffles Tropical Breakfast Muffins
Dairy Free Rum Pancakes with Vanilla Maple Syrup Breakfast Egg Wraps
Chocolate Espresso Waffles with Caramelized Bananas
[Below] Chocolate Espresso Waffles with Caramelized Bananas (more info further down)
My standing mantra when it comes to dream homes is "It would take me a thousand lifetimes, in a thousand different homes, in a thousand places, to experience all my dream home visions".
Unfortunately, we only live once, so for my one and only real life Caribbean Villa, I will have to go with my modern male macho, ultra sleek, ultra posh, ultra bla-bla-bla design.
But in the off chance there are parallel universes and reincarnations, and we get to keep doing this game of live over and over, I'll keep a few slots open in those thousand homes, thousand lifetime visions, for that quaint, laid back, rustic but clean, Caribbean crib…
…like this one down in St. Barts in the French West Indies ……yep 🙂
(above and below) chocolate espresso waffles with caramelized bananas
The Healthy Chef's "healthy morsel": Not a bad recipe I ran across when using organic ingredients and pasture raised/free range eggs, and using Pink Himalayan Salt. Not to be nit-picky, but I would coconut milk instead of Almond Milk.
(click photo above or below for recipe)
(above) egg wraps (click photo above for recipe)
The Healthy Chef's "healthy morsel": Love the recipe above because you can do "as is" with organic organic ingredients, and create a Caribbean variation with mango, guava, or whatever else you like. For below, I prefer coconut milk over almond milk, and stick with real maple syrup.
(below) dairy free rum buckwheat pancakes (click photo below for recipe)
(above) "clean eating" mango bread (click photo above for recipe)
The Healthy Chef's "healthy morsel": I'm really impressed with the mango bread recipe. With organic ingredients, it is 5 Star healthy as is. One of few recipes I run across that uses with healthy Coconut Palm Sugar. For recipe below, swap in Coconut Palm Sugar and Pink Himalayan Salt, plus grass fed real butter, and you're good to go!!!
(below) tropical breakfast muffins (click photo below for recipe)
(above) avocado breakfast toast 6 ways (click photo above for recipe)
The Healthy Chef's "healthy morsel": For above, I can no doubt come up with a Caribbean Style, 7th way. Also, I've learned gluten issues may actually be glyphosate pesticide reactions to what they spray on non organic wheat. For below, if you don't wanna do the Chorizo, try Whole Foods Turkey Sausage, they really have some quality VERY tasty variations
(below) smoky chorizo, haloumi and spinach breakfast waffles (click photo below for recipe)
Atlantic Starr: "Love Me Down"
By far my most played song of my life, finally slipped it into my blog!! If my college roommate comes into this post, he's gonna a be traumatized, because I played that song to death back in college. And to Sharon Bryant, lead singer of Atlantic Starr, I'm still in love with you baby, 34 years later, Call me Sharon, I wanna "Love You Down" St. Barts!!!
….about the crib
Warning: you’re about to pack your bags when your read further! Villa Palmier on the Caribbean island of St. Barths is a dream destination. White sand beneath your toes, sea breezes flowing through the villa, palm tress swaying in the wind, fresh fish caught that morning, warm croissants from the local boulangerie… these are just a few delights of the island life.
Villa Palmier is the perfect place to stay: this two bedroom, two bathroom villa can sleep up to four people, and it can either be rented as a one or two bedroom. The villa features indoor-outdoor living, a large pool, a private outdoor shower with hot & cold water, beautiful ocean views, ipe decks and the sound of the waves from every room.
It has been decorated in a modern organic style with a neutral color pallet to invoke a sense of serenity. Personal touches and attention to detail are found throughout the house with the softest linens, beautiful art, and found objects. The spacious open air kitchen features a lacanche range, perfect for cooking fresh fish from the local fish market.
Owners Kate and Matt, an American couple from Aspen, Colorado fell in love with St. Barts on their first trip to the island.
“With a passion for both the ocean and French culture, St. Barts stole our hearts. We believe in a curated home, where every part of the house has a story, a purpose and aesthetic appeal. We are passionate about timeless, simple, elegant design, and spaces that cultivate a sense of well being."
Villa Palmeria is available as a vacation rental
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