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Holiday Gift Guide: Saucha Conscious Living

Saucha Conscious Living has got some treats in store for you this holiday season.  All gifts are eco-friendly and made sustainably in the Cayman Islands.  Local Vegan Chef Britta Bush has whipped up her signature holiday kombucha flavors along with some fantastic eco-friendly skincare products that are bound to make excellent gifts this holiday season.  Bonus, all gift items are wrapped in true eco-friendly style. Cheers to Sorrel and Kombucha                 “All of our signature kombucha flavors are handcrafted and small-batch brewed. We like to infuse local, fresh and organic ingredients to enhance flavor and nutritional value. All of our bottles are sourced from local restaurants to aid the recycling effort in Cayman.”- Saucha Conscious Living Saucha Conscious Living is back with their holiday flavors that make the perfect gift for the hostess or beverage to serve at your holiday party. Limited edition flavors include Pumpkin Spice and Cran Mariner.  Seasonal flavors benefit Feed our Future, as proceeds from each bottle sold are donated.  Another great flavor, is …

Holiday S’mores Recipe

‘Tis the season to make yummy holiday treats.  S’mores are a favorite dessert of mine. The traditional s’more is made with graham cracker, Hersey’s chocolate and traditional marshmallows.  This holiday season, I decided to try something different, using locally made marshmallows by Powder Monkey Gourmet Treats.  To give the s’mores non-traditional flavors but just as delicious, I used their coffee flavor and rose flavor. What you will need   Gluten-free, dairy-free and soy-free graham crackers (for those of you with food allergies), dairy-free and soy-free chocolate chips and coffee flavored marshmallows and rose flavored marshmallows made by Powder Monkey Gourmet Treats. How to make it   Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Place some graham crackers on the baking tray topped with marshmallows and the others covered with chocolate chips. Let them bake for 15 mins. Then assemble s’mores and enjoy. Powder Monkey Gourmet Treats Powder Monkey Gourmet Treats have an exciting range of uniquely flavored marshmallows.  All marshmallows are locally made. Holiday treats make a great gift this holiday season. You can’t beat homemade treats. …

3 Girls & A Kiln: Gift Guide Island Chic Ceramic

Meet The Girls! 3 Girls and a Kiln is composed of the three dynamic artists based here in the Cayman Islands.  Their signature style is ceramic artwork that is “Island Chic” with a great emphasis on capturing the essence of island vibes.  They primarily draw their inspiration from the natural beauty of our island— a place they call home.  Other inspirations come from their love to create fun designs, witty typography, and their artistic backgrounds.  Their collection is always evolving but staying true to island vibes.  This year they released a chic black and white lion fish themed collection.  The beauty of this collective talented trio is that they come different art backgrounds which compliments one another whist bringing innovation to their brand and sophisticated line of modern ceramic products. Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts Under $50 from the 3 Girls & a Kiln Collection   ’Tis the season to seek out handcrafted island chic gifts perfect for your friend, loved one or family member that is the artist, the hostess, the homemaker and/or the foodie.  …

Turmeric Latte: The New Cure for the Cold

Back from traveling and hit with the flu. On the positive side, I have learned that a turmeric latte is the new tea remedy for getting over the cold.  It’s bright and bold color makes it stand out as a drink loaded with health benefits.  Turmeric health benefits are considered to be: strong antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and bonus it helps with anti-aging.  It is simple to make and rich in taste.  A perfect cup of tea for the approaching holiday season.   What You Will Need Milk (any kind), turmeric, nutmeg, cinnamon and honey. How To Make It Boil your choice of milk (almond, coconut, soy, whole milk) on medium heat. Then stir in turmeric, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Start with a teaspoon of each, and add more of each ingredient based on your taste preference. Then serve and mix in a teaspoon of honey. Enjoy, xo   SaveSave SaveSave

Wake Up & Smell the Coffee Marshmallows!

Powder Monkey Gourmet Treats has whipped up a batch of new flavors for their gourmet marshmallow line. Coffee lovers, are you ready for it? Coffee infused marshmallows! Yes, the creme de la creme of marshmallows has arrived. -, (Powder Monkey) has not only created one of the most delightful marshmallows on the market, but has also created an ingenious garnish to morning coffee. Oh yes, move over hot cocoa with marshmallows on top, coffee topped up with these divine marshmallows is on a whole new level of awesome! Try the Coconut, Mint Chocolate Chip or Rose to spice up your coffee. Bonus! For those of you, like me, who has food allergies the good news is the coffee flavored marshmallows are gluten-free, dairy-free and soy-free! Hip Hip Hooray! Another fun fact, these little treats are made with a rich blend of different coffees.  Curious what inspired this new flavor, “People love coffee. The flavor is complex and has many different layers to it” says, creator Lydia Ray. While coffee lovers are in marshmallow heaven, don’t think for a …

Red: The New Flavor of The Week

Saucha: Conscious Living is cooking up a storm, serving up some red hot new items to add to their portfolio of savory and sweet vegan treats.  Valentine’s Day might be over, but you can eat cake any day of the week.  Saucha is delighted to introduce their (Beet) Red Velvet Cupcake.  For those of you looking for something more savory, then you will be happy to know that Saucha has created a mini-tomato sauce along with tomato flax crackers.  These yummy new treats are made with locally sourced organic produce. Let Them Eat Cake Red Velvet cupcakes are my absolute favorite! I was thrilled once I found out Britta had made a batch of vegan and gluten free red velvet cupcakes.  To give the cupcakes that vibrant signature red look, Britta used beets as the primary ingredient.  The delicious frosting was cashew cheese, a spin on the traditional cream cheese frosting.  I found the frosting and cake to have a well rounded balance of sweet and savory.  I personally, am not a huge fan of …