Archive - January, 2013

Jamaican Jerk Chicken with Coconut Rice and Beans

Jamaican Jerk Chicken with Coconut Rice and Beans // wishfulchef.com
If you love the bold flavors of Caribbean food, then this recipe is for you! The first time I had jerk chicken I was hooked and wiped my plate clean. Jerk chicken seasoning is based on chili peppers and Jamaican allspice, which is one of the most important spices used in the Caribbean. The preparation is easy with just a few simple steps and some marinating.
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Easy Coconut Soup with Shrimp

Easy Coconut Soup with Shrimp // wishfulchef.comIf you’re feeling a bit under the weather like so many people this time of year, a comforting hot soup always helps. I usually make a simple chicken noodle soup, but wanted to try something new. I ended up with a creamy coconut soup, similar to the Thai classic Tom Ka Gai. So if you’ve always wanted to taste this iconic Thai dish, try out this quick alternative!
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Parsley Green Smoothie with Apple, Orange and Banana

Parsley Green Smoothie with Apple, Orange and Banana // wishfulchef.comI hope everyone had a great holiday and a wonderful New Year’s. So have you made your 2013 resolutions? For everyone who wants to live a healthier lifestyle, I suggest to start drinking green smoothies because the benefits are endless (see my intro post here)! A glass full will give you a boost of energy and is packed with fiber, antioxidants and vitamins, the perfect morning routine to get you going through the day.
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