TGIF to these Loaded Lobster Fries!

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Loaded Lobster Fries (Crispy seasoned sweet potato fries with chunks of lobster finished with a creamy chive cheese sauce ($1790JMD+tx+10% serv. charge)

These Loaded Lobster Fries from Chive Restaurant were Everything! Definitely worth the Calories and Cholesterol. #SugaEndorsed

Enjoy the Weekend!

Chive Restaurant

Location: Shop 15, Orchid Village Plaza. 20 Barbican Road. Kingston 6.

Ph: 876-820-1194

Instagram: @chivejamaica

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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We’re Back!

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Suga Lifestyle’s Christmas Connection is back for another year at a NEW Venue, The Jamaica Pegasus!

Stay tuned.

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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Suga Taster, Kimmy hits The Meena House in Port of Spain, Trinidad!

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Suga Taster, Kimberly Nesbeth’s Ratings for The Meena House, Port of Spain, Trinidad

Date and time of visit: August 16th @ 6pm

No. of diners: 7

NB. Ratings fill 5 stars maximum

Parking: ★★★★★

Décor: ★★★★★

Comfort: ★★★★★

Service: ★★★★★

Speed: ★★★★★

Food quality: ★★★★★

Serving amount: ★★★★★

Plating: ★★★★★

Value for $: ★★★★★

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Suga Taster, Kimberly Nesbeth of Suga Lifestyle

Suga Taster, Kimmy’s Breakdown!

Who can resist visiting an Indian Restaurant while in Trinidad? The Meena House is known to offer Modernistic Indian Cuisine and this encompassed not only the menu, but the atmosphere.
The restaurant is outfitted with modern minimalist furniture married with Victorian-Indo-Saracenic accents.
Appetizers
My party of 7 ordered the Tandoori Nawaazish and the Breadfruit Masala Crepes as appetizers for sharing. Both appetizers totaled ~USD$40.
Main Dishes
The Lamb in the Tandoori Nawaazish appetizer was remarkable, which made the Kadhmiri Nalli (Lamb) a must have!
We ordered Butter Chicken, Matar Pneer, Pork Vindalo and Kovalam Chicken too. These dishes were accompanied by Basmati rice, Biryani rice, Garlic naan, Caramelized onion and Goat Cheese naan and Shyamli Shrimp naan.
Main dishes came to about USD $185. Everything was quite tasty. The Biryani rice was a fun item,  but it was blown out of the water by the Shyamli Shrimp naan! SPOILER ALERT! It was blue black because it had squid ink, which not only added the dramatic colour, but also an unexpected, yet pleasant flavour. It was stuffed with shrimp, saffron and cheese. Chef Umesh Meena even stopped by our table to ensure we were pleased with our meal.
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Shyamli Shrimp naan

Dessert
My party was full and satisfied, but we had to surrender to the dessert menu!
The Lemon & Rosemary Sorbet, Rose Pannacotta, Gulab Jabum and Baba Aur Rasili and the Chocolate tasting chose us! I won’t ruin the surprise that was dessert, but I will say it was the PERFECT finale to an extremely enjoyable dining experience!
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A few of the Dessert options from The Meena House

The Meena House, Port of Spain, Trinidad

Location: 3 Alcazar St., St. Clair, Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago, W.I.

Ph: (868) 332-6450

Email: reservations@themeenahouse.com

Website: http://www.themeenahouse.com

By: Kimberly Nesbeth (Suga Taster, Suga Lifestyle)

Edited By: Gabrielle Burgess (Founder/Owner, Suga Lifestyle)

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FREE Medicals at Jack’s Hill Community Centre this Sauday!

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St. Matthew’s Anglican Church and the Lion’s Club of Mona are hosting a Health Fair!

This Saturday, from 9am – 2pm, come on out to Jack’s Hill Community Centre with the family and kids before they go back to school and get FREE Medical Screenings. Be up to date with your Health and Fitness!

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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Almost 1 Month to go until GW Art’s Exhibition!

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GW Art’s Exhibition will be on Saturday, September 28th, from 5 pm – 10 pm at The Jamaica Pegasus! Stay tuned for more details.

The Summer Collection continues, with more NEW pieces in the works!

'Home Sweet Home' Acrylic on (14×18)m Canvas

GW Art’s new ‘Home Sweet Home’ Acrylic on (14×18)m Canvas Painting.

Get GW Art in your space today or gift someone and help to Support Local!

#BuyJamaicanBuildJamaica #GWArtIsForEveryone

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Website (Gallery):
http://www.sugalifestyle.com

By: Gabrielle Burgess (Artist)

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TGIF to Celebrating Bigly at Barton G Restaurant in Miami!

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Chocolate Cake layered in gold bullion, which was torched by the server and melted off!

My Aunty Maxine celebrated her Birthday bigly with daughters, Jordanne and Bianca two weeks ago at Barton G. The Restaurant in Miami Beach.
Now that was a Birthday Dinner! They had a blast. Wish I was there. #SugaEndorsed
Enjoy the weekend!
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(L-R): Maxine Spencer celebrating her Birthday with daughters, Bianca Baskins and Jordanne Kimok on August 8, 2019.

Barton G. The Restaurant – Miami Beach
Location: 1427 West Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139, USA
Ph: 305-672-8881

 

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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Healthy Chia Seed Jams, Nuts and other Snacks from Ara Foods Jamaica!

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From making jams at home for fun, then encouraged by her husband and friends to start packaging what they enjoyed, Ayesha Allen started selling her Chia Seed Jams in 2016. Ayesha and husband, Ramaar took a leap of faith and just 2 months later they were nominated for Best Product for the Table Talk Jamaica Observer Food Awards in 2017!

Their Chia Seed Jams are Gluten free, Vegan friendly and come in a variety of flavours such as Strawberry, Blueberry and Pineapple. The Pineapple and Strawberry are favourites and I can see why. The flavours are stronger than the Blueberry. Even though you can order your Jams non-sweetened, I found there is no need, because the original isn’t even that sweet but still has the right balance of flavour. I tried them both. So you can enjoy these Jams with pretty much anything.

The business has expanded to offer healthy snacks too or what some persons like myself use as part of a Shake, such as Peanuts, Walnuts, Almonds, Pistachios, Chia seeds, Raisins and Cranberries, all at affordable prices.

Here are great ways to enjoy your Ara Foods Flavoured Chia Seed Jams!

With your Yogurt

Suga’s favourite so far is the Strawberry Chia Seed Jam. I made my own Yogurt Parfait and it was divine! Enjoy food the in a healthy way!

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Suga’s Yogurt Parfait made with Ara Foods Strawberry and Blueberry Chia Seed Jams, Oats and Fat Free Greek Yogurt.

With your Porridge

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● As a Dip

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As a spread

Your Ara Food Jams would complement a Peanut Butter spread on bread or crackers so well!

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● With your Pancakes

Last weekend I had the Blueberry Chia Seed Jam with my Pancakes and a touch of low fat butter. It hit the spot!

As a Pastry Filling

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● As a topping to your Cheesecake or Pie

Such a guilty pleasure!

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A salivating Cheesecake from @temperaturebynina using Ara Foods Blueberry Chia Seed Jam

A range of options for reasonable prices! 

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Order your Healthy Snacks and your Chia Seed Jams from Ara Foods Jamaica today and have fun being creative in the kitchen. Their flavoured Chia Seed Jams are versatile and #SugaEndorsed!

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***They are mobile and take Cards***

By: Gabrielle Burgess (Certified Personal Trainer and Sports Nutritionist)

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Quaint, Little Breakfast and Eatery in Weston, Florida!

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Green Tea in a homey tea set from Little Hen Breakfast and Eatery.

Suga Taster Ratings for Little Hen Breakfast and Eatery, FL

Date and time of visit: Sunday, August 18th @ 10 am

No. of diners: 4

NB. Ratings fill 5 stars maximum

Parking: ★★★★☆

Décor: ★★★★★

Comfort: ★★★★★

Service: ★★★★☆

Speed: ★★★★☆

Food quality: ★★★★☆

Serving amount: ★★★★★

Plating: ★★★★☆

Value for $: ★★★★★

Suga Taster’s Breakdown!

This Suga Taster is always looking for new places nearby her place of residence to dine. Little Hen Breakfast and Eatery opened seven to eight months ago and from the looks of it, business was doing well.
The restaurant, although small in size, is quite quaint in appearance with its farm-style decor. The party of four arrived separately and did not have to wait to be seated. Kudos to the efficient
hostess.
Their server, Augustine came over quickly, introduced himself and gave them a rundown of the menu, including the restaurant faves. The food arrived no more than ten to fifteen minutes after ordering and everything was delightful.
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Bourbon Batter French Toast with caramelized apples, fresh strawberries, blueberries and blackberries (USD$12)

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Carbonara Omelette with breakfast potatoes and whole wheat toast.

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Buttermilk Original Pancakes that was served with warm maple syrup (USD$10).

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Little Hen Rancheros served with tomato-chili sauce and sliced avocados on a warm corn tortilla (USD$12).

Being content from beginning to end,
there were no complaints about the server, the service, nor the quality of the food.
What could they do better? My Suga Taster suggested that a sign be placed outside the eatery so that patrons could find the restaurant easily. The server informed her that the permit was recently acquired and that the sign should be up sooner than later!
Suga can’t wait to visit Little Hen for Breakfast or Brunch on her next visit to Florida. I mean, check out this Macha Bowl!
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Little Hen Breakfast and Eatery

Location: 4579 Weston Road. Weston, FL 33331
Ph: 954-626-0855

 

Edited By: Gabrielle Burgess (Founder/Owner, Suga Lifestyle)

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The Lions Club of Mona Improves the Health and Environment of the Mona Commons Community

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There was an annual Back to School Treat and Health Fair in the Mona Commons Community courtesy of The Lions Club of Mona and Mona Social Services last Saturday, August 17, 2019.

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Eye Testing, Blood Sugar and Blood Pressure Tests were conducted.

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Members of the Lions Club of Mona with their collected recyclable plastics.

The Lions Club of Mona continued to keep busy in their community last weekend with their Bottle Collection and Recycling Project, a partnership with the Church of Ascension.

Plastics contribute to a large amount of solid waste and take many years to break down in landfills or the ocean. So recycle and help to reduce landfall, conserve energy and conserve the environment.

Kudos to the Lions Club of Mona, Mona Social Services and Church of Ascension, as they continue to build a better community.

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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Yah Suh Fitness is having a FREE Open day Today!

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Yah Suh Fitness is having a FREE Open day Today!

Yah Suh FitBox is located at the Barbican Sports Complex on East King’s House Road.

Check them out and see what their classes are all about. They are sure to keep you in tune and energized. There are many to choose from and they are all FREE. #SugaEndorsed

See more information below here:

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By: Gabrielle Burgess (Certified Personal Trainer & Sports Nutritionist)

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