#tbt to all kind of yummy, creamy flavours from Artiscoop!

Chocolate Strawberry Flirt from Artiscoop

Closed out the Weekend Lockdown Edition in fine style! Who doesn’t like Ice Cream on a Sunday ?!

Artiscoop is on the rise with a variety of mouth-watering flavours, where Artisan, also Doctor and Photographer, Jodi-Ann Millen keeps coming up with more!

It was hard to choose, but I happily settled with the Chocolate Strawberry flirt (with Cafe Blue Chocolate by Nadine Burie), Otaheite Lemonade Sorbet, White Chocolate Raspberries, Red Wine & S’mores and my fave, Strawberry French Toast with Coffee Syrup. Absolutely unique and delicious! The texture was creamy as it should be, but also didn’t melt too fast. The Sorbet was fruity, icy and on point.

Otaheite Lemonade Sorbet from Artiscoop

Jodi managed to orchestrate richness in all her flavours! #SugaSnaps #SugaEndorsed

#CantQuarantineTheHustle
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Instagram: @artiscoop

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

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Café el Centro for Breakfast Pre-Weekend Lockdown Edition!

Gabrielle and Randy Burgess, Owners of Suga Lifestyle

While the majority of Kingston flocked to the North coast Easter Weekend, hubby and I enjoyed a quiet Saturday morning at Café el Centro.

Freshly cooked, tasty Breakfast and encouraged outdoor dining at the usually cosy Café on Hillcrest Avenue topped off with Miss Tina Newman’s unforgettable homey hospitality.

It was great seeing you Miss Tina. We missed you!

Check out Café el Centro for Breakfast or Lunch. You’ll feel right at home. Stay tuned to see where Suga went last Saturday!

Café El Centro 

Location: 8 Hillcrest Avenue

Ph: 876-927-8415

Email: cafeelcentro@gmail.com

Instagram: @cafeelcentro

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

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TGIF to Chef Conroy Arnold’s Catch of the Day!

[Instagram 📸: @stutteringchef]

Pan seared Tuna served with wild arugula sourced from Eden Bower Farms (Ig: @edenbowerfarms). Mouth-watering and healthy! A True Story….

Check out Chef Conroy Arnold at Christopher’s at Hermosa Cove to experience what’s in season ! A farm to table Experience.

Christopher’s at Hermosa Cove

Location: Hermosa Lane, Pineapple, Ocho Rios. JA.

Ph: 876-974-3699

Website: http://www.christophersjamaica.com

Instagram: @christophersjamaicaaaw

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

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Eating Fun the Healthy Way this Easter with Stush in the Bush at HOME!

Randolph, Gabby and Annie Burgess of Suga Lifestyle.

Stush in the Bush was a necessity for me, staying home in Kingston during the Easter weekend lockdown. I was looking forward to it, I made plans for it, I scheduled it and most importantly, they helped me create a Culinary Experience for Hubby and I to enjoy at Home.

Don’t forget, we dressed Stush for it!

💖 Stush in the Bush FRITTERS with Ackee & Saltfish: Sweet Potato Cakes w/ vegan parmesan & fresh herbs
👌🏾I made my Ackee peppery for balance.

💖 Stush in the Bush customized spelt, gluten-free EASTER BUN & VEGAN ALMOND RICOTTA (Spelt & Gluten free flour mix. No Guinness, but molasses. No processed sugar, but agave & maple syrup; No mixed peel/fruits, but solely raisins)

👌🏾Perfection. I did not have the urge to taste 1 slice of HTB Easter Bun. Believe. Not too sweet. Moist, but not heavy. Well balanced and quite a tasty pairing with the Almond Ricotta.

💖 Stush in the Bush PIZZA: Kale Pesto, Vegetarian/Vegan Cheddar, Ricotta, Carrot lox, Olives, Capers, Arugula, Dill
👌🏾I forgot to ask for a less Vegan Cheddar, but it was still absolutely delicious and guilt-free. No dairy overload and no sinus migraines!

Thank you soooo much Stush in the Bush!

Stush in the Bush
Location: Free Hill. Priory, St. Ann
http://www.stushinthebush.com/visit
Instagram: @stushinthebush

Support Local and remember you can also Sign up for a Nutrition Consultation with ME, Suga Lifestyle’s Certified Personal Trainer & Sports Nutritionist, Gabby today using LINK Below. I got you💪🏾💖

https://sugalifestyle.com/personal-training/

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

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#tbt to Cheat Day Fun with Strictly Cookies Ja !!!

The pictures practically say it all, giving some Photo credit to Strictly Cookies Ja because this is a Cookie Jar you dig into right away.

Each month Strictly Cookies Ja usually presents an exciting new flavour and I had the pleasure of doing back to back, March and April! The Berry Cookie Jar and the Duplex Cookie Jar … totally worth the calories!

The Berry Cookie Jar, probably one of Lauren’s best yet, had homemade strawberry & blueberry jams blended in with  vanilla whipped cream and soft strawberry cookies with a freshly baked oatmeal Cinnamon streusel layered throughout for that added crunch of perfection.

The Duplex Cookie Jar had chocolate, chocolate chip & vanilla cookies, orange cream cheese filling with strawberry jam and Pure Chocolate Company’s Cocoa nibs! Delish!

These Jars remind me of a delicious, addictive Strawberry Shortcake back in the day. If you know, You Know.

Follow & keep up with Strictly Cookies Ja on Instagram, @strictlycookiesja to see what’s in the May Jar. They get sold out fast! #EarnYourCarbs

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

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Easter Monday Sweetness with Likkle More Chocolate!

Copped my local Likkle More Chocolate (Ig: @likklemore.chocolate) Chocolate Easter Egg stash from Cafe Blue in Sovereign Centre on Saturday 💃🐰

When you Buy our Local Chocolate, you support our Local Cocoa Farmers too!

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

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Be HEALTHY & STUSH AT HOME with Stush In The Bush Gluten-Free Easter Bun!

Be HEALTHY & STUSH AT HOME with Stush In The Bush Gluten-Free Easter Bun!

Where’s the lie? You get Vegan options for Cheese too!

You have until 5PM TODAY to ORDER your Gluten & Guinness Free Easter Bun!

It has molasses, not processed sugar. It has agave, maple syrup and raisins for a naturally sweet and fruity, but not so fruity flavour.

PLUS you have a variety of Vegan Cheese options – Cheddar Cheese, Cashew Ricotta and I can’t wait to try the Almond Ricotta that I ordered.

Cut down on the Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sugar, but still enjoy and eat guilt-free with Stush In The Bush at home this long weekend!

Delivery will be this Thursday at a central location (e.g. Super Valu Plaza, Kingston). Delivery time varies but is often within the 11AM to 1 PM window.

Here is the link to order:

https://forms.gle/7N4EHsfv5rMbrB5f8

Support Local and remember you can Sign up for a Nutrition Consultation with Suga Lifestyle’s Certified Personal Trainer & Sports Nutritionist, Gabby today using link below:

https://sugalifestyle.com/personal-training/

I got you💪🏾💖

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

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Seaside Dining by a Hidden Gem along Tower Isle!

With the upcoming lockdown weekends, I am happy my hubby, Randy and I didn’t put off visiting this hidden gem of a restaurant along Tower Isle, Ocho Rios two weeks ago.

The Rocks Restaurant & Bar, Villa Viento, Ocho Rios

Suga’s Ratings for The Rocks Restaurant & Bar
Date and time of visit: Sunday, March 14, 2021 at 4:00pm
No. of diners: 2
NB. Ratings fill 5 stars maximum
Parking: ★★★
Ambience: ★★★★
Décor: ★★★
Comfort: ★★★★★
Service: ★★★★
Speed: ★★★★☆
Food quality: ★★★★
Serving amount: ★★★★
Plating: ★★★
Value for $: ★★★★☆

Suga’s Breakdown:

The Rocks Restaurant & Bar is located on the seaside directly across from Harmony Hall and has breathtaking views, attentive staff and food done to order.

We enjoyed Escargot (could have been a bit spicier), Roast Chicken and quite a commendable Curry Goat. #SugaSnaps

Escargot (USD$15)
Roasted Chicken (USD$12)
Curried Goat (USD$15)

The Crème Brûlée was deliciously rummy! A pleasant surprise.

Crème Brûlée (USD$8)

The Rocks Restaurant & Bar is #SugaEndorsed. Thanks for the hospitality. I will have Cocktails from the Bar next time around!

The Rocks Restaurant & Bar

Location: Villa Viento. Tower Isle, Ocho Rios. Jamaica.

Ph: 876-810-4179

Instagram: @the_rocks_restaurant_n_bar

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

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TGIF to Colossal Shrimp and Sliced Trout from Rainforest Seafoods!

TGIF to Colossal Shrimp and Sliced Trout from Rainforest Seafoods!

Have a great weekend and remember to Shop local 🇯🇲

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

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Freshly made Food, Local Beer and Good Coffee from Ragamuffin Coffee Bar!

Earlier this year, hubby and I enjoyed Ragamuffin Cafe’s freshly made Miso-Hungry Beef and RFC (Raga Fry Chicken) Burgers, local craft Beer from Trouble’s Brewing (Ig: @troublesbrew) and some good Coffee from Deaf Can! Coffee (Ig: @deafcancoffee) !

Miso-Hungry Beef Burger (J$1800 incl. Tx)
RFC (Raga Fry Chicken) Burger (J$1500 incl. Tx)
Sweet Potato Fries (J$400 incl. Tx), regular Fries (J$400 incl. Tx) and local Craft Beer (1 Pint – J$1000 incl. Tx) from Trouble’s Brewing.

They also have healthy options from Dream Bowls Ja (Ig: @dreambowlsja) and more.

Cute, cosy café to sit down away from it all with decent customer service. Ragamuffin Coffee Bar is #SugaEndorsed.

Ragamuffin Coffee Bar

Location: 74 Lady Musgrave Road. Kingston, Jamaica

Ph: 876-332-9876

Instagram: @ragamuffincafe

Open 8 AM – 5 PM, Mondays to Saturdays

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

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