I love the tropical fruits I grew up eating in Jamaica. They include bananas, pineapple, mango, naseberry (sapodilla), June plum, star fruit, tangerine, oranges, grapefruit, makka fat, stinking toe, otaheite apple, golden apple, guinep, various plums, guava and apple banana.

Miami, Fla. – The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County recognizes March as National Nutrition Month® - a time to reevaluate the role food plays in achieving and maintaining optimal health.Whether it's starting the day off right with a healthy breakfast or fueling before an athletic event, the foods you choose can make a real difference.

Blondie Ras Productions, creators of "Taste the Islands" television show will take the show's concept from the screen to a live event. With the co-sponsorship of City of Miramar Mayor, Wayne Messam, they are translating the show's exploration of exotic eats and the mystique of the islands into an event called The 'Taste the Islands' Experience.

Thanksgiving Day may have passed, but there’s always time for a great meal you can share with friends with family. The Caribbean flavours I am thinking of incorporate are jerk seasoning, mango/pineapple and coconut cocktails. It’s my recipe for a Caribbean salad.

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