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And Now… Let’s Eat!

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“Timing is Everything. And when you are ready for it, it will come.”–Goodvibe.co I found that quote on the internet, and all of our lives are such a true reflection of that. Timing is everything! I started this journey for pursuing my dream of being a Food Network host 1o years ago. I was selected …

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Today Show Tailgate

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I recently had the pleasure of being a guest chef on NBC’s Today Show. I brought the party to the Plaza! I  represented hard for my home NFL team, the Atlanta Falcons aka “Dem Dirty Birds”. I created two dishes to make my team and home fans proud.  I prepared my famous “Dirty Bird” Stuffed …

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Don’t Call It a Comeback

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Don’t call it a comeback… I’ve been here for years! I have to quote the great rapper LL Cool J, because it is only fitting after my recent appearance on Food Network’s Comeback Kitchen/Food Network Star. Back in 2009, when I was asked to be a competitor on Food Network Star season 5, I had …

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Caribbean Heat meets Southern Sweet on Home & Family

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In case you missed it, I had such a great time cooking with crew of Home & Family on the Hallmark channel.  With reggae music playing in the background and delicious food and drinks on the menu, how could we not have a good time on set. I love blending the cuisines of my Caribbean and …

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Teasing Your Man’s Senses

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Valentine’s Day is considered a day for love; unless you are newly single, then it might be the day of drunk texting your ex. (Hopefully that won’t be you.) This year ladies, don’t put all of the pressure on your man to make the day romantic; instead make your man feel special while setting the mood …

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FEED YOUR FACE

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You always ask how my skin looks so great, well here is one of my secrets–my diet. Watch as I explain 6 foods you want to incorporate into your daily diet so can lose a few pounds and love the skin you are in. As promised… Creamy Balsamic Dressing Recipe 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt (no …

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Chef Jamika’s Press Kit

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Chef Jamika’s Press Kit

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Looking Good on Camera from a TV Pro

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Are you ready for your close up? Well, it’s time to get ready! For some, being in front of the camera can be intimidating. After years of TV experience, I did this video to help anyone  look and feel great on any video or interview. Enjoy!

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Dream Big, Sacrifice Bigger

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2015 has been a big year of change for me. After much prayer and consideration, my husband and I decided it was time to do something new. We decided to move. We did not just move to a new neighborhood or new city. We decided to leave everything behind in Atlanta and move literally across …

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Tips for a Great Romantic Meal

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Looking to set the mood for that special someone? Well, Chef Jamika is to the rescue! 1. Do Your Research: Make sure you know the likes and dislikes of the person you are cooking for. Do some investigative work ahead of time and ask questions about favorite foods and wines. Make sure he or she …

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One Pot Wonder-Ful

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Fall is my favorite time of year. I watch The leaves change color, I bring out my cute coats and boots, and on a cool day, there is nothing better than a hearty meal that makes me feel all warm inside. My White Chicken Chili is a Fall favorite of mine because it is so …

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Pizza Perfect

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One of my favorite foods is pizza. As best I can, I want to stick to my New Years resolution of giving up white foods such as flour, rice, and processed sugar, while not giving up my passion for pizza! Well here came the challenge. I found a recipe online for Flourless Pizza. I thought, …

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