Spinach Empadinha 

It’s marinola comfort food and all I need this weekend!  Empadinha is a kind of quiche with a creamy filling a crumbly crust and it’s usually covered. Double crust, double yumminess! For this “better for you” version I use a mix of whole, cooked chickpeas with rice flour and coconut oil for our base and…

Pumpkin Brownie with Pumpkin Frosting

Halloween is a funny holiday to celebrate but I have to confess that I just love it!  I love the whole pumpkin thematic, the fun food, costumes…  Since food is my favorite celebration, here it is my Halloween recipe, a delicious pumpkin brownie with spiced frosting and nutty crunch. I hope you will try and…

Rice and Beans Baked “falafel” Balls

Another Brazilian influenced recipe in your timeline.  I love beans and that’s not news here!  But I like to change the way I eat my daily beans. The good thing is beans are versatile and delicious in every single different way we can cook them!  This Balls are so delicious and so full of flavor…

Corn Thai Bites

The best thing about this recipe is that it has the power of bringing a bit os sun and happiness to your life even in rainy days!  I already told you here that I am a big corn fan, right? I create this recipe to  bring some heat to my life in this rainy days….

ROASTED GARLIC AND BUCKWHEAT BISCUITS

ROASTED GARLIC AND BUCKWHEAT BISCUITS First garlic week recipe is here for you to enjoy your holiday in the best way possible: Enjoying good food!!  This week Garlic will be the star of our recipes and I hope you enjoy as much as I did! Garlic can be so powerful but also so sweet and…

BANANA AND SPINACH BREAKFAST CAKE

I just ask you not to be afraid of the green color in your cake and remember that the first person that added carrots to a cake probably was also called crazy! Believe me, you don’t really taste the spinach and this cake is amazingly good! If you still are not sure, just omit the…

Cheeseless Bread Rolls – Pao Desqueijo

Pão de Queijo is a traditional Brazilian recipe and here you can try the Plant Based Version of it. I don’t use cheese so instead I added White Beans to add some extra fibers, protein and nutritional goodness.  This can be a great recipe for kids since it’s pink, its small and really delicious. Enjoy…

COLORED TOMATOES AND ONION TARTE

Tomatoes are so easy to please! It’a hard to find someone that don’t like the red, juicy vegetable/fruit. When I moved from Brazil to Paris I got so amazed to see the different colors tomatoes could have. Back home than can be really delicious but always red. A green tomato would mean unripe and or…