Sweet potato, Kale and Shrimp Skillet

Sweet potato, Kale and Shrimp skillet

We are receiving some Brazilian guests today (well, when you will be reading this post they will be here already) and I really have to finish cooking some goodies to offer to them. I don’t know about you guys, but when Brazilians have friends or family over they will fill you up with food until you say “I can’t eat anymore, please stop it” ;-) I guess this is the way Brazilians show how much they care about their friends and family. In Canada, it is very common we offer guests something to … [Continue Reading...]

quinoa salad with roasted asparagus

Quinoa Salad with Roasted Asparagus

Last week I shared with you guys my Easy and Quick Roasted Asparagus. It was actually our dinner with baked salmon. But as I roasted 2 bunches of asparagus I had leftovers. So, the next day I decided to make for lunch Quinoa Salad with Roasted Asparagus  and … [Continue Reading...]

Easy and Quick Roasted Asparagus1

Easy and Quick Roasted Asparagus

Today, I just want to pop in for a minute and share this flavourful recipe with you guys. I love cooking with asparagus because it is so delicious and a good source of fiber. And let’s not forget that it is low in cholesterol. Roasted asparagus in the … [Continue Reading...]

Kale, Peppers and Red Onion Pizza

Kale, Peppers and Red Onions Pizza

Last week I shared with you my homemade whole wheat pizza dough and today I brought to you my kale, peppers and red onions pizza recipe. Every time, I make this pizza dough I use half of the dough and the other half I freeze for the next time. So, this recipe … [Continue Reading...]

How to make whole wheat pizza dough

How to make whole wheat Pizza Dough

Are you crazy for pizza? So, let’s learn how to make whole wheat pizza dough. Why order pizza when you can make your own? This recipe is great for the busy weekdays or perfect for pizza nights with friends. This dough is a healthy opinion for you who love … [Continue Reading...]

Caipirinha (Brazilian Drink)

Caipirinha (Brazilian Drink)

How about chilling out with this refreshing tropical cocktail? I thought it is a great way to watch the World Cup drinking this traditional Brazilian drink called Caipirinha. Are you tuning in to the World Cup? I am. How could I not enjoy soccer? I grew up in … [Continue Reading...]

Strawberry and papaya smoothie

Strawberry Papaya Smoothie

Nothing better than a delicious and frozen smoothie to get refreshed in the hot summer days. Papaya is a juicy and sweet tropical fruit that always brings me amazing childhood memories from Brazil. My mom used to make papaya smoothies for my sister and I all … [Continue Reading...]

mediterranean quinoa salad

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

Today, I am sharing my Mediterranean quinoa salad. This recipe is full of juicy cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, fresh basil and of course cheese. My husband always says that everything tastes better with cheese. So, I had to include bocconcini cheese for him and … [Continue Reading...]

how to make basic vinaigrette

How to make basic vinaigrette

Today, I brought to you an easy homemade basic vinaigrette dressing for summer salads. Finally, the long and sunny days have arrived and who doesn’t like to enjoy every free moment outside eating a delicious salad bowl with some kind of grilled meat? I do. For … [Continue Reading...]

kiwi and pineapple parfait

Kiwi and Pineapple Parfait

This recipe is as simple as can be. I’m always looking for quick and easy desserts, and this is one of them! You will enjoy so much this healthy and delicious Kiwi and Pineapple Parfait this summer because it is the perfect refreshing dessert to cool down on a … [Continue Reading...]

how to make fluffy quinoa

How to Make Fluffy Quinoa

Quinoa is one of our all-time favorite grains here at home. We eat quinoa at least two times a week for lunch or dinner and we absolutely love it so much. Why? Because quinoa has a mild and slightly vegetal flavor and it is very versatile. You can make lots of … [Continue Reading...]