Batida de Coco Light & ‘Latin Twist’ Giveaway: Happy 4th of July!

Disclosure: I have NOT received any compensation for this post. All opinions expressed are my own! I will be celebrating the 4th of July with a summery, refreshing Brazilian drink: Batida de Coco Light or “Shaken Coconut” cocktail! This is my way to say: Happy Birthday, dear America!!! And the recipe is from a festive book to […]

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Sweet Corn Pudding (Curau or Canjica Nordestina)

The June Festivals, known in Portuguese as Festas Juninas, are coming to an end. But not my cravings for dishes made from corn. Sweet Corn Pudding (Curau or Canjica Nordestina) is the dish for today! This is a pudding or porridge traditionally made from unripe maize, milk, and sugar. Because Brazilian maize contains more starch than sugar, there is no need […]

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One Pot Sausage Pasta

Disclosure: This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Ragú® and Latina Bloggers Connect.  All opinions expressed are honest and my own, as always!  What makes your mealtime Saucesome?  Mine is sharing a delicious meal with my family after a crazy day. This is the last day of school… as this weren’t enough, it is also an […]

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Brazilian Potato Salad

Disclosure: This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with The Idaho Potato Commission and Society Culinaria.  All opinions expressed are honest and my own, as always!  Summer is right around the corner… and along with that comes lots of barbecues and outdoor fun.  Our table wouldn’t be complete without one of the most popular side dishes […]

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Flourless Choco Nut Cake & $100 Giveaway

Disclosure:  This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Soy Connection by United Soybean Board and Latina Bloggers Connect. As always, all the opinions are mine! If you think the terms healthy and dessert don’t go together, this super moist Flourless Choco Nut Cake (Bolo de Chocolate com Castanha do Pará) will change your mind. I know, its name […]

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Instant Breakfast Avocado Smoothie

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #50YearsofBreakfast #CollectiveBias There’s nothing like a nutritious breakfast to start the day. Our Instant Breakfast Avocado Smoothie (Vitamina de Abacate) is a satisfying, quick drink that can be enjoyed at the table or easily transported to school or work. […]

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Paçoca Mousse (Paçoca Cremosa) for The June Festivals

The June Festivals (known as Festas Juninas), are popular Brazilian festivities that take place in the month of June…  And this year we will be celebrating the June Festivals with a five-ingredient, naturally gluten-free, refreshing Paçoca Mousse (Paçoca Cremosa) — made from roasted peanuts or paçoca candy, sweetened condensed milk, heavy cream, sugar, and salt. During the […]

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