Ah, summer! One of the most eagerly anticipated seasons… I am starting mine off on the right foot — as we say in Brazil. Why, didn’t I ...
Don’t you just love feijoada (Brazilian black bean stew)? I am totally crazy about it! If you’ve never had it, you’ve just got to try some as soon ...
Eggs are a sensitive, important topic for many people. They are an ingredient that nearly all of us share, regardless of what corner of the ...
I grew up drinking fruit smoothies at breakfast time. Banana smoothies used to be some of my favorites (besides guava, papaya, and avocado smoothies)….It has ...
This is soup day! That’s right!!! I am serving one of my family’s favorite soups for dinner tonight: Ravioli Soup! My husband and I were introduced ...
Brazilians eat lentils in a variety of dishes all year round, especially on New Year’s Eve (Reveillón) to start off the new year on the ...
Smoothies? These and fresh fruit juices are what we drink a lot of in Brazil, given its hot climate and natural abundance of a wide variety of fruits — some of which I bet you have never heard of! The nutritious and creamy Açaí Smoothie is one of the most popular nowadays. Smoothies are easy to make, […]
Disclosure: This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Farmland® and Latina Bloggers Connect. As always, all the opinions expressed here are honest and my own! Are you a sports fan? With the Super Bowl coming up, it is great to have some quick to prepare yet tasty finger foods at hand — especially for those […]
Howdy, y’all! After stuffing myself with rich holiday foods, my body has been asking for a break. Perhaps yours has, too! I thought our No Bake Tropical Energy Bars would be perfect for this. They are very quick to prepare, don’t require any baking as you can see, and are loaded with fiber, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants […]
Disclosure: 4 Bean appetizers is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Bush’s Cocina Latina™ and Latina Bloggers Connect. The opinions expressed here are honest and my own, as always. I have a smile on my face wider than a mile! I was chosen to host an event at my house for 5 bloggers, sponsored by Bush’s Cocina Latina™. […]
Do you have any special traditions centered around the arrival of the New Year? Well, Brazilians do — and some of them might make you scratch your head. To give you a glimpse of what you may encounter, I have listed 5 curious Brazilian New Year’s Eve Traditions… and 2 good luck cocktails as a bonus. Ready? Here we go: […]
Howdy!!! Christmas will be here in just a few days and I’m still running around trying to finish preparing and delivering all of the presents… Phew!!! Well, since we can’t forget all our gluten-free friends, let’s whip up a batch of these fudgylicious gluten-free marbled orange brownies (made from OATS, with contrasting textures and a hint of orange) to give away […]
Disclaimer: This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with BUSH’S Cocina Latina™ and Latina Bloggers Connect. As always, all the opinions expressed here are honest and my own. Do you love beans? How about empanadas? Since I am craaaazy for both, I decided to combine two favorites of mine in one single dish: Quick Feijoada Empanadas or Pastel […]
Disclaimer: This is a “Sponsored Post – The Art of Cheese with Castello Aged Havarti” in collaboration with Honest Cooking Magazine. All the opinions expressed here are absolutely honest and my own. Ho, Ho, Ho… Santa has just brought you a sack of presents! Ah, but these are not your ordinary presents… no, no, no! […]
Hello, good boys and girls! What do you think about our semi-homemade, quick panettone shortcake? For the most part it just requires assembling, but the result is so stunning that anyone might think that it took a lot of effort to make. That is the beauty of the dish! You don’t have to slave in the kitchen or spend a lot […]
Ho, Ho, Ho… As I promised in our last post, Peppermint Snowflake Bark & 10 Holiday Money Saving Tips, I have prepared a useful list of 15 Inexpensive Christmas Food Gifts especially for those of you who are on Santa’s list of good boys and girls. Most of our Christmas food gifts are homemade and easy to prepare, letting […]