Our Vacation in Texas Hill Country… Take a Peek!

Vacation… well mine was short this year, but awesome!  We went to the gorgeous Texas Hill Country — and enjoyed every second of it!   We stayed for four days at the Stablewood Springs Resort in Hunt, Texas… …A gorgeous, serene haven on the crest of a hill, surrounded by nature, trails, lakes, horses, fantastic swimming pools, games, […]

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Grilled Vegetable Pizza — A Summer Stunner!

Disclosure: “Partnering with Castello for a Summer of Blue“ is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Arla Foods and Honest Cooking Magazine.  Herein, all opinions are honest and my own, as always.  Grilling?  You already know that that’s the type of gal I am! And summer is the best excuse for me and you to prepare all […]

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Coffee & Cream Popsicles

Ah, summer… The perfect time for ice cream, frozen yogurt, sorbet, popsicles, and other frozen treats, wouldn’t you agree? These refreshing Coffee & Cream Popsicles (Picolé de Café com Leite) are not only easy and quick to prepare but also the ultimate comfort food. Trust me, you will get hooked on them! This is a recipe from my talented […]

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Homemade Purple Potato Chips

Disclosure: This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Kikkoman and Latina Bloggers Connect. Herein, all opinions are honest and my own, as always.  Who loves homemade potato chips? In my household, everyone’s hand is raised. In honor of all those who appreciate life’s simple pleasures, I prepared these purple potato chips… and folks, they are […]

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Grilled Peaches with Teriyaki Sauce

Disclosure: This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Kikkoman and Latina Bloggers Connect.  Herein, all opinions are honest and my own, as always.  Grilled Peaches with Mascarpone Cream and Teriyaki Sauce is our ultimate summer creation… a make-ahead appetizer prepared using Kikkoman Teriyaki Marinade and Sauce. This is a dish with salty, sweet, and tangy […]

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Grilled Cheese Sticks & The Best Cheeses for Grilling

Summer is THE grilling season… from meats, fruits, and vegetables to cheeses: nothing can escape my grilling addiction! 😉 Our latest grilled treats are these quick and tasty grilled cheese sticks to enjoy as a healthy snack or to serve as an starter, if desired.  As a bonus, I prepared for you a useful list of the best cheeses for […]

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Sparkling Pineapple Mint Juice with Grilled Pineapple

To me, nothing screams summer like thirst-quenching tropical drinks and grilled foods… “So why not to combine two of my faves into one?” I thought.  A super-refreshing and tasty Sparkling Pineapple Mint Juice garnished with Grilled Pineapple was exactly what I prepared and enjoyed with my family recently. We loved it so much that I had to share […]

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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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