Chocolate Fudge and Cookie Bars (Palha Italiana)

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You can tell the love Brazilians have for brigadeiros by the number of treats that they make out of it. These Chocolate Fudge and Cookie Bars, known both as Palha Italiana (Italian Straw) or Palha Brasileira (Brazilian Straw) in Brazil, is part of the wide array of sweets made from brigadeiro. The difference is, chopped cookies are added into […]

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Flatbread Ham and Cheese Brazilian Enchiladas

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Disclosure: This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Flatout Bread and Society Culinaria.  All opinions however are honest and 100% mine.  Preparing dinner can sometimes be like putting a puzzle together.  Yes, it takes time… and patience.  But not when you can quickly prepare a healthy family meal like these Flatbread Ham and Cheese Brazilian Enchiladas.  It’s […]

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Quick Churro Popcorn

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Disclosure: This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Weight Watchers and Latina Bloggers Connect.  All opinions are honest and 100% mine. A Quick Churro Popcorn made with microwavable popcorn, sugar, cinnamon, and butter is what we have for a snack today. Yummm!!! It requires only 5 ingredients, is gluten-free, and contains about 7-8 SmartPoints […]

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Frozen Pineapple Mint Margarita

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Happy Cinco de Mayo… with this super duper refreshing Frozen Pineapple Mint Margarita! The drink itself is so good that it can spell ‘viva’, ‘olé, or any other celebratory word in Spanish and many other languages. Cinco de Mayo or May 5th is a Mexican day of celebration, very popular in the USA, which commemorates the victory of the […]

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Kitchen Blender Pepperoni Pizza (No knead, No Fuss)

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I don’t know about in your country, but in Brazil we use the kitchen blender for almost everything, including for making pizza dough. That’s right! I hope you are at least curious because today we will be making a no knead, no fuss, super quick kitchen blender pepperoni pizza (or pizza de liquidificador)… using ingredients that everyone has in […]

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4-ingredient Strawberry Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

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Howdy!  Are you ready for life getting easier after an Easter cooking marathon? Well, I am! I decided to start my Monday with a simple yet nourishing breakfast — real grab-and-go Gluten-free, 4-ingredient Strawberry Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins… that are so good that I am not sure whether there will be enough left over for an […]

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