Caipirinha Baby Back Ribs (Costelinha de Porco na Caipirinha)

Are you a rib lover?  So am I!  I always welcome the sight of them with a smile… and these succulent Caipirinha Baby Back Ribs (Costelinha de Porco na Caipirinha) are no exception!!!  For those who may not know, caipirinha is Brazil’s national cocktail made from lime, sugar, and cachaça (a distilled beverage similar to white rum). The preparation […]

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Healthy Breakfast on the Go — The Latest Brazilian Thing!

Healthy Breakfast on the Go is the latest Brazilian thing!  Just like Americans and many other people in the world, Brazilians are getting busier and busier. Many cannot afford to sit down and eat breakfast before heading off to work. Because of our crazy traffic, many have to leave home earlier and earlier. Our breakfast on the go is […]

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Rice Cake (Bolo de Arroz)

Happy Chinese New Year!!!!  This is just one way to thank my significant and growing number of Chinese and other Asian subscribers — as well as to make mention of a recent trend of Chinese immigration to Brazil (including to my home city, Recife).  It is also my opportunity to wish all of you happiness, wealth, and longevity.  And for this […]

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Açaí Smoothie and How to Make the Perfect Smoothie

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, […]

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Palm Heart Bacon Bites (Espetinho de Palmito com Bacon)

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 […]

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No Bake Tropical Energy Bars (With Coffee Crunch)

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 […]

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4 Bean Appetizers and an event...

4 Bean Appetizers and An Event

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™. […]

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