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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

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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Gluten-Free Marbled Orange Brownies

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 […]

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Quick Feijoada Empanadas (Pastel de Feijoada)

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 […]

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Quick Panettone Shortcake (Bolo de Panetone)

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 […]

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15 Inexpensive Christmas Food Gifts

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 […]

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