I´m a mother, I´m a daughter, I´m a cook, teacher and a gipsy in my heart. Will cook for love, for change, social revolution.I´m tough as a espresso, soft and warm as brownie, indulgent as a Frozen Capuccino.Healthy e delicious foods with all the cultures I love inspiring my meals.My spices may come from the Brazil, France, Ireland,Canada, places I have lived and worked as a cook, artist and teacher.Seasonal, fresh and organic ingredients from everywhere ! ...more
Tonight has been such a productive night, and it's such a relief for me to have it all done. Upstairs has been a bit (more like a lot a bit) of a train wreck. It's been my craft room, construction room, and storage room all at once. It's been making this blog kind of sink to the back of my mind a bit because that room was originally my blogging room. (Opps!)...more
I love baking and I love eating baked good. This being said, sometimes it can be challenging to eat my favorite foods and keep my wasteline - especially during pregannacy. Since Valentines Day is just around the corner, McKinley and I decided to make our Valentines Day gifts with a healthy twist this year. We made handprint "I love you" cards to send her grandparents and aunts: ...more
A new study points to watercress as being the most nutritious thing you can eat. This study out of William Paterson University looked at 47 different fruits and vegetables based on their nutritional content of calcium, fiber, potassium, protein, vitamins, etc. Watercress was the only food item that scored a whopping 100 points! It's true....more
What do you mean this delicious meal has only 5 ingredients and takes just 25 minutes to prepare (mostly hands off might I add)! I am all about a quick and easy meal, like most people I have a hectic schedule. So, last thing I want to do on a long weeknight is make something that has too many ingredients and takes too long. ...more
Do you remember being a kid and yearning for the day when you could eat cake for breakfast? Well, nine-year-old you is going to be very, very happy today.Behold Carrot Cake Oatmeal, a grown-up way to satiate your childhood craving for treats at breakfast! Grown-up you will love the wholesomeness of oats, carrots, and walnuts, and your inner child will be satisfied with the sweetness of coconut and maple syrup.It’s the best of both worlds, breakfast edition....more
When the dark days of winter hit (which I am in right now), it's time to dig deep and get creative with your spice drawer. I admit, I can get carried away with my spice addiction, but how else can you quickly and easily transform something like basic beans and rice in mere seconds? It's all part of a well-run pantry.