Protein Cake Bars with Peanut Butter Frosting

For those of you who haven't had cake in awhile due to "clean eating" this one's for you. A protein cake that is sure to have any cake lover salivating and wondering, "how in the world is that good for my diet?!"Adding a lot of protein to your diet is important, whether you are weight training or not, but for me I am always looking for creative and delicious ways to add more protein to my diet....more

7 Homemade Veggie Burger Recipes Better Than Anything From a Box

I like veggie burgers. What I don't like are the store-bought ones that come with a laundry list of ingredients. Yuck! Here are seven of my favorite veggie burger recipes, and I hope you try them.  1. Red Bean And Almond Butter Burger ...more

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Berry Cookies

Just 7 ingredients and 30 minutes is all you’ll need to enjoy these made from scratch peanut butter cookies. I can see it now, you, baking homemade cookies. It’s good stuff!I wish I could say this was my grandma’s recipe for peanut butter cookies. You see when I was little she would make these crispy, flat, oh so full of butter and sugar peanut butter cookies that I loved to devour....more
I seems delicious and easy to do. I was looking for a recipe idea for a picnic and I think I ...more

Healthy Homemade Dips and Dressings

Happy Monday you health enthusiasts! Since I got a few requests on the dressings and dips used from this post, I thought why not start there? I will also get some of those recipes together and post them. But, homemade dressings and dips are a great place to start if you are looking to cut calories, are doing whole30, or just wanting to cut some preservatives out of your diet. Not to mention, these are so easy to make, and dare I say taste better than the store bought versions. Who am I?...more

Green Goddess Smoothie

A fresh, light and delicious idea for a green smoothie, perfect to start the day the healthy way!



Ana Paula Cafe Pacheco

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

Sausage, Cabbage, and Bean Skillet Meal

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