Roast Vegetables in Coconut Oil, White Wine and Smoked Paprika

Summer is getting nearer and everyone is becoming more excited each day as holidays approach. With holidays come Christmas, sun bathing, the beach and BBQs. Vegans and vegetarians don't have to feel excluded though. We can all take part in these celebrations and still maintain our chosen diets. So, how about preparing a delicious vegetable… Continue reading Roast Vegetables in Coconut Oil, White Wine and Smoked Paprika

Everything in between

Trying to eat healthy can get tricky sometimes…

That’s what I learned throughout the years and this is what I get asked by people when I tell them I'm a pescatarian. I have been a pescatarian for over 20 years and it hasn’t always been easy. I'm originally from Brazil where meat plays a huge part in the culture, the cuisine and socializing.… Continue reading Trying to eat healthy can get tricky sometimes…


Gluten-free Gnocchi from scratch

Making gnocchi has always been a tradition in my family. We would get around the kitchen table to give our mom a hand in preparing everything: peeling the potatoes, boiling them to mash potato point, mixing the flour, rolling the dough into thinner strings, cutting the strings into smaller (2 cm length) cuts, then cooking… Continue reading Gluten-free Gnocchi from scratch


Satay Puffs

This is probably my best "made up" recipe ever. Those of you who have read my post on Dairy-free Brazilian "cheese" puffs are aware that not just that recipe, but much of my cooking involves tapioca starch. It is a rather common ingredient in Brazilian cooking and it's gluten-free! As I experiment in the kitchen with what… Continue reading Satay Puffs


Portobello Mushroom and Bok Choy Stirfry

As a quick meal for a lazy Saturday, this Portobello mushrooms and bok choy stir fry comes handy. I wanted something quick and easy to make for me and my fiance, and delicious too of course. Last thing I wanted today was to spend long hours in the kitchen. Gotta enjoy every minute that we… Continue reading Portobello Mushroom and Bok Choy Stirfry