I gotta say this was one recipe that I was afraid wouldn't work out. It turned out delicious actually! A great afternoon snack or a quick bite for when you're in a hurry, these muffins are filling but not heavy in the stomach. That's not entirely surprising as one of the several benefits of taro… Continue reading Gluten-Free Taro Muffins
Ideas normally come to me early in the morning. Usually a few minutes before I m fully awake. I am a morning person and my brain has always worked better in the early hours of the day. When I was a student, I used to wake up at 4 am to study. Later, as a… Continue reading Scrambled Quinoa and Eggs on Chia seed toasts
A childhood delight... when you grow up in Brazil. 1 cup of maize 1 cup of rice flour (or any other gluten-free flour) 1 cup of coconut milk powder 4 tablespoons of molasses 5 tablespoons of vegan spread or margarine. Mix everything in a bowl. Knead the dough until it's uniform. Roll the dough… Continue reading Maize Biscuits (Biscoitos de Maisena)
Here's an idea to make crispy deep fried bananas to go with a nice vegetarian or vegan stew. Twisting your nose? Well, not just yet! There are quite a few Brazilian dishes, stews in fact, that go beautifully with fried banana as a side dish. Off the top of my head, there's one fish stew… Continue reading Banana Crackles
Being from Brazil, you might think that it's pretty difficult to be a vegetarian/vegan when most of your typical dishes are made with pork, red meat and seafood. Well, I am not going to lie to you that being a pescatarian for 23 years has been an easy ride, especially being a teenager in Brazil… Continue reading Vegan croquettes. Easy to make, nutritious and delicious!