Gluten free strawberry crumble

Although we are not on a restricted gluten free diet, I like to explore different possibilities for gluten, when I can. It also seems that going gluten free greatly improves my husband's control of his diabetes. Spring in the air, fruits are looking better and better every day, I found this amazing recipe here, and… Continue reading Gluten free strawberry crumble

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Perfect moist and light banana bread

Bananas are very abundant in Brazil, all shapes, many different types, found everywhere, a fruit that is commonly taken for granted, as so there is an expression to describe it: "as cheap as bananas". You would think that banana bread would be a favorite there too but it is not. There are plenty of banana… Continue reading Perfect moist and light banana bread

Sweet potato gnocchi with mushroom sauce

Gnocchi may seem difficult to make if it is your first time. But believe me, it is not! Specially if you are not feeding a big crowd, around 45 min for this recipe for 6 - 8 portions. If you are a vegetarian that's the entrĂ©e for any occasion, if you are not, add some… Continue reading Sweet potato gnocchi with mushroom sauce

Healthy banana muffins

Finally I got some very ripe bananas to try out Martha Stewart's muffin recipes. Once again, Ms Stewart was so on top of things for this recipe, always properly tested, the muffins turned out perfect and delicious, as everything that comes out of her empire. Anyway, ripe bananas, whole wheat flour, brown sugar, that can… Continue reading Healthy banana muffins

Light coconut pudding with prune sauce

This is a great light dessert, or snack, similar to the ready-made puddings, but with lots of flavor, all the goodness of coconut and additives free. Aim for a good quality coconut milk and use the light version if you want to cut on calories. Easy to make, I normally use small bowls and keep… Continue reading Light coconut pudding with prune sauce

Brown rice with bacon and green onions

It has been a while already that there is no more white rice for my family, which is a shame since as Brazilian, I am crazy for a fluffy, simple white rice. There are some exceptions but brown rice is the norm at our home now, with our diabetes friendly diet. It gets boring though...… Continue reading Brown rice with bacon and green onions

My 2012 in pictures – Food I could eat every day

2012 was a special year for me, when I started venturing in the blog world with my food. Feeding those I love and sharing it! Learning and exploring, creating in daring new ways, making new friends and eating the food! For me the one who cooks in the house works a chemistry that has the… Continue reading My 2012 in pictures – Food I could eat every day