Hot and sour mushroom and tofu soup

For the cold days ahead of us, this soup fills all the requisites: light and filling, packed with protein from the tofu and egg that go along so well  with the 2 varieties of mushrooms. A rich broth made with chillies, ginger and garlic adds heat and a spicy oriental flare to the soup. The… Continue reading Hot and sour mushroom and tofu soup

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Chocolate, honey and ginger fragrant squares (Pão de mel) and my 100th post!

So happy that pretty things have come together in this almost one year of blogging and this is my 100th post! I've learned so much about food, blogging and myself, met wonderful people and made my family healthier and happier with my cooking. Goal achieved and enthusiasm increased! So I chose a chocolate and honey… Continue reading Chocolate, honey and ginger fragrant squares (Pão de mel) and my 100th post!

Papaya, ginger and coconut smoothie

This smoothie takes a bit of planning ahead. The coconut water has to frozen in cubes. Other than that it is pretty easy and simple and way too delicious! I love ginger and I am always looking for ways to add it to enhance flavor of almost anything and to get a good boost for… Continue reading Papaya, ginger and coconut smoothie

Detox papaya juice with ginger and Maca (belly fat reducer)

I grew up drinking fruit juices. Every kid in Brazil does. Freshly squeezed orange juice is something that the majority of kids have every day and many times a day. Every family has a juicer sitting on the counter top, and a blender, for that matter. Nothing new when fruit abundance is part of life,… Continue reading Detox papaya juice with ginger and Maca (belly fat reducer)