Homemade Guacamole with Mayonnaise


  I came to know the Mexican cuisine in 1999 on my first trip to the United States. As from then Mexican products and its culinary always struck me, perhaps, by my love affair with their different spicy spices, or it may be for the trauma I've acquired from tequila in one of those "noches […]

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Broccoli and potato casserole


  Ingredients: 6 medium size potatoes, cooked, peeled and grated (I use the cheese grater or cut the slices with a knife) 2 cups of broccoli florets (coked in boiling water (3 to 5 min) 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 pinch of black pepper 1 cup sour cream ½ cup of celery cream soup 1 […]

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Healthy Quiche


            Ingredients: 3 handfuls of fresh spinach 2 tomatoes 1 medium size leek ½ cup of mushrooms ½ cup of chopped onion 2 cloves of garlic 6 eggs About 2 cups of broccoli 2 tbs of fresh basil 2 tbs of olive oil 1 tsp of oregano Salt & pepper. […]

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Fried Glass Noodle with vegetables and bean sprouts

Bean Sprouts

Glass Noodle, or Cellophane Noodle, is a special noodle made from mung bean (green bean). I don't know why its color is not green or at least yellow, I wonder why how it is white and then turn transparent after it is cooked. Anyway, fried glass noodle with bean sprouts is called Chau Dong Fen […]

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Chocolate Mousse with cream cheese

Chocolate Mousse

  Ingredients: 2 packs of 8 ounces cream cheese softened 1 cup heavy cream 1½ cup sugar-free baking chocolate (shaved) 3 eggs whites 4 tbs sweetener (splenda or other brand) How to make it: In a microwaveable baking dish place the heavy cream and shaved chocolate, mix with a spatula and bake in a microwave […]

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Chicken with okra

Brazilian Chicken Recipe

  This recipe is traditional in the southeastern part of Brazil. Specifically in the state of Minas Gerais. In that region the use of cilantro is common in many chicken recipes, but if you don't like the strong taste of this herb you can replace it with parsley or leek.         Ingredients: […]

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Creamy Yellow Squash Casserole


Ingredients: 5 cups yellow squash, chopped into 1/2-inch cubes 3 medium-sized carrots, grated 1 medium onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, chopped 1 cup condensed cream of chicken, cream of mushroom or cream of celery soup ½ cup chopped green or red bell pepper ½ cup chopped fresh mushroom 1 cup sour cream ½ cup […]

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Brazilian Rice cakes

BolinhoArroz -Lica-e

If you always seem to have leftover rice in your refrigerator that you'd rather not go to waste, here is a very easy way to turn your plain steamed leftover white or brown rice into a delicious snack or side dish! Ingredients: 1 cup of rice (cooked and seasoned) 2 medium eggs 1 cup of […]

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Healthy Fruit Salad


Ingredients: ½ papaya 6 bananas 4 apples ½ pineapple 3 oranges peeled (remove all the white parts – this makes the salad bitter) 1 ½ cup of diced strawberry 3 kiwis 1 cup of orange juice 1 tbs of splenda   How to make it: Wash all the fruits before peeling. Chop the fruits. The […]

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Curry Chicken with Coconut milk


  Ingredients: 1 pound boneless chicken breast (large dices) 4 pieces of boneless chicken thighs (large dices) 3/4 cup white onion (small dice) 1 1/2 cups coconut milk (400 ML approximately) 2 tablespoons chopped scallions 2 tablespoon chopped parsley 1 tablespoon yellow curry 3 gloves minced garlic 2 teaspoon minced ginger 1 tablespoon lemon juice […]

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