Banana coconut chia pudding

It’s been a super busy couple of weeks. Sorry for being MIA on the blog.  Of course, you should follow me on twitter, instagram, and facebook too if you aren’t already.  I’m constantly on the go, so I update those more often with news and fun little things.  Back to this delicious recipe though… Now that … Continue reading

The Great Chefs Event

Another year to raise money for an amazing cause. This event is a not to be missed in Philadelphia, PA more than 40 of the world’s greatest chefs will convene in the ninth annual Great Chefs Event, hosted by James Beard award winner Marc Vetri, restaurateur Jeff Benjamin, and James Beard award winner Jeff Michaud. The event … Continue reading

Zucchini ribbons with Aglio e Olio

We are big fans of pasta in our house. But summer months sometimes makes it hard to have heavy pasta. One of the easiest veggies I found to substitute pasta is zucchini. To prepare this I use a mandoline which makes those beautiful strips for you. My kids absolutely love this dish. Great to serve … Continue reading

Chima Brazilian Steakhouse

Last week I had the pleasure of heading to Chima steakhouse for the first time in Philadelphia.  I love going to Brazilian steakhouses.  They just take me back home to Brazil or to my childhood.  I still cook Brazilian food for my kids, but it’s nice to have the option to go out now and again. … Continue reading

Cheese Board

We all love to go out and indulge for a date night on occasion, but now a days things have become tight for some people; or maybe you just want the privacy of your own home.  One of the things my husband and I love to do is create cheese/meat boards, for ourselves or guests.  We enjoy them … Continue reading

Crepes

Crepes are a delicious French thin pancake which are very versatile.  They can be filled with virtually anything from sweet to savory.  It is a super easy pancake to make, which will impress your guests.  I love to fill them with fresh fruit and ice cream, but go ahead and get wild with ideas for … Continue reading

Kale Chips

Here is a healthy little snack.  If you love chips and you always try to find a healthy alternative, well these kale chips will do the trick.  They have that super crunch and crispyness that you want.  You can get fresh kale at the store and remove the stems or you can go ahead and buy the … Continue reading

Oatmeal Raspberry Cookie

Cookies are always fun to make.  You can pretty much create any type of cookie to your taste.  My kids love oatmeal raisin cookies but instead of making those I went ahead and did something different.  If you haven’t tried adding different fruits to your cookies this cookie will definitely change your mind.  The raspberry flavor really … Continue reading

Chicken and Waffles

I was pretty upset a couple of weeks ago. I wanted to make chicken and waffles and my waffle maker broke.  I didn’t want to buy  frozen waffles. They just don’t taste the same.  So as I was looking through the supermarket near the bakery they had some homestyle fresh made waffles. I was so … Continue reading