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About Food Cookture

Alessandra - food blogger at Food Cookture (www.foodcookture.com). Passion for cooking, inspired by cultures and travels.

Super Healthy Muffins (High Protein, Gluten-Free)

My friend Gabi sent me a simple, gluten-free muffin recipe, knowing I would love it – and she was right! But I also love tweaking recipes to make them even healthier, when possible.  So for this recipe, I added an … Continue reading

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Healthy High-Protein Granola (Naturally Sugar-Free and Gluten-Free)

Granola is often thought of as a “health food” however, store-bought granola is full of sugar, fat, and preservatives. Most homemade recipes are only healthier in terms of cutting preservatives, but are also full of sugar, and even the “healthy” … Continue reading

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Green Tea Matcha Chocolate

The last recipe I posted was for homemade Japanese Nama Chocolate – and I thought the “matcha” version would just be a change in a couple of ingredients.  Boy, was I wrong!  The recipe is just as simple but it deserves … Continue reading

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Homemade Japanese Nama Chocolate

My friend Luciana who lived in Japan for many years recently invited me over to serve a very special Japanese tea she received as a gift from her husband. I was very excited to try this tea, but little did … Continue reading

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Famous Brazilian “Pão de Queijo” (Gluten-Free Cheese Puff Bread) -Light Recipe

Pão de queijo is eaten as a snack (or even as part of breakfast) throughout Brazil. These little “cheese puff breads” are also served alongside bread in certain restaurants (especially the “churrascarias” – Brazilian barbeque restaurants). Originally from the region of … Continue reading

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