Category Archives: Breads

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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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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Lemon Buttermilk Breakfast Cake (Low Fat)

It is customary in Brazil to have a simple light cake for breakfast, afternoon tea or coffee. By ‘light’ I refer to the texture and not calories or fat content; since cakes don’t usually feel as heavy as their ingredients. … Continue reading

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Banana Bread (Low Fat)

Every family has a favorite recipe for banana bread that goes back generations. A slice of moist banana bread always reminds me of home. As a young child, I remember my mother mashing bananas and sprinkling oatmeal and drizzling honey … Continue reading

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English Scones

When I think of scones, I get an urge to bake them. I often give in to my temptation because they don’t take very long to make. In 20 minutes you can have these amazing little clouds of baked goodness … Continue reading

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