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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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Cucumber & Smoked Salmon Canapé with Wasabi Cream

Smoked salmon is wonderful over bread, toast or crackers; but when served over cucumber, it creates a lighter and gluten-free alternative to the standard canapé. Cream cheese also pairs well with smoked salmon and in the US this duo is … Continue reading

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Fresh Figs with Goat Cheese, Rosemary & Honey Spread

When in season, fresh figs are one of my favorite fruits. They are delicate and mildly sweet, which pairs well with savory flavors such as cheese, cured meats, and vegetables.  I just returned from Brazil where my cousin Daniela served … 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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Simple Dessert: Pineapple with Lemon-Lime Zest & Mint

Pineapple makes a great dessert. It is sweet without being too sweet and has a nice presentation on its own without the need to dress it up. This tropical fruit has digestive properties which makes it a healthy and simple … Continue reading

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