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Roasted Acorn Squash Salad

Oi Gente! This Roasted Acorn Squash Salad is one of my ultimate fall favorites. I love how these ingredients work with one another. The sweetness of the squash, the honey and the pomegranate, well balanced by the softness of the quest fresco, all brightened by the lemon thyme. Perfect for a simple weeknight dinner by […] Read more…

Brown Rice

Oi Gente! Brazilians love their rice, and I’m no different. My favorite hands down still is white rice but sometimes I do like to vary a bit. As we discussed on this post, the basic preparation of almost all rice types in Brazil is pretty similar. We almost always sauté a couple cloves of minced garlic in a […] Read more…

Wheat Berries and Melon Salad

Oi Gente!! Seriously, I feel like eeeeeeeverything tastes better in the summer!!  Who’s with me!!!!? This salad is no different and it SCREAAAAAAMMMMMSSSSSS summer at your face!  The cucumbers make it super refreshing, the melon makes it deliciously juicy, the wheat berries make things a little toasty, the cilantro brightens everything up, the cayenne adds […] Read more…

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