Portuguese ‘Caldo Verde’ Soup

As some of you may know, I am Portuguese. Both my parents were born on the beautiful green island of São Miguel, the largest island of the Portuguese Azores archipelago. …

Ginger Cilantro Lime Corn Salad

It’s always fun coming with new side dishes during the summer. This salad is so fresh tasting with its delicious blend of cilantro, mint, ginger and lime over fresh veggies….

Nut-Free Pesto & Bacon Potato Salad

This dish makes the perfect side to any summer gathering. I wanted to make a nut-free pesto (even though I love pine nuts) because I wanted to create a recipe…

Beet, Carrot and Apple Detox Slaw

This is the ultimate detox slaw and it makes an awesome side dish for BBQ season. This slaw is on the sweeter side, which is why I paired it with…

Cold-Busting Chunky Chicken Noodle Soup

I was feeling a little bit under the weather so I was craving something that would soothe my soul while fighting off the first signs of a cold. Naturally I…