Angel Shrimp

Tip: Try cutting up bananas into sections and then slit/cut along one side to help tiny hands peel them back more easily. I then try to reassemble it so less gets exposed to… Continue reading

Tuna Salad

On a busy night with the kids, I like to reach for some Tuna because it’s a quick option; always  on hand in the pantry. Super easy tuna salad and it’s just as… Continue reading

Cod Cakes: Meatless Mondays

Cod Cakes (balls) are another Portuguese staple. We fry these up for events and parties because they are a perfect appetizer. In Portugal these salty cod cakes are usually eaten with a nice… Continue reading

Portuguese Kale Soup (Caldo Verde)

“Considered by many to be Portugal’s national dish, caldo verde is found everywhere — in the dining rooms of Lisbon’s most luxurious hotels to the humblest of country homes. It’s a versatile dish:… Continue reading

Portuguese stewed peas & eggs

This is an all-time favourite dinner at my house. Its warm and cozy. It’s comfort. The kids big and small love it, so i pack it up the next day for lunches.  This… Continue reading

Vegetable and Shrimp Tempura: Meatless Mondays

One in a while, I like to batter and fry some munchies for dinner. A light and crispy tempura makes a perfect side to a fish such as shrimp or halibut.  Cut up… Continue reading

Carrot and Chickpea Soup

As we head into the cold seasons, Not only do I re-organize the kids closets; I also get out my soup recipes.  Who doesn’t appreciate a nice warm bowl of soup on a… Continue reading

Spinach and cheese omelet wrap

Tip: take your spinach bunches and after washing, chop and freeze in a zippy seal bag.  You always have spinach on hand.

Baked Chicken Fries

Suggestion: If you want to make it a meatless Monday lunch, try a veggie tempura instead of the chicken fries. This is also a great way to give some veggies a try such… Continue reading


Calzones I use store-bought whole wheat Pizza dough roll it out on floured counter in round shape brush edges with some olive oil and garlic spread tomato sauce on and toppings of choice… Continue reading