Vegan macaroni and cheese (Macarrão com queijo vegano)

Who doesn’t love a good old mac ‘n’ cheese? If you usually feel guilty after a bowl of mac ‘n’ cheese, then you need to try this recipe. I know some of you are going to say it’s not cheese, blah blah blah, but this ‘cheat’ recipe is better and healthier than the real thing! It’s… Continue reading Vegan macaroni and cheese (Macarrão com queijo vegano)

Vegan veg & bean pearl barley risotto (Risoto vegano de cevada pérola, vegetais e feijão)

Have you heard of pearl barley? Pearl barley is similar to wheat in its caloric, protein, vitamin and mineral content; however, consuming barley might have benefits for the heart, blood pressure, and bones, and it provides a high percentage of an individual’s daily requirement of manganese and selenium, or so the say. This little grain is not… Continue reading Vegan veg & bean pearl barley risotto (Risoto vegano de cevada pérola, vegetais e feijão)

Vegan sweet potato shepherd’s pie (Torta vegana ‘shepherd’s pie’ com batata doce)

The days are getting chillier and they ask for comfort food. There’s something very comforting and heart warming about Shepherd’s Pie. Traditional Shepherd’s pie contains ground beef, but there ain’t no beef in this girl’s kitchen, instead we’re going for a yummy brothy hearty veggie and mushroom combo. VEGAN SWEET POTATO SHEPHERD’S PIE PREP TIME: 20mins… Continue reading Vegan sweet potato shepherd’s pie (Torta vegana ‘shepherd’s pie’ com batata doce)

Polenta Chips (Batatinha frita de polenta)

If you’ve been looking for a healthier alternative for your chips, look no further! You can change your polenta chips according to your taste (e.g. add paprika, chilies, cumin etc.) and can also make them vegan. You can have these as a side dish to your main or on its own with a dip (I… Continue reading Polenta Chips (Batatinha frita de polenta)

Potato & onion gluten free pizza (Pizza sem glúten de batata e cebola)

So, I don’t eat a lot of pizza. Not because I don’t like it (who doesn’t like pizza?), but because they tend to not only be full of salt but it’s very hard to find a good gluten free pizza. I discovered a little while back that I have IBS, so I need to be… Continue reading Potato & onion gluten free pizza (Pizza sem glúten de batata e cebola)