Thai Green Papaya Salad (Som Tum) with Quinoa-Brown Rice

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Hi dear readers! I know, I know…it’s been a while again, but lately, there have been lots of things going on and cooking, photography and blogging had to take the backseat. But today, I want to share with you a recipe I have been wanting to make for the longest time – a Thai Papaya… 

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Stuffed Squash with Shrimps (Camarão na Moranga)

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The background and inspiration of this dish came from my sister-in-law. I posted a picture of my recently-bought acorn squash on instagram and asked what type of dishes people love to prepare with acorn squash. There were many great ideas, but I loved hers a lot! She told me that in Brazil they use it… 

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Zucchini spaghetti

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Ok, this recipe is super close to the healthy pasta dish I posted a couple of weeks ago, but I made these for lunch the other day, because I was so curious about the “Zucchini” noodles I have been seeing everywhere, so I needed to give it a try. This dish contains following Superfoods: Brown… 

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Easy, healthy Pasta Dish

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This is not a combination I came up with, I tried this dish the first time when a friend cooked for me. And she said – this was her quote –  “I am not a very good cook”. But the dish actually tasted heavenly – so guess, this just proves that this recipe is really,… 

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Brown Rice California Hand Roll

Brown Rice California Roll

The California is my absolute favorite Sushi Roll. I was told that it’s not really traditionally Japanese, but each time I go to have Japanese food, I must have a California Roll. The best California Rolls I have ever eaten by the way, are served at Doraku Japanese restaurant in Miami. They chop the crab… 

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Bamboo Roll

Bamboo-Roll

There is quite some history related to this recipe! When I was at University, I had a Vietnamese roommate who introduced me to Fresh Vietnamese spring rolls. The first time we prepared them in our student kitchen, I was really amazed by their taste and and how fresh and light they were. Over the years… 

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Superfood Essentials

Superfood Essentials

Yesterday after work, I passed by some shops to pick up my “Superfood Essentials”. Since I started to incorporate more Superfoods into my diet, I like to make sure to keep my pantry stocked with some of the must-have items that can be easily be stored – and most importantly – are super versatile and can… 

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