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foodideas

Wisconsin 53089
Portuguese, living in WI, married and Mother to two wonderful girls. Marketing & Design Professional who believes in a green living and cooking healthy and organic. My passion is in cooking and making kids try all types of foods that are healthy alternatives to junk food.
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2011 top recipes and Happy New Year by foodideas Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I know I know it has been a while since I last posted and am sure some will be.... wow.. she's actually blogging again? Indeed I am and hope this to be a new year resolutio ... Read on »
A cheese and wine party by foodideas Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Soon after we arrived back home it was time to throw a party and enjoy all the goodies we brought back with us. So we hosted a cheese and wine party, well along with other ... Read on »
A crazy weekend ended by foodideas Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Well, let me start by thanking all that came to the Day of Portugal party. Much as last year it lasted for 12 hours and was much enjoyed by everyone. I must say though that ... Read on »
A few nights of recipe testing by foodideas Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Lately I have been testing quite a few recipes, therefore have had little chance to make my own recipes and I do not have much to post. I did however make the other ni ... Read on »
A long silence indeed by foodideas Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I never thought I would stay for such a long time without blogging, but our last days in Portugal flew back, then we arrived here and had two days prior to opening our home ... Read on »
A meal gone wrong by foodideas Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking A little while ago my boss asked how come all meals I create come out right. I quickly explained actually not quite so and sent him a link to one that did not.Then a though ... Read on »
A week in Portugal by foodideas Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I am now in Portugal with little chance to cook as my Mother has been the cook. She has been making many amazing recipes which I will duplicate once back in WI. Meanwhile l ... Read on »
Absolutely amazing chocolate cake by foodideas Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Let me start by saying this is a cake for TRUE chocolate lovers or chochahoolics as you wish. This recipe of the New Brooklyn Chocolate Blackout Cake was chosen by my no ... Read on »
Are you in the Milwaukee area? by foodideas Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking MKEfoodies is Co-Sponsoring a Cherry Recipe Contest. So if you have an absolutely amazing recipe that uses tart cherries or want to try to come up with one, head over to #M ... Read on »
Back in WI and cleaning up fridge and pantry by foodideas Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Back in WI, I was going through the fridge and pantry to figure out what I could do for dinner especially considering I have a full load of work to be doing day and night f ... Read on »
Black-bottom cupcakes by foodideas Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking The other night after dinner my tween and her dance friend decided to make . Well I helped them. The dance friend and I did most of the mixing of ingredients as my daugh ... Read on »
Bolo Gelado de Bolacha Maria com Chocolate - Ice cream cake with Maria cookies and chocolate by foodideas Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Here is another recipe from my GrandMother's cookbook. As I went along I was tasting so to rectify the amounts of sugar as I have noticed the palette from years ago. IN ... Read on »
Carangueijo recheado - Portuguese stuffed crab by foodideas Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Want a different idea for a party? How about this one? Seriously though, this one is always a hit each time I make it at home. Both kids and adults love it and it is so ver ... Read on »
Cauliflower au gratin by foodideas Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This is a recipe I grew up with and absolutely love making it as soon as the weather gets colder. Kids love it as it is cheesy and has lots of ham. You can easily substitu ... Read on »
Conselhos da Avó - Avó's Advices by foodideas Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking What I love the most about Avó - my Grandmother, is how she always wrote everything in so many details, I recall receiving letters from her, where she would start by descri ... Read on »
Cookies for Kids' Cancer Bake Sale & Silent Auction in Milwaukee by foodideas Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Anyone interested in participating by donating, volunteering or simply showing up to this amazing event PLEASE let us know. To learn more about this event click here for ad ... Read on »
Crêpe batter by foodideas Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I finally measured and wrote down every step I take when I create the crêpes and here it is INGREDIENTS 3 eggs 1 cup of milk pinch of salt 1 tbsp sugar 1 cup ... Read on »
Croquetes de carne - Portuguese Meat Croquets by foodideas Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking As I had brought it up in a previous post about this recipe, what I like about making them is the fact that all I am using is leftovers. So next time you are about to toss ... Read on »
Day 1 in Spain by foodideas Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking We arrived early in Madrid and came straight to my sister's house in Vilanueva de la Cañada. After a nice dip in the pool we had lunch which consisted of Callos - Tripes a ... Read on »
Day 2 in Spain by foodideas Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I had started working on this post still during our vacation, but as days of departure started to approach it became tougher to keep on updating, so here it is. On the seco ... Read on »