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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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Our younger daughter is 3!!! by foodideas Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I still cannot believe 3 years have passed since our little girl was born.  It was almost 4 years ago we moved to WI from sunny North Carolina. A few days after we arrived ... 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 »
Wednesday Soup: Sopa de Beldroegas - Purslane Soup by foodideas Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking What is Purslane? Believe it or not, most likely you have them growing in your yard and cannot wait to try to get rid of them as they are seen as a weed. But STOP... do NOT ... 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 »
Last Days in Portugal by foodideas Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking As the last days approach, it becomes tough to think of anything. So much still to do, people to see, fun be  had, yet suddenly it is the last night an you wonder how did ... Read on »
Medieval Festival in Sintra - Portugal by foodideas Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking As my teen had just learned all about the European Medieval times in middle school, oddly enough during our stay back home Sintra was hosting a Medieval Festival. The toddl ... 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 »
Day 5 and 6 in Portugal by foodideas Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking The last two days were pretty uneventful. Day 5 after waking up pretty late as usual we went to the beach downtown Cascais and relaxed, played in the sun, sa ... 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 »
Nothing like facebook to find out... by foodideas Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking So this morning I received a message from someone I do not even know through facebook. This person decided to contact me to thank me for what I try to do by spread the Port ... Read on »
Day five in Portugal by foodideas Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Today part of the family left for Spain early in the morning. We stayed here apart from the teen. It was a lazy day, went to the daily store activities with my Mother in Al ... Read on »
Day three in Portugal by foodideas Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking On Wednesday we went to the Praia das Maças, but again the weather is not cooperating. Strong winds make it almost unbearable to be at the beach. We found though a litt ... Read on »
Day four in Portugal by foodideas Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Thursday the weather was even cooler and windier so we decided to do some tourism through Sintra and Cascais. TO park in SIntra can turn out to be quite a challenge so we p ... Read on »
Day four evening and night in Portugal by foodideas Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Being the last day in Portugal for my sister and nieces (and teen who went to Madrid with them), we went to a local restaurant here in Azoia called Casa do Luis and enjoyed ... Read on »
First Day in Portugal by foodideas Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Above all, I have to keep on reminding myself... Have the camera with me at ALL times so that I could keep on taking photos throughout these days I am spending i ... Read on »
Day two in Portugal by foodideas Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking On Tuesday we went to the beach close to Estoril. Unfortunately the weather has not been cooperating and has been very windy. So every morning we check online to see which ... Read on »
Sunday Sweetness: Key Lime Pie by foodideas Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking One the the pies my Mother ABSOLUTELY loved when we lived in NC was the Key Lime pie. There is a small restaurant - Rippington's - downtown Waxhaw which was one of my favo ... Read on »
Thursday Testing: Mediterranean-style stuffed chicken breasts by foodideas Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This was a huge surprise to us all, as we are not big on chicken breast. What can I tell you? They turned out juicy, tender, tasty and we have repeated this recipe quite ... Read on »
Leitão à Bairrada - suckling pig Bairrada style by foodideas Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Did I say suckling pig? I certainly did and I am talking the WHOLE animal too. Check your local farms to find one. We got ours from Maple Creek Farms - Party With A Pig . ... 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 »