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Apple Muffins with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Weight Watchers and Latina Bloggers Connect.   I’m trying to make better choices with my eating habits. One of the things that I’ve discovered is when it comes to my sweet tooth I don’t always make the best choices. I know it’s a no brainer, but here’s […]

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Bread in a Mug Gluten Free

Going gluten free in S. America is definitely not an easy task. I’ve been experimenting with different recipes trying to find what I like and this recipe has become my go to because it tastier and more soft–not dense. The oats gives it a slight nutty flavor that I like. Try it and see if […]

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Chips Ahoy Peanut Butter Banana Quesadilla

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Nabisco and Latina Bloggers Connect and all opinions are mine! Turn Up the Yum! for Dia Del Niño! Did you know that many Latin American countries through out the world have a special holiday for children?  It’s called Dia Del Niño. Well, I’m going to help you celebrate […]

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Broccoli Cranberry Apple Salad

I love broccoli salad but I avoided it for some time because it was loaded with this delicious creamy dressing. That is until I figured out that I could substitute all the mayo with some greek yogurt to make it healthier. I do this for all of my creamy dressings, I mix in greek yogurt […]

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Thin Mint Smoothie {Healthy}

My top 3 flavors for sweet treats are mint, lemon and apple. But of course not mixed together! With St. Patrick’s Day around the corner I thought I’d share this so you can enjoy this healthy treat for your child’s after school snack or at breakfast. It’s healthy, it’s delicious and it’s kid friendly. My […]

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Savory Zucchini Parmesan Waffles

I’ve been trying to find alternatives to bread.  Mostly gluten free alternatives that I can enjoy at breakfast so I came across an image with an open faced savory waffle egg sandwich and I immediately knew I had to try this. These savory waffles are gluten free and they are the perfect combination of crispy […]

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How to Make Beans in the Crockpot

I was in a pinch one day when I was trying to make some soup and all I had was dried white beans. Ugh, I hate when I don’t have all of my ingredients, for some reason this happens to me ALOT. I heard stories from friends who had to cook their dried beans all […]

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Chia Chocolate Almond Raspberry Smoothie

One of my favorite dessert combinations is chocolate, almonds and raspberries!  It’s a rich and decadent combination where the raspberries tame the sweetness in each bite. Have you had a Chocolate Almond Raspberry Tart?  Oh it’s to die for! Just looking at it makes me salivate. Anyways, I have digressed from the original intent of […]

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Healthy Snack Apple Cinnamon Balls

These little apple cinnamon balls were amazing!  My son couldn’t stop eating them and if true be told it was hard for me to only eat 2. The fun thing about these is you can enjoy them for breakfast, snack or a dessert! I would even serve them at a party! These little ball are […]

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Easy Christmas Appetizer: Lil Smokies Wreath

  Today my little guy was busy decorating his Christmas tree that’s been sitting under the stairs all month waiting for someone to give it life. Well, at some point I saw him “stealing” ornaments from my tree.  Which after he noticed I told him it was okay. But little did I know that I […]

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Healthy Christmas Snack: Reindeer Poop

I don’t know how many times I have to tell my boys not to use potty words.  So this recipe was definitely a favorite because they were able to use a potty word without getting in “trouble”. So I heard things like: I love poop! Can I have more poop? This poop is squishy! This […]

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Christmas Coleslaw

As you can see I don’t chop my cabbage as fine as it should be, just call me lazy.  Since I’m also too cheap to buy the bag of already chopped coleslaw our Christmas coleslaw is a bit more chunky than normal. We were having company and I had way too much to do so […]

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Mexican Inspired Waffle Bar

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SienteGlade #CollectiveBias During this holiday season, one of the Mexican treats we enjoy are buñuelos, tamales, churros, champurrado which is Mexican hot chocolate.  Most of these yummy treats take a lot of time to make, so I came […]

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Healthy Halloween Treat: Boo-nanas

We’ve been having fun with Halloween treats these past weeks.  This was my latest healthy and delicious creation that my kids devoured. This fun treat was so easy to whip up and it was so yummy. These are perfect for a classroom party, Halloween playdate or party or just for fun. You can even have […]

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Day of the Dead Party

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CelebrateLosMuertos#CollectiveBias Dia de los muertos is what we call this holiday in Mexico and other parts of Latin America, but you’re probably familiar with the name–Day of the Dead. Many people equate Dia de los Muertos to Halloween, but […]

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Fast & Fun Halloween Snacks

This may be coming early but I couldn’t help myself since I was encouraged to write a Halloween post this past week by a client, they turned out so cute in the creepy cute way, see for yourself here. My only requirements for these Halloween snacks was that they be fast and simple but fun. […]

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8 Kid Friendly Hispanic Heritage Month Recipes

I love to cook and my family loves to eat!  So, for us there’s no better way to celebrate Hispanic Heritage month than eating our way through all of the yummy latin recipes! Dinner is our family time where we not only gather to eat but to enjoy each others company via questions, games and […]

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Panzanella Tuscan Salad

Who says you can’t create your own sunshine?  The skies are gray here, but I can definitely bring some cheer into our life by brightening up our dining room with a fun color tablecloth and a delicious Tuscan salad. Panzanella Tuscan salad is a rustic meal traditionally eaten in Italy with stale bread, fresh tomatoes, […]

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