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Panzanella Tuscan Salad

This is a compensated collaboration with Farmland® and Latina Bloggers Connect. However, all opinions expressed are my own. Who says you can’t create your own sunshine.  The skies are gray here but I can definitely bring in some cheer into our life by brightening up our dining room with a fun color tablecloth and a […]

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Mexican Chocolate Caramel Trifle

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PinThatTwist #CollectiveBias One of the lovely things I remember from my childhood was sipping on Mexican hot chocolate on cold winter days.  The chocolatey, vanilla, cinnamon and spicy kick on my lips, was the perfect mix to warm […]

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Family Night: Sushi Making

My toddler asks if we can make sushi, every time we go to the grocery store.  He’s only had it once and he was quite small so I can’t believe he remembers.  I think he just likes saying the word, “Shushi”, that’s how he says it. I’ve avoided making sushi because in my mind it seemed like an […]

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Creamy Chipotle Pasta Salad {healthified}

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #VivaLaMorena #CollectiveBias I love chipotle chiles!  They give any recipe a smoky flavor that’s irresistible. If you haven’t tried a meal with chipotle chiles in it, I highly recommend it. One of my favorite brands is La Morena […]

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Breakfast Bars: Peanut Butter and Chocolate Cookie Bars {Grain-free}

I’ve been dying to get my hands on some coconut flour.  It’s hard to come by here. A friend told of me of a place where I could get it, so I immediately went out looking for this vegetarian restaurant slash health food products store.  I sat in traffic, rushed through my errands and finally saw […]

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Intentional Marriage: 25 Fun Date Ideas

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #NewBreakfastRoutine #CollectiveBias My tip to make my date nights work – plan them ahead and make sure I’m not in a grouchy mood–so I need to eat breakfast.  I have a bad habit of skipping a meal if […]

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Game Day: Mini Black Bean Quinoa and Bacon Burgers

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Farmland® and Latina Bloggers Connect. So to be completely honest, I don’t watch the game. I go to Game Day events to eat and socialize. I usually hangout in the dining room around the food table and just chat the night away. Here’s a hearty and scrumptious […]

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Fun and Healthy Food: Open Flower Hummus Sandwich

With the weather being so dreary I needed to pull out this snack I made at the beginning of the school year and share it with you because it’s so cheery and bright and it reminds me of all things spring. Back when I was doing Mommy & Me Preschool post we did a lesson […]

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Easy Raspberry Cheesecake Cups {Healthy Dessert}

Consider yourself warned–you can’t just take a couple of bites of this Easy Raspberry Cheesecake Cups!  I’ve been searching for healthy ways to satisfy my sweet tooth cravings without throwing out all of my hard work with one bite.  Some of my experiments haven’t been so tasty but this was is delish! This is so […]

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Cranberry Peanut Butter Energy Balls

These little balls are packed with wholesome ingredients.  The lovely thing about them is that my kids beg for these Cranberry Peanut Butter Energy Balls, since they are a healthy snack I don’t mind letting them eat it throughout the day.  I like all things peanut butter so they are also one of my favorite […]

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Healthy Eating Weekly Meal Plan

If you’ve been following along we are now starting week 2 of healthy eating!  This has been so good for me and I’m really excited to see how this will change my attitude, energy and hopefully waistline. I shared with you last week TONS of links to healthier options for meals you can go here.  […]

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30 Days of Healthy Eating Weekly Meal Plan

My wish for this month is to eat better and I’m hoping it continues for the rest of the year.  As we all know eating healthy and exercise go hand in hand, so I also plan on exercising at least 5 days a week for 30 minutes. I’m feeling positive about this with my 30 Days […]

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Churro Puppy Chow

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Quaker. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias #LoveMyCereal #QuakerUp Churros are a fried dough snack that’s enjoyed in Mexico and various parts of the world like Spain, France and the Phillipines.  The dough is fried until it becomes crunchy and then it’s sprinkled with cinnamon […]

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Mexican-Spiced Roasted Chickpeas

  Looking for a healthy snack? These are delicious and oh so very healthy! This snack is high in fiber, protein and iron! There’s nothing like guilt-free snacking! Mexican-Spiced Roasted Chickpeas Ingredients: 1 can chickpeas cilantro 1-2 tspn taco seasoning 1 tbl oil salt to taste 1. Rinse and drain chickpeas. 2. Place patted dry […]

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Candy Cane Dip

Are you wondering what to do with your left over candy canes or all those candy canes that are half off at the store?  Well, this Candy Cane Dip recipe will not let you down! Make it for your New Years or Christmas festivities. I’ve had to hide this in my fridge because it’s addictive. […]

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Edible Christmas Tree {Healthy Fun Food}

The last time I made a fun snack with our preschool group they all LOVED it so I thought I would start us off with some fun food Christmas snack this time around. This week for our preschool theme I chose–Christmas Trees.  So when I hosted our co-op preschool group we enjoyed lots of Christmas […]

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The Best Apple Pie Dip

Every time I’ve ever brought this to a party it gets all eaten up. Well, until this past weekend when I took it to a Halloween party without chilling it first.  It wasn’t as amazing. So I highly recommend chilling it after making it. I’m proud to say that last year this recipe got picked […]

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Mexican Pizza Sticks

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Hunt’s Tomato Sauce and Latina Bloggers Connect. Mexican Pizza Sticks I’ve never actually had Mexican style pizza until today.  So before making it, I went online searching for some ideas and found lots of variations.  Some used salsa base pizza sauce others use the traditional tomato base […]

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