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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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One Minute Chocolate Peanut Butter Mug Cake

I’ve been experimenting with these mug cakes because they are so simple. Also, because I’m the only one who is eating gluten free and sugar free in our house so it’s easier to make myself just a small GF and SF dessert than to force my family to eat a whole SF cake. Believe me […]

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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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A Star Wars Party for Tweens

His 12th birthday party and possibly his last.  Last year, if you recall he decided on not having a party so I tried to find ways to make my  tween’s birthday special. But this year to my surprise he asked for one. I could see the inner struggle happening within him–I’m too old for a party or […]

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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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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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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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Apple Cinnamon Smoothie {Healthy}

I discovered this smoothie back when I was in the middle of a detox week, this apple cinnamon smoothie is considered a detox smoothie. I’m not sure how all that works but I like it a lot–detox or not. I personally didn’t add any sugar back when I was on my detox kick but if […]

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Healthy Halloween Treats: Franken-Juice

For school this week we have observed pumpkins and came up with descriptive words to describe our pumpkin. We measured  pumpkins using cubes and a ruler.  My little man had to guesstimate how many cubes tall his pumpkin is, then I would write it on the board so he could see the number, finally he […]

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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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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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Chocolate Almond Raspberry Smoothie

I’m on a chocolate almond raspberry kick right now! I just can’t seem to get enough of it and every morning I have one of these smoothies. Sometimes I add spinach but not always. After a workout, I add protein powder to it. I drink these high protein smoothies for breakfast or as a snack […]

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Back to School Breakfast Waffles

Back to school is a bittersweet time for me. I’m excited for summer to be over and get back to our normal schedule but also that gnawing feeling that these years are slipping away from me. Do you have a back to school ritual?  It doesn’t have to be elaborate to be special–you can have […]

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The Perfect Waffles

I’ve been trying to figure out, for some time now, how to make the perfect waffle.  I should say the perfect waffle that doesn’t take a long time to make.  This recipe makes a crunchy but soft waffle that’s slightly sweet.   It’s also on the healthier side with oats, honey, coconut oil and coconut […]

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French Toast Fruit Kabobs

The other day I served up the boys french toast like this and they went wild.  They were amazed by my creativity–it doesn’t take much to amaze little ones. Or maybe they were just amazed that I made french toast, I usually don’t. These french toast kabobs are the perfect way to add a simple […]

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July 4th Dessert: Rice Krispie Star Wands

July 4th is upon us! But here in our neck of the woods, you wouldn’t even know it. There are no fireworks, no red, white and blue, no flags proudly waving in yards… nothing. Oh and my favorite, no parades to sit out on the curb of the street and watch as you keep cool with an ice cream cone […]

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