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The Perfectly Healthy & Delicious Breakfast Cake

The Perfectly Healthy & Delicious Breakfast Cake–Gingerbread and Pears Oatmeal Bake, for the busy family! The lovely thing about this dish is it’s versatile! Keep reading and find out how. It’s a chilly and wet winter morning so I popped this in the oven to warm us up. It made the whole house smell amazingly […]

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The Perfect Healthy Cheesy Fauxtato Egg Casserole

It’s that time of the year where we are eating nonstop sweets and treats so I came up with this The Perfect Healthy Cheesy Fauxtato Egg Casserole that is guilt free and healthy. So I’ve served this egg casserole various times to guest and everyone raves about how good it is and I must say I […]

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Make Your Own Easy Reindeer Cookies From Gingerbread Men

Would you believe me if I told you that The Secret to Christmas Joy is Found in Cookies?  Well, keep reading to find out what I mean. One of our family Christmas traditions is our Christmas ADVENTures and each day we have scripture reading, a Christmas carol and an optional activity. Throughout our advent days […]

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Brilliant Breakfast Casserole Made with Leftover Stuffing

I don’t know about your Thanksgiving meals but we always stuffing leftover. So I came up with this brilliant breakfast casserole made with leftover stuffing!   Usually stuffing is the hardest dish to reheat because it’s not as tasty.  Most often then not it’s gets left in the fridge for days and then we finally throw […]

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How to Throw a Fun Family Friendly Halloween Party

  Y’all it’s that time of the year-fall fun!!!  Just the other day my son came home and said his friends were talking about our Halloween party and I looked at him puzzled because I’ve yet to send invites to anyone about a party but apparently everyone is enjoys it and expects it! For those […]

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Healthy Peanut Butter Chocolate Muffins

My boys are in baseball this fall, so this morning I debated about buying something or making some muffins. I was going to buy hostess cupcakes but I was afraid a parent might get upset with all that sugar. I’m in charge of organizing snack so I figured I probably shouldn’t start the season off […]

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No Fail Gluten Free Crepes

So I’ve been on a mission for a year now trying to find the perfectly thin gluten free crepe recipe. I took a break after many failed attempts and disgusting results which I ate. Or I should say forced myself to eat because I can’t bear the thought of being wasteful with food. Well, in […]

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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Across Latin America

Hispanic Heritage Month is a wonderful time that Latinos unite in spirit across the globe to honor our traditions, our heroes, our culture and our roots. This multicultural quilt of colors, languages, flavors and sounds are what making our Latino community so rich.  Let’s celebrate! So to celebrate, join us as we virtually travel through […]

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Dulce de Leche S’mores Popcorn Balls

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Nabisco and #WeAllGrow Latina Network. My life as a Latina, raised in the U.S. is all about mixing the best of the both worlds.  Often I find myself doing this with food! I’ll take a good ol’ favorite U.S. recipe and add some Latin spice to it. […]

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Spiraled Greek Salad

Sharing food with friends, family and even strangers is something our whole family enjoys doing. I love potlucks but sometimes the food options are not always healthy so I have been trying to take a nutritious dish to these types of gatherings. Recently we’ve been going to quite a few so I’ve been known to […]

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Amazing Peanut Butter Banana Bread

Oh my word, banana bread is the best kind of recycling! Well, it’s not really recycling but it’s the same kind of idea of using old (bananas) to make something new (amazingly delicious banana bread)!  With summer in tow I completely lost touch of banana bread baking. I’ve experimented with many flavors: Dulce de Leche […]

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Our Lunch Packing Routine That Changed Our Life

Anyone else looking through Pinterest for lunch ideas? I have been pinning like a mad woman since our kids are starting school next week and it helps them when I have a list of ideas for them to choose from when THEY make their own lunch.  Yes, your kids can make their own lunch. Moms, […]

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Strawberry Bacon & Pecan Salad

I’ve been on a salad kick ever since we got back from our vacation.  So I’ve challenged myself to have one salad per day for a meal. I’ve been trying lots of simple and yummy combinations and this strawberry bacon & pecan salad is my all time favorite. Here in Quito we can get strawberries […]

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Father’s Day Gift: Popcorn Kit & Recipes

Here I am again putting together some last minute Father’s Day gifts for my husband. My son is currently outside cutting some wood with his saw to make something for his dad. Not sure what it is but I’m sure it will be special!   We worked all afternoon on our Handprint Tie. I can’t […]

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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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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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