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Top 10 Real Food Meals

I was talking to my friend last week about real food and clean eating, it can be confusing but they are very similar from what I gather.  Organic Authority explains how these two trendy diets are similar and different here. After looking into clean eating and real food, I’ve realized that we kind of fall into the real […]

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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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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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Amazing Fluffy Quinoa Recipe

The first time I made quinoa I made a rookie mistake and I ended up with bitter tasting quinoa that no one enjoyed.  I share below what to do so you don’t make the same mistake. I first discovered Quinoa in South America and once I figured out how to make it, it quickly became […]

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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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Halloween Food: Mummy Pizza

Halloween Food: Mummy Pizza Have you read the book Where’s My Mummy? by Carolyn Crimi?  It’s a fun little book about a mummy who can’t find his mama mummy.  We read it as we started our M is for Monsters (& Mummies) week!  We’ve also been studying Egypt with my older boys who’ve been fascinated by […]

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Add Sparkle to Your Family Day Activity: Making Ravioli with Kids

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #AddSparkle #CollectiveBias Sometimes it’s good to get out of our everyday routine and add SPARKLE to our week. Our little familia does this on Family Day.  Family day is what adds pizzazz, connection, fun and laughter to our weekly mundane routine–allowing us […]

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Healthy Chocolate Belgian Waffle Sticks with Peanut Butter Sauce

Don’t let the title– “Belgian Waffles” scare you away. It sounds fancy schmancy but they are actually really easy to make with this recipe I’m sharing below.  Turning our Belgian Waffles into waffle sticks is a big hit with our kids and perfect for our little familia trying to get out the door in the […]

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#Ad Simplified Cooking: Cilantro Lime Chicken Pitas

I am a member of the Colectiva Latina®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Colectiva Latina and its advertiser. I absolutely hate being ruled by my schedule.  When I first started blogging, I decided to start an e-zine but I quickly realized that it was controlling me. […]

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Cooking with Kids: Macaroni & Cheese Bites With Latin Flavor

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community. This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser. Food has always brought our familia together, for as long as I can remember. When I was a child, out of all our little neighborhood friends–our familia, was […]

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Easy Creamy Chicken Pot Pie

This Easy Creamy Chicken Pot Pie is so good it will make you want to call your mama! Funny story, I was having a group of senior kids over to my house for dinner. At the time I worked part-time so I rushed home and whipped this recipe up.  I was in such a hurry that I […]

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#ad Cinco de Mayo Party Appetizers: Orange Chipotle Chicken Wings

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser. With Cinco de Mayo around the corner you’re going to love my easy party food, Mexican flavored Wings: Orange Chipotle Chicken Wings.  It’s a tradition in […]

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Summer Vacation Countdown: Family Dinner & Activity

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser. #SummerGoodies #CollectiveBias I’ve been dying to share this post with you but most of all I can’t wait to share this Summer Vacation Countdown activity with […]

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Family Fun: Wacky Family Dinner

I had so much fun putting together our Wacky Family Dinner today. As you may know, today is April Fools Day.  I have always been a little prankster, I could sit down for hours with you and share all of my fun prankster stories from college.  But once I became mom that side of me […]

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How to Make Easy Homemade Chicken Stock

I’m used to calling it chicken broth over chicken stock.  And apparently in the culinary world it’s a debate on whether there’s even a difference in the two.  Some people use the words interchangeably otherwise believe that there is indeed a distinction.  Those who believe that there is a distinction would say if there is […]

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Avocado Salad Bowls: Bacon, Zuchinni and Tomato

Anybody else trying to make better eating choices this new year?  I am, especially after my doctor visit today. I’m sad to report that I gained 4 pounds over the holidays (insert bummed face with pouty lips sticking out).  I was quite disappointed since I had just lost 10 pounds before the holidays kicked off but […]

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Easy Cranberry Orange Sauce

This is the easiest cranberry orange sauce ever!  I really enjoy this flavor combination plus it’s a fun and easy way to spice up  your canned cranberry sauce. If you prefer fresh cranberries you can easily use those which I also prefer but sometimes easy is just as good. Easy Cranberry Orange Sauce 1/2 cp […]

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