Mango and Vanilla Yogurt Paletas

Have I mentioned that Amado loves fruit? Perhaps that’s why it’s been so easy to convince him to help make (and taste) paletas with me. We’ve been enjoying them all ...

Grape and Chia Protein Paletas

Amado was recently promoted to #PaletaWeek 2017’s official taste tester, which is why this year I focused on creating a few of his favorite recipes. One of my goals as ...

Honeydew Mint Paletas

Today marks the first official day of summer and #PaletaWeek 2017 and I’m kicking off the festivities with delicious paleta recipes from some of my favorite bloggers. This year’s recipe ...

Mango and Vanilla Yogurt Paletas

Have I mentioned that Amado loves fruit? Perhaps that’s why it’s been so easy to convince him to help make (and taste) paletas with me. We’ve been enjoying them all week and are having a tough time deciding on a favorite. These Mango and Vanilla Yogurt Paletas are definitely up there. Read More…

Grape and Chia Protein Paletas

Amado was recently promoted to #PaletaWeek 2017’s official taste tester, which is why this year I focused on creating a few of his favorite recipes. One of my goals as a mother is to raise a child who is open-minded to new foods and flavors and I do this by introducing Amado to different herbs and ingredients and by having him help me in the kitchen as often as possible.
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Honeydew Mint Paletas

Today marks the first official day of summer and #PaletaWeek 2017 and I’m kicking off the festivities with delicious paleta recipes from some of my favorite bloggers. This year’s recipe lineup includes everything from sweet and spicy to kid-friendly favorites that will get you and your family through even the hottest days of verano.

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Mexican-Style Street Corn

¿Elote o esquite? This is always the predicament I find myself in when traveling throughout Mexico. Do I want my corn on the cob or in a cup? I love both equally, and it really comes down to whether or not I’m willing to mess up my lipstick. In order to enjoy Mexican-style street corn, you have to be ready to get messy, but I assure you that every bite is worth it. Read More…

Fresas and Flan

Just as the art of cultivating strawberries is passed on from one generation to the next so are family recipes like this delectable flan. It just so happens that my niece Vanessa is visiting from Boston on the one-year anniversary of an insightful educational tour I participated in last year hosted by the California Strawberry Commission. I took this opportunity to enlist her as my sous chef and pass on a few family recipes since her claim to fame in the kitchen is preparing a bowl of cereal (¡ay ay ay! my grandma Lola would be turning in her grave!). Read More…