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Lemon Raspberry Cheesecake Paleta

#PaletaWeek 2017 concludes today and our friends over at Front Porch Pops shared the recipe for one of their best-selling paletas with Lola’s Cocina. Front Porch Pops is an Orange County-based popsicle shop that takes “pride in handcrafting great gourmet ice pops.” All of their popsicles are made with real fruit and no artificial colors, flavors, or high-fructose corn syrup. I’ve tasted several flavors on my trips to California and they’re delicious. Check out their menu and if you’re ever in the area, be sure to give them a visit. Until then, you can make one of their fan favorites right in the comfort of your home. ¡Provecho! Read More…

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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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…