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No-Churn Mango Ice Cream

Many thanks to Dole and #WeAllGrow Latina Network for sponsoring this post; recipe and opinions are my own.

Last summer my friend Nausheen hosted the cutest barn-themed birthday party for her daughter Arya. It was a Pinterest party gone right. Everything about it was adorable, from the theme and decorations to the dessert table. She served Indian food, which I loved, because it was delicious and different from what you typically eat at kid parties. The cherry on the cake was her homemade Indian dessert called kulfi. It was the most delicious mango ice cream I have tasted – it’s creamy and tropical and reminded me of flavors I have tasted in Mexican paletas. Read More…

Grandma Lola’s Pineapple Coleslaw

Many thanks to Dole and #WeAllGrow Latina Network for sponsoring this post; recipe and opinions are my own.

My grandma Lola was born in California but of Mexican descent and nowhere was this more apparent than in her kitchen. For family events, which took place just about every weekend, she made some of the best Mexican food in town, but her Fourth of July menu always consisted of barbecue chicken, ribs, and her world famous coleslaw. Read More…

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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