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Tropical Breakfast Smoothie

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

Some say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day but oftentimes we bypass it because we’re always on the go. This blend-and-go tropical breakfast smoothie provides a nutritious boost that won’t interrupt your morning routine and will keep you on track until your next meal.
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Colorful Kid-Friendly Fruit Kebobs

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

If kid parties stress you out, welcome to the club. In January we celebrated Amado’s fourth birthday in California and while I was excited that we’d finally be able to spend his cumpleaños with family and friends, the last thing I wanted to do was plan an elaborate birthday menu. Read More…

Mandarin Ginger and Honey Paletas

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

One of my all-time favorite desserts to make is paletas. I even spearheaded Paleta Week, an entire week that honors Mexico’s sweet treat. The only problem is that when winter rolls around, I miss making paletas. Read More…

Pineapple Piloncillo Pastelitos with Cream Cheese

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

If you’ve ever been to Porto’s Bakery & Cafe in Southern California, then you’re familiar with the Cuban bakery’s famous guava and cream cheese pastries. They’re one of my favorite items on the menu and I’ve recreated a simple homemade version, but with pineapple and piloncillo. Read More…

Famous Family Fiesta Jello

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

When my family gathers for the holidays there are a few staple dishes that we all look forward to each year – aside from the tamales, of course. This particular recipe has been handed down for three generations and quickly became a family favorite when my mother and I began making it.
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