Recipes

How to Make Puerto Rican Arroz con Gandules in a Rice Cooker (Rice with Pigeon Peas) {Recipe}

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I am very fond of rice. Fond doesn’t even cover it. I’m actually quite in love with rice. You ask me what the ultimate comfort food is and I’ll quickly tell you rice and beans. I grew up eating rice on a daily basis, practically. There were days my mami made vegetables (of the root […]

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Sweet Chili Chicken & Rice Empanadas {Recipe}

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Empanadas are a wonderfully easy-to-make appetizer and one that I not only love to eat, but am happy to say, my family has grown to love as well! Though I grew up calling them pastelillos in Puerto Rico, my kids have come to know them as empanadas, much like the majority of Latin America calls […]

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Fun Way for Kids to Eat More Veggies! Green Mac and Cheese {Recipe}

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My kids both love mac and cheese, but my daughter has a special bond with the cheesy dish. She just loves the pasta and cheese combination and could eat it in a variety of flavors and for all of her meals if we let her. So, when I recently saw a couple of parents making […]

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Chocolate Coconut Macaroons with Honey Bunches of Oats Chocolate {Recipe}

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My family loves cereal. My husband, particularly, could eat cereal for all three meals were it not for his sensible side! He often grabs a bowl as a snack in-between meals or when we’re watching a movie after the kids have gone to sleep. The kids love a bowl for breakfast and contrary to what […]

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Not-So-Spicy Ginger Mango & Avocado Pasta Salad Recipe {Giveaway}

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With Spring being just around the corner, it’s a great time to start thinking about seasonal spring produce and how we can freshen up our menu. The warmer weather inspires fresh, cooler dishes, with thoughts of outdoor get-togethers and BBQs. Would you agree? Most likely, the first get-together your family will celebrate this spring season […]

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