Recipes

Valentine’s Day Brownie Hearts for Kids

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Now that we’re in February, one of the major talking points my kids are talking about is, of course, Valentine’s Day! My girl, especially, is a fan of the holiday and loves all the red and pink that comes with it. Both of them, though, are fans of all the treats that tend to come […]

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Tostones Bar: Game Time Food Idea {Recipe}

Puerto Rico

Next Sunday is the big game day and I’m sure many of you will be watching with snacks in hand! While wings, chips, and dips of all varieties are customary game day food, I thought I would share a fun game day appetizer idea that’s a little different. It’s still finger-food and shareable, a must […]

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Ready for Lent & Meatless Fridays: Salmon en Escabeche {Recipe}

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Lent is coming up soon, beginning this year on February 10, and with the Lenten season typically begins a time known as meatless Fridays in our culture. Many people who observe the religious customs of Lent, traditionally abstain from eating meat (except for seafood) every Friday throughout the 6 or 7 weeks, as well as […]

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Simple & Delicious Mango Avocado Smoothie {Recipe}

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While my daughter and I love smoothies, interestingly enough, I don’t make them very often at home. They’re super simple to make, and yet, I always seem to forget to break out my blender and add my favorite fruit combinations! Not only are smoothies easy to make, they’re also great as part of breakfast or […]

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Using Holiday Leftovers: Puerto Rican Pernil (Roast Pork) Stir Fry {Recipe}

Puerto Rico

Our big holiday feast is on Christmas Eve, or Nochebuena. Our family enjoys arroz con gandules (yellow rice with pigeon peas), pernil (roast pork shoulder), pasteles, and coquito (our holiday drink). There’s usually a variety of other side dishes and of course, plenty of leftovers! While we’re more than happy to eat our Christmas Eve […]

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