February 9, 2016

Hazelnut Chocolate and Raspberry Crepes

Tweet When I think of Valentine’s Day a number of things come to mind: chocolate, the color red, sweet things. All inspired these deliciously decadent hazelnut chocolate and raspberry crepes. They can serve equally well as dessert at a romantic dinner, or as special treats for the whole family. The kids love them. The crepe […]

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December 23, 2015

Chocolate Mint Cookies

Tweet   Thanks to the great folks at Post and Latina Bloggers Connect for making this yummy chocolate recipe possible. As always, my family traditions and love for baking are my own.  Just a few days ago I shared how my family celebrates Las Posadas in Mexico. I included a step by step guide so […]

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December 7, 2015

An Hour of Code Free for Kids and a STEM Giveaway

Tweet     Do you have kids, grandkids, nephews, or nieces? Then please read on because today my tip is for them! And please make sure to check out the STEM giveaway at the end of this post to find out how to enter for a chance to win a prize worth more than $100! […]

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December 3, 2015

Girls and Coding #MilesEvent

Tweet   A few weeks ago I had the extra special opportunity to visit Google Headquarters in San Jose, California, courtesy of Disney Junior’s Miles from Tomorrowland and Google. The purpose of the visit was to listen in on a panel of experts discussing how to encourage kids, especially girls, to pursue careers in coding […]

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October 1, 2015

Broccoli, Cream Cheese and Jalapeño Pinwheels

Tweet   This is part of a sponsored collaboration with DiMeMedia and General Mills. However, all opinions expressed are my own. One of the things I like most about the holidays, aside from spending time with family, is anticipating what I’m going to cook. Sometimes I prepare traditional dishes, but I also like to try […]

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September 4, 2015

Avocado Chicken Enchiladas

Tweet This is part of a sponsored campaign with DiMe Media and the Hass Avocado Board. However, all opinions expressed, and my love for avocados since I was a very small child, are my own. I know September can get a little crazy. Things go from 1st gear directly to 4th, skipping 2nd and 3rd […]

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May 19, 2014

Chunky Red Salsa Recipe

Tweet There is something special about roasted tomatoes and serrano peppers. The colors brighten and the flavors sharpen. Salsa roja is one of the most popular salsas in México, it goes really well on tacos, quesadillas, tostadas or even over eggs. You can make this salsa roja martajada (chunky) in a molcajete, if you have […]

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April 14, 2014

Mexican Cheesecake Recipe

Tweet For years cheesecake has been a favorite dessert at family get-togethers. One of my cousins, in fact, sold them and one of my aunts sold them through the family gelatina business. When I first tried cheesecake in the United States, I was surprised. The consistency was very different from the traditional Mexican style I […]

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December 3, 2013

A Bilingual Christmas Bow for My Front Door

Tweet   We have a holiday wreath coming from the Cub Scouts later in the month, but I wanted something on the front door in the meantime to welcome guests and remind us all of the holiday season. I wanted to do something easy and fast, and, of course, I wanted it to be bilingual. […]

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October 31, 2013

Cheese Entomatadas Recipe

Tweet   This post was written while participating in my partnership with the National Dairy Council, but, as always, all opinions are my own. Over the last few months I’ve been getting the word out on some of the misperceptions about lactose intolerance (LI). I’ve shared science-based facts that support the role of dairy in […]

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