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Pineapple Cucumber Gazpacho

Think refreshing. Think Pineapple Cucumber Gazpacho. That’s what I always say! I have more of my favorite gazpacho recipes coming soon, but today, I wanted to share this one with you. I recently made it at a cooking demonstration for a lovely group down in Long Beach, California….

Mexican Sweet Potato Salad

I first made this Mexican Sweet Potato Salad at a cooking demonstration in Long Beach, California. Savory and sweet, tart and pungent, colorful and fresh, with vitamins, minerals, proteins, and fiber, together it all adds up to a very satisfying salad. This vegan and vegetarian dish prepares quickly and…

Lemon Mint Sorbet

Sorbets, or “nieves” as we call them at home, always evoke sweet memories for me. We enjoyed them often growing up, and they can come in so many different, wonderful flavor combinations. In this sorbet, the lemon brightens and the mint refreshes, and I’ve put them together with just…

Orange Cream Gelatin

You know how when you’re young you have favorite snacks or flavor combinations? And even years later when you’re reminded of them, it brings back memories of when you ate them, where you ate them, how they tickled your tongue or filled your nose with lovely fragrances. Snacks are…

Shrimp in Beer Sauce

Now that we’re between Hispanic Heritage Month and Day of the Dead, today I wanted to share a festive recipe inspired by my dad. My dad enjoys making sauces to pour over meat, rice, and even his eggs. Some of his favorites sauces are beer sauces. Beer adds delicious…

5 Easy Makeup Tips for a Natural Look

If you are a mom-on-the-go looking for a way to maintain a great, natural look throughout the day, these 5 easy makeup tips are just perfect for you. Thanks to the wonderful crew at Sephora inside JCPenney for making this beauty post possible. As always my comments, opinions, and…

5 Easy Recipes for Lent

Here are 5 easy recipes for Lent you can do in a flash! Of course, they’re all delicious any time of year, and I find I keep coming back to them throughout. Cheese Stuffed Jalapeños: These chiles are great as appetizers or as a main dish, just add a…

Silvia’s Mexican Tuna Salad

Tuna has always been one of my favorite foods; it is versatile, I can buy it almost anywhere, and it is delicious.  My boys also eat it with gusto. I created this recipe when I wanted to have a light and nutritious meal without sacrificing flavor. This one is…

Two Simple Recipes for All Ages

You can probably tell by the look on my face that I was enjoying myself a lot at my recent cooking demonstration. I love to cook and prepare meals, as you well know, but I have to say, it’s even more fun sharing my love for cooking with others….

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Pineapple Cucumber Gazpacho

Think refreshing. Think Pineapple Cucumber Gazpacho. That’s what I always say! I have more of my favorite gazpacho recipes coming soon, but today, I…

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