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Honeydew Lime and Mint Paletas

Honeydew Lime and Mint Paletas

Here’s the thing about food blogging.  It is NOT easy.  Take this picture for example.  When I shot it, I thought there was enough lighting with a clean background, and that the paletas would show well against the black slate.  After uploading them onto my laptop and going through them, I now see that the lighting was too bright, and…

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Desserts, Recipes

My Hangry little secret

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are 100% mine alone. #WhenImHungry #CollectiveBias Alright my friends, it’s confession time.  There’s something about me you don’t know, and I’m willing to bet that when I share my secret with you, there is a good chance you will have realized you’ve been in my shoes…

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Desserts, Recipes

Capirotada with chocolate, almonds, and dried fruit

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Capirotada is a traditional dessert typically served during Lent season.  If you do a search online, you will find that there are many different versions of this popular Latin dessert.  Some like to add prunes, and peanuts, others prefer coconut and banana.  The method of making it can also vary with each recipe but the general rule of thumb is…

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Desserts, Recipes

Soft Serve Coconut Ice Cream with M&M’S® Crispy

Coconut Ice Cream with M&M's® Crispy Candies

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions and recipe are 100% mine. #CrispyComeback #CollectiveBias Alright friends, I’m just going to get straight to the point here because I don’t remember the last time I was this excited about a candy.  This one is for all my chocoholic, crunchy rice candy, M&M’s® fans out…

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Brunch, Desserts, How-to Basics, Recipes

The road to better health starting with homemade corn tortillas

  There’s nothing like a trip to the ER to kick your New Years weight loss resolution into high gear.  Even though getting on a diet was not at the top of my list, I nonetheless received a massive wake-up call to the reality of my current health status on the first day of 2015.  Diagnosis:  gallstones,  and a large piece…

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Brunch, Desserts, Recipes

Cranberry Bread Pudding

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Here she is!  The cranberry bread pudding recipe I promised you.  In case you missed the previous post, in it I shared 3 ways to use cranberry sauce.  This bread pudding was one of those three, but because it turned out to be a hit at home, I thought it would be better if I just gave this recipe a…

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Brunch, Desserts, Holiday's & Traditions, Recipes

Cranberry recipes: 3 ways to use your leftover cranberry sauce

Cranberry recipes 3 ways to use cranberry sauce

I have a confession my friends.  Just this past week was the first time I have ever had cranberry sauce.  Ever!  Now before I continue, I should let you know something.  I LOVE CRANBERRIES!  Dried cranberries, cranberry juice, chocolate covered cranberries, cranberry vodka, cranberry scones, you name it.  So when I finally sampled a taste of homemade cranberry sauce (I…

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Desserts, Recipes

Cajeta Crepes Dessert

Crepes with Cajeta Dessert

Have you ever been to a restaurant that had one particular item on their menu that you just cannot forget about?  Maybe you crave it after a while and find yourself ordering only that one item on your next visit?  Today’s post is about one restaurant’s dessert that I can never get enough of. One of my cousins took me…

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