Author Archives: Nicole

Chipotle Albondigas And Barilla Spaghetti

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Barilla, however, my opinions are entirely my own and I have not been paid to publish positive sentiments towards Barilla or their products. You know that feeling you get when you’re eating … Continue reading

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Easy Mexican Rice Recipe Made With Hunt’s

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Latina Bloggers Connect on behalf of Hunt’s Tomato Sauce.  The opinions are 100% my own, and the recipe is one passed on to me by my Grandfather.  I can still hear my grandfather telling … Continue reading

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Dia De Los Muertos Gelatina Cake

What’s with Mexicans and skulls? Usually skulls are associated with a negative connatation, but for Mexicans during Dia De Los Muertos, the skull takes on a completely different and beautiful meaning. The skull represents death and rebirth, the death of … Continue reading

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Halloween Graveyard Bean Dip

Are you having a Halloween party? If you are… this is a great way to kick the festivities into high gear. You see, no Halloween party would be a complete without a graveyard bean dip to dig your bones into. … Continue reading

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Calavera Queso Fresco Salsa Dip

Disclosure: This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Cacique and Latina Bloggers Connect. However, recipe and all opinions are mine.  I’m thinking of my feisty friend Alfonso (my fiancés father) as Dia De Los Muertos approaches.  It’s been almost … Continue reading

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Potato Pan De Muerto For Dia De Los Muertos

Dia de los muertos couldn’t be celebrated without the age old tradition of pan de muerto. I am thrilled to make a beautiful potato version of this “bread of the dead” in honor of my beloved departed uncle. I will … Continue reading

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Crock Pot Brownies And A CrockStar Contest

Did you watch my video? If not… let me tell you what’s going on via this written post. I bought a Crock-Pot at Walmart (pisssst… they are so reasonably priced you should go get one too) and came home and … Continue reading

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Cajeta Apple Peanut Butter Cake Inspired By Jodi Picoult’s New Book Leaving Time

I’ve been on a reading frenzy lately…. In the last couple of months I have thumbed my way through so many books, and have to admit it’s quickly becoming my favorite thing to do. It’s weird… I almost mourn the … Continue reading

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Fuel Up To Play 60 Minutes With CA Milk

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of California Milk Advisory Board. I have been partnering up with CA Milk for quite some time now, and from previous blog posts this proves to be very true. … Continue reading

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Disneyland HalloweenTime Pumpkin Twists and Other Salivating Treats

Disclosure: This is not a sponsored post. Disneyland provided me with passes for my family to Mickey’s Halloween Party and meal vouchers to help aid me with my post. Yes, that’s me with Chef Christina from Disneyland…. She taught me … Continue reading

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