Author Archives: Nicole

Grape Goat Cheese Pistachio Nibbles

I have a friend who is getting married in a couple of weeks and asked me to make a fancy appetizer for her bridal shower.  She said she wanted something super tasty, simple, in season, and then she threw in … Continue reading

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Maseca’s Berry Good Baked Donuts

Where there’s pink frosting, there’s gotta be donuts. I recently celebrated by son’s birthday in a big way with over 135 guests. There were lots of treats and it was a very boy driven day. I don’t think there was … Continue reading

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The Taste! Southern California’s Crown Jewel Of Food Fests Brought To You By The Los Angeles Times

I’ve lived my whole life here in Los Angeles, and it is a total privilege to be a native of this beautiful City of Angels.  I have learned to take my first steps here and take great pride in being … Continue reading

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Sweetpotato Churro Waffles

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Latina Bloggers Connect and California Sweetpotatoes. All opinions and recipe are my own. It’s a vivid memory that drives me to write this post. I had to be about 25 years old at the … Continue reading

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Blog Amigas Back To School Guide

There are some friends that you casually know, and then there are some friends that you trust with all your secrets, dreams and fears. I am lucky to have the latter with my 3 dearest friends Monique of Curves and … Continue reading

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Shredded Beef Tortas For Back To School – Video

My day starts at the crack of dawn these days, it seems my heart has it’s own race going on and it is pumping full of energy the second I open my eyes.  I’m ready to go with a million … Continue reading

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Salami Chopped Salad

“Chop, chop, chop”…  I’m singing the noise of the knife hitting the cutting board that I use for my chopped salad.  This repetitious chopping sounds like a symphony to my ears knowing a lovely salad will be stacked up high … Continue reading

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Quesadilla Lunchbox For Back To School

Set the alarm clock, it’s back to school time. Time to get all our ducks in a row and let the freedom of Summer go. I’ve been looking forward to my son going to his new school (he started Kindergarten) … Continue reading

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Spicy Habanero Blistered Tomato Dip #TabascoTasteMakers

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by the wonderful Tabasco family. It is my pleasure to be a Tabasco Tastemaker. The recipe and opinions are my own. Oh yeah, the summer is still lingering. Even though my mind is completely consumed with “back … Continue reading

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Sopes De Hongos: Mushroom Sopes #MasecaNosGusta

Every so often my body craves meat-free meals. I can’t necessarily say it’s because I’m a closet vegetarian or anything like that, I think I just enjoying eating meat-free sometimes. It usually happen after a few days of heavy carnivore … Continue reading

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