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Mexican Candy Map: Fruta Cristalizada And Other Favorites!

Mexican Candy Map: Fruta Cristalizada And Other Favorites!

This Mexican Candy Map is a guide to candied fruit. Mexican Candy 101

There are few things that make me giddy, Mexican Candy being one of them. I believe what sends me into the giggles is the sugar rush anticipation and the explosion of flavors I’m about to experience. (more…)

Peanut Butter Raspberry Banana Brioche French Toast

Peanut Butter Raspberry Banana Brioche French Toast

Peanut Butter Raspberry Banana Brioche French Toast

Peanut Butter Raspberry Banana Brioche French Toast could be the perfect gift for Mom this Mother's Day!

It’s been a little while since the last time I was in Paris, France. I am remembering the fantastic brioche french toast I forked into my mouth in the city of lights. I think of how perfect the hotel paired my fluffy french toast with a tart raspberry jam and powdered sugar on top. As I ate I wished I could add a smear of peanut butter and fresh fruit to the equation. (more…)

Hummus Avocado Tostada For A Quick Meal

Hummus Avocado Tostada For A Quick Meal

Hummus Avocado Tostada
Hummus Avocado Tostada is a quick meal to get on the table when you don't have time to cook.

It’s been a long couple of days:  My son joined a baseball team so I’ve been back and forth to the park getting him situated. He also plays drums, and yours truly has to drive him to practice.  One of my dearest girlfriends also had a (more…)

California Strawberry Churros #GetSnacking

California Strawberry Churros #GetSnacking

Disclosure: This post is #sponsored by Society Culinaria on behalf of CA Strawberries. All opinions and recipes are 100% my own. California Strawberry ChurrCalifornia Strawberry Churros wrapped in a newspaper cone

I’m a mom. A mom that tries to satisfy everyone in my family. If you follow me on social media or here on my blog you know my son is a strawberry fanatic. He is extremely picky with the quality of strawberries and will not allow them to pass his lips if they are not red to the stem or even slightly bruised. With this type of inspection going on we have bought strawberries grown around the planet in search of what is ideal to his tastes. He has finally nailed down that he prefers strawberries grown here in his homestate of California. (more…)

Volcano Basil Asparagus Spaghetti

Volcano Basil Asparagus Spaghetti

Basil Asparagus Spaghetti
This pesto spaghetti is shaped like a volcano and so divine on the palate.

This past summer my family and I traveled all throughout Italy. It had been a destination on my bucket list for many moons, not only for the historical sites but for the delicious food. Italian cuisine sits high amongst my favorites and I couldn’t wait to dig into a plate of authentic pasta. I learned from my Italian excursion that the most simple sauce is always best. (more…)

Strawberry Pistachio Flan

Strawberry Pistachio Flan

Strawberry Pistachio Flan is the ideal dessert for Mother's Day

Strawberry Pistachio Flan is the kind of dessert you would serve to a Queen in Spring! Which translates to what I will be making for my Momma this Mother’s Day! This flan has the capability of making anyone feel special. It’s that flantastic, and we should all treat our Moms good. (more…)

Cucumber Mint Lemonade a.k.a Limonada De Pepino y Yerba Buena

Cucumber Mint Lemonade a.k.a Limonada De Pepino y Yerba Buena

Cucumber Mint Lemonade can also be called Limonada De Pepino y Yerba Buena.

Cucumber Mint Lemonade can also be called ‘Limonada De Pepino y Yerba Buena.’ Just saying it makes my mouth crave this refreshing lemonade… Especially on a hot day like the one we are experiencing here in Los Angeles right now.  (more…)