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Chicken Strawberry Salad Wrap

Only a few days left and my kiddos go back to school. Seriously, where did the summer go? My daughter will be entering middle school and my li’l guy...

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Café de Olla + Video + Le Creuset Giveaway

*This giveaway is no longer accepting entries – scroll down to the bottom to see who won!* The kiddos are dressed, breakfast has been served, lunches have been packed,...

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How to Dice a Mango + Video

Did you know that mangos are the most popular fruit in the world? And did you know that the mango is a symbol of love in India, and a...

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Quesadillas de Flor de Calabaza (Squash Blossom Quesadillas) + Video

We have a small garden in our backyard and have zucchinis growing like crazy with beautiful squash blossoms decorating the garden. Every summer I look forward to not only...

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Portobello Mushrooms Stuffed with Picadillo

Picadillo is a dish we grew up eating weekly. We ate a lot of ground beef – I think it was because it was affordable and could go a...

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La Paloma on National Tequila Day

Yes, it’s true — July 24th is National Tequila Day. Now let’s all celebrate like Pee-Wee Herman and sing Tequila as we find an excuse to drink and cook with tequila...

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Paletas (Popsicles/Ice Pops)

It’s been three years since I started this blog. Seriously, where did the time go? I could have never predicted that my love of Mexican food would lead me...

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Huaraches on the Grill + Bake & Serve Stone Giveaway

*This giveaway is no longer accepting entries – scroll down to the bottom to see who won!* I have to admit that I have not wanted to turn on...

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Vangie’s Famous Macaroni Salad

When I was a kid I remember these huge family cookouts for the Fourth of July. We either celebrated at a park or one of my aunts would host...

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Elote (Grilled Corn on the Cob with Cilantro Butter)

When I think of the Fourth of July side dishes, I think of corn on the cob. Nothing says summer like corn on the cob — it’s an all-American...