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DIY: Painted Salt Dough Christmas Ornaments

DIY: Painted Salt Dough Christmas Ornaments

One of my favorite things to do as a kid was making salt dough ornaments. It was our first Christmas in San Diego and I was in kindergarten. I remember my teacher helping me roll out the dough, putting just…

Make this: Horchata de Melon

Make this: Horchata de Melon

Did you know you can use cantaloupe seeds to make the most deliciously creamy drink called Horchata de Melon? I didn’t! It’s so easy and refreshing to make, it’s the perfect summer drink.

Made with love: Mexican Rice

Made with love: Mexican Rice

Make your own Mexican rice with this easy recipe. My mama says the secret to delicious rice is in the mano: the love in the hands that prepared the food.

Street Style Carne Asada Salad Bowl

Street Style Carne Asada Salad Bowl

Make this delicious, filling street style carne asada salad bowl for lunch using a piece of baked flatbread as your salad “bowl”. You can totally ditch the fried tortilla — I love this idea. It’s so good!

Summer grilling: Tortas de Carne Ranchera

Summer grilling: Tortas de Carne Ranchera

Tortas made with grilled carne ranchera, homemade frijoles, avocado and salsa molcajete in the summer…now you are speaking my love language.

Yum: Layered yogurt cereal bowls

Yum: Layered yogurt cereal bowls

If you can’t deal early in the morning (like me) but you still have to make breakfast, why not makes these yummy concoctions filled with yogurt, cereal, fruit, oats and hemp seeds? They are super easy to make and your family will be happy.

Coconut milk + herbal tea

Coconut milk + herbal tea

Drink your herbal tea with coconut milk because it doesn’t contain any sugar and dairy so it’s Whole30, Paleo approved and delicious. I love herbal tea so it wasn’t too hard to give up coffee when I started my first…

Mmmm, juice: Make your own sweet & tangy beet juice

Mmmm, juice: Make your own sweet & tangy beet juice

Green juice always gets all the attention. Try this equally delicious and healthy pressed juice with beets, carrots, apples, lemon and ginger. I’ve had a fifteen-year love affair with juicing. I know it seems like juicing is the “in” thing…

A day in L.A: Celebrating Dia de los Muertos with Nestlé Abuelita

A day in L.A: Celebrating Dia de los Muertos with Nestlé Abuelita

I recently had the pleasure of visiting the HQ for NESTLÉ® Abuelita™ chocolate and NESCAFÉ® Café de Olla here in Southern California. I had such a wonderful time last year that I couldn’t wait to return and experience Dia de…

How to make your own “Skinny” Raspberry Italian Soda

How to make your own “Skinny” Raspberry Italian Soda

Like pretty much every kid from the 80’s, I grew up with an unnatural obsession with soda. Coca-cola.Pepsi.Cherry Pepsi (fave).Diet Coke.Cactus Cooler.7-Up.Root beer. You name it, I’d like to crack open a can and guzzle it down. Yesssssssss. Funny thing…