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Back to School Dinner: Hatch Chile Verde with Chicken

I always have mixed feelings as summer draws to a close and the kids return to school. Summer, by far, is my favorite time of the year. My family and I savor the weather, the carefree moments and the summer menu. And of course, after a few months off of fun and sun, by the […]

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Asian Fusion Slow-Cooker Pulled Pork Tacos

The kids this week are enjoying their Spring Break. Of course, I use the term “enjoying” very loosely. It certainly isn’t as exciting as their last break back in February, where the hubby and I threw caution (and our wallets) into the wind and whisked the family to the Big Island of Hawaii. I warned […]

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Tips & Recipes for Dad about Mother’s Day

Yes, that’s me. I am in front of the hospital going in to deliver baby #3, my Princess. There’s no other way to say it: I wAS HUGE!! It’s only normal for me to think about my own babies as Mother’s Day is approaching. Honestly, I wasn’t sure I was going to be able to […]

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Tequila Lime Artichokes

I think I’m in love. Actually, I know I’m in love. Sssh!! Don’t tell my husband. It’s my new lens. I’m so in love with this new lens that it’s making simple food photography so much fun. After years of photography frustration, I’m finally happy with my pictures. And honestly, I’m not just in love […]

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The Easiest White Queso – Ever!

I love Superbowl parties. I mean, what other time is it okay to sit around the tv, holler and drink and eat junk food with your friends for hours? I know, it’s not the healthiest of activities, but it’s the Superbowl, people!!! Even if your team didn’t make it to the championship (our sad, pathetic […]

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Cooking With Salsa

Cooking With Salsa

I’m a big fan of shopping local and supporting small businesses. I am also all about brand loyalty. When I find something I really like, I will continue buying it again and again. When it comes to fresh fruit and vegetables, I like to shop in smaller markets, especially since they do their best to […]

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Quinoa Recipes: The Gluten-Free Pseudo Grain

Quinoa has taken over the food community by storm. The gluten-free crowd loves it because, surprise: it’s a seed & gluten-free. The paleo crew loves it because it’s an ancient “grain” and unprocessed. The low-carb enthusiasts love that this is fiber rich and high in protein. And vegetarians love quinoa because it’s a complete protein […]

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A Lesson Learned & Meat Loaf with Chorizo

A Lesson Learned & Meat Loaf with Chorizo

When your kids are young, they look up to their parents and see us as Wonder Woman and Superman. Or, at least, that’s how I translate their admiration for us! These short people with minds of mush turn to dear Mom and Dad to answer their million questions: “How does the car move?” “Will a […]

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Football Eats: Drumsticks with with Chipotle Glaze

Football Eats: Drumsticks with with Chipotle Glaze

My kids have amazing timing. They always seem to get sick at the worst possible time. Of course, I can’t think of a good time to get sick, in all honesty, but there is definitely a bad time to get sick: on Mother’s Day, Christmas Eve, your first birthday party, in the middle of a […]

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Munchies To Ring In The New Year

Munchies To Ring In The New Year

Well, we survived Christmas this year. I didn’t think we would, with all the house projects going on. Although we had the tree up and some decorations, it didn’t quite feel like Christmas. We had tons of rain in San Diego and hubby was busy fixing up my kitchen and never hung up any lights […]

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