Dia de Los Muertos

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Dia de Los Muertos On Dia de Los Muertos it is believed that the spirits of our dead come back from the afterlife to visit family and friends.  It is thought that a slight breeze, a beautiful butterfly or even a hummingbird can carry their spirit. Families and friends gather to celebrate the return of their… 

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My Week in Pictures

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  Happy Halloween!! I hope you have a wonderfully sweet day!!  Here’s a little glimpse of what I have been up to this week, enjoy! Pumpkin Pasta for dinner, loved it!! We try to have a family dinner/ movie night every Tuesday.  My girls love them!! Surprise Birthday dinner for my little sister, she loved… 

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Atole de Avena

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 Atole de Avena   Growing up when the days became shorter and the mornings were chilly my mother would make us Avena before we headed out for school.   Milky oatmeal laced with cinnamon and piloncillo served in a coffee mug was the perfect method to soothe us before a long day in class.   I always… 

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Easy Mexican Hot Chocolate

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  Easy Mexican Hot Chocolate   We are slowly putting together our altar this year for Dia de Los Muertos.  This day is dedicated to reflecting on the lives of loved ones we have lost.  We celebrate their lives and rejoice in their memories.  This year our altar will be filled with sugar skulls, marigolds,… 

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Cheesy Beef Tamale Pie with Tillamook

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I’m heading to Chicago today, but wanted to share with you my Cheesy Beef Tamale Pie featured over at Tillamook today!!  A hearty tamale pie topped with cheesy masa crust that is sure to please your dinner guests! I am excited to be part of this amazing event featuring Texas Food bloggers who were asked to create an amazing party dish and share a few tips for… 

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My Week in Pictures

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  Sharing a few pictures of what I have been up to~   I was up early prepping from y daughter’s bday party. Fresh salsa Her bday feast. Jicama salad with fresh plum dressing, tostadas con pollo verde and charro beans I’m a contributor at Latina Kitchen! Latina Magazine’s online food website. My infused tortillas… 

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