Dark Chocolate Cherry Cookies

I love Holiday baking. I love holiday baking with my children. Spending the day in the kitchen baking with my children is one of the best perks of being a mommy and a wonderful way to involve them in the kitchen. When teaching my children to cook I always begin with baking, it’s safer since… 

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Tostada Hummus Bites

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Sabra Dipping Co, LLC. for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. The holiday season is in full swing, bring on those holiday parties!  I’ve stocked my fridge with plenty of champagne, my freezer is brimming with pre-made cookie dough ready to be popped into… 

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Honey-Lime Chicken Bites with Mango-Jicama Slaw

Honey-Lime Chicken Bites with Mango-Jicama Slaw One of my most requested meals has got to be one of my easiest, thank goodness.  Because some evenings this mami does not want to be standing over a hot, sticky stove after a long day.  A quick meal, a one platter side dish and the familia leaves the… 

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Baked Chile Rellenos

Baked Chile Rellenos My entire familia love chile rellenos, we grew up on them.  Mami made them at least once a month and during the holiday season they made a weekly appearance for family and friends who stopped by for a visit. Filled with ground beef, pork or turkey she would carefully stuff them and… 

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Hearty Garbanzo Soup #EverydayMavenBaby

   Hearty Garbanzo Soup I personally like to beef up my dishes with beans, lentils, quinoa, barley and my old reliable garbanzo beans.  I keep my pantry stocked with garbanzo beans to add to my salads, soups, purees and to stuff my chiles with.  This hearty soup features garbanzo beans as the main protein, but… 

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Cranberry-Pecan Coffee Cake {Giveaway}

Cranberry-Pecan Coffee Cake I can see why coffeecake is so popular, they are delicious.  I am late bloomer to the affections of coffee cake.  The attraction for coffee cake came after I was married.  Growing up pan dulce served with breakfast was a treat or enjoyed mid-afternoon with a glass of milk.  It wasn’t until… 

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Green Chile Turkey Enchiladas

Green Chile Turkey Enchiladas Today we are transforming those tasty leftovers into a meal everyone will love, enchiladas!  Shredded turkey is combined with green chiles and green enchilada sauce, topped with cheese and baked until bubbly. Have a few leftover cranberries; well top those creamy enchiladas with a quick cranberry relish for a fresh zing…. 

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Sparkling Cranberry Tea Cocktails

Sparkling Cranberry Tea Cocktails Whoa baby!  My belly is full, my heart is happy and am I ever ready to relax.  I had an amazing Thanksgiving with my family. We ate, laughed, played board games and vegged out on the couch watching movies.  Overall a total success, but hey when your loved ones are near… 

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