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Watermelon Salsa

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Watermelon Salsa Have you heard this Texas joke? “Texas has four seasons: Almost Summer, Summer, Still Summer, and Christmas.”  Well that joke is 100% true. , fall is in full swing in every other state, but  get this… yesterday our temperature was highs in the 90’s. I’m half-heartedly complaining – As a proud Tejana I… 

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Mexican Chicken with Cashew-Chile Cream

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 Mexican Chicken with Cashew-Chile Cream My Mami makes a creamy sauce from peanuts that she serves over chicken. It was one of my grandfather’s favorite dishes and over the years it has become one of recipes I crave as when the temperatures drop.   Mami’s peanut chicken dish is made with a whole fryer chicken, is… 

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Pinto Bean Sausage Quesadillas

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 Pinto Bean Sausage Quesadillas Football season is officially back!  And every great football game needs great – football food! I enjoy having the entire familia over on Sundays, we lounge on the couches, kick up our feet and watch the game. I clear off the coffee table, throw on a tablecloth and set out platters of… 

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Granola Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Sweet Life Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Nature Valley™ through their partnership with POPSUGAR Select. While I was compensated to write a post about Nature Valley™ Protein Granola, all opinions are my own. Granola Chocolate Chip Cookies I was addicted, obsessed with Oat and Honey Nature Valley™ Granola bars during my junior year in… 

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Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Tacos

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Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Tacos In the mood for tacos? What about flavorful tacos that are easy to prep and can be made in the slow cooker?  I’m all about ease these days, with summer winding down and a new school year upon us I am ready for easy meals that pack a flavorful punch…. 

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Papaya-Coconut Granita

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Papaya – Coconut Granita My mami loves papayas, so you could count on them making an appearance every summer in my childhood home. In smoothies, fruit salads, paletas or sprinkled with chile she sliced-served them up all summer. Now I find myself with the same papaya passion, love’m! But not everyone in my home feels… 

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