Entries by Bren Herrera

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Diet Check With Squash & Egg Salad Recipe

The New Year is upon on us and we’re all in a frenzy to lose the weight we’ve packed on since Thanksgiving. I know I am. Those buñuelos, flans, fruitcakes and turrones didn’t seem too bad when they’re melting in our mouths. But, in a short amount of time, they’ve settled into our waistline! Now that […]

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Latino Holiday Drinks

One of the tricky aspects to hosting a party where children are present is eliminating the whole “doubling-up” effort. That means serving food and drinks that both appeal to the adults (you know, the libations) but also satisfy the kids. Here are some Latino holiday drinks that will satisfy all! SOME HOLIDAY SWEET NOTES Though […]

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Hosting: Easy Childrens’ Party Food

Very soon most of the kids around the States will be on winter vacation. This means day-in-and-day-out of entertaining them (and maybe some of their friends as well.) Since they’ll be out of school, hosting a themed kids’ party where they assume the “Little Chef” role could be a highlight of their time off. Let […]

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Salads al Fresco: Fresh Black Bean Salad

I thought fall was my favorite season until I started seeing metaphors in changing colors, falling leaves, and the need for layering clothes. Just this year, my mind went through a shift in tangible attractions. Flowers, flirty ensembles, chilled foods, and refreshing drinks are more appealing than ever before. We’re in the thick of spring […]