Summer Weekend Road Trip: Snacks Keep the Kids Happy

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UPDATED June 1st, 2018 Summer is almost here and for many families, this means at least one road trip, which involves packing and loading up the kids in the car for an adventure. Every good parent knows that the key to a successful road trip…

Kids' Nutrition: How to Maintain a Healthy Weight for Your Child

UPDATED November 16th, 2017 Okay, mamis, what do you think is the first lesson for keeping your children at a healthy weight so they don’t grow up suffering from obesity and diabetes? Hint: The answer may surprise you. The very first…

Three Kings Day Menu for a Special Day

UPDATED June 17th, 2017 Three Kings Day is celebrated in many Latin countries on January 6. And, as with any Latin celebration, food takes center stage. My Three Kings Day Menu has some of the dishes my abuelita would serve on this day, which…
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Heritage Recipes: Tangy & Sweet Pollo con Tomate

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Chicken, the other meat kids love! And so did I when I was little. Beef was too much work and it took too long to chew! So, my abuelita found another way for me to get my protein. She made this chicken with tomato dish which is tangy and sweet.…
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Cooking with Family: A Dad's Perspective & Tomato Bruschetta Recipe

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One of the best ways to teach children about food and healthy ways of eating is to cook together and spend time together in the kitchen even when children are young. In celebration of Father’s Day, technology CEO Juan Proaño shares some…
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Abuelita’s Recipes: Arroz al Horno (Baked Rice) Valenciano

UPDATED August 1st, 2016 Even better the next day: Arroz al Horno Valenciano with Cocido Madrileño leftovers. My abuelita is a native of Valencia, Spain and when she was a child, she and her family used to have Cocido Madrileño on Sundays.…
Getting Kids To Cook: Easy Steps To Raising A Lil’ Chef

Cooking with Kids: Easy Steps To Raising A Li'l Chef

The biggest influence on my cooking is my mother. From the early days of making peanut butter and banana sandwiches to learning how to slice plantains to using a pressure cooker and now managing a kitchen on my own, mi madre can take 100%…
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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…
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Cooking Crema: 4 Easy Ways To Make Yours

A favorite condiment around my dinner table is fresh Crema Mexicana. Or crema from Guatemala, Honduras, or El Salvador. Wherever you call home, this creamy saucecan be used on everything from fish tacos (my favorite) and enchiladas to guacamole…