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Spicy Somethin’ Pumpkin Chocolate Muffins

Last month, for kid’s cooking class, we tried and make Pumpkin muffins, after reading a really cute Halloween book called Somethin’ Pumpkin, by Scott Allen and illustrated by Jimmy Pickering. The book is a very funny romp on all the different uses pumpkins can have during the spooky month of … Continue reading

Dia de Muertos

Today, November 2nd, in Mexico we celebrate the day of the dead, or Dia de Muertos. It is a pre-Hispanic tradition that was adopted and transformed by the Catholic missionaries, so now the festivity has a lot of religious aspects to it. However, religious or not, it is a day … Continue reading

Endive, Grapefruit and Blue Cheese Salad

Right now I’m in Mexico, visiting my mom. Yesterday she had my grandma over to have lunch with her and all our siblings, and she made a salad we all love: Endive, Grapefruit and Blue Cheese salad with chopped walnuts and raspberry vinaigrette. I had totally forgotten about this salad, … Continue reading

Protein packed, diabetic friendly Chile con Carne

Here’s a recipe that’s been around in the family for a while with a little twist. It was also a great recipe for me during my time with the gestational diabetes, because it is packed with protein (meat), simple carbs (onion and tomato), complex carbs and fiber (beans). If you’re … Continue reading