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Growing up, my family ate corned beef, cabbage, and homemade french fries every St. Paddy’s Day to honor my mother’s Irish heritage. I’ll be honest – it wasn’t my favorite meal as a kid and I was grateful I only had to eat it once a year. It wasn’t until I was pregnant with my […]

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Fresh ears of corn are one of my (many) favorite farmers’ market finds during the summer and fall months. Another one of my favorite things during this time of the year is to attend picnics and outdoor concerts.  This recipe was inspired by a Whole Foods’ salad* I would bring to summer picnics, outdoor concerts […]

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This salad is a healthy side dish to bring to any gathering but can also be made into an entrée when adding grilled chicken, cooked chickpeas, or seasoned tofu (try drizzling your protein of choice with balsamic reduction, too!*). I personally look forward to eating this salad alongside a picnic dinner while attending outdoor concerts […]

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Growing up as a Mexican-American girl in the 90s, one of my fondest memories is eating guacamole and none of my peers (or even my parents’ friends!) knowing what it was. In fact, I recall numerous times when friends would come over for dinner and my dad would make his famous wet burritos or homemade […]

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Pico de gallo is a staple at our house. It is basically a fresh and chunky salsa that is often used as a side dish or as a topping in Mexican cuisine. In my house, we put pico on soups, burritos, tacos, homemade queso, and more, as well as eat it alongside chips and guacamole. […]

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My family eats a lot of tacos! Whether it’s shredded chicken, barbacoa, ground beef, or carnitas, one thing’s for sure – tacos are a family favorite! I go all out with the toppings, too, making homemade pico de gallo, grating blocks of sharp cheddar or cojita, pickling jalapenos and onions, smashing avocados for homemade guac, […]

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