Recipes

[Recipe] Tweens Create Healthy Dishes at ‘Sabios del Sabor’ Event

As part of our partnership with the ‘Pork Te Inspira’ Campaign from the National Pork Board we joined the fun at the recent Fun & Fit as a Family event held at Miami’s Jungle Island where young chefs turned into ‘Little Pork Gurus’ to talk about healthy recipe options and food alternatives. The group of […]

Healthy Cooking with Kids at ‘Sabios del Sabor’ Event & Giveaway

Los Tweens & Teens is partnering with The National Pork Board on a compensated campaign. As always our opinions and views are our own. We’re excited that our Los Tweens & Teens platform has been selected as a blog ambassador for The National Pork Board. There’s no time like when you’re enjoying food to connect with […]

Tips for Healthier School Lunches

A sandwich, chips and a juice box were the staples of my school lunch.  I like to think that I turned out alright.  But I want better for my children. Research has proven that healthy and balanced school lunches help children concentrate better in the classroom and prevent obesity.   It also encourages a lifetime […]

Adding Milk and No-Bake Candy Corn, Chocolate, Oats Balls Recipe

This is part of a compensated campaign with Latina Mom Bloggers and MilkPEP.  However, all opinions expressed are my own. How much milk do you drink?  The #HerenciaLeche campaign got me thinking about the amount of milk I’m not currently drinking or motivating my kids to drink. My husband is a milk fanatic. My Abuelita […]

[Recipe] Better For You Parfait Pie

Growing up, our summers at home usually involved a fridge stacked with apple pies. After a hearty lunch or dinner we could always count on a slice for dessert and my mom would have two. Now that I’m older and a little more health-conscious I realized that this indulgence rich with sugar and sometimes shortening is […]

[Recipe] Sweet & Savory, Fin & Feather Pork Chop

  Disclosure: Los Tweens was provided with samples of Cookwell & Company products to try.  All opinions and recipes are our own.  Oh my, here it comes!  It’s back to school time.  No more lazy evenings where meals just come together on their own.  Back to school for me means back to dinner planning. Cooking […]

[Recipe] Chicken and Buckwheat Noodle

Earlier last week I discovered buckwheat noodles! As a self-proclaimed pasta addict, I was happy to find a pasta alternative that didn’t taste grainy or heavy. Also known as Soba noodles, buckwheat noodles are made entirely from buckwheat flour, making it gluten free. Rich with fiber and proteins this Chicken and Buckwheat Noodle Recipe keeps […]

Summer Party Ideas

Disclaimer: Party City provided us with items to put together this story, however all opinions are our own.  I personally LOVE summer!  I think it’s the best time of the year.  Vacations, trips to the beach, lazy mornings and longer evenings, what’s not to love? In my quest to celebrate summer and keep my children entertained, […]

[Recipe] Kale Green Smoothie

Over the summer, I usually have the opportunity to spend more time at home, making it easier to experiment with ingredients. Although I love concocting healthy recipes, one of the problems I  encounter the most is incorporating vegetables.  I constantly feel like I’m missing out on all of the vitamins and antioxidants they have to […]

[Recipe] Hearty Organic Turkey Chili

After a long work day, sometimes all we need is a little comfort food. When you’ve been craving a hearty meal all day,  it’s pretty hard to stay healthy. That’s why I developed this guilt-free Hearty Organic Turkey Chili Recipe! Great for parties or rainy days in with the family, you can serve this recipe as […]

[Recipe] Guava, Egg and Bacon Burger

Just in time for summer and world cup, I present the Guava, Egg and Bacon Burger Recipe! As I added bacon to the ground beef, I thought of brunch.  Brunch is my favorite meal.  On lazy weekends, we lounge around the house sipping on coffee and waiting until after 10 to make breakfast.  The kids […]

Rotisserie Chicken 3 Ways – Recipes

When there is a busy week ahead, I grab a rotisserie chicken at the supermarket.  It’s versatile, easy and everyone in my household eats it.  Plus, I can spread it out to feed my family for three days.  Here’s how I do it: Meal #1: Chicken, Roasted Potatoes and Vegetables This is the easiest of […]

Los Tweens & Teens Product REVIEW: Boom Chicka A Pop Popcorn

Healthy Snacking does Taste Good One of my favorite snacks on the planet is (drumroll please…) POPCORN! I like popcorn in just about any form- salty, sweet, cheesy and funky- you name it, I’ve probably tried it. I actually like fresh popcorn best so I have a small popper at home and that’s really my […]

Making the Resolution to Snack Better

As we plan out our personal new year resolutions let’s not forget to also make parenting ones.  If losing weight is on your new year resolution, I challenge you to change it.  Instead of focusing on losing weight, focus on making the entire family healthier.  Changes made as a family are more likely to be […]