Are Your Older Kids Getting Enough Protein? Tips & Giveaway

This is part of a sponsored collaboration with MilkPEP and DiMe Media. Please see this site’s Terms of Use for details.   As kids get older sometimes it’s hard to find good protein sources they can enjoy quickly while running between school, activities and friends. During the holidays it can get even harder as so many […]

[PHOTOS] How to Help Your Kids Get Social with a Back-to-School Party

Party City supports Los Tweens & Teens with party supplies but as always, our views are our own.   Let’s face it, middle school is not an easy place and the first month back to school can be isolating for many older kids. Even kids returning to the third grade and higher can have anxiety […]

[VIDEO] [REVIEW] Honey Bunches of Oats Breakfast Biscuits

Product Review: Honey Bunches of Oats Breakfast Bars were provided for our team to experience.  One the daily questions you will hear from growing and older kids is ‘what is there to eat??’ It’s a constant activity to find snacks and meals that are healthier while actually keeping their developing stomachs satisfied! During the summer […]

[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 […]

Seeing EPCOT Food & Wine Festival with Transitions

This is part of a sponsored campaign with Latina Mom Bloggers and Transitions Optical. I was provided complimentary entrance to EPCOT to create my content. However, all opinions expressed are my own. The EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival had a special culinary wine pairing and food demonstration with Food Network Star Chef Robert Irvine […]

[Review] Lunching Awesome with Applegate’s New HALF TIME

Try explaining to a 7 year old why he can’t have a pre-packaged lunch. Somewhere along the way, “It’s full with dye, hormones and preservatives that are very bad for you,” goes right over their heads to translate into, “My mother is a mean person.” If that’s what it takes to make sure that my […]

[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] 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] 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 […]

Halloween Food Fun with Tweens

Here’s some tween-involved Halloween fun! Cristy Clavijo-KishCristy is the founder and publisher of Los Tweens & Teens, as well as the co-CEO & partner of DiMe Media, based in Miami. Born to Cuban parents, she’s a ‘Jersey Girl’ who is the proud mom of twin teens and wife to her college sweetheart, a “gringo” with […]