[Video] Watch Tween Girl Create an Award-Winning Quick Healthy Breakfast for Kids

Parents searching for quick healthy breakfasts for their kids need look no further. Fourth-grader Madysun Christensen of Salt Lake City, UT, has the winning recipe in Sodexo’s 2016 Future Chefs: Healthy Breakfast Challenge. Madysun, with her Boil-in-a-Bag Omelet recipe, is the national winner of the annual contest, held by Sodexo, global Fortune 500 company that delivers […]

[Recipe] [Video] Tempura Avocado with Sweet Chili Sauce Dipping Sauce by Celebrity Chef, Chef Cheo

What do Janet Jackson, professional baseball player CC Sebathia and Marvel Studios have in common? They all have enjoyed healthy & flavorful individualized meals from celebrity personal chef, Jose Garabito “Chef Cheo.” A self-proclaimed Afro-Latino, Chef Cheo is in a mission to educate the Latinos on the consciousness of food because as his motto says, “when you […]

[En Español] [Receta] Napoleón de mousse de limón por la Chef Maria Katalina Velez

Esta rica y fácil receta de Napoleón de mousse de limón es el postre perfecto para una tarde calurosa o una reunión familiar. La Chef Maria Katalina Velez es reconocida como una de las mejores 100 chefs del mundo, así que esta receta de seguro te hará sentir como una verdadera chef…y tu familia te lo agradecerá. Porciones: 4 Tiempo […]

[En Español] [Receta] Churrasco de pollo con mofongo por la Chef Maria Katalina Velez

Esta es una rica receta de churrasco de pollo marinado en sabores tropicales, cocinado a la parrilla a perfección, servido con un glaseado de Maracuya en una cama de mofongo crujiente de yuca. Ingredientes (2 porciones) Pollo 4 Contramuslos (sin piel y sin hueso, corte mariposa) Marinado Cantidades iguales de los líquidos 8 onza jugo […]

[Receta] Pastelón cubano por la Chef Maria Katalina Velez de Mojito Cuban Cuisine

Receta por la Chef Maria Katalina Velez El pastelón cubano es una versión cubana de la tradicional lasanga con capas de queso mozarella, plátano maduro y opción de ropa vieja o pollo con sofrito. Ingredientes: queso mozarella rallado plátano maduro carne molida guisada pollo a la parrilla o cocinado desmechado vegetales mixtos sofrito Preparación: Sofríe el plátano […]

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 […]

[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 […]

RECIPE: Easy Egg Bake for Anytime Meal

I host a New Year’s Brunch every year for our oh-so-big family. Among the dishes I serve are a variety of egg bakes so I’ve tried many recipes over the years to continually change things up.  That experience actually has helped me create an everyday  ‘egg bake’ recipe that I use in two ways: as […]

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 […]