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Favorite Recipes to Celebrate Mexico’s Independence

The Mexican Independence Day celebration is a great excuse to get together with family and friends and enjoy a delicious meal. Get inspired to prepare one of these delicious Mexican recipes!



11 Ways to Eat Your Greens

When prepared with other green goodies like grapes, leeks and watercress, and balanced with sweet ingredients like orange, pomegranate and papaya, green takes on a whole other level of appetizing.

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Tostones Filled with Mexican Shrimp Ceviche

I met artist Sam Kirk during the filming of some videos for Qué Rica Vida. I loved the experience because she’s a talented young woman who expresses her creativity through various mediums, using anything within her reach to let her


10 Fresh Smoothie Ideas

They’re portable, versatile and good any time of the day. You can combine your favorite flavors and even sneak in some of the fruits and veggies that take more of an effort to incorporate in our daily menus.


Weekly Menu: Savory Slow Cooker Recipes

If organizing a weekly menu makes our weeknights easier, then preparing a hot meal in a slow cooker makes mealtime downright convenient and almost effortless.


10 Breakfast Treats to Enjoy for Dinner

Breakfast is such an important part of fueling up for the day, and I’m a huge fan of all foods traditionally deemed “breakfast fare.” My dad still spoils my family with his elaborate spreads, complete with bacon, sausage or ham, fried


Lovin’ From the Oven: 10 Oven-Baked Dishes

The beginning of the year is usually incredibly busy for many of us so it’s important to have a decent amount of recipes at hand that will keep your time in the kitchen to a minimum.


Weekly Menu: 5 Satisfying and Easy Gluten-Free Dinners

Gluten and gluten-free are two words that are on the food radar; especially as we start out a new year with new resolutions that influence our menu planning and time in the kitchen.


Light and Delicious: 10 Tempting Salads

I love the very beginning of a new year! It’s filled with tons of possibility and the hope that everything can only get better from here on out.


Light Meals for the New Year

Let’s face it: eating well takes some planning, and sometimes that’s the biggest obstacle in taking good care of ourselves as we choose which foods will fuel us.


12 Goodies for 3 King’s Day

To honor the journey made by the three wise men to the city of Bethlehem to honor baby Jesus more than 2,000 years ago, children leave bowls of water and cups of grass out next to their shoes.

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Celebra Lo Rico: Join Morena Cuadra for a Cup of Coffee with Sam Kirk

Many of you already know Morena Cuadra, a specialist in Peruvian cuisine who shares her favorite recipes with you on …

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