One of my most favorite memories as a child is when we begged our mom to feed us real food. Being Mexican, you tend to eat a lot of beans, rice and tortillas. I’m not sure how it happened but we complained how we never got to eat real food. When she asked what we … More Another food post 😜
At the beginning of the year, I had decided that I was going to set a new “goal” (but let’s not call it that) to be more organised, and simplify things. Part of my new routine would include continuing to improve my meal planning. I’ve been planning out my dinners for 2-3 years now and … More Menu planning made simple
I love Strawberries. If I HAD to pick a favorite fruit, they’d definitely be in the top 5 list. One thing that I noticed very quickly when I first moved here is that strawberries weren’t readily available in the supermarkets like back home. It’s not unusual to walk into your local grocery store and see … More Easy Strawberry Cake
Growing up we always ate a variety of foods… or at least I thought we did. We ate mostly Mexican but we also had our fair share of American comfort foods. Meatloaf, Roast.. things like that. We’d eat fish but usually was fried.. you know.. because TEXAS! As we got older we’d eat less at … More How to totally freak out your parents
Yes! It’s that time of year again when it is perfectly acceptable to profess your love for the chocolate hazelnuttly goodness that is NUTELLA!! Let me be honest, everyday is World Nutella Day in our house and we don’t need an excuse to enjoy it. However when I first heard of this “holiday” I was … More World Nutella Day 2016
If you’ve been following my Instagram, you’ll know that lately I’ve been posting with the hashtag #italychallenge. I’ve been participating in this challenge which is sponsored by Italy Project 365. A challenge to get us expats and lovers of Italy out of our comforts zones, explore and reconnect the love affair we once had with … More Behind the Gram: The Apericena
If you can’t tell, I love to cook and bake. It’s my thing or at least it was. I considered myself a good cook, everyone told me I was so I believed them. Sweets were my specialty. Cheesecakes, cupcakes & cookies. I used to make them to celebrate my co-workers birthdays. Once we arrived here, … More How to impress the Italians.
I’m trying really hard to get Miss E and Baby C to eat their veggies. Just like most babies, they ate really well until they realized they could say NO. All of my girls were really good eaters until about 14-18 months. That’s whey they all started to refuse most of the veggies. I make … More Behind the Gram: Fried pizza & veggies