#MeatlessMonday: Sakura’s Bean and Corn Salad.

February 6, 2012
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My cousin Sakura is famous for this salad.  The other day my mom and sister called her almost at the same time to ask for this recipe, and when she served at her house last Saturday I knew I had to share it here on my blog. I started writing this post on Saturday night […]

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#baketogether: Caramelized onion olive oil bread.

January 31, 2012
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This idea for #baketogether hit me yesterday afternoon. With less than 48 hours to bake and post I thought I was going to miss it but as I told Abby a week ago, I wanted to join her in the first #baketogether challenge of the year. So glad I did. It was perfect since my […]

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Berry Lime Olive Oil Pound Cake Muffins [gluten-free]

January 30, 2012
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  I wanted to healthify and veganize this week’s #MuffinMonday recipe. I really did.

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Tangerine Cointreau Cake.

January 25, 2012
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Last Saturday I went to see the sakura [cherry blossoms] with my cousins. Sakuras only grow in Constanza and the trees are taken care of by the japanese community. We  went from Constanza to Jarabacoa  and brought home organic yuca, tangerines, sour oranges, chayotes, avocados and lots of watercress [check out this amazing watercress field!]

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Recipe Redux: Strawberry Kiwi Spinach Lime Hemp Smoothie!

January 21, 2012
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  So happy to be participating in the first #RecipeRedux of the year Happy New Year and welcome to January’s Theme: ʺFresh Startsʺ – This month is full of resolve for new beginnings and there’s no better way to start the day than a healthy breakfast makeover. We’re starting the New Year with a new […]

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Muffin Monday: Blueberry Muffins!

January 16, 2012
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So glad I could join #MuffinMonday bakers this week. Much love to Anuradha who makes this possible and takes care of the roundups week after week, check out her awesome baked goods on her blog BakerStreet

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Banana mini bundt cakes

January 13, 2012
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December was bundt baking month. I got a new bundt pan from Music Man [along with this pink beauty and other rad kitchen stuff] and for Christmas I got myself two more: medium and mini. The other day I saw a bunch of bananas with black spots on my counter and I knew it was the perfect […]

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Roasted chickpeas.

January 10, 2012
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Hello dear friends! It’s already the 10th day of the year, time flies I am back with a recipe for a very easy, delicious and healthy snack.  There are certain days a month when I crave salty crunchy food. Anxiety takes over and apple slices just don’t help at all… I make a batch of […]

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Sugar, spice and everything nice!

December 11, 2011
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I made these cookies the next day Donna posted them on her blog. Some people I know don’t like gingerbread because of the molasses so this seemed like a great recipe to try. Even my little cousin who only likes my vanilla cookies tried them and said they were good. Picky eater approved :) 

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Muffin Monday: Chocolate Nutella Brownie Muffins!

December 5, 2011
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These muffins are so rich and decadent I would recommend for dessert instead of breakfast. Recipe calls for chopped pistachios which I substituted for chopped hazelnuts, I beautified them with some dulce de leche and a strawberry on top. As usual my sister was the taste tester along with the people who work at the […]

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