The Lowcountry is beautiful, with it's moss covered trees, twinkling lights, rocking chairs in every porch, and southern architecture.
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The Lowcountry

We have arrived in Bluffton, SC (also known as the Lowcountry). It is beautiful here, in a swampy-I'm getting eaten alive by mosquitoes- kind of way. No really, it is beautiful, yet so different from Cali. I have to say It's kind of strange…
This recipe for mango chile paletas or paletas de mango con chile, combines mango, lime juice and chile powder for a sweet and spicy treat.
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Mango Chile Paletas

After packing all our belongings in less than two weeks we drove across the country and finally reached South Carolina. Well, I didn't, my husband did! I'm spending some time at my parents' house in Mexico, where the munchkin and I are being…
This recipe for Carlota de Limon is a no-bake key lime icebox cake made with Maria cookies. It's the perfect combination of sour and sweet.

Carlota de Limon

Carlota de Limon is a key lime icebox cake made with Maria cookies, condensed milk, and lime juice. It is the perfect combination of sour and sweet. Think key lime pie meets cheesecake. It as an easy Mexican dessert that will surely impress. We're…
This vegan recipe for roasted beet orange and quinoa salad is full of protein, flavor, and texture. It´s dressed in a balsamic vinaigrette.
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Roasted Beet Orange and Quinoa Salad

A reader asked me for a recipe for roasted beet orange and quinoa salad months ago, and finally here it is. Better late than never! Lately, it seems that every time I try to set time aside to work on the blog I fail miserably at actually working…
This recipe for creamy vegan chipotle sauce is the perfect combination of spicy chipotle, almonds, and a hint of lemon.
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Creamy Vegan Chipotle Sauce

I've been trying to find a way to make a delicious plant-based baked potato, one that has the creaminess of one slathered in butter and sour cream, or stuffed with broccoli and that fake yellow nacho cheese. Remember when Wendy's used to sell…
moroccan vegetable tagine
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Moroccan Vegetable Tagine

FoodArts is my guilty pleasure. I check the mail so often, surely the mail man thinks I'm stalking him! FoodArts is an industry magazine that has news, recipes, and the latest innovations in food and equipment happening now. Ok so maybe it's…
Mexican Confetti eggs are an Easter tradition, in Mexico of course. They are also known as cascarones. It is a fun tradition the kids love.
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Mexican Confetti Eggs

Mexican Confetti eggs are an Easter tradition, in Mexico of course. They are also known as cascarones. It is a fun tradition that consists of smashing confetti filled egg shells on each others heads and letting the confetti wash over you. I…
This roasted romanesco with tarragon, olive and lemon is a healthy side dish to any meal. It is nutty and sweet, similar to cauliflower.
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Roasted Romanesco Tarragon and Olives

This roasted romanesco with tarragon, olive and lemon is a healthy side dish to any meal.  Romanesco is the ultimate confused vegetable. Is it broccoli or is it cauliflower? It is known as romanesco cauliflower, broccoli romanesco,  or…