Vegetable Stew Celebrating Holy Week with #VivaLaMorena #ad #cbias

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Vegetable Stew #VivaLaMorena #cbias

Using La Morena Products to created my recipes for this holy week is bean really a delicious and perfect idea.
I’m very lucky to have a great variety of stores where I can find this quality products like Northgate Gonzalez, this latino specialty store is where you can find all kinds of different La Morena products.

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The authentic flavor and great variety of the products is whats makes me keep using them in all my recipes. And you know the this is the time for Lent, so all the recipes we make are meat free, only fish and veggies are allow, we take this time of reflection very serious.I recently bought a variety of jalapeños, chipotle, chipotle sauce, in these days of Easter or cuaresma adding original and different flavors is what makes my meals even more delicious. This vegetable stew is a Sunday lunch in my house for Semana Santa, we love to make this heathy, pack in flavor meals, in my house is a most after church and once in a while I change it up a little by adding peaces of fish.

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VEGETABLE STEW

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 15 onz can of chickpeas, drain and rinse.
  • 1/2 cup mince onion
  • 1/2 cup mince red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 3 medium carrots cut in rounds
  • 1/4 cup La Morena Chipotle Sauce
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon tomato paste
  • salt and pepper to taste.
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 tomato chopped
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped

DIRECTIONS

  1. In a heavy bottom pan heat to medium heat, add oil, onions,tomato and bell pepper, cook for 3 minutes, add the rest of the ingredients including the chipotle sauce, ketchup, water, and tomato paste, low the heat cover and cook for 10 minutes.
  2. Once ready add salt and pepper to taste, cilantro and let it cook for 3 more minutes, in the meantime toast some bread, I personally love bolillo bread, you can find this bread in latino specialty stores, but you can use any one of your preference.
  3. Also if you like a lot of spice in your food, you can perfectly use the entire can of chipotle sauce.

This recipe makes 3 servings.

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Level of the recipe: Easy

Mini Strawberry Galette #SundaySupper

Mini Strawberry Galette

And we are getting ready for the Oscars; today we want to share with all of you a little bit of elegant, diferente and delicious recipes so you can make a fabulous red carpet meal, and of course enjoy the finest represent to Hollywood.
I made for you a favorite, Strawberry Galette in a mini form, yes this is the most easy, delicious and elegant dessert you can serve tonight, it have fresh fruit and some of the most incredibles combinations ever sweet and tart, yes tart, because the addition of lime zest give this dessert a freshness the is completely necessary cut some of the sweetness.
Serve with a side of whipped cream and I smuggle some blueberries just because is my daughter favorite fruit, is the best late night dessert, light, fresh and delicious.
I hope you love ti and enjoy this and all the recipes we have for you today.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 package Storebought Pie Crust (2 Rounds Of Dough)
  • 3 cups of strawberries, cut in pieces
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • Zest of 1 lime
  • You can also add blueberries or raspberries

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. In a bowl mix strawberries, cornstarch, sugar and lime zest, set aside.
  3. Unroll the dough and cut rounds of pastry with a 5-inch bowl or cookie cutter, I used a tart mold so the galette don’t falls apart, this help to keep the fruit inside de dough.
  4. You can easily get about 10 disk of dough total.
  5. Ok, know place about 2 tablespoons of the fruit in the middle and you can fold the edges or just leave free form in the mold.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes.
  7. Serve with a side of whipped cream.
  8. This recipe makes 10 mini Galettes.
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Level of the recipe: Easy

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Chocolate and Almonds Bundt Cake #BundtBakers

Chocolate and Almond Bundt Cake

What a delicious and perfect ingredient we have this month here at the #BundtBakers group, definitely chocolate is the most amazing and versatile ingredient to cook, from cakes, brownies, bundt, cupcakes, cookies, anyway the list is to long to name it all.
And what I love the most about chocolate is the you can make it super sweet, dense, spice and why not a little sinful is you ask me.
And this month I make the most perfect bundt cake ever, it is a combination of brownie, lava cake, and cake all in one.
It have bits of almonds for some crunchiness and the not so secret ingredient, coffee, yes it is an all in one bundt the am sure you are going to love it.
Not super sweet, but perfect to share with the children, all the you love in chocolate is here in this bundt cake, soft, chewy, crunchy and decadent.
Enjoy.

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 sticks room temperature butter
  • 1 cup super fine sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup morning coffee
  • 1 cup half and half
  • 3 cups AP Flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • pinch salt
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 1/2 cup powder milk
  • 1 1/2 cup toasted, chopped almonds

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F, spray a bundt pan with non stick spray and set aside.
    In the bowl of a stand mixer cream sugar and butter for 5 minutes, the add the eggs one by one, vanilla extract and mix for 3 more minutes.
  2. In a bowl sift flour, cocoa, powder milk, baking soda, and salt.
  3. Add the dry ingredients in 3 additions alternating with the coffee and the half and half, then add te almonds by hand and combine well.
  4. Pour the batter in the pan and bake for 1 hour to 1 hour 10 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  5. Let it cool in the pan for 10 minutes then place the cake to a cooling rack and let it cool completely.
  6. This recipe makes 1 bundt cake.
Preparation time: 25 minutes
Cooking time: 1 hour to 1 hour 10 minutes
Level of the recipe: Easy
BundtBakers

#BundtBakers is a group of Bundt loving bakers who get together once a month to bake Bundts with a common ingredient or theme.  Follow our Pinterest board right here. Links are also updated each month on the BundtBakers home page.

We take turns hosting each month and choosing the theme/ingredient.

If you are a food blogger and would like to join us, just send Stacy an email with your blog URL to foodlustpeoplelove@gmail.com.

Here are February’s Chocolate themed Bundt Bakers:

Nutella Baileys Cookies #CreativeCookieExchange

Nutella Baileys Cookies

I’m so happy to be back and share one more recipes with you in this amazing group of talented bakers.
This month we have for you a delicious and different way to eat your cookies, yes we are adding some booze and making this a very unique and really delicious guilty pleasure; because with all the boom right know with 50 Shades of Gray, you never know when a cookie with a kick is needed.
And I put together 2 of my favorite ingredients, Nutella and Baileys, those are the perfect combination to make it all good specially on a busy Tuesday.
This are super easy to make and better make a lot because they are addictive, and you know me cero complications, simple and easy ingredients and ad the end a delicious recipe to share with your friends.
Enjoy.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup Nutella
  • 3 tablespoons Baileys
  • 1 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 stick of butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 cup sugar

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
    In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream sugar and butter for 5 minutes, add nutella, vanilla extract, baileys, and beat for 3 minutes, then add flour mix with salt and baking powder, mix until it forms a ball.
  2. In a cookie sheet, place tablespoons of the dough, form a ball with it, and bake for 8 to 12 minutes.

This recipe makes 24 cookies.

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 8-12 minutes
Level of the recipe: Easy

And for more delicious inspirations check out this recipes.

The theme this month is Drunken Cookies! Cookies made with booze and/or inspired by booze, we have them all! If you are a blogger and want to join in the fun, contact Laura at thespicedlife AT gmail DOT com and she will get you added to our Facebook group, where we discuss our cookies and share links.

You can also just use us as a great resource for cookie recipes–be sure to check out our Pinterest Board and our monthly posts (you can find all of them here at The Spiced Life). You will be able to find them the first Tuesday after the 15th of each month! Also, if you are looking for inspiration to get in the kitchen and start baking, check out what all of the hosting bloggers have made:

Family Movie Night with The Boxtrolls #BoxtrollsFamilyNite #Pmedia #ad

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The Boxtrolls DVD

As adults, we spend so much time trying to manage our everyday life the we forgot sometimes to spend quality time with the family.

And don’t get me wrong, I know work is important but, I adore to come home and see the happy face of my daughter waiting for me, specially when is family night. Oh my, let me tell you, it is just fun and crazy, and this time we had the opportunity to create and watch The Boxtrolls DVD. This is just the perfect movie to be creative and enjoy as a family, and not only that we learned so many values, like being together as a family, support each other, I talk to my girls about the importance some people  have over material things and being good or bad is related to who you are and the choices you make. This is a wonderful movie.

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We wanted to do sometime different, and this is a great idea for you at home, involve the hole family, grab some papare bags, you know the ones we use to send the kids lunch, draw some of the characters boxes names or even like us some hats, because hats are important.

The Boxtrolls DVD and Pop Secret Popcorn

You can use this bags 2 ways, 1 make some cheese sandwich and take the kids for a picnic or prepare the delicious Pop Secret 10ct Home-Style Popcorn, and fill up the bags to enjoy The Boxtrolls DVD, because pop corn is delicious, perfect for movie n

You can find all this products at your local Walmart while supplies last.

 

This is a super fun activity to do with the family, and am sure the kids will be trial and exited to pack a lot of stuff in this bags, they can draw, paint or decorate and at the end you can cut the leftover top to make it look like a box, it’s super fun.

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I hope you are super inspired to created new and more fun activities with your family. Don’t forget to purchase your The Boxtrolls DVD and popcorn at Walmart, and let the imagination transport you to a new and amazing world, Oh as a side note, we eat a lot of cheese watching the movie too.

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My Morning Wins and Goals for 2015 #NewBreakfastRoutine #CollectiveBias #Ad

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V8 Veggie Blend and BelVita Bites

This is the year I’m putting myself to work hard. My Morning Routine need the most nutrition breakfast to be in complete control with my health.
One of the most effective ways to do it is by setting new and realistic goals, for example, I try very hard to keep myself busy enough in the mornings, so I don’t spend a lot of time in the couch watching T.V and let me tell you it is so difficult for me to do it because I’m completely alone in the mornings.
But with the help of my new breakfast routine I have the energy and I started to walk an hour every day.
So easy I take V8 Veggie Blend in a cup and the delicious BelVita Bites with me and some music in my phone and I’m charge for a healthy walk.
I try so many things in the past and none of them work, until now. Incorporating the good balance of the V8 Veggie Blend with the BelVita Bites is bean a winner in my morning routine.

Breakfast Routine

As a good Latin woman I enjoy good food, and is so difficult to keep up with the normal exercising routing, I find so hard to please myself of the little things and continue with a good balance nutrition, this is why this new products are perfect for me, good balance breakfast, V8 Veggie Blend when  8oz. serving is 60 calories or less with no sugar added and no artificial colors, flavors, or preservatives. Good for my body and guilt free.

I love this new products not only give me energy and keep me full but also the V8 Veggie Blend are:

  • Delicious blends of vegetables with a touch of fruit.
  • 1 Full serving of vegetables in every 8oz glass. (A serving of vegetables = ½ cup)
  • 60 calories or less per 8oz serving & no sugar added.
  • Excellent source of antioxidant vitamins A, C, & E. No artificial colors, flavors or preservatives.
  • Made with 75% vegetable & fruit juices {and 25% pure water}

Four deliciously blended flavors:

  • Carrot Mango contains the juices of Carrot and Mango
  • Purple Power contains the juices of Purple Carrots, Beets and Apple
  • Healthy Greens contains the juices of Spinach, Yellow Carrots, Apples, and Pineapple
  • Golden Goodness contains the juices of Yellow Carrots, Sweet Potatoes, Orange Carrots, and Orange

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You can find this products at Target  and Target Cartwheel and what I love about target is the I can find any kind of product I need, for example this super confortable yoga pants to do my mornings walks. Make Target your one stop for all the products you need.

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They are very easy to find, you local Target is the one stop to start your healthy routine. Here I can find the perfect products to keep even more motivated to keep my new years goals and I love that I can walk around the store check out the new products and exercise at the same time.

Now is your turn to start you new you. I want to know how you can incorporate this product in your morning routine and what can you do different to keep a healthy and well balance life style.

 

Sweet Corn Bread With Bacon #ForTheLoveOfTheGame #FarmlandRecipes #ad #LatinaBloggers

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Sweet Corn Bread With Bacon

Hello today I’m partnering with Farmland® Bacon and recreated one of the most delicious     corn bread you ever have, sweet, smoky thanks to the flavor the only Farmland® Bacon because Farmland® bacon is slow smoked over real hardwoods for maximum flavor. For decades, Farmland® has taken pride in perfecting their curing and smoking technique–a difference you’ll taste in every delicious bite.

I love how the different flavors combine give this dish the perfect bite and it is of course just what you need when making easy food for game day. A little bit goes a long way and because am using top quality Farmland® bacon it is the perfect compliment to my corn bread.

This corn bread is a classic dessert in my house, and so easy to make, I know I said dessert but if you see the list of ingredients below, you will notice the most of them are sweet, so what a great way to make this a different option to watch a game? Well just by adding the bits of Farmland® Bacon was enough.

My house smell so good while cooking and my family was so eager to eat the I hide most of the Farmland® bacon to make my recipe, it was really funny.

I’m sure you will enjoy making, tasting and smelling this recipe, and why not? Everything’s better with Farmland® Bacon.

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INGREDIENTS

  • 1 can sweet corn
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 cup pancake mix
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 stick butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 12 oz package of Farmland® Bacon
  • 3/4 cup shredded unsweetened coconut
  • pinch of salt

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat the oven to 350° F,line some paper cups in a muffin tin and put that aside.
  2. Cook the bacon until crispy and drained the Farmland® Bacon in a towel-line plate. In a food processor place the rest of the ingredients minus the bacon, and blend until combine, add the bacon by hand, you want the bits of bacon not to small, this is why we are not putting them in the food processor.
  3. Pour the batter in the muffin tin, about 3/4 of the mixture and bake for 35 minutes.

Serve warm, or cold, perfect to nibble during any game.

This recipe makes 18 muffins.

Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 35 minutes
Level of the recipe: Easy

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