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Simple to Make Traditional Black Beans and Rice Recipe

June 5, 2017

Who doesn’t love black beans and rice? Not solely are black beans good with rice, but they also make wholesome additions to soups, salads and pasta dishes. Plus, black beans carry enough protein just as equal to poultry and seafood, in addition to vitamins in greens equivalent to spinach and broccoli. So when I heard Goya Foods launch their “Better for For” product line, I had to try their low sodium black beans.  I’m normally not a fan of canned beans, but…

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Taquitos de Lengua with Nopal Corn Tortillas

May 25, 2017

This post was sponsored by HERDEZ®. All opinions and thoughts are my own. Tacos de Lengua (beef tongue) and Taco de Cabeza (beef head) are very popular in taquerias all over Mexico.  In fact, I’m sure you’ve come across it on taco truck menus or any authentic Mexican restaurant in the U.S.  Growing up my mom would make tacos de lengua regularly, since it was my dad’s favorite dish.  My mom would bring the lengua home from the local Mexican market…

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Visiting San Antonio Winery in Downtown Los Angeles

May 8, 2017

I recently had a chance to tour San Antonio Winery in Downtown Los Angeles for the first time.  I was amazed to see all their collection of wines that is produced in the heart of SoCal.  From a variety of red wines, white wines and even their popular Bodega Sangria, they had it all.  You could wine taste, eat and even have your own private parties. As an Angelino, I’ve probably driven by the winery off the 5 frwy gazillions…

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Mizithra Browned Butter with Barilla ProteinPLUS® Pasta

April 13, 2017

Recently the boyfriend introduced me to an Italian restaurant called The Old Spaghetti Factory, an American chain restaurant.  It’s one of his favorite restaurants for Italian food, but if I had a choice, I tend to avoid pasta in general.  Not because I don’t like pasta, I love it!  That’s the problem.  However, the BF insisted that I try one of their plates called Spaghetti with Browned Butter. The pasta is served topped with shredded Mizithra cheese (a Greek hard…

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Top Rated Restaurants in New Orleans To Try

March 31, 2017

I’m coming back New Orleans, but this time it’s for your iconic cuisine!  New Orleans is known to have one of the best cuisines in the U.S; coming from Cajun, Creole and French roots.  As you know, I always like to put a checklist together before I travel and after much research, I’ve gathered a list of restaurants in New Orleans with the highest local reviews and their favorite dishes. Most Reviewed Restaurants in New Orleans Acme Oyster House –Price Range: $$ Established…

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Fresh Blueberries and Chia Seed Pudding

February 17, 2017

I love chia seeds, but I’ve only tried it in my lemonade or water.  When I first heard about this chia seed pudding, I knew had to try it.  After all, chia seeds are known to be a mini powerhouse packing more calcium than milk, more antioxidants than blueberries and more Omega-3 than Salmon.  The chia seed is one of the oldest forms of nutrition in Mexico, Guatemala and other Central American Countries, dating back to ancient Mayan and Aztec diets,…

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Tom’s Urban at LA Live Celebrates it’s 3 Year Anniversary with New Bites

February 16, 2017

At this point, we all know that traffic is a horrible venture that you wouldn’t wish upon your worst enemy, especially in Los Angeles.  However, if you’re in the Downtown area there’s a beacon of light known as an escape from all the chaos and a place where you can find solitude, that’s Tom’s Urban at LA Live. You’ll be able to find the best drinks and food to refuel your body after a long day of work attending an…

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