Cuban Chicken Soup con Barilla Fideo Cut Spaghetti

Cuban Chicken Soup con Barilla Fideo Cut Spaghetti

There’s nothing like Cuban Chicken Soup (or Cuban Sopa de Pollo con Fideo) to heal your insides and, when I’m not feeling great, that’s exactly what I make. The winds in Vegas have picked up and everyone in my house is suffering – from allergies to symptoms of the common cold, we’re all sick! As a Share The Table Ambassador for Barilla, I love sharing stories of the ways we create mealtime traditions around the table. From raising multiracial children to maintaining traditions when we travel, the values we set around the table are ones I hope my kids lean on as they mature. (If you haven’t … [Read more...]

 

Halloween Party Food Ideas That Are Easy And Fun!

Halloween Party Food Ideas That Are Easy And Fun!

Planning Halloween party food ideas can be daunting. I totally get it! When hosting a kids' party, I do my best to keep things easy... and fun! The trick is to skip the steps you can and add personal touches where it counts. Walmart asked me to share some of my favorite party food ideas for Halloween and so, the day before a scheduled playdate, I made a quick shopping trip to pick up all the items I needed for a fun afternoon with friends. I knew that time would be short, but I wanted to give our guests a yummy lunch that would be boo-tastic! From frozen pizza, boxed cupcake mix and … [Read more...]

 

Yogurt Sprinkle Banana Pops: Quick Breakfast Solution

Yogurt Sprinkle Banana Pops: Quick Breakfast Solution

Yogurt Covered Banana Pops Recipe Having a child attending AM preschool every single day in the week means our mornings are often frantic. It's taken us a few solid weeks to get our new routine down and, for the first time in my parenthood, I'm finding myself rush my girl through her breakfast. Earlier this summer, while visiting with the Walmart team in Betonville, we were served a hearty breakfast from the nice people at Dannon and Kelloggs. Using yogurt, they showed us several ways to offer wholesome snacks and quick breakfast solutions. The set up a station of yogurt as a dip alongside … [Read more...]

 

Cuban Arroz con Leche: Hispanic Recipe Traditions

Cuban Arroz con Leche: Hispanic Recipe Traditions

Hispanic Heritage and Cuban Rice Pudding Second only to language, passing down your family legacy is most effectively done in the kitchen. You can remember your own family legacy by passing down recipes and offering your children the spices of your youth. And with Hispanic Heritage Month kicking off last week, the opportunity to explore Hispanic recipes like this Cuban Arroz con Leche (otherwise known as rice pudding) gives you a great way to teaching about other cultures too. Luckily for us, this recipe does both - we get honor our Latino roots and the beautiful legacy of my bisabuela … [Read more...]

 

Creating Meaningful Meals at Family Forward

Creating Meaningful Meals at Family Forward

We had the best time at Family Forward in Orlando, Florida as partners with Barilla and their Share The Table initiative. Part of Share The Table is to help families create meaningful meals together for the betterment of their children. Have you seen the statistics on what consistent, quality meals with your family does to kids? If not, do your little ones a favor and check it out. What the research says about dinner time is mind boggling! Family Forward is another family-focused initiative that I can’t rave enough about. It was a blast and unlike any other “blogging conference” I’ve … [Read more...]

 

Fajita Bar: Weeknight Simple Meals To Fill Moms’ Appetite

Fajita Bar: Weeknight Simple Meals To Fill Moms’ Appetite

Fajita Bar Makes Dinner Quick And Wholesome Creating a family legacy through food culture is something we do everyday. Whether it be by passing down family Cuban recipes or learning about foreign cultures, food is an awesome vehicle to transport kids to new ways of thinking. I'm excited to share a simple idea for a quick and wholesome family meal that will feed legacy building moms' appetite: the Mexican Fajita Bar. In partnership with Walmart's new resource - the Simple Meals @Walmart site - I'm excited to share ideas for creating meaningful recipes that feed your family's bellies, as … [Read more...]

 

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