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5 Breakfasts In A Jar For The Busy Mujer
5 Healthy Breakfasts In A Jar For The Busy Mujer

Let's be real: between the alarm sounding off and the time you have to scoot out the door, there's a laundry list of morning to-dos that take priority over breakfast. (The kids aren't going to dress themselves and you're not about to show up to the office with wet hair.) In the all-systems-go of the morning rush, you usually end up grabbing whatever is closest, cheapest, and fastest... but not always healthiest.


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Quick Healthy Summer Meals
3 Quick & Healthy Late Summer Meals

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy ingredients at their peak, as well as enjoying the warmth of the summer sun. And during the final days of our favorite season, we would rather skip slaving away in the kitchen. The good news is that healthy meals don’t have to be time consuming to be delicious. Take Chorizo Quinoa Stuffed Tomatoes, Garbanzo Salad Stuffed Red Peppers and Chilled Zucchini Soup — three recipes that prove quick summer meals can be tasty, nutritious and easy to prepare.


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Peruvian Beach Snacks (aka How to Eat Like a King at the Playa)
The Most Delicious Peruvian Beach Snacks

Though snacks vary by country and region — think paletas in Mexico and piraguas in Puerto Rico — they're a time-honored tradition in every part of the world where there's sea and sand. In Peru's Huanchaco, a popular surf beach and weekend getaway for urban neighbors, revelers stroll along the water's edge, take in views from the pier, and nibble on the fishing village's local fare.

Here, a look at the most delicious, traditional Peruvian beach snacks you'll see at la playa


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5 Juicy Fruit Recipes to Sweeten Up Summer Meals
5 Fruit Recipes To Sweeten Up Summer Meals

Fresh, plump, juicy fruits are bountiful and bright in the summer. From peaches to apricots, cherries to berries, the mouthwatering selection at your local fruit stand, grocery story, and farmer's market may make you crazy — so crazy, in fact, that you buy way more fruit than you could possibly use. 


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Beat the Late Summer Heat with 6 Tasty Tequila Cocktails
6 Tequila Cocktails To Help You Beat The Heat

It’s no secret that we love a tequila cocktail. Who doesn’t? From margaritas to Bloody Marys to tequila sours, there’s no end to the tasty twists you can put on this beloved Mexican spirit. But not all tequila drinks are created equal: some are best served poolside; others are cold comfort; and others are spicy summer flings. 

So which tequila cocktails should you be sipping right now? The answer lies within.


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Celebrate Uruguay's Independene Day with the Best Chivito Recipe Ever
Celebrate Uruguay's Independence Day with the Best Chivito Recipe Ever

Today is Uruguayan Independence Day, and while this gorgeous South American country of pristine beaches, beautiful people, and parties that extend past sunrise is unfairly cast as second fiddle to its behemoth neighbor Argentina, its cuisine has its own deliciously distinctive identity. Case in point: the chivito, a mouthwatering tower of meat sandwich that is so revered by Uruguayans that many consider it the national dish.


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Bug-a-licious! Check Out 5 Latin Recipes Made with Insects
Bug-A-Licious! 5 Latin Recipes Made With Insects

Spot a bug in your food while dining out, and you'll likely send the dish back and find a new place to eat. But insects are actually an incredible source of protein with a long history in Latino cuisine. Lately, critters have been showing up on restaurant menus in everything from appetizers to desserts.


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Steal This Party Idea: Make a Piñata for Grown Ups
Steal This Party Idea: Make a Piñata for Grown Ups

Remember how much fun piñatas were as a child? Standard issue birthday parties, barbecues, and summer picnics turned into the best fiesta ever when the piñata came out. But just because you're all grown up doesn't mean you can't bust out - and bust up - a piñata at your next celebration. We guarantee your friends would love to see one at your 4th of July barbecue.


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9 Ceviche Recipes to Up Your Summer Seafood Game
9 Ceviche Recipes to Up Your Summer Seafood Game

Ceviche is one of the few dishes that, even in the dead of winter, can make you feel like it's 90 degrees and sunny. Its freshly caught seafood and acidic ingredients (think lemons, limes, and vinegar), give it a brightness and tang that scream summer.


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Family Travel: 7 Best Foodie Vacations for You AND Your Kids
Family Travel: 7 Best Foodie Vacations for You AND Your Kids

So you say you're a foodie? What about your kids? These days, cruise ships, hotels, spas, and even Disney World, are packaging foodie vacations for families that favor foraging, cooking, and all things culinary.

Here are a few of our favorite family-friendly food vacations. Happy trails!

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