Cinco de Mayo Mexican Spice Truffles

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I’m a huge fan of mixing sweet and heat and these Mexican Spice Truffles are indisputably one of my favorite recipes! It only seems appropriate that I share this with you on Cinco de Mayo. You’ll find yourself torn between eating the whole truffle in one bite, and making them last as long as possible. I think the latter is what [Read more >>]

Churro Chow {Gluten Free}

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I got the idea for Churro Chow from a coworker and I am so excited about it! Not only does it taste exactly like a churro, but it might be one of the easiest treats you could ever make. It’s addictively good and I can’t help but think of my little sister and the summer my family [Read more >>]

Margarita Cake Balls

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Margaritas. You can get them blended, on the rocks, in a can with beer, in a salt-rimmed glass the size of your head, and in candy like suckers and jelly beans. Just when you think the margarita has been served up in all the ways possible, along comes… The Margarita Cake Ball. These little delights [Read more >>]

Cactus Pretzels & Cinco de Mayo Strawberries

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Can I just say, I love chocolate dipped pretzels. Tiny twists, rods, dipping sticks, old fashioned…I’m not picky. Plus, there are soo many ways to dress them up; from bunnies to cactuses. Another great thing. Modeling chocolate. And yes, you can make modeling chocolate with CandiQuik Coatings. Here’s how: 1. Melt 8 oz. (half-package) of [Read more >>]

Cinnamon Dessert Nachos

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Need vs. Want. Sometimes I have a hard time decifering between the two. Pinterest doesn’t help. Overall though, I’d like to say I’m fairly practical. I usually stick to what I need – like these nachos. I need. You need these too. Incase you need justification: Cinco De Mayo is right around the corner… Speaking [Read more >>]

Margarita Cheesecake with Sea Salt

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Things I’m digging: 1. Living my life like Julia Robert’s in “Eat, Pray, Love”. I’m totally down with gaining 10 lbs. in Italy, exploring the world, you know? 2. Weather warm enough to walk around in sandals. Bring on the heat! I promise I’ll never complain about being hot again, ever. 3. Reminiscing with my [Read more >>]

Cinco Ways to Celebrate the Month De Mayo

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You may remember 2010′s CINCO WAYS TO CELEBRATE THE MONTH DE MAYO?  But probably not. I think the only person reading then was my mother. Ha.  But that’s beside the point. As of 2011, my blog has been up for just over a year!  woot-woot! I want to thank everyone (mom) who stops by for a few minutes in their [Read more >>]

“Cinco” ways to celebrate the month “de Mayo”

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Remembering the Mexican victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla, May 5, 1862, Cinco de Mayo is celebrated with festivities, music, and food! Below are “cinco” recipes that are fun, easy, and I think you will enjoy making! !Express tu amor! Chocolate Fruit Tacos This creation of a dessert taco is delicious and [Read more >>]