Maple Almond Chia Oats

This oatmeal is simple to make, and so comforting, healthy, refined sugar free and so delicious. You can also use this recipe to make overnight oatmeal but I prefer it warm.

The chia seeds add extra texture and so many healthy benefits to your recipes. They are an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, rich in antioxidants, and they provide fiber, iron, and calcium. Omega-3 fatty acids help raise HDL cholesterol, the “good” cholesterol that protects against heart attacks and strokes.

Maple Pecan Glaze for Topping
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Guava Cream Cheese Pancakes Topped with Cream Cheese Buttercream

Guava Cream Cheese Pancakes Topped with Cream Cheese Buttercream

Guava and cream cheese are the perfect combination. The sweetness of the guava perfectly balances with the creamy cream cheese, these pancakes taste like a cake. They’re just amazing!

Guava Cream Cheese Pancakes

These pancakes are soft, fluffy and delicious. If you love guava I highly recommend you to try this recipe.

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Easy Almond Amaretto Sugar Cookies with Chocolate Buttercream

Easy Almond Amaretto Sugar Cookies with Chocolate Buttercream

This recipe is delicious and great for this holiday season! Your kids will definitely enjoy making them with you especially if you decorate them like these reindeers.

The students had so much fun decorating these cookies.

I made them for my students and they had a blast decorating the reindeers. It’s so easy to make and you can totally replace the ingredients for a healthier or vegan version.

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Coquito de Almendra – Receta de Puerto Rico / Puerto Rican Coquito

Coquito de Almendra – Receta de Puerto Rico / Puerto Rican Coquito

Christmas is not Christmas for us Puerto Ricans without Coquito. If you don’t know what Coquito is, I’ll tell you now. Coquito is a creamy, coconut-based beverage original from Puerto Rico.

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Vegan Snowballs Cookies

Vegan Snowballs Cookies

Vegan Buttery shortbread cookies filled with pecans and rolled in powdered sugar. These Snowball Cookies are a perfect easy dessert for the holidays!

These cookies are similar to Polvorones or Puerto Rican Shortbread Cookies. They are called by different names; Mexican Wedding Cookies or Russian Tea Cakes but I love the name Snowballs.

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