{Recipe} Celebrate Easter with Chex Cereal! #ChexMagic

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post.  Thank you for supporting New York Chica Easter is a couple of days away and I've been scrambling to figure out what our Easter meal will be.  My husband wanted something different like a stuffed pork loin or a casserole of some sort. I think I'm going towards a more traditional Puerto Rican menu this year. Simple and delicious. I was thinking some deviled eggs for an appetizer, roast pork (pernil), arroz con gandules (rice and pigeon peas) and potato … [Read more...]

{Easy Recipe} How to Make Yummy Gluten-Free Pancakes

I'm still trying to get used to the texture of anything gluten-free. If you're a bread and pasta type of person (I'm more of a bread person!), you know the texture I'm talking about. Gluten is a wonderful thing. It keeps breads soft and helps foods maintain their shape, acting as a glue that holds food together. I was diagnosed with Graves' disease in 2006 -- a year after I had my daughter. Graves' disease is an immune system disorder that results in the overproduction of thyroid hormones … [Read more...]

Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother's Day to all the mamas out there. Hope your day is full of happiness and you are getting the treatment you deserve. As for me, I love Mother's Day. I love spending time with my babies (of course) and my husband. It's a day for family, love and breakfast, made especially by my other half. It's also a day to receive the most beautiful hand-made greeting card from my little one. Isn't it beautiful? Enjoy YOUR day mamas! Happy Mother's Day! … [Read more...]

Celebrating Children’s Day/ El Dia del Niños with Kellogg’s

When I was a child, I never celebrated Children’s Day.  It is a traditional holiday that I didn’t know existed.  But now that I know about it, I think the concept of Children’s Day is wonderful.  The holiday is celebrated on various days each year all around the world for different  reasons but all child-related. Whether it’s for Save the Children foundation or to recognize the needs or rights of children, it’s a great way to protect the future of the world.  For instance, Children’s Day or El … [Read more...]

Shout-Out Sunday – 8/1

SHOUT-OUT SUNDAY If you want to know more about why Shout-Out Sunday was created, than click HERE. In the mean time, click on the links and enjoy the picks of the week: This mom is getting her fill before her new baby arrives. This is the best thing to eat for breakfast! My blogger friend won a fantastic trip from iVillage. Whoa! This red head sure loves to be naked. lol Get your closet in tip-top shape with these tips. I'm glad I'm not the only one that want a complete home … [Read more...]

General Mills Cereals | Review

Thanks to General Mills for allowing MyBlogSpark for sending me 4 VIP coupons for free boxes of cereals to help my family get in the habit of eating the most important meal of the day – breakfast.  My kids and I went shopping for a few staples like milk, bread, eggs and of course some cereals. I told each of my kids that they can choose one cereal that had the General Mills brand on the box and this is what they chose: Cookie Crisp Honey Nut Cheerios Reese’s Puffs I chose my all-time … [Read more...]

French Toast & Pepperidge Farm.

Today I made French Toast with the help of Pepperridge Farm Cinnamon Swirl Bread. It is absolutely amazing!  We are all addicted to this bread because it's so delicious!  You can eat it plain or make French Toast like I did. If you love French Toast like we do, then you have to try this recipe.  It's so much better then plain ol' bread and it's so simple to make. (I didn't measure anything but this is what I did) Ingredients ~The Star - Pepperidge Farm Cinnamon Bread. ~3 … [Read more...]