Authentic Latin Cooking With Real California Cheese! #VivaCADairy

*This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The California Milk Advisory Board and Latina Bloggers Connect. All opinions are 100% mine.               In the Latino culture, food is a very important part of every family gathering or event.  We take pride in preparing delectable meals that our loved ones can enjoy together and we infuse love and affection into every dish that we serve to our families.  As a result, we include ingredients in our recipes that are fresh and natural whenever we can.  After all, we wouldn't serve our family or friends anything that was any less than that.     My husband is half Cuban and, since becoming a part of his family, I cannot even begin to describe all of the delicious meals that his grandmother has prepared for us to eat during holiday gatherings or special events.  One of my favorite treats that she always makes for me is the Cuban Sandwich.  It is a variation of the traditional American ham and … [Read more...]

Yoplait® Lactose-Free Yogurt Review and Giveaway

    Throughout my life, I have never had much of a problem digesting foods containing dairy products.  As I'm getting older, I am noticing that I can't tolerate foods that are dairy as they upset my stomach more often than not.  After discussing this with my internist, I was told that it is possible that I have become lactose intolerant.  Although it was great to finally find out what the problem was, I did not want to give up all of the foods that I love containing lactose.     Luckily, I have since found out that many of my favorite foods come in lactose-free varieties.  Since yogurt is one of my favorite foods, I was thrilled to find out about Yoplait® Lactose-Free Yogurt.  I was hopeful that I would finally be able to eat delicious dairy without having to worry about any negative effects afterwards.     Yoplait® Lactose-Free Yogurt is 99% fat free and comes in a variety of flavors including strawberry, cherry, peach, and French Vanilla.  The best part is that it contains … [Read more...]