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Chef Mireille is a classically trained chef with many years of experience teaching kids international recipes that reinforce geography, history and math skills. This food and travel blog focuses on traditional recipes from around the world so that you can use these resources as a teaching tool for your families.

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Delicious Easter Recipes from Around the World – sweet breads, lamb recipes and more…

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glasses of watermelon margarita with lime garnish and Tajin rim

Fresh Watermelon Margarita on the Rocks with Blackberry Ice  

This Fresh Watermelon Margarita on the Rocks is so delicious with fresh fruity flavors from both the fresh watermelon juice and the fresh blackberries.  With just a few ingredients, it's the perfect summer drink to make a big batch of and pack it in a cooler to take to the beach or summer picnic's. It's also perfect for your Cinco de Mayo celebrations.  Of ...

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Acai Smoothie Bowl topped with nuts and fruit

Acai Smoothie Bowl with Chia Seed

This Healthy Acai Smoothie Bowl is so rich in what you need to get your day started right. Chia Seeds, Peanut Butter, Matcha and lots of nuts for garnish make this a delicious and filling protein smoothie bowl! This delicious acai bowl makes such a healthy breakfast. With this nutrient dense smoothie bowl, you won't be getting hungry 2 hour later. Loaded with more fruits and ...

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Ham and Cheese Pop Tarts

50 Best Leftover Ham Recipes

With this list of 50 Delicious Leftover Ham Recipes, you will find so many tasty recipes to use up your ham leftovers. Whether you are looking for Easy Breakfast Recipes with Ham, Hearty Soup Recipes, Ham Salad Recipes, delicious Casseroles or easy Side Dish Recipes with Ham, your favorite leftover ham recipes are here! Easter is just around the corner and that means a roast ...

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bowl of Macha Sauce

Authentic Salsa Macha: Mexican Chile Oil Salsa

Salsa Macha is one of the most basic salsa recipes found throughout Mexico. Originating from Veracruz, it is a unique salsa recipe made of dried chile peppers, nuts and seeds. It is very hot and spicy and is generally added to soups and stews like Green Pozole for added spice and flavor. I once read an American publication refer to it as chili infused peanut butter…uh…no. ...

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