7 Store-bought foods that taste just like Abuela's cooking

woman food shoppingI know that many Latinas like me don't love using convenience foods since most of us were raised to believe that cooking from scratch was the best way to feed our families. But as a busy working mom who travels often, I've had to really rethink this custom. And I wanted to share some products that have helped me.

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I have found that there are some packaged foods that provide the same flavor and nutrition that my family would get from my own cooking. Below, you'll find some of my top picks:

Let us know what convenience foods you have incorporated into your American lives! Make sure to give feedback on my selections. Feel free to agree, disagree or even improve upon my recipes.

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About the author
Lucia, Co-founder and EVP of MamásLatinas, has led Hispanic media brands such as Univision's Galavision, MTV tr3s and People en Español. When Lucia is not traveling for work or in her office in NYC, she's at home with her husband and two children in New Rochelle, New York. 

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