Michele Huarte

Michele Huarte
Michele holding a plate of homemade arroz con gandules

Arroz Con Gandules: A Seasonal Dish With a Twist

Hearty, flavorful, and colorful—arroz con gandules is a classic Puerto Rican dish and a known dish to the Miami native. However, this arroz con gandules has a “Coco twist” and I just know your...
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Going Nontoxic: Baby Edition!

For the last 3 years, I’ve taken a deep dive into nontoxic living. I began by ditching and switching the conventional products under my sink and then the products I used on my skin....
A toddler reaches to grab some fresh fruit

Creating Healthy Food Habits for Babies + Children

As a new mama with a teething little one, I know the time for solids is near— that means I have a few weeks to learn how to guide my infant with their journey...
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“Me Time”: The Importance of Making It as a Mama

It’s no surprise that mothers are experts at multitasking, especially if they live in the busy city of Miami 😉 Because of this, many of us don’t make ourselves a priority. Trying to juggle...
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Spring Cleaning Miami Style

Although there are no long winters in Miami, a good spring cleaning is always beneficial. Yeah I know, it sounds ideal but intimidating, am I right? Sometimes getting around to deep cleaning/organizing our homes...
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Miami Mom Collective Welcomes MIA Mom Michele Huarte

Hey, Miami Mama! My name is Michele Huarte but many know me as Coco. (My nickname originated from a bad middle school haircut that I later on branded as Coco Michele!) I’m a new/first-time...