grilled chicken and pesto frittata

Grilled Chicken and Pesto Frittata

As a mom I am always trying to find shortcuts to make an easy and healthy meal, and that is why I love frittatas. They are seriously the easiest...

strawberry margaritas

Strawberry-Tangerine Margaritas

Happy National Margarita Day! Ajua! Sounds like the perfect excuse to make a cocktail and celebrate the occasion.

valentines day sweets

Heart-Shaped Strawberry Empanadas

Happy Valentines Day! Do you have any romantic plans? Every year my hubby and I stay home (with children) and cook up a steakhouse style dinner or crab leg...

chicken arepas huaraches

Arepas Topped with Chicken and Roasted Padron Peppers and Avocado and Padron Salsa

I was initially going to call these football-shaped arepas, but it’s kinda a touchy subject after the big loss on Sunday. So, lets just call these what they really...

red chile pork tamales 2

Tamalada (Tamal-Making Party)

Since the New Year I have been trying very hard to eat healthier. I’m eliminating tortilla chips (okay, maybe trying to cut down) and have been drinking a green...

tamale masa dough in KitchenAid 2

How to Make Tamales: Tamalada Video

I hosted a tamalada (tamal-making party) a couple of weeks ago and I have so many photos and a complete blog post that I plan to share in a...

Tangerine Margaritas #unitedinorange

Tangerine Margaritas

The Denver Broncos are going to the Super Bowl and “United In Orange” inspired these margaritas! The delivery of these tangerines could not have arrived at a better time....

game day recipes

Seven Layer Dip + Dips and Sweets for your Football Party

Okay, I’m the first to admit that I’m not a football expert, but I do love the game, especially when one of my favorite teams is in the playoffs...

Chorizo and Chipotle Meatloaf

Chorizo and Chipotle Meatloaf with a Spicy Chipotle Glaze and Chipotle Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Happy New Year, everyone! I can’t believe its already 2014. I am very excited for new beginnings and so inspired to continue to share my two great loves —...

Poinsettia punch

Poinsettia Punch

I’m back from our Christmas vacation in Idaho and glad to be back home. I unplugged while away and to be honest it was very nice. I did not...