summer peach sangria

Tequila-Infused Peach Sangria

Don’t you love unplanned get-togethers? It seems that the less you plan the better things turn out. That’s exactly what happened Sunday. Our neighbors across the street invited our...

fig tarts

Fig Tarts with Honey and Raw Sugar

Figs are so gorgeous! I have my top three pretty fruits, and figs are on that list along with pomegranates and mangos. You might remember one of my very...

squash feta salad

Grilled Summer Squash, Avocado, and Feta Salad with White Vinaigrette

I have been craving the flavors of summer so I grilled summer squash, added slices of avocados, and sprinkled this dish with Président Cheese feta crumbles. I love this...

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Muy Bueno YouTube Trailer

Since I’ve been working on more videos, I decided to make a trailer to tell you about some of the things you’ll be seeing on my YouTube channel. I...

Grilled Avocado with Quinoa Salad

Grilled Avocados with Quinoa Salad

If you still haven’t grilled an avocado you have to give it a try. Grilling avocados gives the fruit a meatier consistency and makes for a flavorful, beautiful, and...

mango and strawberry margarita

Strawberry and Mango Margaritas and Paletas

Are limes pricey in your neck of the woods? Don’t let the lime shortage stop you from making margaritas! Check out my latest feature on KitchenAid’s blog, The Kitchenthusiast,...

old el paso salsa and flour tortilla chips

Strawberry, Mango, Avocado, and Green Chile Salsa & Flour Tortilla Chips

Every time I visit a new city I come back home trying to convince my hubby for us to move there. I fell in love with Carmel, Seattle, Santa...

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How to Peel a Banana Like a Monkey + Video

Let me guess…you already know how to peel a banana. Of course you do, but I couldn’t help make a video of a different way to peel a banana....

mocha tres leches cake

Mocha Tres Leches Cake + Hispanicize Recap

I have been traveling quite a bit — some for work, some for pleasure, and some for a little bit of both. In April I traveled to Miami to...

chipotle tequila shrimp

Chipotle-Tequila Shrimp

Our grill has sure been getting a workout every evening. We grill everything – veggies, meat, and even fruit. If you follow me on facebook and instagram then you...