pork tacos

Pork and Spicy Fig Preserve Tacos + Giveaway

My favorite preserves are by Bonne Maman and when they contacted me to develop a recipe I just couldn’t say no. It was an exciting challenge especially when they...

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 —...