The Perfect Paleta Trifecta: Strawberries, Mangos & Bananas

Strawberries, mangos, and bananas oh my! Yes, this is the ingredient trifecta for the homemade paletas I’m showcasing to kick off #PaletaWeek and the first day of summer.

Breakfast Tostada Bar

This Mother’s Day, spoil your madre with a breakfast made for champions by preparing a DIY tostada bar. Once the prep work is taken care of, you can relax with ...

Chiles Toreados: My New Favorite Side Dish

I posted this hot little recipe on my Insta account and have received repeated requests to lock it down for posterity on my blog.

The Perfect Paleta Trifecta: Strawberries, Mangos & Bananas

Strawberries, mangos, and bananas oh my! Yes, this is the ingredient trifecta for the homemade paletas I’m showcasing to kick off #PaletaWeek and the first day of summer. Read More…

Breakfast Tostada Bar

This Mother’s Day, spoil your madre with a breakfast made for champions by preparing a DIY tostada bar. Once the prep work is taken care of, you can relax with your familia and eat tostada after tostada to your heart’s content. Read More…

Chiles Toreados: My New Favorite Side Dish

I posted this hot little recipe on my Insta account and have received repeated requests to lock it down for posterity on my blog. Read More…

National Reading Month + Women’s History Month: Lola’s Bilingual Reading List

In 2018, I became a self-proclaimed book worm. An audiobook worm, that is. Some may consider this cheating, but I beg to differ. For a mother of two who is always on the go, this is a convenient and efficient way to feed my intellectual curiosity while preparing dinner and packing orders for Lola’s Mercadito. So don’t knock it until you try it! Read More…

Day of the Dead: Passing on Cultural Traditions from One Generation to the Next

Last weekend I had an impromptu visit from my niece Vanessa who is studying in Boston (she was homesick). I was thrilled to learn that she’d be coming to see me since I had just begun to work on my Day of the Dead altar and I wanted to share the meaning behind it with her. To be honest, I was a little homesick, too. Read More…