Mango Strawberry Agua Fresca

Aguas frescas are one of the most common drinks found throughout Mexico and are a budget-friendly alternative to excessively sweet soft drinks and juices. They can be made from anything ...

Mother-Son Dates, Lunches, and Summer Sorpresas

Many thanks to Kinder Joy™ and #WeAllGrow Latina Network for sponsoring this post; recipe and opinions are my own. A few weeks ago, Amado and I were strolling down the ...

Watermelon Lime Agua Fresca – Move over Arnold Palmer!

In celebration of Independence Day and my sister Ivana’s upcoming birthday, I’m sharing a recipe for her favorite summer drink: watermelon agua fresca. This one, however, is a spin on ...

Mango Strawberry Agua Fresca

Aguas frescas are one of the most common drinks found throughout Mexico and are a budget-friendly alternative to excessively sweet soft drinks and juices. They can be made from anything including fresh fruits and vegetables to dried hibiscus flowers and even rice.  Read More…

Mother-Son Dates, Lunches, and Summer Sorpresas

Many thanks to Kinder Joy™ and #WeAllGrow Latina Network for sponsoring this post; recipe and opinions are my own.

A few weeks ago, Amado and I were strolling down the aisles of our local grocery store when we discovered Kinder Joy™. I bought one for him, and he was so excited to open it at home and find that inside each half there was a treat: one had a mystery toy while the other was filled with two round chocolate-covered wafer bites filled with cocoa cream and nestled into two soft, creamy layers – one sweet milk-cream flavored and one cocoa flavored. Naturally, I realized I could use these little huevos to create moments of unexpected joy and make our little outings extra special. Read More…

Watermelon Lime Agua Fresca – Move over Arnold Palmer!

In celebration of Independence Day and my sister Ivana’s upcoming birthday, I’m sharing a recipe for her favorite summer drink: watermelon agua fresca. This one, however, is a spin on the classic and has a spicy citrus twist. Read More…

Papas con Carne de Cachete | Mexican Style Meat and Potatoes with Beef Cheek

Many thanks to Rumba Meats and #WeAllGrow Latina Network for sponsoring this post; recipe and opinions are my own.

With all of the buzz surrounding the world soccer tournaments, and more importantly, how equipo México is still in it to win it, I find myself inspired to make delicious platillos for the next watch party. Since we have to adapt to different time zones for the global games I must also be conscious of my fiesta menu for some of these early morning matches. Fortunately, my great grandma Angie handed down her recipe for papas con carne, which is timeless and can be served morning, noon, or night. That’s the great thing about Mexican breakfast – it knows no time constraints so regardless of when you’re watching the games, this dish can work. Read More…

Picking Paleta Molds

Yesterday I kicked off summer with #PaletaWeek 2018. For the third year in a row I’ve invited some of my favorite bloggers and Instagrammers to share delicious popsicle recipes inspired by Mexico. In the past, one of the most common questions I receive is, “Which paleta mold do you use?” In preparation for the paleta party, I’ve decided to shed some light on the matter. Here’s to #PaletaWeek 2018 and staying cool this summer! Read More…