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Strawberry Beet Agua Fresca

In June, I co-hosted the most amazing event with California Strawberries. It was a Strawberry Tasting Soirée that brought together food-lovers from across Denver to connect, learn about strawberries, and enjoy beautiful food that was paired with lovely libations, all showcasing the delicate and delicious fresa. The brilliance and versatility of this tasty fruit from my home state illuminated the palates of everyone in attendance. Read More…

Blood Orange Paloma Recipe + 5 Fun Facts About Tequila on National Tequila Day


¡Hola, hola! After spending a month in Mexico, I returned reenergized and inspired with new ideas and recipes just in time for National Tequila Day. To celebrate, I’m sharing five fun facts about tequila and a delicious recipe. Since I came home to a house full of familia, we’ll be sipping on this Blood Orange Paloma all day long. ¡Salud! Read More…

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…

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…

Strawberry Beet Mezcal Margaritas

As we celebrate National Strawberry Month and my friend Kate’s annual Margarita Week, I’ve been inspired to create this unconventional cocktail that incorporates some of my favorite ingredients. Read More…