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Tropical Breakfast Smoothie

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

Some say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day but oftentimes we bypass it because we’re always on the go. This blend-and-go tropical breakfast smoothie provides a nutritious boost that won’t interrupt your morning routine and will keep you on track until your next meal.
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Ch-ch-ch-chia Protein Shots, Iskiate, and Born to Run Book

When I created my 2018 vision board I saw a future filled with books! Admittedly, reading is not one of my favorite pastimes but I am a great listener so I started “reading” audiobooks that way I could stay busy filling Lola’s Mercadito orders and testing new recipes. Right now I’m reading Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen by Christopher McDougall. It highlights the indigenous people of Chihuahua, Mexico known as the Tarahumaras. They’re known for running extremely long distances in handmade huaraches (leather sandals), all while nourishing themselves with a mostly vegan diet. Read More…

Colorful Kid-Friendly Fruit Kebobs

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

If kid parties stress you out, welcome to the club. In January we celebrated Amado’s fourth birthday in California and while I was excited that we’d finally be able to spend his cumpleaños with family and friends, the last thing I wanted to do was plan an elaborate birthday menu. Read More…

Fresas Borrachas: Boozy Strawberry Shots

¡Feliz Día del Amor y la Amistad! Can you believe it’s already Valentine’s Day? It feels like only yesterday we were ringing in the New Year and now we’re halfway through February. If time got the best of you and you aren’t fully prepared for Valentine’s Day, here’s a recipe that requires no cooking and very minimal prep work. It’s one that you can enjoy with an amigo, amor, or amante. ¡Salud! Read More…

¡Feliz cumpleaños, Amado! Tips on Hosting an Adult-Friendly Kid Party

¡Feliz cumpleaños, Amado! Today is Amado’s fourth birthday and I must admit that this has definitely been the most fun year for me. Read More…