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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…

2018 #PaletaWeek Kickoff: Pitaya Coconut Kiwi Paletas

Today we toast to the first day of summer and to my 2018 #PaletaWeek kickoff. And what better way to celebrate than with a delicious paleta? Inspired by Kate of Hola Jalapeño’s Margarita Week, I introduced #PaletaWeek three years ago. It’s been so much fun to see the list of Mexican-inspired popsicles grow and grow, with recipes contributed by some of my absolute favorite chefs, home cooks, and food bloggers.

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How to Host a Memorable Mexican Fiesta

Earlier this month, a few fellow food-loving bloggers were in town and we decided to host a little fiesta at my house. It was wonderful to be able to open my home to inspiring Latinas and build a sense of community in the suburbs of Denver, where cultural activities are few and far between. Read More…

Whole Wheat Pancakes with Strawberry Piloncillo Syrup

Many thanks to California Strawberries and Society Culinaria for sponsoring this post; recipe and opinions are my own.

Father’s Day is quickly approaching and Amado and I are super excited to surprise papá with homemade breakfast prepared with lots of amor. We’ll be making whole wheat pancakes topped with California Strawberries piloncillo syrup, fresh fresas, and pepitas. This five-ingredient recipe is the easiest way to enjoy homemade pancakes without spending all morning in the kitchen. Read More…