Kabocha Squash and Chickpea Curry


Vegetarian food doesn't have to be boring, and I'm here to prove it to you!  Forget about eating like a bunny, there's so much you can do with vegetarian cuisine, as long as you're willing to be … [Continue reading...]

Salsa Chicken Taquitos


I love, love, LOVE Mexican food. Whether it's Tex-Mex or the real stuff, the flavors of Mexican cooking have always inspired me in the kitchen.  As a Latina, the flavors of Mexican cooking have always … [Continue reading...]

Parmesan Crusted Chicken


Crunchy, tangy, deliciously juicy chicken...are you intrigued yet? Then this is the recipe for you! My parmesan crusted chicken is inspired by a popular recipe that uses mayo  (don't freak out!) to … [Continue reading...]

Homemade Chicken Stock


One of the fundamentals in my kitchen is chicken stock.  Whenever I can, I use it instead of water.  It always takes a dish to another level, whether you use it to make rice, stew, soup, mashed … [Continue reading...]

Pastelón (Sweet Plantain Lasagna)


I've already decided, my last meal on this Earth will be pastelón.  If you've ever had it, you know why. If you haven't, put this on your bucket list now!  Pastelón is a Puerto Rican version of … [Continue reading...]

Cheesy Turkey Enchiladas


If you're like me, you have a ton of leftover turkey in your freezer from Thanksgiving that you don't know what to do with.  Here's an awesome recipe to use up some of that delicious  leftover … [Continue reading...]

Tomatillo Salsa Verde


Tomatillo salsa verde is one of my favorite Mexican salsas, it's so bright, verdent, and herbaceous.  Tart tomatillos are roasted and combined with sweet onion, spicy jalapenos, cilantro and garlic to … [Continue reading...]

Cinnamon Sugar Candied Pecans


Candied nuts are the perfect snack, aren’t they? So versatile, and so delish, I use these cinnamon sugar candied pecans for things like: Topping salads Adding crunch to ice cream sundaes Stirring … [Continue reading...]

Pavo Relleno de Mofongo (Mofongo Stuffed Turkey)


The star of my Puerto Rican Thanksgiving table is definitely the Mofongo Stuffed Turkey.  This Latin spin on the traditional Thanksgiving feast is the perfect way to incorporate delicious Latin … [Continue reading...]

Papas Picantes (Spicy Roasted Potatoes)


Boring food isn't something that comes out of my kitchen.  If you're tired of the same old roasted potato recipe, this one is for you.  It's time to retire your go-to mashed potatoes and punch up the … [Continue reading...]


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