Recipes & Chefs

Celebrate Any Occasion with a Champagne Mimosa Cake

Celebrate Any Occasion with a Champagne Mimosa Cake

I love Champagne, as many of you already know from my photos on Instagram.  I also love cake, cupcakes, basically any baked goods.  So when I learned about a Champagne Mimosa Cake recipe, I knew I had to try it.  No regrets, it was delicious! […]

Easy Slow Cooker Pozole Rojo de Puerco Recipe

Easy Slow Cooker Pozole Rojo de Puerco Recipe

Pozole is a hearty rich Mexican stew, that originated in the state of Jalisco, Mexico and is traditionally prepared during special occasions or holidays. The main ingredient is hominy-dried white or yellow corn kernels that have been boiled and soaked in slake lime to remove […]

Sprinkles Are For Winners 5 Layer Rainbow Cake

Sprinkles Are For Winners 5 Layer Rainbow Cake

They say that sprinkles are for winners and rainbows bring good luck, so I decided to make the luckiest cake and called it “Sprinkles are for Winner 5 Layer Rainbow Cake”. Just like many on Instagram, I’m fascinated with unicorns, rainbows and anything sparkly.  There’s […]

The Perfect 200 Calorie Mocha Latte Mini Pie with Cafe Breaks

The Perfect 200 Calorie Mocha Latte Mini Pie with Cafe Breaks

After a crazy day at work of multi-tasking projects, non-stop meetings and then drive a long commute, this gal looks forward to her five minutes of #lalatime.  Especially when those quiet minutes involve a sweet treat, like Cafe Breaks pudding snacks. I was recently introduced to Cafe […]

Celebrating Final Days of Summer with Homemade Kahlua Banana Dulce de Leche Gelato

Celebrating Final Days of Summer with Homemade Kahlua Banana Dulce de Leche Gelato

This Kahlua Banana Dulce de Leche Gelato recipe post is sponsored by JCPenny. All opinions are my own. Final days of summer are around the corner.  As everyone is getting ready to ship their kids back to school, I’m holding on to the few weeks we […]

Cooking with Home Chef: Mushroom and Swiss Beef Burger Recipe

Cooking with Home Chef: Mushroom and Swiss Beef Burger Recipe

While I love cooking dinner, I hate going to the grocery store.  I’m a Libra, which makes choosing what to cook a struggle sometimes – we’re very indecisive people.  If I do manage to get myself to a grocery store, it’s usually because I got inspired […]

Its Children’s Day: Let’s Celebrate El Dia del Niño With Cereal Cupcakes

Its Children’s Day: Let’s Celebrate El Dia del Niño With Cereal Cupcakes

All around the world Mother’s Day and Father’s Day is celebrated, but its Mexico that has a special holiday for children.  El Dia del Niño is a day filled with activities, and children look forward to a holiday of their own with fun, gifts, events […]

#KnorrCelebrations: Mexican Pasta de Fideos with Shrimp a la Diabla

#KnorrCelebrations: Mexican Pasta de Fideos with Shrimp a la Diabla

Sponsored post by Lunchbox Sopa de fideo is one of the most traditional soup recipes in my home.  I remember as a child my mom would always make this delicious soup when we got home from school.  In fact, you’ll find this thin pasta in […]

Easy Mouthwatering Chorizo & Queso Empanadas

Easy Mouthwatering Chorizo & Queso Empanadas

It is said that empanadas first appeared in Portugal, around the time of the establishments of trade routes to India, which some may believe they were influenced by the Indian samosas.  Could be true, if you think about it, they are very similar in taste, […]

Moroccan Mint Tea Recipe and Culture

Moroccan Mint Tea Recipe and Culture

Moroccan mint tea, refreshingly fragrant and heavily sweetened, holds a taste that captures the hum of Moroccan life.  It’s a hospitable drink that’s consumed at every meal.  Drinking tea is a way to engage socially, an no business deal can be closed without a cup. […]