Recipes

Yogurt topped with Mexican chocolate granola and blueberries

Mexican Chocolate Granola

This large batch of Mexican Chocolate Granola is addicting! The best part about this recipe is that you don’t need an oven. Ten years ago I stumbled upon this new world of recipe sharing called food blogging and I fell […]

Pasta Salad with Cilantro Dressing and Longaniza in a white bowl with wooden serving spoon.

Pasta Salad with Cilantro Dressing and Longaniza

This 5-ingredient pasta salad with cilantro dressing and longaniza is quick to put together and requires minimal preparation. Remember last week when I shared my cilantro dressing? Well, today I want to share a pasta salad that I made with […]

Dairy Free Low Fat Cilantro Dressing

Dairy-Free Low-Fat Cilantro Dressing

This dairy-free low-fat cilantro dressing can be used in a variety of dishes. Add it to steamed white rice, pasta, mashed avocado, pico de gallo, or use it as a marinade. Last year I tried growing a few bunches of […]

Homemade Sopes topped with baby arugula, spinach, requeson cheese, and red salsa.

How To Make Sope Shells

Have you ever wanted to learn how to make sope shells? All it takes is three simple ingredients and a little bit of practice. You know what I love about cooking with masa? It’s forgiving. If your dough comes out […]

Oven Baked Chayotes with Fish.

How To Cook Chayotes

  Learn how to cook chayotes in this recipe for steamed chayotes stuffed with soy chorizo. It’s easy to put together and is cooked entirely in the oven. I can remember the exact moment that I first tasted a cooked chayote. […]

Shrimp Tostatda Appetizer

Quick Shrimp Tostada Appetizer

Making a quick shrimp tostada appetizer doesn’t get any easier than this. It’s one of the easiest appetizers to make because the ingredients are so simple and easy to find. Especially in California. It’s enough to serve at a small […]