Dulce de Leche S’mores

Sweet Life Disclosure: This is a sponsored post for MarketVision and its advertiser Hershey’s. Thank you for supporting the companies I collaborate with to bring you amazing new recipes. All opinions are mine alone. #VeranoHersheys #MVculture #ad Dulce de Leche S’mores S’mores – they are the ultimate summer treat! Hanging outside with family and friends gathered…

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Strawberry Salsa

Strawberry Salsa My sister recently hosted a small fiesta to celebrate my cocktail book Latin Twist.  She invited a few of close personal girlfriends along with their husband for an evening of cocktail and appetizers.  I set up a beautiful table featuring three cocktails from my book. I served melon con vino, palomas and a…

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The Hibiscus Americano

The Hibiscus Americano Vibrant, bright and refreshing this Hibiscus Americano is great for summer entertaining.  First served up in the 1860’s at the Garspare Campari bar in Milan this cocktail features campari, a bright red spirit that is bittersweet. I adore campari with its subtle sweet,bitter notes and find any excuse to share it with…

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Roasted Pepita Crusted Cauliflower

Sweet Life Disclosure: This is a sponsored post with Kikkoman and Latina Bloggers Connect. Thank you for supporting the companies I collaborate with to bring you new, exciting recipes. I enjoy entertaining my family and friends at home. I enjoy the experience of creating a menu, signature cocktail, shopping for ingredients and pulling together a…

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Turkey-Chorizo Skillet Lasagna

Sweet Life Disclosure: This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Ragú® and Latina Bloggers Connect.  Turkey-Chorizo Skillet Lasagna Three years ago we packed up the entire family, nine adults plus nine kiddos and headed out for a long weekend at the Frio river.  We rented a home, packed all our gear and headed out…

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Honey Cream Cheese Filled Crepes with Grilled Peaches

Sweet Life Disclosure: I’m a member of the Amigas de Comida Kraft—a community of kitchen aficionados contributing my recipes and stories to ComidaKraft.com.  Thank you for supporting the companies that allow me to bring you new exciting new recipes. Honey Cream Cheese Filled Crepes with Grilled Peaches An Amazing Grilled Dessert. July is here, time to…

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Berry-Mint Margarita Paletas

Sweet Life Disclosure: This is a sponsored post with campaign with DiMe Media and Dole Packaged Foods. However, all opinions expressed are my own. Berry-Mint Margarita Paletas Happy National Tequila Day! I’m super excited to share a refreshing treat to help you celebrate this fun day featuring Dole frozen fruit. These berry-mint margarita paletas are…

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Melon Salad with Tequila Lime Dressing

I recently headed to New Orleans for a Latin Twist book signing at Tales of the Cocktail. For those interested it is currently on sale over at Amazon, smile. After our first book signing we headed out for a quick lunch before a scheduled seminar. We stopped at the Tableau where I had a wonderfully…

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Paloma Cocktail Marinated Chicken Fajitas

In celebration of National Tequila Day on Friday I was testing a new adaption of a paloma cocktail when it hit me that it would make a great marinade for chicken fajitas. I usually marinate my chicken for fajitas in fresh citrus juices, so why not add a punch to my fajitas with a hefty…

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Black Bean Burgers with Pickled Onions

Sweet Life Disclosure: This is a sponsored post with Kendall-Jackson. Thank you for supporting the companies Sweet Life collaborates with which allows me to create fun and unique recipes. Kick off your next summer party by grilling up these delicious black bean burgers topped with pickled red onions. Inspired by a burger I had last…

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California Strawberries Farm Tour & Culinary Event

Sweet Life Disclosure: This is a sponsored post with California Strawberries. Guys remember this pic? After my trip to El Paso I headed to Pismo Beach with California Strawberries for the #12reason to Love CA Strawberries – Farm Tour & Culinary Event with a few fellow bloggers. I arrived Tuesday where I met up with…

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