Chipotle-Honey Chorizo and Beef Burgers

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  Chipotle-Honey Chorizo and Beef Burgers We are serving up game day eats this week.  And who doesn’t love a juicy burger? These burgers rock!  I have to say they are manly.  Huge in fact, but don’t let that stop you ladies they are so worth it!  Packed with flavor and a hint of heat these babies make both men & women happy!… 

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Queso Fundido

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Queso Fundido   An appetizer of melted cheese spiked with tequila and overflowing with chorizo, poblanos and tomato. This gal loves tequila and cheese comes in a close second making queso fundido one of our go to party eats! Serve with a heaping plate of warm corn tortillas or homemade tortillas chips this is a crowd pleaser. Queso… 

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Giveaway! Win a 1yr Subscription to Cooking Light Magazine!

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  ~~~GIVEAWAY ENDED~~~ CONGRATS to STEFANI~~ YOU WON!! please send me your info to sweetlifebake (at) It’s giveaway time!! Enter to win a 1yr subscription to Cooking Light Magazine!  Good Luck! One of my favorite magazines I’d love to share with you!   To Enter: Grab my feed Sweet Life or email feed Sweet Life Like me… 

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Easy Huaraches with Maseca

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Huaraches Today we talk game day eats, Huaraches! We are testing recipes for our Super Bowl Fiesta and I knew this was the perfect time to try out huaraches.   Huaraches are flattened ovals of masa shaped to resemble the sole of a Huarache (Mexican sandal).  Similar to a sope, hauaraches can be served small as an appetizer of made… 

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Grapefruit Margarita

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Grapefruit Margarita   Happy Friday!  I am excited to share with you a new margarita.  Grapefruit! Bursting with tart/sweet flavor grapefruits are one of my favorite fruits.  Here in the Rio Grande Valley I  snatch these babies up by the 18lb bag for under $6.00.  I add them to avocado, salads, oatmeal and even marinades. My girls love adding grapefruit juice in homemade soda… 

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Hominy Quesadillas

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  Hominy Quesadillas   Dinner at our house is major.  Breakfast is usually on the go, on the fly. Lunch is usually leftovers, a quick taquito de aguacate (my favorite) or a heaping bowl of oatmeal. But, dinner is another story.  This is our time. Time to experiment, try a new recipe or perfect a future recipe… 

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Giveaway!! Plus Maseca invites you to join Mi Maseca Club!

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~~~~GIVEAWAY has ENDED~~~  Thank you for your comments~~~ ~~~~Renee Walters you won!!!~~~~~~~ Please send me your mailing info at sweetlifebake (at) Just in time for Vday!  Enter to win a cast iron pre-seasoned heart pan. Imagine waking up your loved ones with sweet treats fresh from this gorgeous pan! I love mine and use it for… 

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Avocado Dulce de Leche Muffins

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Avocado Dulce de Leche Muffins I blame my need to stuff my mouth with these muffins on my mom and older sister.  Yes, I am petty. These two people each burned in my soul the love for avocado and dulce de leche.   Warm flour tortillas stuffed with thick slices of avocado on my way out… 

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