Easy Picarones

Easy Picarones Have you tried picarones?  A popular street food sold in Peru is crisp from the outside and soft, doughy, airy from the inside.  They are sold in plazas, street corners and cultural festivals where I was first introduced to them. I had my first Picarones at a cultural festival in my early 20’s.  It… 

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Summer Salad with Avocado Kiwi Dressing #SummerSalad Prize Pack Giveaway

Sweet Life Disclosure: This is a sponsored post on behalf of Avocados from Mexico. I received compensation for this post, however all opinions stated are my own.  A Summer of Salads Celebration with Avocados From Mexico When the Texas temperatures begin to climb, climb, climb the last thing I want to do is spend a… 

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Biscochitos Biscochitos, also known as bischos are golden buttery cookies enjoyed at weddings, baptisms and throughout the Christmas season.  The original recipe was brought to Mexico by the Spanish in the 16th century and were called mantecados.  The traditional shape served during weddings is a diamond shape to signify purity. Declared New Mexico’s official state… 

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Coconut Horchata Muffins

  Coconut Horchata Muffins   Remember that dreamy, creamy horchata de coco I shared last week? It was a major hit at home with numerous requests to make it again and again. I made a double, triple batch over the weekend, so I would purposely have a few cups leftover to make these horchata muffins…. 

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Slushy Watermelon Mojitos

 Slushy Watermelon Mojitos Holy sweet summer watermelons, love’m –can’t get enough of their juicy goodness.  In the last few days we, ahem ..I have consumed three watermelons, alone.  For breakfast, juiced or in my salad for dinner they almost seem to get juicer and juicer the more I eat them. I decided to freeze a… 

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Chipotle Chicken Tacos

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Cacique and Latina Bloggers Connect. Chipotle Chicken Tacos I enjoy hosting any major sporting event at my house, but I get stoked, really stoked to host Soccer games! I played soccer throughout my childhood until the age of 13 and boy was it fun.  I was fortunate… 

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Roasted Garlic Hummus Grits

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Sabra Dipping Co, LLC. for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I did not grow up eating grits; in fact all I knew of grits was the famous tagline from Flo on the Alice sitcom “kiss my grits.”  Mi carino who grew up an… 

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Strawberry Moscato Granita

Strawberry Moscato Granita It’s Friday which means only one thing – Cocktail Friday! I’ve been crushing on Moscato lately.  It is just sooo delish I can’t help myself, not to mention it is super versatile.  Moscato can effortlessly be used to create a ton of simply amazing cocktails. Crisp, refreshing and addicting I always have… 

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