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panini-lunch

Back to School Giveaway + Mozzarella, Ham, and Pesto Panini

I’m kind of freaking out – July is almost over, which means summer is almost over, and my kiddos will soon have to return...

parfait breakfast

Red, White and Blue Granola and Fruit Parfaits

Breakfast is the most challenging meal for me to make. We are usually rushing out the door in the mornings so more often than...

molcajete-salsa

Chile Pasilla Oaxaqueño Salsa

I am so inspired after my trip to Oaxaca and I’m not even sure where to begin. It was a Mexican culinary dream come...

Mexican Chile Peppers

My Favorite Chile Peppers

There are so many varieties of chile peppers but I wanted to share some of my favorites. Of course I could gone on and...

coconut-punch

Coconut-Lychee Punch

One of my favorite things about summer is getting together with family and friends and backyard parties – lots of grilling adventures and exciting...

Kitchen Tools 01

Essential Tools to Make Mexican Dishes

When it comes to Mexican cooking there are a handful of tools I can’t live without. In this video I share some of my...

grilled pineapple mojito

Grilled Pineapple Mojito

I have an obsession with grilling fruit. I love to grill avocados, peaches, and pineapple just to name a few. I recently made tacos...

aguas-frescas

Aguas Frescas Charity Stand

Happy summer! Are you trying to find ideas to entertain your children? How about coordinating a philanthropic effort as a family? I recently partnered...

turkey-nachos

Ground Turkey Nachos

Nachos are a favorite in my home. We usually make nachos whenever we have grilled meat or shredded chicken leftovers. This recipe is made...

beef kabobs

Steak and Bacon Shish Kebabs

I recently returned from visiting my hometown of El Paso. My recent trips have been work related with book signings, TV segments, or hosting an...