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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...

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...

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...

Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp with Jalapeño

Looking for a flavorful grilled appetizer for your 4th of July celebration? These bacon-wrapped shrimp with slivers of jalapeño are one of my family’s favorite starters.

Spiced Pork and Peach Kabobs

My favorite part about grilling is less mess in the kitchen. I love grilling season and these spiced pork and peaches on a stick...

Paletas de Tamarindo

Have you ever tasted tamarindo? My mom sold tamarindo candy in our family’s neighborhood grocery store and all the barrio kids loved it, but...

Avocado and Jicama Salad

I get bored of traditional green salads and especially hate salad leftovers. But this salad tastes even better the longer it sits. You can...

Pimientos Rellenos con Picadillo de Carne Deshebrada

Father’s Day is dedicated to giving back to our dads that do so much for us throughout the year. Since my dad is in...

Shrimp Boil Foil Packets

I saw a video for shrimp boil in foil on facebook and couldn’t resist remaking a similar recipe. The original recipe called for shrimp,...

Double-Chocolate Layer Cake with Roasted Berries

Do you ever really need an excuse to eat chocolate? I know I don’t. This cake is absolutely decadent with hints of coffee combined...