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4 pieces of Mexican street corn on a serving platter

Mexican Street Corn (Elote)

Sweet, spicy, salty, and tangy all in one glorious bite, my recipe for Elote – aka Mexican Street Corn – is an explosion of...

Agua de Sandia (Watermelon Agua Fresca)

Watermelon and lime combine forces in this simply delightful recipe for Agua de Sandia, a traditional Mexican beverage that will refresh you all summer...

better than Chipotle's cilantro lime rice in a serving dish

Cilantro Lime Rice + Video

If you’re on the hunt for a simple, inexpensive and easy-to-make side, look no further than my Cilantro Lime Rice recipe. It’s zesty and...

homemade agua de pepino in a glass

Agua de Pepino (Cucumber Agua Fresca)

Bright, clean and refreshing as can be, my simple recipe for Agua de Pepino is a perfect summertime treat. This cucumber lime cooler is...

Orange, Avocado and Mango Salsa

This bright, beautiful Orange, Avocado and Mango Salsa is sweet and spicy, tart, and juicy with just a hint of creaminess from the avocado....

pouring dressing onto grilled nopales salad

Ensalada de Nopales Asados (Grilled Cactus Salad)

This delicious Grilled Cactus Salad (also known as Ensalada de Nopales Asados, Nopales a la Mexicana, or Nopalitos) is a traditional Mexican dish that you...

close up of nopales and spines thorns

How to Prep and Cook Nopales

If you’re new to the concept of cooking nopales, fear not! I’ve created a whole guide on how to prep and cook the somewhat...

Reduced Sugar Mexican Paletas

When the weather gets hot and sticky, there’s nothing like a refreshing Mexican Paleta. These authentic Latin American pineapple and strawberry popsicles are as...

overhead shot of a turquoise bowl filled with mango jicama cucumber salad

Mango, Jicama, and Cucumber Salad

Crunchy, spicy, salty, tangy, and sweet, this refreshingly delicious Mango, Jicama and Cucumber Salad is a delightful change of pace from your standard green...

Chipotle Shrimp Penne on a white plate with a red cloth napkin and fork

Chipotle Shrimp Penne

The best way to show love? A delicious homemade meal, of course! Spoil the special moms (or mother figures) in your life by making...