Cucumber Mint Lemonade a.k.a Limonada De Pepino y Yerba Buena

Cucumber Mint Lemonade can also be called Limonada De Pepino y Yerba Buena.

Cucumber Mint Lemonade can also be called ‘Limonada De Pepino y Yerba Buena.’ Just saying it makes my mouth crave this refreshing lemonade… Especially on a hot day like the one we are experiencing here in Los Angeles right now.  Continue reading

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Old Country Vegetarian Sausage And Potato Oven Roasted Skillet

Old Country Vegetarian Sausage And Potato Oven Roasted Skillet

Let me start by saying, this is not a sponsored post, and any brand mentioned is just because I got a major crush going on. Now that we got the formalities out of the way, let’s talk about one of my go-to meals when I need something fast and don’t have a lot of time to fuss, yet need something full flavor and comforting. Continue reading

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Mexi-S’mores

Mexi-S’mores

Mexi-S’mores : What do you get when your most favorite Mexican cookie meets your most favorite American chocolate under a broiler? Mexi-S’mores ? Or do you think we should call this little Chicana …. La Es’more? She’s so pretty under any Continue reading

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Portable Deconstructed Nachos

 

Portable Deconstructed Nachos with a side of chips

Food On The Go: I got portable deconstructed nachos on my list of things to do this week. My son recently joined a little league baseball team, which in turn means this little mama will be spending way more time at the park. I’m not the biggest fan of the eats at the concession stand so I make sure to pack something Continue reading

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Berry Fig Steel Cut Oatmeal

Berry Fig Steel Cut Oatmeal
Berry Fig Steel Cut Oatmeal

Last night I dreamt I was a forest fairy. In my dream I was eating oatmeal, but calling it by it’s Spanish name ‘Avena’. I sometimes dream in Spanglish, and slide between my two languages at fluent speed. For some reason there were many Continue reading

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Tomato Olive Jalapeño Focaccia

Tomato Olive Jalapeño Focaccia:

Tomato Olive Jalapeño Focaccia is a nice mix of Italy meets California all wrapped up in a billowy bread.

Over the Summer of 2017 I had the grand experience of exploring Italy and all it’s glory. We adventured from the south tip of the Tyrrhenian Sea to the northern peak of Venice to the mountain tops of Perugia to the Piazza De Popolo of Rome, and what I found was Italy is very similar to California as far as produce is concerned. Continue reading

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Spicy Chickpea Salad Sandwich

Spicy chickpea salad sandwich for the perfect lunch.

Spicy Chickpea Salad Sandwich, you’ve come to rescue me. I’m a sandwich girl, I think it’s part of my DNA. My grandfather was a sandwich guy and all my aunts and uncles go nuts for a good sandwich as well.  Since becoming a vegetarian a few years Continue reading

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Knott’s Berry Farm Boysenberry Festival

Knott's Berry Farm Boysenberry Festival Continue reading

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Easy To Make Rocky Road Fudge

Easy to make Rocky Road Fudge:
This easy to make Rocky Road Fudge can be made the day before Easter and ready to serve when your guests arrive.

Who the FUDGE celebrates Easter without a beautiful slab of fudge? “Not I!,”says this candy lover.  This rich, bite-sized soft candy is an Easter time staple and has been for as long as I could remember. I like to call my recipe easy to make Rocky Road Fudge and I”l tell you why….. When I was much younger, my Great Grandmother Presley used to always have a little plate of fudge on her coffee table when guests would arrive for a “feast day.”  I loved this tradition, but was too Continue reading

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Roasted Cauliflower Steak Drizzled In Jalapeno Cilantro Chimichurri

Roasted Cauliflower Steak Drizzled In Jalapeno Cilantro Chimichurri
Roasted Cauliflower Steak Drizzled In Jalapeno Cilantro Chimichurri is a great vegan dish to make quickly

I have a friend who recently asked me how she should prepare cauliflower. I told her she should try my  Roasted Cauliflower Steak Drizzled In Jalapeno Cilantro Chimichurri recipe. It’s so tasty and easy to make. I wrote it down for her then Continue reading

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