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3-Ingredient Baked Sea Salt Tortilla Chips

3-Ingredient Baked Sea Salt Tortilla Chips

Salty, crunchy homemade baked tortilla chips with just 3 ingredients! Quick and easy-to-make, you’ll never buy store-bought chips again.  Guess what? If you have a few corn tortillas leftover from taco night, olive oil and sea salt, you can totally make crunchy baked tortilla chips! Just 5-6 tortillas go […]

Turkey Picadillo Lettuce Wraps {Seasoned Ground Turkey!}

Turkey Picadillo Lettuce Wraps {Seasoned Ground Turkey!}

Flavorful, easy-to-make lettuce wraps made with Cuban-style seasoned ground turkey. Perfect for a weeknight meal and lunch the next day! This may be the recipe I cook for myself the most. Ground turkey is ALWAYS on my shopping list.  Sometimes, I go with lean ground […]

Blackened Mahi Mahi Sandwich

Blackened Mahi Mahi Sandwich

Fresh, juicy, smokey, spicy, blackened mahi mahi sandwich (aka dolphin sandwich) on a kaiser roll with lettuce, tomato and mashed avocado! One of my favorite restaurants ever in this world is this seafood & bar place named Flanigan’s, located only in Florida. If you’re ever […]

Chili-Rubbed Scallops with Cuban Black Beans + Brown Rice

Chili-Rubbed Scallops with Cuban Black Beans + Brown Rice

Scallops rubbed with smoky, spicy chili powder served with healthy Cuban-style black beans and brown rice, and garlicky sautéed spinach. Phew! That was a long title. Have you ever made something that you KNOW is good…like you can just HEAR your mom saying “Daaaamn. You made that?!” […]

Valentine’s Day Desserts Menu

Valentine’s Day Desserts Menu

VALENTINE’S DAY DESSERTS ARE #DESSERTGOALS! I’m a HUGE fan of staying in on Valentine’s Day! I’m also a HUGE fan of desserts for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Yes, dessert overload all day! From brownies to cookies and donuts, here are 10 of my FAVORITES for gifting […]

Chewy Fudgy Salted Caramel Brownies

Chewy Fudgy Salted Caramel Brownies

Chewy Fudgy Salted Caramel Brownies. Super fudgy, rich and delicious dark chocolate brownies swirled with homemade salted caramel sauce!  WARNING! *sirens going off* These brownies are SUPER FUDGY AND DELICIOUS! I am not responsible for brownie comas. Comas are totally possible. Trust me. I’ve made these salted caramel brownies […]

Boozy Dark Chocolate Cupcakes

Boozy Dark Chocolate Cupcakes

Deliciously moist and rich, dark chocolate cupcakes topped with smooth buttercream frosting and a pipette of chocolate liqueur! Chocolate lovers, raise your hands! Booze lovers, pay attention! These boozy dark chocolate cupcakes are here to save the day. To be honest, I don’t even like cake that much. I […]

Easy Nutella Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches

Easy Nutella Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches

Easy Nutella Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches. Your favorite ice cream sandwiched between two soft, chewy, and super fudgy sea salt Nutella cookies! Nutella makes everyone happy, doesn’t it? Every time I have a jar of Nutella in my house, I have to immediately make something […]

Easy 4-Ingredient Salted Caramel Sauce

Easy 4-Ingredient Salted Caramel Sauce

A very simple homemade, sweet salted caramel recipe made with just 4 ingredients! Perfect for cookies, brownies, cakes, breads, just about anything!

Vanilla Cafe Con Leche In Just 3 Steps

Vanilla Cafe Con Leche In Just 3 Steps

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #LatteMadeEasy #CollectiveBias Cafe con Leche is a latte made with Cuban espresso. Learn to make a sweet, creamy, frothy, Vanilla Cafe con Leche in just 3 steps! If […]

3-ingredient Brown Sugar Glazed Kielbasa Bites

3-ingredient Brown Sugar Glazed Kielbasa Bites

With just 3 ingredients, these Brown Sugar Glazed Kielbasa Bites will be your favorite go-to appetizer for gatherings, dinner parties, or to snack on at home. WARNING: They are quite addictive.

Guava Cheese Pop Tarts

Guava Cheese Pop Tarts

Super easy, semi-homemade guava and cream cheese pop tarts made using refrigerated pie crust then topped with a drizzle of condensed milk. The perfect combination of a Cuban treat on an American classic. In case you haven’t noticed, I’m obsessed with guava and cheese. I’ve been making recipes […]


Travel

Eating & Drinking Around The World {at Epcot!}

Eating & Drinking Around The World {at Epcot!}

    To think, Epcot Center was the park I hated the most as a kid. Things definitely change when you grow up and learn that you can drink around the world without a passport! I’m thankful to have Disney World just a road trip […]

Eating My Way Through New Orleans

Eating My Way Through New Orleans

        Fall 2008 + Spring 2010 + Summer 2013. Yes, I’ve been 3 times! New Orleans is seriously one of my favorite places to visit. Where I’ve eaten + drank in New Orleans Killer Po’boys // Behind Erin Rose Bar. The real deal. Shrimp […]

Where To Eat in Miami

Where To Eat in Miami

Miami has several eateries to explore! Whether you’re visiting soon or are interested in visiting a new spot, here’s a list of where to eat in Miami. I’ve lived in Miami, Florida all of my life. Since I’m often asked where are the best eateries in Miami, […]

How I Almost Died In Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

How I Almost Died In Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

   Summer 2013. All-inclusive resort for 5 days? Oh yes we did! My bff and I booked a trip to Punta Cana for her birthday in July. From the moment we walked in, we were catered to hand and foot, having champagne delivered to our room, drinks delivered to us by […]

California Part 3 {Napa Valley + San Francisco}

California Part 3 {Napa Valley + San Francisco}

Spring 2014. For 5 days in May, I ate, drank, was sleep deprived and enjoyed the most AMAZING sunsets and views that California had/has to offer. I went to LA, Venice Beach, drove up the Pacific Coast Highway which was the absolute best road trip I’ve ever […]