Breakfast

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 […]

Super Moist Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Super Moist Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Super moist and deliciously sweet banana bread made with whole wheat flour, brown sugar, and dark chocolate chips! Perfect for breakfast or snack. WAIT! Don’t do it! Don’t throw those ripe bananas away! Put them to good use. You know when you buy bananas at the […]

Pastelitos de Guayaba + Queso {Guava Cheese Pastries!}

Pastelitos de Guayaba + Queso {Guava Cheese Pastries!}

These pastelitos are Cuban puff pastries filled with guava and cheese. Just 4 ingredients make these Guava Cheese Pastries come to life! Say hello to your soon-to-be favorite dessert! A few months ago, I was on the phone with my friend, JennyLee, talking about blog […]

Avocado Toast with Sweet Plantains & Feta Cheese

Avocado Toast with Sweet Plantains & Feta Cheese

Take avocado toast to the next level by adding sweet plantains and feta cheese on top! Easy, delicious and perfect for any time of day. What’s “maduros” you ask? That’s Spanish for “ripe” and they’re DELICIOUS! Lots of ripening action going on in this post, […]

Dark Chocolate Coffee Energy Bites

Dark Chocolate Coffee Energy Bites

Get your caffeine fix in just one bite! These dark chocolate coffee energy bites are simple to make, good-for-you, and will satisfy your sweet tooth! WAKE UP, WAKE UP, WAKE UP! If you need a caffeine boost at any time of the day, you definitely need to […]

Turkey Picadillo Flatbread {Seasoned Ground Turkey}

Turkey Picadillo Flatbread {Seasoned Ground Turkey}

Black bean hummus, seasoned cauliflower rice, Cuban-style ground turkey {turkey picadillo}, and two sunny side up eggs on a flatbread! You know when you want a really hearty, flavorful meal but hate that ‘so-full-you-can’t-breathe’ feeling? Well, this is the perfect solution. Dieting is hard. Very […]

Tropical Green Juice {Spinach, Mango, Pineapple}

Tropical Green Juice {Spinach, Mango, Pineapple}

An easy-to-make, simple and tasty tropical green juice recipe made with spinach, carrot juice, green apples, mango, pineapple, coconut water, and chia seeds. Perfect detox drink in just 5 minutes!

Mango Pancakes with Maria Cookie Crumbles

Mango Pancakes with Maria Cookie Crumbles

Nothing says brunch like a BIG stack of fluffy pancakes especially if they’re Mango Pancakes with crushed Maria Cookies on top! What makes brunch so popular? The booze, the food, the food coma after? Absolutely. I, however, personally prefer to brunch at home. Why? Because having […]

Avocado Toast – 3 Ways!

Avocado Toast – 3 Ways!

Avocado Toast made 3 ways using prosciutto, smoked salmon, feta cheese, and red pepper flakes! The easiest, most filling meal you’ll ever make.  Safe to say, I’m pretty obsessed with avocado. Every time I go to the grocery store, I buy avocados. Then I have […]

Spinach & Ham Egg Frittatas with Turmeric

Spinach & Ham Egg Frittatas with Turmeric

Avoid skipping breakfast by making these egg frittatas ahead of time with spinach, chopped ham, goat cheese, and a dash of turmeric. Last week was gone in a flash. In the words of RiRi, work, work, work, work, work, work, work, work. Under the heading […]

Cuban Huevos Rancheros

Cuban Huevos Rancheros

Rice and beans, topped with a crisp corn tortilla, salsa, shredded cheese, and a runny egg make Cuban Huevos Rancheros, a classic Mexican breakfast with a Cuban twist. Phew, that was a run-on sentence. Over the weekend, I had friends over my house for Cinco […]

Mango Smoothie Bowl

Mango Smoothie Bowl

Detox from all the indulgences of the weekend with this Mango Smoothie Bowl. Mango, pineapple, banana, coconut water, granola crumbs, coconut flakes, and chia seeds. The most tropical breakfast you’ll ever enjoy. Growing up, it seemed like everyone had a mango tree. This was normal […]