Breakfast

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cuban French Toast Casserole with Salted Frosted Flakes

Cuban French Toast Casserole with Salted Frosted Flakes

Everything you love about french toast just got a Cuban makeover! This french toast casserole has cuban bread and salted Frosted Flakes on top. Breakfast of Champions! A month ago, Chrissy Teigen came to Miami to do a book signing (amongst other things) for her new […]

Ham Croquettes {Croquetas de Jamón}

Ham Croquettes {Croquetas de Jamón}

Crispy, bite-size logs of smooth ground ham coated in breadcrumbs. Ham Croquettes (or Croquetas de Jamón) are the perfect breakfast or snack! To know me is to understand me and to understand me is to know that the perfect breakfast, in my eyes, is 2 ham croquetas. […]