Cuban-Inspired

Cuban Seasoned Popcorn Balls

Cuban Seasoned Popcorn Balls

Cuban Seasoned Popcorn Balls! A simple treat made with popcorn, corn syrup, sugar, and butter then seasoned with homemade Cuban complete seasoning and a twist of lime!

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?!” […]

Holiday Cuban-Style Bread Pudding

Holiday Cuban-Style Bread Pudding

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BakeHolidayGoodness #CollectiveBias You guys! I’ve partnered up with Nestlé to share this deliciously rich, creamy, Cuban-inspired, rum-kissed, and chocolatey dessert with you. Doesn’t it feel like you’re cooking all […]

Mojo Marinated Grilled Chicken {Under a Brick}

Mojo Marinated Grilled Chicken {Under a Brick}

Chicken breast marinated in mojo (garlic citrus marinade) and spices then grilled under a brick to get those juicy grill marks!  Years ago, I bought a grill pan. It’s this one, in case you’re wondering. ;) Since an actual grill is not allowed on my balcony […]

Cuban-Style Thanksgiving Stuffing

Cuban-Style Thanksgiving Stuffing

Bring something new to the dinner table this year! Cuban-Style Thanksgiving Stuffing: Ground beef, diced ham, herbs, spices, sliced almonds, olives, raisins, and cornbread stuffing. Can you just smell the cumin!? Sigh. Ok, so here’s the deal. I’m ALLLLLL about traditional American Thanksgiving. From sweet […]

Guava Rice Krispie Treats with Maria Cookies

Guava Rice Krispie Treats with Maria Cookies

Deliciously sweet treats made with crispy rice cereal, guava marmalade marshmallow cream, cubes of guava paste and crumbled Maria cookies! Hello old friend. It’s been a while. I’ve made TONS of things with you. No, not you. I’m talking about guava. hehehe. When you grow […]