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Crispy Chicken Tacos {Vaca Frita Style}

Crispy Chicken Tacos {Vaca Frita Style}

Using leftovers or shredded rotisserie chicken, make these Crispy Chicken Tacos, vaca frita style, topped with sautéed onions and black beans! You ever have one of those days where you’re hungry and the last thing you want to do is get fancy with dinner? Me too! ALL. THE. TIME. Especially […]

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 […]

Slow Cooker Honey Whiskey BBQ Pulled Pork

Slow Cooker Honey Whiskey BBQ Pulled Pork

Sweet, boozy, easy-to-make homemade honey whiskey barbecue sauce on top of smokey, slow cooked shredded pulled pork. Practically cooks itself! Brace yourself for the most scatterbrained post on this blog. Ready? 1. Over the weekend, I went to an Italian restaurant with my bff. A […]

Crispy Plantain Chip Crusted Chicken

Crispy Plantain Chip Crusted Chicken

Crisp and juicy chicken breast breaded with crunchy, crushed plantain chips and baked to perfection. Ready in 30 minutes! During the week, there’s no time to think about what to make for dinner. After a long day of meetings and traffic jams (and I don’t […]

Turmeric Sweet Potato Mash with Pulled Pork

Turmeric Sweet Potato Mash with Pulled Pork

Just a dash of turmeric gives an intense flavor to this sweet potato mash! Perfect pairing for slow cooker Cuban-style pulled pork. Today, I made mashed sweet potatoes with turmeric. This spice is all the rage this year. Have you heard about it? As I said […]

Tequila Lime Shrimp Tacos

Tequila Lime Shrimp Tacos

Tacos with shrimp marinated with tequila, lime juice, cumin, and cayenne pepper on a bed of avocado crema topped with a drizzle of sour cream! I hate tequila. 100% worst alcohol ever. Just the smell of it makes me want to vomit. But maybe that’s […]

Brown Sugar and Chili-Rubbed Salmon with Avocado Crema

Brown Sugar and Chili-Rubbed Salmon with Avocado Crema

If you love salmon and avocado as much as I do, you totally have to make this Brown Sugar and Chili-Rubbed Salmon with Avocado Crema. So simple and so easy-to-make, it’s the perfect middle-of-the-week dinner. SO MUCH TO SAY. Where do I begin!? Ok. One […]

Sweet Plantain Gnocchi

Sweet Plantain Gnocchi

Give classic gnocchi a Cuban twist by using sweet plantains instead of potatoes! Plus ricotta, butter, sage, and grated parm!

Slow Cooker Spicy BBQ Pulled Pork

Slow Cooker Spicy BBQ Pulled Pork

Easy-to-make spicy BBQ pulled pork made in the slow cooker. Deliciously sweet, salty, and spicy pulled pork that practically cooks itself!