cinco de mayo recipes

10 Terrific Cinco de Mayo Recipes That Are Easy to Make

Cinco de Mayo is on Wednesday, May 5th. Any day is great to enjoy Mexican food, but delicious Mexican-themed Cinco de Mayo recipes are special. If you’re wondering what to make for a virtual or at-home Cinco de Mayo celebration, I’ve got you covered with 10 Cinco de Mayo recipes. Recipes include popular favorites – … Read More

Margarita recipe for Cinco de Mayo and beyond

4 Margarita Recipes to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

As I looked through my emails, I realized that I have attended several events that were sponsored by Sauza Tequila over the years. I always walk away with a delicious margarita cocktail recipe. In honor of Cinco de Mayo, I am sharing my top four margarita recipes below…        

How To Make A Healthy Recipe For Black Bean Spaghetti

How To Make A Healthy Recipe For Black Bean Spaghetti

Can you believe that it’s almost May? I like to kick off the month by celebrating Cinco de Mayo. I scrolled through all of my Cinco de Mayo email messages from the past and realized that I had not shared a recipe for black bean spaghetti with you. Black beans (frijoles negros) is a common … Read More

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Nuchas Online Store – A New York Strong Company

One of the things that I love about being a New Yorker is our resiliency. No matter what comes our way (9/11 attacks, COVID-19, etc.), we face adversity and rise above it. That is why I agreed to showcase Nuchas, a company that started from a kiosk in Times Square, NY. Nuchas sells Argentine-style empanadas … Read More

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Easy Copycat Panera Bread Green Goddess Chicken Cobb Salad I went to Panera Bread with a friend a little while ago for her birthday lunch. I don’t go to Panera a lot, but she chose it. I’m happy she did because I found my new favorite salad: the green goddess chicken cobb salad. The salad … Read More

Cilantro-Lime Brown Rice (à la Chipotle)

cilantro-lime brown rice

Are you a fan of brown rice? I can’t say that I am, but there is a brown rice that I actually enjoy. It’s the brown rice that is served at Chipotle Mexican Grill, my favorite “fast-casual” restaurant. I took one of their menus home and made my own version. (It’s just rice, lime and cilantro. I simply had to play around with the combinations.) This rice is so good that it can easily be substituted for white rice…especially in Mexican meals! [Read more…]

Mother’s Day 2011

How was your Mother’s Day? Great, I hope. I had a wonderful day. It started with my guys bringing me gifts and breakfast in bed. After church, we had a quick snack at Chipotle’s, because I have been in a Mexican food mood since Cinco de Mayo. Later, we met up with Reggie’s family for … Read More

Simple Copycat Costco Cilantro Lime Shrimp Recipe

I don’t currently have memberships to any of the major wholesale clubs because I don’t buy things in bulk. I often hear of really great dishes that they sell though. For instance, Costco makes a delicious Cilantro Lime Shrimp dish that they sell in their deli. Thankfully, it’s an easy dish to imitate. That is … Read More