Category: Latino Recipes

Shrimp and Crab Enchiladas 

Shrimp and Crab Enchiladas are the perfect balance of the fabulous seafood flavors of succulent large shrimp and decadent lump Crab with all the Mexican flavors wrapped in a deliciously complex Red Enchilada sauce. Voted […]

Chicken legs in Red Sauce and Chick Peas – Piernas de pollo en salsa roja y Garbanzos

Chicken legs in Red Sauce and Chick Peas – Piernas de Pollo en salsa Roja y Garbanzos is a wonderful translation of a handed down Puerto Rican recipe from an old friend. Piernas de Pollo […]

Mexican-Style Creamed Corn

Mexican-Style Creamed Corn is the perfect simple to make,  almost foolproof side dish for almost any meal you enjoy corn with, combining a deliciously sweet, freshly picked, organic corn on the cob, rich heavy cream, […]

Rice with Pigeon Peas { Arroz Con Gandules }

Rice with Pigeon Peas { Arroz Con Gandules } is one of my favorite Puerto Rican recipes usually served on Holidays and special occasions, made with long grain rice, Spanish tomato sauce, sofrito, pigeon peas, […]

Mexican Rice with Corn

Mexican Rice with Corn is a flavorful yet simple and utterly delicious Mexican-Inspired recipe that pairs well with almost any of your favorite Mexican Dishes; combining long grain rice with fresh green bell peppers, red bell […]

Stuffed Poblano Peppers with Beef and Sausage

Stuffed Poblano Peppers with Beef and Sausage are so deliciously simple to make, yet they will definitely make the hubby and children think you spent all day preparing them. The filling can easily be made […]

Homemade Guacamole Recipe

Making delicious fresh Guacamole dates back to the ancient Aztecs; the Guacamole then was very similar to what you might make in your own kitchen in this day and age. The more traditional Homemade Guacamole […]

Creamy Homemade Mexican Tomato Soup

My signature Creamy Homemade Mexican Tomato Soup is hands down the best homemade tomato soup I have ever tasted in my life. Made with organic tomato purée, organic diced tomatoes, roasted red peppers, fresh garlic, […]

Chicken Tamale Pie

Are you a fan of a more traditional Mexican Tamale yet hate all that tedious work involved and time spent in the kitchen? You are going to love this recipe then, all the traditional flavors […]

Mexican Meatball Soup – Sopa de Albondigas

Mexican Meatball Soup – Sopa de Albondigas is pure Mexican comfort food made with love, then ladled in a favorite bowl to be enjoyed on a cold day. This fabulous soup centers around the famous Mexican Albondigas […]

Chicken Enchiladas with Red Sauce

Chicken Enchiladas with Red Sauce are so darn good, you may want to make 2 batches of this Delicious Chicken Mexican goodness wrapped in fresh corn tortillas with fabulous homemade red sauce, a hint of […]

Black Beans & Rice – Costa Rican Gallo Pinto

Black Beans & Rice – Costa Rican Gallo Pinto is one of the famous and favorite traditional dishes of gorgeous Costa Rica. It’s a dish so versatile to the locals and can be served at […]

Chicken and Re fried Bean Burrito

Chicken and Refried Bean Burritos made with a delicious homemade Refried Beans mixture, juicy seasoned white tender chicken breast meat, long grain white rice, Colby Jack cheese, Hass avocados, fresh Homemade Salsa with Poblano Chilies […]

Caribbean Shrimp Tacos

Caribbean Shrimp Tacos are the rage with me now, anything that combines succulent shrimp seasoned in Jamaican jerk spice, creamy Hass avocados, mangos, pineapple, black beans, jalapeño peppers, sweet red peppers, red onions, cilantro, and lime […]

Tropical Quinoa Salad with Shrimp

Tropical Quinoa Salad with shrimp adds a delicious tropical vibe to plain red quinoa combining succulent shrimp, mango, avocado, fresh strawberries,  jalapeno peppers, sweet red peppers, cilantro, with lime juice, authentic extra virgin olive oil […]

EASY SHRIMP CEVICHE WITH MANGO PINEAPPLE & AVOCADO

This delicious combination of Shrimp, Avocados, Mangoes, Pineapple and Jalapeno Peppers is so simple and easy to make. Do you love Shrimp Ceviche, yet hate waiting for the lime or lemon juice to cook it? […]

Roasted Mojito Chicken

Havana has been said, to be the birthplace of the famous Cuban Mojito Drink, although the exact origin of this classic cocktail is the subject of debate. I, however, am not interesting in hashing it out over this lovely cocktail today, I decided instead to using its basic ingredients in my Roasted Mojito Chicken I am sharing with you today.

Lemony Italian Dressing

Lemony Italian Salad Dressing is an amazing flavorful lemony fresh tasting Italian Salad Dressing that has been passed down our family for years. It has such a wonderful fresh taste combining quality extra virgin olive […]

Deconstructed Burrito Casserole

Deconstructed Burrito Casserole is a casserole that will “wow” the family time after time. Delicious shredded chicken breasts seasoned with Taco seasoning, fresh lime juice, smothered in Colby-Jack Cheese, Cheddar Cheese, refried beans, Ro*tel tomatoes,  and […]

Vegetarian frijoles rojos con arroz

Vegetarian Frijoles Rojos con Arroz is a  wonderful dish that I consider to be something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue. Hence the blue napkin in the photo above. I have taken an old […]

Pureed White Bean & Chicken Soup

Pureed White Bean & Chicken Soup is a delicious soup that pays homage to my Italian roots while celebrating my love for a Mexican flare utilizing Tuscan beans, shredded chicken breasts, onions, garlic, heavy cream and […]

Chicken Enchilada Verde Soup

Chicken Enchilada Verde Soup was  inspired by my Chicken Enchilada with Verde Sauce   recipe made with shredded chicken breast, fresh tomatillos, cloves of garlic, jalapeno, green chile peppers, fresh diced tomatoes, sharp cheddar cheese, cilantro, and […]

Black Bean Salsa with Avocado & Corn

This Simple and Easy to make Black Bean Salsa with Avocado & Corn recipe is a perfect recipe for Game Season and entertaining combining black beans, avocado, corn, diced tomatoes, jalapeño peppers, cilantro, and lime […]

Pastelón de Plátano Maduro – Piñón

This wonderful Puerto Rican/Cuban concoction we fondly call Pastelón de Plátano Maduro – Piñón is a warm comforting meal that you will be sure to enjoy. Pastelón de Plátano Maduro or Piñón consists of layers of […]

Mexican Brownies

It’s that lovely season again. Time to turn on the oven and enjoy the sweet scent of baked goods and pastries rising from the double oven. I love brownies but wanted to make something more […]

Gluten-Free Chicken Enchiladas with Red Sauce

Enchiladas are one of the most forgiving and variable recipes I know when it comes to Mexican Food. There are so many ways to cook and top them. I have honestly lost track of them […]

Chicken Enchiladas with Verde Sauce

My Chicken Enchiladas with Verde Sauce is fairly simple to make from scratch using delicious white chicken meat, fresh cascabel Chile peppers, tomatillos, fresh corn tortillas, Monterey Jack cheese, cilantro, and a hint of lime, topped with diced tomatoes […]

Black Bean and Shrimp Chili

In case you haven’t noticed we always give Beans in Chili our complete blessing, we’ll know that For years the battle has been endless between Beans IN, or Beans OUT! Almost 2 years ago, I […]

Easy Shrimp Ceviche with Mango Pineapple & Avocado

This delicious combination of Shrimp, Avocados, Mangoes, Pineapple and Jalapeno Peppers is so simple and easy to make. Do you love Shrimp Ceviche, yet hate waiting for the lime juice to cook it? I have a simple […]

Black Bean Avocado Salsa with Corn and Pineapple

You’ll love that the Black Bean Avocado Salsa with Corn and Pineapple recipe can be used as a salsa with chips or condiment for tortilla chips, rice, tacos, fish, and or chicken dishes. This wonderful […]