Recipes

Stewed Puerto Rican Beans and Domplines (Fry Bread)

These simple stewed puerto rican beans (habichuelas guisadas) and domplines (puerto rican fry bread) are super quick to make, but bursting with flavor! Ready in less than 30 minutes it’s the perfect vegetarian weeknight meal.  You’ll want to make this one again and again.  Of all of the Puerto Rican recipes that I’ve shared in…

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Puerto Rican Sofrito (Delicious Flavor Base)

Puerto Rican Sofrito is a flavor base in Puerto Rican cooking and is key to achieving puerto rican flavor in a wide variety of dishes.  This aromatic blend of peppers and garlic packs a punch of flavor without being spicy or over the top.  You’ll love how easy it is to make and the flavor…

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Homemade Caramel Apples (with printable gift tags)

Homemade caramel apples can be both a fun tradition, and beautiful works of art.  Take the stress out of caramel apple making and make gourmet homemade caramel apples will this foolproof recipe! One of my favorite fall traditions is dipping and decorating homemade caramel apples.  We have done it almost every Halloween season since we…

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Non-Alcoholic Piña Colada (with homemade coco lópez)

This classic non-alcoholic piña colada is so tropical and refreshing.  It’s made using a simple substitute for coco lopez and pineapple juice, and will have you feeling like you are basking in the sunlight at your beach of choice any time of year.  Normally when I write a blog post I try to be all…

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Kid-Friendly Slushie 4th of July Drink

 This slushy 4th of July drink is the perfect holiday treat for kids and families. It’s naturally colored using blueberries and raspberries, and flavored with limes and coconut milk.  I love the zesty flavor, AND that it’s made without any drink mixes.  Your kids will love it! A hot summer’s day, everyone decked out in…

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