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What to do in Rosarito, Mexico

What to do in Rosarito, Mexico

Last month I was lucky enough to be invited on an unforgettable 2 day journey to Tijuana and Rosarito. Thankfully, another blogger, Mikkel Paige, from SometimesHome.com was also on the trip. She is an amazing photographer and was kind enough to share all of her photos here. If you are looking at traveling to a […]

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Caramel Apple Rolls and a trip to Puerto Nuevo

Caramel Apple Rolls and a trip to Puerto Nuevo

For the last few years I have been without a valid passport. It was always on my list of things to do, but I somehow never got around to doing it. Well, when we booked our Europe tickets last year, it was something that had to be done! Now that I have it, I want […]

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Jalapeño Popper Cheeseburgers

Jalapeño Popper Cheeseburgers

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias The following content is intended for readers who are 21 or older. I am pretty sure that there is nothing better on a hot summer day than a cold Heineken, juicy burger, and being surrounded by friends. […]

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Dulce de Leche Milkshakes

Dulce de Leche Milkshakes

Fancy milkshakes seem to be all the rage right now. I am desperately trying to talk my husband into letting me do a food tour in New York, secretly to just have a milkshake from The New York Milkshake Lounge. Unfortunately, he is not having it. So until I can convince him otherwise, homemade milkshakes […]

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Chipotle Beans and Taco Salads

Chipotle Beans and Taco Salads

Thank you Vons, Albertsons, and Pavillions, for sponsoring this post. Check out the new Signature family of brands from Vons, Albertsons, you and Pavillions,, with more than 4,000 Signature products available and a 100% money-back guarantee. With the end of the year fast approaching, I think I am finally able to say that I getting […]

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Enchiladas Healthified

Enchiladas Healthified

Between the holidays and tailgating parties, many calories will be consumed. In an effort to not gain 5,000 pounds, I try to keep weeknight meals light and easy. These enchiladas are one of my favorite meals. I combine cooked chicken with Sabra Creamy Greek Yogurt Dip and some cheese. This keeps the inside of the […]

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Pumpkin Dulce de Leche Cake

Pumpkin Dulce de Leche Cake

Can you believe that we are already 12 days into October and this is the first pumpkin recipe that I am sharing?!? This is like 3 months late in the blogging world! At least my first recipe is to die for. I have been really into making cakes lately. I am pretty sure I have […]

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Corona Sunrise

Corona Sunrise

Happy Cinco de Mayo! Although I am not Mexican, I’ll take any excuse to celebrate with good food and good drinks. We’ve got a killer meal planned tonight consisting of Barbacoa Sopes with homemade rice and beans. Since moving to a predominantly Mexican neighborhood last August, my cooking skills have certainly been kicked up a […]

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Crockpot Refried Beans

Crockpot Refried Beans

Cinco de Mayo is coming up and who could resist a day to make fabulous Mexican food at home!? Canned refried beans have nothing on fresh refried beans, and there is seriously no comparison. With this recipe you will have a delicious side of refried beans with hardly any work! Check out some of my […]

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Southwestern Potato Skins

Southwestern Potato Skins

Potatoes how I love thee. I love them baked, fried, mashed, blended, and even added to my cinnamon rolls to create the most flakiest roll ever. Married to a Swiss man, potatoes will always be a staple in our home. Just like Americans, the Swiss LOVE their potatoes! However in the diet world, they seem […]

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Cilantro Lime Chicken Salad

Cilantro Lime Chicken Salad

Are you bloated with fried cheesy food from the weekend? Are you craving healthy light spring like salads like me? Well look no further, I have got a glorious Cilantro Lime Chicken Salad that is healthy AND delicious! There are a few benefits to paying an exorbitant “sunshine” tax here in California. The first is […]

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Drunken Chicken or Pollo Borracho

Drunken Chicken or Pollo Borracho

Someone told me about Drunken Chicken years ago, and I never got it out of my head. Thank goodness because man was I missing out. I always seem to overcook my bird in the oven and it turns out dry. Even the roasted chickens at the store can be dry, or undercooked which means you […]

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Margarita Chile Cheesecake Bars

Margarita Chile Cheesecake Bars

A few weeks ago I was sent this lovely book from Melissa’s Produce. The Great Pepper Cookbook is your ultimate guide to choosing and cooking with peppers. With over 140 recipes, there will sure to be one that will please everyone! This cookbook is great and has a wide variety of recipes ranging from drinks […]

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Beer Battered Fish Tacos with Chipotle Tartar Sauce

Beer Battered Fish Tacos with Chipotle Tartar Sauce

 I get this extreme sense of gratification and pride when I create a meal that was home grown or in this case, freshly caught. Now I shouldn’t feel this way about these tacos because I was not the one who caught the Halibut, my little brother was. However I did create a pretty damn good […]

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Quick Pasta with Creamy Cilantro Sauce

Quick Pasta with Creamy Cilantro Sauce

For the first time in a few years, I was prepared for St. Patty’s Day. I actually bought my corned beef a week ahead of time because I knew that it wasn’t going to happen over the weekend. Well, we had a few crazy days last week and in desperation I threw the corned beef […]

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Avocado Potato Salad #AvoAllstars Giveaway!

Avocado Potato Salad #AvoAllstars Giveaway!

Today while grocery shopping I had a deep belly chuckle when my daughter asked, “If danishes are in season can we get some?” I guess all those times when she asked if we could buy strawberries in the middle of winter and I explained to her that they were not in season finally started to […]

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Carne Asada Tacos

Carne Asada Tacos

MMMMM how we love our carne asada in this house! Considering I live in Southern California, a good Mexican Market is on every corner. We frequent these markets for our favorite grilling items, and have spicy Mexican meals weekly.

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Mexican Style Corn on the Cob

Mexican Style Corn on the Cob

Are you taking advantage of this heat and cooking out doors? I know I am. My dirty dish count has nearly been cut in half by our lack of cooking and eating out doors. It has been great!

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Mexican Street Tacos- Carnitas!

Mexican Street Tacos- Carnitas!

Carnitas-Mexican street tacos. Juicy, succulent, bursting with flavor, slow oven roasted pork shoulder adorned with sweet white onion and fresh cilantro. Perfection. I really don’t know what is wrong with me, because up until yesterday, I have never actually made carnitas. Now, I just want to stuff my face in the pan and eat them […]

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Chicken Verde Tacos

Chicken Verde Tacos

Mexican food was one of the things I missed most while living in Switzerland. There was one Mexican Cantina in town, but is served Taco Bell style food and cost an arm and a leg.   Despite moving back to San Diego and having the best Mexican food the US has to offer, I decided […]

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