Bread pudding also known as 'Budin' is another traditional Puerto Rican dessert. This is a perfect dish to make for a large crowd and could even be served for breakfast. I try not to add...

We had original plans of making the lasagna with Daiya cheese to keep it vegan. But, I didn't want to be the only one who would eat it, so we made a vegetarian one instead....

I was a tad bit skeptical with doing stuffing since we won't be having any turkey haha. But after putting this together, this could be an awesome side dish. We used a regular bag of...

Did you know that the original term for shepherd's pie was cottage pie? Back in the day, years ago, potatoes were fairly cheap to grow. The term cottage came about because the people who frequently...

Rice Pudding is the best after Thanksgiving recipe, once you have some cooked rice you are ready to go. I usually like to make my rice in a rice cooker. If you prefer to do...

Coquito is the best part of the holidays. Seriously, even before I was legally able to drink, my mom used to take a couple of cups out before she added the Bacardi for my brother...

I can not believe Thanksgiving is this week! I had every intention of uploading all these recipes last week to leave a week to prepare and grab all the ingredients. But you see how my...

Ropa vieja is a signature Puerto Rican dish, the original recipe is made with shredded steak. This has to be one of my mother's favorite, a meal that brings back so many memories of her...

Pollo Guisado is one of our staple dishes. It's the kind of meal you crave on a gloomy day. I loved the texture and taste of Pollo Guisado so much, I had to have my...

I love a good energy shot, but I hate the store prices. This easy recipe will make about a week's worth of energy shots. Perfect for right in the morning or before a workout. For...

I know I keep saying 'this is my favorite recipe', but I'm serious this time, this one is my favorite. It's so simple to make, you can freeze a big batch and just put it...

When I first went vegetarian, my mom was determined to find a ground beef alternative. She started to invent a bunch of recipes using chickpeas! This one is my favorite. Chickpeas have about 2.5 grams...

Tostones, otherwise known as fried green plantains, is a staple in our culture. It's not a meal without a side of tostones or maduros. We don't have it too often because I try to keep...

If you came here for the drink, Mojito, I’m sorry for the misleading title haha. This recipe is the next best thing. For Puerto Ricans, the original mojito is garlic sauce. Alongside sofrito, we use...

Our first ever recipe is posted. YAY! Of course we had to start with my momma’s sofrito recipe. When I envisioned my blog, I pictured my mom on board contributing with her cooking skills. I...

Arroz con gandules is one of our staple dishes. Nothing like a fresh pot with some salad & momma’s salad dressing. What makes this recipe unique is using a rice cooker instead of stove top....