Hulk Pesto: The superhero veggie meal

Veggies, every kids dream! Unless your kid is a little foodie, you probably struggle with the daily intake of greens. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics “Specific intake recommendations based on the DGA call for a minimum of 1 to 1.5 cups of fruit and 1 to 1.5 cups of vegetables daily for children…

Meatloaf Reloaded!

Marriage is all about compromise. Likes, dislikes, vacations, family time, friends. But the real challenge is combining food preferences and favorites. I have done my best to learn and try traditional Spanish recipes. We’ve had some great experiences with Paella and garbanzos, but also some epic fails with the basic tortilla de patatas and the…

Frijolada

So, I feel like being Colombian and not knowing how to make amazing frijoles is crazy… and it is (only if you really like to cook). For the longest time I was more than happy with the idea of opening a can of organic kidney beans, adding some Hogao, meat, plantains, rice and a fried…

Tuna and Potato Caserole

A friend once told me that she was very excited because her daughter had finally learned how to eat and enjoy a salad. At the time it sounded like the craziest parent comment I had heard, but as my baby started to grow and eat solids I began to really understand her point. For her,…