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Peruvian Superfoods Diet

National Nutrition Month has begun, with the month of March, and people have started being more health conscious about their food habits. National Nutrition Month should be a month celebrated by everyone. It should be a family matter, friends should support each other when it comes to eating healthfully, and it should also be regarded Read More

Yuca fries? McDonald’s with a twist

McDonald’s is one of the most popular food chains in the world. Adults cherish McDonald’s as their favorite childhood pastime where memories were shared with their families. McDonald’s is an international chain and its famous arches are recognized everywhere. It’s sad that Venezuela is struggling to fully represent McDonald’s due to the lack of potatoes Read More

Latin run food trucks

With Hispanic Heritage Month upon us, it is a great time to celebrate the Latin food truck industry. For years, Latinos across the nation have been venturing into the rolling restaurant business and it has been booming. A food truck featuring Latin American food from our favorite kitchens could be at a street corner near Read More

Latinos love food and that’s a fact

“Latinos hate pretzels and peanut butter. It’s a fact. At least according to a report by the consumer research group Packaged Food.” stated in Fox News Latino.  Latinos do not purchase certain foods during their grocery shopping. The reasons Latinos do not favor a certain type of snack or food may vary but a big Read More

Cuisine and Afro Latina Identity

Two Latinas have stirred up the Chicago food scene in the historical Bronzeville community on Chicago’s South Side. Rebecca Dailey-Wooley and Raquel Dailey-Parham are Afro-Latinas and Puerto Rican, who are also the creators and chief bloggers of Boriqua Chicks. The sisters are lovers of their mother’s home cooking, and grew up learning how to cook Read More

Oscar Mayer Deli Fresh Salsa Lunch Taco Recipe


This is part of a sponsored collaboration with Oscar Mayer. However, all opinions expressed are my own.   It’s almost time to send the kids back to school and the age old question remains: what to put in their lunch boxes?   When I was a kid, it was the same exact sandwich every single day. Read More

The Latino Flavor of Oscar Mayer Deli Fresh #LolaTalks


This is part of a sponsored collaboration with Oscar Mayer.  However, all opinions expressed are my own. Being Latino is many things but one thing it is not is flavorless.  We like to spice things up while also keeping it light and sweet.  Since we’ve been following along the adventures of Lola – the abuela who tells it Read More

Oscar Mayer Deli Fresh Lettuce Wraps with Honey Lime Vinaigrette #LolaTalks

Oscar Meyer Lettuce Wraps

This is part of a sponsored collaboration with Oscar Mayer. However, all opinions expressed are my own. Your mother comes over.  She invites your aunt who invites your cousins. Your cousins then invite their friends until you have a house full of people.  And, inevitably they all get hungry.  We have a go-to lunch secret Read More

Hola Lola: The Abuela Who Tells It Like It Is

Hola Lola : The Abuela Who Tells It Like It Is

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored series with Oscar Mayer and Being Latino, however all opinions expressed are our own. Did you sleep badly last night? When are the kids going to play outside? I think you should wear solids instead of stripes. Don’t bring anything over for lunch; I’d rather make it all myself.  We Read More

Do you “luh” Adobo

Jessenia Martinez

Adobo is widely popular, especially in Latino households. Why is Adobo so popular? There are many reasons, like its constant advertisement in commercials, more importantly Adobo is an important ingredient in many dishes. Without Adobo, food wouldn’t have sabor. Imagine if Adobo was an aphrodisiac and we never put thought into the idea. The definition Read More