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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

Pizza time with la familia

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The weekend is family time in my household. Friday night is movie night, and until recently this always meant pizza and junk food. These last few weeks I have been making big changes in our diet and at first it was not received well, but now every Friday is exciting because dinner is a surprise. Read More

Treat Your Family To Dinner At Red Lobster On Us!


When I think back on my childhood, fond memories of large family parties come to mind.  Grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and the family members that no one could remember how they were related any more but just knew it to be fact, all gathered together to talk, drink and especially eat. Birthday, milestone or even Read More

Lobsterfest Está Aquí

Dueling Lobster Tails (Exquisito Dúo de Langostas)

Long work day, a demanding boss, a grueling schedule and the last thing anyone wants to see when they get home is an empty refrigerator.  As the usual options mentally play out – fast food, Chinese take-out, pizza – consider making it a night out with your significant other or the entire family.  Taking a Read More

A Sriracha Documentary (TRAILER VIDEO)

Views Of Shoppers And Products During A Wal-Mart Store Grand Opening

For all of you salsa picante lovers out there, this looks like it will be VERY interesting!

Top five superfoods

Super Foods

Superfoods are a class of the most potent, super-concentrated, and nutrient rich foods on the planet, and they have the ability to empower all of the organs in our bodies. Tasty and satisfying, superfoods have the ability to increase the vital force and energy in one’s body, but some of their other contributing factors, are Read More

Latinos lead in coffee consumption: Numero uno in US


Cafecito. Café con leche.  Café de Olla. Cortadito Cubano. There are many ways that Latinos enjoy their coffee – and boy do they love their coffee. It’s a cultural pastime that’s inherited from generation to generation. This we’ve known forever, but now, there are numbers to back that up. A recent study conducted by the Read More