May 9, 2016

Almond Milk


  • raw almonds
  • water
  • sugar
  • vanilla/or other flavoring (optional)

Soak almonds overnight.

Bled almonds. You may use the same water where the almonds were soaking or rinse and use clean water.

Blend like you've never blended before; until pureed.

Use a colander to separate milk from almonds. Repeat process until almonds are disintegrated and you cant blend anymore.

Add sugar and flavors (optional).

August 24, 2015

Refried Beans


  • Pinto beans
  • Water
  • Salt
  • Onion
  • Chile serrano
  • Queso seco

Wash beans thoroughly.

Cook in pot, preferably a pressure cooker. If you don't use a pressure cooker, soak beans overnight. Add salt before cooking.

Once beans are cooked, on a flat pan add some oil (to taste).

Chop onion and chile and saute on pan.

Add beans (without liquid).

Use a tool to mash the beans.

Mash thoroughly.

Enjoy as a side dish. Add Mexican queso fresco o queso seco,

Makes a great side dish for chilaquiles verdes

August 7, 2015


  • Baking powder
  • Baking soda
  • Eggs
  • Hot water or milk 
  • Sugar
  • Butter or Olive oil 
  • Cinnamon
  • Sour cream 
  • Salt 

Mix dry ingredients: flour (start with 1 cup), sugar (start with 3/4 cup), baking soda (1/2tsp), baking powder (1 tsp) and cinnamon (to taste). Add salt if sour cream does not have salt or to taste.

Combine the liquids (eggs (2), melted butter or olive oil (4 tblsp) and start with 1/2 cup of hot water or milk, add small container of sour cream. Add dry ingredients and mix until dough is soft, but not mushy.

Make small patties and use a flat pan to cook them in.

Enjoy by themselves, or jam and accompany them with milk, coffee, or hot chocolate.