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Arepas

Arepas

Hola Mi Gente, Let me paint you a picture of my Sunday Mornings growing up: We would be listening to Ricardo Arjona–Guatemala’s prize musical jewel; half dancing, half sweeping (because on Sundays we cleaned the house)–the smells of the week’s leftovers filling the house. If […]

Arroz Con Gandules

Arroz Con Gandules

Hola Mi Gente, I want to share a recipe with you today that reminds me a lot of my childhood. As I’ve been thinking about this recipe all week, I’ve felt oddly comforted, because it reminded me of how much my parents surrounded us with […]

Matcha with MB: Love Letter Edition

Matcha with MB: Love Letter Edition

Hola Mi Gente, Welcome to my annual love letter to you. Last year I wrote to the weary, because I was weary. Truth be told, I’m still weary–that season hasn’t ended for me. But I’m learning to not live out of that space. I noticed […]

Coconut Almond Fat Balls

Coconut Almond Fat Balls

Hola Mi Gente, About a year ago, I started hearing about this phenomenon in the health blogger world called “fat balls.” In essence they are raw, vegan balls that have a high amount of protein and fat as a healthy sort of snack. It’s the […]

Tostones

Tostones

Hola Mi Gente, I feel like this is something that I don’t highlight enough on the blog, so here it goes: I love plantains. I love these delicious starchy fruits. So versatile and fruitful throughout their entire lifespan. From completely ripened, fried plantains (best cooked […]

Matcha with MB: Hydration Edition

Matcha with MB: Hydration Edition

Hola Mi Gente! Welcome to the second edition of Matcha with MB–a sort of space where I can take your questions and carve out time to get to know you a little better, and to write about things that aren’t food. It’s only the second […]

Coconut Almond Milk

Coconut Almond Milk

Hola Mi Gente, As we’ve been working through this round of Whole 30, one of the things I’ve been doing in my meal-prepping, has been making our own nut milks. Generally, it can be a little hard (and expensive) to buy nut milks that are […]

Perfect Home Fries

Perfect Home Fries

Hola Mi Gente, I have this really specific memory of helping my mom organize work receipts as she filed her taxes, with Gone With the Wind playing in the background. There’s a specific scene where Scarlett throws one of her tantrums and is digging up […]

Matcha with MB: Q & A Series

Matcha with MB: Q & A Series

Hola Mi Gente, A few weeks ago, I was having a conversation with a friend, talking about how this whole blog started up, and the values that I want to be true of this space. It got me thinking, that one of my favorite parts […]

Whole 30 Week 3: Meals and Feels

Whole 30 Week 3: Meals and Feels

Hola Mi Gente, I would tell you I can’t believe we’re on our last week of Whole 30, but that would be a lie! I’ve been super aware of it because my life has been lived in the kitchen this round of Whole 30. Mostly […]

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