Sweet Life Collection
Best of Sweet Life Recipes by Vianney Rodriguez. Find more delicious recipes on SweetLifeBake.com.
These paloma cocktail marinated chicken fajitas are juicy, tender with a hint of citrus.
Get ready to shake up your cocktail game with this vibrant Plum Pineapple Margarita! This refreshing, fruity twist on the classic is a must-try for all margarita enthusiasts. Click to find out how!
A creamy coca-cola based spiked with tequila cocktail that pays homage to Selena’s Cocoa Cola fantastic Coca-Cola commercial.
Skillet pico de gallo shrimp is a one pan dinner delight. Made with succulent shrimp, spicy jalapenos, tomatoes and rice my skillet pico de gallo shrimp is a homage to my South Texas roots.
Quindim is vibrant yellow dessert from Brazil with a base made of egg yolks. Sweetened with coconut flakes and sugar quindim are baked in a water bath to ensure a creamy custard consistency. Topped with coconut flakes and brown sugar quindim is the sweetest ending to any meal.
“Elote” is Spanish for corn. In Mexico local street vendors sell fresh from the grill roasted elotes, which are smeared with a delicious layer of mayo, a hefty sprinkle of cotija cheese, fresh lime juice and chile. They are heavenly and the charring enhances the sweetness of the corn making them the perfect summer street to nibble on as you walk the streets of Mexico.
Champurrado is a traditional Mexican chocolate based atole that is comfort in a cup. Atoles such as champurrado are thickened with masa harina (corn flour) and flavored with spices, fruits or chocolate. Served for breakfast in the cold months champurrado is thick, creamy, and rich and coats the belly in pure comfort.
Breakfast chorizo mini tortas made with chorizo, scrambled eggs served in a warm roll topped with red onion and salsa are the perfect breakfast on-the-go.
Guavas milkshakes make me smile. Made with Mexican guavas, spiced with sugar, cinnamon, and vanilla extract. Guava Milkshakes made from made with guavas, cinnamon, vanilla, milk, and ice cream are the ultimate weekend treat that can easily be made at home.
My chorizo meatloaf is perfect for Sunday dinners and even better the next day as leftovers. Ground beef, Mexican chorizo, carrots, celery, and plenty of Texas 1015 sweet onions.
A tangy twist on pickled red onions hibiscus pickled red onions made with red onion, vinegar, sugar, and hibiscus add a pop of flavor to tacos, tostadas, or nachos.
Pinto beans simmered with poblanos, onions, and oregano are the quickest, easiest and tastiest side dish for weeknight meals.
Topped with refried beans, scrambled eggs, queso fresco and salsa huaraches are the ultimate brunch treat.
A warm skillet salsa made with poblanos, corn, and jalapenos is the ultimate stovetop to table appetizer for weekday entertaining or even better on movie night.
For my appetizer, I dressed thinly sliced cabbage with the Jalapeño Ranch dipping sauce that I placed over a mini baked tostada. The Avocado Slices came out beautifully crispy from the oven. I placed them over the dressed cabbage and then drizzled them with additional Jalapeño Ranch dressing. Delicious! Way to go Farm Rich!
Served warm for breakfast, lunch or dinner they are a family favorite meal. Breakfast tacos are the ultimate comfort food here in Texas where everyone has their own spin, twist or tip on how to improve on the beloved breakfast taco.
Skip the greasy mess and bake these puff pastry churros rather than frying them in oil. The easiest twist on the classic Mexican churro puff pastry baked churros are lightly brushed with vanilla butter and dusted in cinnamon-sugar.
A twist on a classic mini shrimp po boy with green chile remoulade sauce with fried shrimp, lettuce, tomato tucked into a warm roll.
Hearty ground beef spiced with garlic, chili powder, cumin then finished off with a hint of freshness from lime juice are the ultimate weeknight topping for tostadas.
Succulent slow cooker shredded beef flavored with cumin, oregano and pickled jalapeños are stuffed into corn tortillas to create the tastiest Texas flavored flautas.
With only 5 ingredients, this quick & easy fresh peach tart made with store-bought puff pastry, comes together in no-time and is the perfect last-minute dessert.
Tres leches means, “three milks” A tres leches cake is a cake soaked in a sweet milk mixture. Tres Leches cake is a popular cake in Mexico and Latin America made to celebrate birthdays, weddings and family reunions.
Restaurant quality fajitas are one of the easiest grilled meals you can make at home. All you need is a simple marinade, a few hours in the fridge to let all those flavors tenderize the skirt steak or chicken and off to the grill.
Huevos rancheros breakfast tacos are the way to go. A quick sauté, a few eggs and a hefty handful of pickled jalapenos and we are enjoying breakfast in no time, even on the go, wrapped in foil – taqueria style.
Bidi Bidi Bom Bom Vanilla Cake inspired by Selena is sweetest vanilla cake topped with a fluffy cream cheese frosting and chocolate letters to celebrate La Reina de Tejano. My Bidi Bidi Bom Bom Vanilla Cake inspired by Selena is light, fluffy, and topped with a homemade cream cheese frosting and homemade chocolate letters.