#NationalPastaDay with Ragu

Friday the 17th is #NationalPastaDay! Most people love pasta, unless they can’t eat it- and guess what? This post is all about classic pasta dishes that are recreated without pasta! We recently had the chance to get in the kitchen with Ragu and learn three great recipes that replace the pasta but still taste just as yummy-something that us moms need to make sure of since kids aren’t as easy

Dominican Dishes with a Johnsonville Twist

When Johnsonville asked us to amp up a classic dish with sausage, we were excited to put some Bronx flavor on whatever dish we decided to do.  After sitting down with our very own Chef Geronimo, we decided that we wanted to go with two dishes that are classics in our home- Sancocho Dominicano and Arroz con Pollo. Between him and I, our little family is made up of Dominican,

Fall breakfast recipe

By: Lisa Senior Running out of breakfast options for yourself or just skipping breakfast altogether for the sake of getting the kids to school on time and yourself to work? Why not try overnight oats? Prepare it overnight and no cooking required! My fave choice of the moment: Pumpkin Spice Overnight Oats Ingredients: 1/2 cup rolled oats 1/2 yogurt (greek or regular) 2 teaspoons of pumpkin puree 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin spice granola

Summer Cocktail Ideas Part II

Caramel Coffee Milkshake Ingredients: 1 Bottle of RealBeanz Caramel Iced Coffee 4 scoops vanilla ice cream 1 cup ice Whipped cream Caramel Sauce (optional) Chocolate Syrup (optional) Mini Chocolate Chips (optional) Directions: Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Drizzle the caramel sauce inside of the glass. Pour the shake into glasses and top with whipped cream, mini chocolate chips and chocolate syrup. Serve immediately and enjoy! ICE Pop Sparklers Ingredients:

Summer Cocktail Ideas

We love get togethers in the summer with friends. Whether its a small family get together, or a brunch with girlfriends- it’s always fun to try new recipes and impress your guests. Take a look at some recipe ideas using Sparkling ICE zero calorie naturally flavored water, VOGA Italia Wine and RealBeanz ready-to-drink iced coffee.   Cherry Lime Mojito Ingredients 4 oz.  Cherry Limeade Sparkling ICE 1.5 oz.  White Rum 10 Mint leaves

Cooking with Hellmanns and Chef Tim Love

Despite being post baby and not at my desired weight, I couldn’t turn down the chance to be on camera and take part in a cooking demo with Hellmanns and Chef Tim Love. This came at the perfect time since I have been getting down and dirty in the kitchen more than ever before (its easy to avoid that room when the hubby is a chef!). I was excited to

BronxMama Recipe: COQUITO!

WEPAAAAA! COQUITO TIME!  By: Amy Vega-Guobadia You can’t have the holidays in a Puerto Rican home with out Coquito. Coquito is the Puerto Rican version of eggnog. When my grandmother moved to Puerto Rico three years ago, she took the recipe with her. After searching and searching for a good recipe, I found it. I changed it for the right taste. Now I have been given the job of always

BronxMama Holiday Recipe

By Amy Vega Guobadia Here’s a recipe famous in Puerto Rican households during the holiday. As far as I can remember my grandma made Pasteles for every winter holiday. Unfortunately, my grandma took her recipe with her to Puerto Rico eight years ago. After a few years of not having this traditional food, I searched the internet for the recipe. The first two attempts, I got the recipes from different sites