Gringa Guacamole

Gringa Guacamole serves 4 Ingredients: 2 ripe haas avocados, pit removed (but save 1 pit if you are going to have leftovers) ½ ripe tomato, finely chopped ½ white onion, minced ¼ cup fresh pineapple 1 clove garlic, minced 1 serrano chile, seeds removed and minced 2 tablespoon fresh cilantro, finely chopped Juice of half… Continue reading Gringa Guacamole


Sopa Negra (Black Bean Soup)

The element of surprise is great but when it comes to food you hope to have luck on your side. Living in Coata Rica with a host family,  I am often surprised with different dinners composed of traditional recipes from Costa Rica. My host family was kind enough to teach me how to cook this…… Continue reading Sopa Negra (Black Bean Soup)

Funkadelic Banana Bites

Funkadelic Banana Bites Ever stand in the kitchen hungry and wanting something healthy but you don’t know what to make? Try these quick and easy banana bites that can be made in 1 minute and taste great! Step 1: Slice 1 banana into 10 pieces total Step 2: Spread 1 Tbsp. of peanut better between…… Continue reading Funkadelic Banana Bites

How to make: Gallo Pinto

Gallo pinto is the national dish of Costa Rica, a dish composed of rice and beans and is commonly served at breakfast, lunch and dinner. Even though Gallo Pinto is served very frequently, it often comes with different sides and toppings, for example , for breakfast it usually comes with avocado and a fried egg. 

Cooking With Becky: Spicy Black Bean and Sweet Potato Burgers

Spicy Black bean and Sweet potato burgers 2 Medium Sweet potatoes, diced 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, drained and rinsed ¼ Cup Quinoa ½ Cup Water ¼ Cup red onion, minced 5 cloves of garlic, minced 1 Tablespoon Chili Powder 2 Tablespoons ground Cumin 1 Tablespoon Sea Salt 2 Tablespoons Cilantro Olive Oil for…… Continue reading Cooking With Becky: Spicy Black Bean and Sweet Potato Burgers