POETIC DOMESTIC

Homemaking Made Easy

Hearty Lentil & Adlai Salad

Salads are a staple to our family table. We are quite big on vegetables at home. What I love about this particular recipe is that it is high on protein (from the lentils), and has a good amount of healthy carbs (from the adlai). Though it makes a great side dish, this...

Comforting Veggie Pene

An easy dish like this is the perfect ‘go-to’ for moms on the run, a quick dinner, a simple potluck, or a freeze-ahead meal. I love it because the sauce is packed with vegetables. In fact, you can add whatever vegetable you have in the fridge. I have used zucchini,...

Tortilla de Patata

One of my favorite make ahead easy breakfasts is Tortilla de Patata. Though usually served as an appetizer or 'pica-pica' in many Spanish households and tapas bars, I think it is a great option for the first meal of the day. You can serve it warm, or straight from the...

Honey Mustard Malunggay Roast

For this post I am sharing one of my many roast chicken recipes. I love this particular one because its perfect for feeding families - simple and delicious, it uses flavorful ingredients that aren't too high in fat, plus the malunggay packs that healthy punch. Today I...

A Hearty Lunch

Growing up, we were fed a lot of Spanish dishes at home. Not so much the tapas, but the hearty bean stews such as Lentejas, Pote Gallego, and one of my favorites, Fabada Asturiana. I think because all dishes are one-pot, and cover a lot of the food groups, they make a...

Summer Dips: Salsa & Guacamole

The summer has been stifling, so snacks for the family need to be refreshing and light. Sharing my home recipe for an easy salsa and guacamole - best served refrigerated. This is a great make ahead option for the kids lunches, as well as for when you are entertaining....

Summer Popsies

I love the harvest the summer brings. And in order to combat the heat and make the most of my produce, I make my girls frozen treats with whatever I can get my hands on. This simple recipe works best with fruit that is reaching overripeness because they tend to be...

Easter Fun

When the kids are home for the holiday, keep them entertained with these fun activities! I love Holy Week. For me, it is a time to be grateful. It presents moments that allows you to forget work, social commitments, and the hustle and bustle of everyday… It is a time...

Easter Fun

When the kids are home for the holiday, keep them entertained with these fun activities! I love Holy Week. For me, it is a time to be grateful. It presents moments that allows you to forget work, social commitments, and the hustle and bustle of everyday… It is a time...

Fruit Pop!

Is it just me or does every summer just get hotter? I am constantly finding ways to beat the heat. A year ago I posted some fun and creative ways to enjoy frozen mangoes. Now, my daughter has introduced me to more artistic and cool ideas, thanks to her love for...