Judith Montenegro

Judith Montenegro is Program Organizer for the Latinos in the Deep South Program at the Latino Commission on AIDS. Since 2004, Ms. Montenegro has worked with the immigrant population focusing on immigration reform, farm worker advocacy and awareness, and unionization of the workforce. She serves on the Boards of Directors of the American Heart Association, … Continue reading Judith Montenegro


caldo tlalpeño-mexican chipotle chicken & garbanzo soup

So I had Judith Montenegro, an up and coming Latinx leader, over for lunch and we made Caldo Tlalpeño. It was the first time she had eaten this soup. We made the original -if you can call it that-Caldo Tlalpeño. This soup is basically a Mexican chick peas (garbanzo) and chicken soup with carrots in … Continue reading caldo tlalpeño-mexican chipotle chicken & garbanzo soup

baked chicken in grapefruit marinade

Baked Chicken in Grapefruit Marinade is super easy to make! Even though is very simple to put together, light on ingredients, and it is packed with flavor. I use no oil in this marinade. If your watching your weight or trying to eat healthy without sacrificing flavor, this chicken is a great accomplishment to any sensible meal.

Monica Morillo

So my first guest on Lizette Invita is no other than my lovely "Mami"Monica Morillo.  Mrs. Morillo is a great cook and also loves to entertain-the apple doesn't fall far from the tree I see.  She lives in Miami, Florida with her husband Francisco. She helped me cook a Lomo de Puerco al Horno  - … Continue reading Monica Morillo

how to peel Cassava Root (Yuca)

Peeling Cassava Root, also known as Yucca or tapioca root, can be a daunting task if you have never done it. But with a few tricks of the knife, you can be an expert in no time. Make sure that when selecting a yuca at the store, that you select a firm root.  I would even go as … Continue reading how to peel Cassava Root (Yuca)

Mini Vegetable Frittatas

I was having friends over for a breakfast celebration. I wanted to make something from scratch to accompany my store bought items.  I decided Frittatas would be the perfect accompaniment. Can't find an easier recipe than this.  If you want to make even easier, purchase fresh salsa (Pico de Gallo) and use it in place … Continue reading Mini Vegetable Frittatas