Entries by Melissa Guerra


Crunchy Tostadas: A Low Calorie Recipe

Lo-cal tostadas? Melissa Guerra says, “My husband and I figured out a long time ago that factory-made corn tortillas are great for making low-calorie tostadas.”  Melissa’s tostadas burst with flavor and have plenty of crunch! Read Related: Skinny Pizzas TOSTADAS Makes: 4 Ingredients: 4 8-inch corn tortillas 1 15.5-oz can pinto beans, rinsed, drained and mashed […]


Empanadas de Camote: Sweet Potato Turnovers

“This is another recipe of my grandmother’s who got it from Maxine Guerra, her good friend and neighbor.  I imagine these empanadas have been passed around every table in South Texas. The crust turns out tender and flaky every time, making this a popular recipe at many of our local functions.”