Vanessa Bell, Author at Que Rica Vida
Vanessa Bell

Vanessa Bell

I’m Cuban American, married to an amazing man, raising two biracial/bicultural babies. I write on topics of personal identity, bicultural life and building a legacy through documentation of food culture, travel and memoir writing at

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Posted on May 21, 2015

Slow Cooker Pork Sandwiches with Homemade BBQ Sauce

As the weather warms up and your schedule gets hectic, the slow cooker becomes mom’s best friend to make value rich…

Posted on September 24, 2014

Cuban Cortadito

Cuban coffee is a staple in our diets. Starting at a young age, I began drinking café con leche (coffee with milk) …

Posted on September 23, 2014

Chicken Sausage and Peppers

When it comes to quick and hearty meals, sausage recipes should be at the top of the list. You can find great-quality…

Posted on September 20, 2014

Honey Strawberry Lemonade

My kids love homemade juice, especially any honey lemon drink recipe that satisfies their sweet tooth. They enjoy drinking…

Posted on September 4, 2014

Whole Grain Blueberry and Banana Pancakes

Adding whole grain foods to your diet can be a good way to swap in added benefits, and what better way to start than…

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How to Make a Mojito

Mojitos are a popular Cuban cocktail made with limes, mint leaves and rum. This refreshing, tasty drink is the perfect …

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