Monique Otero
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Monique Otero is a mom of one and the blogger behind Brunchpants. Her deliciously colorful Instagram feed chronicles food experiments, urban survival and an insatiable travel obsession. Her favorite things include ( in no particular order ) fluffy socks, farmer’s markets, oversized mugs of tea and salted dark chocolate. Originally from the East Coast and newly transplanted from NYC, Monique now lives in Los Angeles with her husband Dan and son, Fin. Follow her food and mom adventures on instagram @brunchpants.


This Sh** Is Bananas

  Finding healthy popsicles that have more then just sugar and food coloring can be challenging. These popsicles use frozen bananas as the base and are topped with dehydrated fruit and nuts with chia and hemps seeds snuck in for some extra nutrition. If…

August 8, 2017

Melon Madness

This Watermelon “pizza” recipe is one of my go-to summer snacks.  It’s an easy and fun way to get your kids to eat fruit and yogurt and takes advantage of the amazing summer fruit available. Decorating the pizza is also a kid-friendly activity that…

August 15, 2017

Vegging Out

Magical Grilled Veggie wands!  I am always looking for creative ways to get my son to eat more vegetables. These grilled veggie skewers make zucchinis look a little more exciting to a toddler and are an easy recipe to bring to a summer BBQ.…

August 22, 2017