Mexican Pierogi Casserole

Mexican Pierogi Casserole

What's for Dinner Moms?

How much are we traveling this summer? Every single weekend, except for two,  from the beginning of June to the middle of September. The cat is even done with us being gone as you can see above. She sees the suitcases come out and she tries to climb in. We are not supposed to forget to take her with us again!

Because we are traveling so much I am not buying groceries as I normally do. I am using up every little scrap I can find in the pantry, refrigerator, and freezer to save money. My children and I were going through the freezer the other night and found some ground beef and a couple of boxes of pierogi. I knew we had some salsa in the pantry and cheddar cheese in the fridge. Mexican Pierogis it is!

Verdict:

Neither of my children were very thrilled at the thought of…

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Why You Need To Start Eating Healthy Mexican Chayotes

Why You Need To Start Eating Healthy Mexican Chayotes

You may never have heard of a little veggie called “chayote“, but you should start eating it now. Here’s why! Continue reading “Why You Need To Start Eating Healthy Mexican Chayotes”

A Quick and Easy Way to Cook Yucca Flowers

A Quick and Easy Way to Cook Yucca Flowers

Have you ever eaten yucca flowers? They’re a versatile ingredient that can be cooked many ways, and this is a quick, easy, and delicious option! Continue reading “A Quick and Easy Way to Cook Yucca Flowers”

How to Cook a Healthy Mexican Power Breakfast

How to Cook a Healthy Mexican Power Breakfast

Here in Mexico, we’re very fond of having breakfast. It’s the most important meal of the day! This is how to make a nutritious, Mexican breakfast. Continue reading “How to Cook a Healthy Mexican Power Breakfast”

How to Make an Amazingly Delicious Mexican Lasagna

How to Make an Amazingly Delicious Mexican Lasagna

Mexican lasagna, or Aztec pie, is one of my all-time favorite foods. It’s delicious, perfect for any dinner, and very easy to make. Take a look! Continue reading “How to Make an Amazingly Delicious Mexican Lasagna”

How To Drink Tequila Like A True Mexican Connoisseur

How To Drink Tequila Like A True Mexican Connoisseur

If you don’t like tequila, it’s probably because it gave you a bad hangover from drinking it wrong. Here’s how you should do it!

My Heart of Mexico

Tequila has an undeservedly bad reputation because it tends to give people a truly awful hangover. The truth is this will only happen if you drink tequila all wrong. Allow me to show you the proper way to have Mexico’s national drink. 

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10 Yummy Reasons Why You’ll Love Lent In Mexico

10 Yummy Reasons Why You’ll Love Lent In Mexico

Carnival time is over and Lent has begun. In Mexico, this means it’s time to enjoy a whole array of yummy food.

My Heart of Mexico

Lent, or Cuaresma, is a special time of year for Mexican Catholics. It’s a time of reflection and penitence, and the most noticeable characteristic is that people generally try to avoid certain things, like eating meat. However, this only means that Mexican cuisine gets creative. There’s need for bland or dull food this time of year!

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20 Amazing Facts About Authentic Tamales

20 Amazing Facts About Authentic Tamales

Candlemas is on February 2nd, and in Mexico, we celebrate this holiday by eating tamales. Which is your favorite kind of tamale?

My Heart of Mexico

Tamales are one of the most iconic Mexican dishes ever. Along with tacos, they are arguably among the best-known kinds of Mexican food. Tamales are beloved in Mexico and abroad, and with good reason. They are soft, warm, tasty, delicious treats, and good for almost any occassion, special or otherwise. In case you have been living in some other food planet and you’ve never had one, I strongly suggest you keep reading!

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Sweet potato and black bean tacos

Sweet potato and black bean tacos

Happy Friday! Take a look at this yummy taco recipe by Ten More Bites. It’s got sweet potato, beans, chipotle. What’s not to like?

Ten More Bites

Sweet potato and black bean tacos

Sweet potato and black bean tacos are currently the “go-to” taco around here. Last year was all about fish tacos, but the tilapia I favoured has vanished from the fish counter, for one thing.

Also, we are make a conscious effort to have more meat-free dinners each week, and these are helping with that ambition.

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Down Mexico Way

Down Mexico Way

Mexican red rice and beans is a classic dish that is on the menu of nearly every Mexican home, almost every day. Check out this easy twist on the traditional dish!

Izzie's Kitchen | Cooking for health

There is something extremely comforting about eating really good Mexican food.  We all love it and in particular my kids ask me to make rice and beans regularly.  I hadn’t found a good enough recipe that replicated the authentic rice and beans that the Mexicans make but I cobbled something together last night that went down a treat and that got pretty close to the real deal.

When I was studying for my Nutritionist Certification, I learnt about some of the different cultures that live in the US and the nutritional content of their cuisines.  For Mexican food, Rice & Beans is pretty good nutrient-wise.  It contains a decent amount of grains from rice which is a complex carbohydrate that gives us a slow release of energy, protein from the black beans that are also in the veggie category and are high in fiber plus a decent amount of sieved tomatoes that are rich in…

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