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?

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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

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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Taco Tuesday: Carne Asada Tacos

Taco Tuesday: Carne Asada Tacos

Even if it’s not Tuesday, any day can be a taco day! Try this mouth-watering recipe by Fabulous Fare Sisters.

Fabulous Fare Sisters

Carne Asada Tacos

It’s Taco Tuesday! On today’s menu are Carne Asada Tacos. Carne Asada is the Spanish term for meat that has been marinated, grilled and sliced. I topped these tacos off with Mango Salsa, Guacamole & Queso Blanco. Another winner on the Taco Tuesday menu…

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How To Make Healthy Mexican Food You Will Love

How To Make Healthy Mexican Food You Will Love

Mexican food has an unfairly bad reputation for being too high in fat and calories. I admit there are several Mexican dishes that meet this description, but there are also many ways to have healthy Mexican food. This time, I’m going to share some tips and recipes that prove that you can have your Mexican pie and eat it too! Continue reading “How To Make Healthy Mexican Food You Will Love”

How To Know Tacos So You’ll Feel Like A Mexican

How To Know Tacos So You’ll Feel Like A Mexican

Hola, amigos! If you start looking online for Mexican recipes, you will very likely find a taco recipe. Sadly, most of these are not real, authentic tacos. In fact, a Mexican person would probably not even recognize them as such. So what is a real taco like? Hang on to your sombreros! Continue reading “How To Know Tacos So You’ll Feel Like A Mexican”

Powerful Cactus Smoothie That Will Make You Healthier

Powerful Cactus Smoothie That Will Make You Healthier

I love smoothies, and I absolutely love nopal cactus. It’s my favorite veggie! I would like to share this very healthy and Mexican recipe with you. Would you like to try it? Check out this recipe from my health and fitness blog!

Wonder Fabi

Hello, everybody! This week, I’ve been experimenting with cactus smoothies. Though it may sound strange, the nopal cactus is a very nutritious and healthy veggie. In fact, it’s also a very powerful weight loss aid. Curious? Keep reading!

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10 Yummy Reasons Why You’ll Love Lent In Mexico

10 Yummy Reasons Why You’ll Love Lent In 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! Continue reading “10 Yummy Reasons Why You’ll Love Lent In Mexico”