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”
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”
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”
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!
Carnival time is over and Lent has begun. In Mexico, this means it’s time to enjoy a whole array of yummy food.
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!
View original post 1,213 more words
Candlemas is on February 2nd, and in Mexico, we celebrate this holiday by eating tamales. Which is your favorite kind of tamale?
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!
View original post 1,575 more words
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?
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.
View original post 197 more words
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!
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…
View original post 218 more words
Even if it’s not Tuesday, any day can be a taco day! Try this mouth-watering recipe by Fabulous Fare Sisters.
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…
View original post 227 more words
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”