lent recipes

March 12, 2015

Baked Salmon with Pesto – Recipe

Tweet   If you’re looking for a delicious, yet quick, Lenten recipe, I can hardly think of anything better than salmon with pesto. I’ve got to believe this one would score high marks on your nutritionist’s healthy meals list, and there is really very little technique involved and no exotic ingredients. The only thing is […]

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February 24, 2015

Eggplant-Garbanzo Salad

Tweet   This week’s Lenten recipe features eggplant and garbanzo beans (aka chick peas). My first encounter with eggplant was in an Italian restaurant in Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Mexico. I’ll admit I was a little afraid of it at first, but it was so deliciously prepared it became a favorite of mine and I kept returning […]

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March 20, 2013

Nopales with Chile Negro Recipe

Tweet Para español da click aquí. Nopales, or cactus leaves, are one of the most popular dishes in Mexico, not only because there are tons of cactus in the country, but because nopales are very easy to cook. This makes them a great meatless dish. One of my aunts makes them in a way I […]

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March 4, 2013

Shrimp Cocktail Recipe

Tweet Para español da click aquí. Shrimp Cocktail is one of those refreshing, yummy Mexican dishes perfect for Lent or anytime. I have never made it at home, but one of my cousins makes it often, so I took my computer and went to his house and learned how to make it.  It turned out […]

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February 11, 2013

Tuna Patties Recipe

Tweet Para español da click aquí.   Tuna Patties remind me of my mom. I loved when she made them for me when I was a little girl and now my boys love them, too. My boys’ little faces light up when they see them on the table. They are very easy to make and […]

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