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March 5, 2014

5 Easy Recipes for Lent

Tweet Today is Ash Wednesday. Have you planned your meals? Here are 5 easy Lent-friendly recipes you can do in a flash! Cheese Stuffed Jalapeños: These chiles are great as appetizers or as a main dish, just add a vegetable soup or a salad. Shrimp Cocktail: Sweet and savory, the combination of tomato sauce, avocado, […]

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March 26, 2013

Cheese Stuffed Jalapeño Chiles Recipe

Tweet Para español da click aquí My mom makes a great stuffed chile, or chile relleno, that calls for zero meat, which makes it a great recipe to feature in this last of seven weeks of Lenten recipes. Of course, they are great for all year round, so enjoy them anytime! Cheese Stuffed Jalapeño Chiles […]

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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 11, 2013

Soy Tostadas, 7 Weeks of Lenten Recipes

Tweet Para español da click aquí   Soy is a great meat substitute, it has a similar consistency and it will take the flavor of anything you pour over it. A few months back I tried these tostadas at my aunt’s house and I couldn’t stop eating them! They are easy to make and very […]

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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 25, 2013

Mexican Potato Roll, 7 Weeks of Lenten Recipes

Tweet Para español da click aquí. A few weeks ago I was talking with one of my aunts about Lenten recipes and she said: “I have a good one for you, come over next week and we can make it together.” So I did. This is a very tasty recipe. We prepared two and fed […]

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February 18, 2013

Spicy Shrimp Soup: 7 Weeks of Lenten Recipes

Tweet Para español da click aquí   One of the traditional Mexican dishes during the Lenten season is Spicy Shrimp Soup. Each time I make it I feel a little nostalgic for my country of birth. It’s warm, spicy and yummy. If you are still feeling the chill of winter where you live, this soup […]

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February 8, 2013

7 Weeks of Lenten Recipes

Tweet Para español da click aquí. Lent starts early this year. Ash Wednesday is just a few days away and Mamá Latina Tips is getting ready. It’s become an annual event for us to post ideas for Lenten recipes. So each week during Lent again this year, I will post a new recipe plus a […]

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March 28, 2012

Quesadillas with Queso Fresco

Tweet Para español da click aquí. I cannot think of anything easier than making quesadillas con salsa y queso fresco for a meatless dish.  Perfect for Lent!  I was hesitant to even mention it at first, because it is so simple, but I decided it was worth the mention if only to remind myself about […]

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March 14, 2012

Silvia’s Mexican Tuna Salad

Tweet Para español da click aquí. Tuna has always been one of my favorite foods; it is versatile, I can buy it almost anywhere, and it is delicious.  My boys also eat it with gusto. I created this recipe when I wanted to have a light and nutritious meal without sacrificing flavor. This one is a […]

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