mexican food

December 18, 2014

Chorizo Nachos a la Mexicana

Tweet   This is a compensated post in collaboration with Cacique Inc. and Latina Bloggers Connect.  My comments, opinions, and love for cheesy nachos are my own. When my boys visit my family in Mexico, one of the things they’ve turned into a regular event is going to the movies with their uncle. Now, where […]

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December 5, 2014

Lime Atole Recipe

Tweet   This is part of a sponsored collaboration with the California Milk Processor Board and Latina Mom Bloggers. However, all opinions expressed are my own. Favorite flavors from my childhood winters always included the delicious atoles my mom and grandma made. They made strawberry flavored atole, pineapple, lime, coconut, cinnamon, in the end, they […]

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October 24, 2014

Chicken and Pork Tinga with Chipotle and Orange

Tweet This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Hunt’s® Tomato Sauce and Latina Bloggers Connect. As always, my opinions, comments and love for tomatoes are my own. Today’s recipe features a very popular dish in Mexico. Tinga refers to a dish that includes shredded meat and this is one of my favorites. As you […]

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June 8, 2014

Spicy Pinwheels with Cheese and Chorizo

Tweet This is a compensated post in collaboration with Cacique Inc. and Latina Bloggers Connect.  My comments, opinions, and love for soccer are my own. Go USA and Go Mexico. We are very pleased because that great international soccer party begins in just a few days down in Brazil. That means family reunions, food, smiles, […]

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May 19, 2014

Chunky Red Salsa Recipe

Tweet There is something special about roasted tomatoes and serrano peppers. The colors brighten and the flavors sharpen. Salsa roja is one of the most popular salsas in México, it goes really well on tacos, quesadillas, tostadas or even over eggs. You can make this salsa roja martajada (chunky) in a molcajete, if you have […]

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May 3, 2014

Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas

Tweet   Are you celebrating Cinco de Mayo this year? [For all my “compatriotas” in Mexico, you may not know that Cinco de Mayo is BIG in the United States, it looks something like a huge festival of cultural pride with Mexican food, music and dance everywhere.] If you are planning a fiesta, let me […]

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October 31, 2013

Cheese Entomatadas Recipe

Tweet   This post was written while participating in my partnership with the National Dairy Council, but, as always, all opinions are my own. Over the last few months I’ve been getting the word out on some of the misperceptions about lactose intolerance (LI). I’ve shared science-based facts that support the role of dairy in […]

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September 20, 2013

Bread Fridays: Swan

Tweet Isn’t it beautiful? Elegant! Just like its real world inspiration. This is another enchanting creation by one of the bakers from the town I grew up in Mexico. They are called swans and they are almost too beautiful to eat, but that would be a mistake, because you would be missing out on something […]

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September 15, 2013

Fast Mexican Black Beans

Tweet   Beans are one of my favorite foods, I grew up eating them almost every day and now I do the same with my family. Last week I wanted to make black beans for lunch but I didn’t have a lot of time, so I went to my pantry and the fridge to see […]

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September 13, 2013

Bread Fridays: Mice

Tweet   Here’s another creation by those amazing Mexican bakers I found while traveling in Mexico recently. These little gems are moist on the inside and completely covered in chocolate on the outside. I love how the chocolate is a little bit firm and crackles into melty bits when you bite into them. The crumb […]

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