Healthy Vegan Lentil Soup
It’s All About Using The Right Spices I remember trying lentil soup at a restaurant that shall not be named and it tasted basic… Try my version of vegan lentil soup for that guilt free, filling feeling.
Tacos De Papa
When you want that crunch and spice.
Sorta Healthy Blue Corn Tamales
Tamales Take Practice, Flavor And Love You could say this recipe is a hybrid. In this guest recipe my sister used our traditional tamale recipe but swapped out a few ingredients for slightly healthier ones. The reason I say it’s sorta healthy is because she used coconut oil instead of “manteca” or lard. Gather the…
Torta De Jamon – Better Than A Sandwich
If you grew up watching Chavo del 8 this is going to make a lot of sense. If you haven’t get ready for a simple but delicious Mexican version of a ham sandwich.
Prickly Pear Juice Recipe
Keep Tweezers Nearby For those that aren’t familiar with prickly pears or “tunas” as we call them in Spanish, they will prick you. Ingredients 6 Prickly Pears 1 Cup of Sugar (borrow from the neighbor if your out) 6 Cups Of Water Cut Without Fear There are several methods to handling the tunas. I’ve seen…
Elote Asado Or Corn On The Cob
Let The Flames Die Down Something magical happens when you’re handed an elote asado. It’s almost like love at first sight but better. Anytime the grill happens to be fired up I take the opportunity to throw some corn on it. It’s majorly hot here in Houston but if someones already started the fire it…
Cheese Enchiladas Zacatecas Style
You Won’t Find These In The Frozen Section Im pretty sure there are at least 100 different ways to make enchiladas in the state of Zacatecas. This is the most common I’ve seen. Some people add beef or chicken to the stuffing but I leave it out. And don’t even get me started on…
Chile De Molcajete
Put That Store-Bought Salsa Down Make your own. This salsa recipe is super easy. And even if you haven’t developed tortilla flipping hands (can flip tortillas on a hot comal and not get burned) yet, just use tongs or a spatula. Ingredients 5 Jalapeños 2 Small Tomatoes 1 garlic clove Salt to taste You’re also…
Refrescante Topo Chico Drink
Sparkling water? As if. This Agua Mineral can cure the worst hangover. Ingredients Ice Lime Topo Chico Tajin Extra snack fun Cucumber spears Lime Salt Tajin Topo Chico Is A Drink Best Served Cold Fill your glass with ice and start squeezing those limes away. I usually put extra lime in mine. Fill…
Mexican Shrimp Cocktail
Cóctel de Camarónazo I had a terrible shrimp cocktail from a restaurant near the Kema Boardwalk once. It had three shrimp on ice with ketchup for dipping sauce. It was a boring and expensive appetizer. I expected something with spice and vegetables just like the kind my mom makes. Here’s my mom’s recipe so you…