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Sensible Chicken Enchiladas

Shredded chicken is mixed with green chiles, cumin and a touch of lime juice then rolled in whole grain tortillas topped with a chunky, flavorful enchilada sauce. Bake in the oven and a health, high protein dinner is on the table in no time.

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Tacos with a Moroccan Twist

Easy is my middle name when it comes to mid-week meals, and when it comes to dinner this easy taco recipe with a Moroccan twist can’t get simpler. No cooking involved and make your family assemble their own tacos!

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Mexican Red Hot Sauce

In Mexico, bottled hot sauce is used everyday to spice up street fare such as potato chips, fruit cocktails, popcorn, and other fried foods sold as snacks in plastic bags. It is also used in some seafood cocktail preparations and alcoholic drinks.

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Chicken Enchiladas

You would think for a food blogger, family meals are easy to come up with. By all accounts, it’s easy to be able to pull together something in just a few minutes. Not the case.

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Easy Pork Tamales

Making tamales at home is easier than you may think. Plus, this recipe shows you how to easily make them using the slow-cooker.

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How to Flavor with More Herbs and Spices, and Less Salt

Welcome to 2017. Yes, the new year is here, and everyone is trying to stick to their lists of physical improvement. This year, on top of committing to that gym membership, let’s also consider what we are putting into our bodies. It does not have to be a bland torture. Here are different cuisines and their common herbs and spices to add plenty of flavor to food with just a pinch of salt.

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Desayuno Norteño: A Mexican Breakfast

Here in Nuevo León we have very unique dishes and customs. The key is to always try and use local and regional ingredients to prepare the recipes, as that gives them a particular authenticity and value. Out of the three meals we make everyday, breakfast is the most important one, for it’s the one that we commence our day with.

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Grab-n-Go Breakfast Quesadilla

Ah, the weekday mornings. Sometimes, you just have to get in your car and go! This easy bacon, eggs, and cheese quesadilla can be put in the freezer and reheated for those mornings you are in a rush.

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New Mexican Red Chile Sauce

You know they old saying, when life gives you a giant bag of dried Red New Mexico Chiles, make a delicious pureed sauce. Though this looks so spicy it’ll burn off even Mark Twain’s undead eyebrows, the taste is slightly smoky and mild. It’s a great addition to a variety of dishes.

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Easy Dinner: Chile Rellenos Casserole

This quiche-like casserole made up of layers of green chiles and cheese is a meal even the most novice cook can put together. Easy Chile Rellenos Casserole is a comfort food dinner or breakfast everyone will love!

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Oso Brings Mexican Street Eats to Harlem

Further past the popular Harlem eats of Red Rooster and Sweet Bird, you will find Oso, the new destination for traditional Mexican street food. From tacos to enchiladas, Oso brings the vibrant culture of Mexico to Upper Harlem.

Blackened Fish Tacos with Creamy Avocados

Blackened fish tacos with avocado crema make the perfect weeknight dinner and are ready in under 30 minutes. Fresh cod filets are seasoned to perfection and topped with zesty red cabbage slaw and avocado crema. The recipe is both gluten-free and dairy-free!

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A Day of Fire – Grilling from Brunch to Dinner

The days are longer, the nights are warmer, and there’s always an excuse to be outside. Yours is being on the grill. Think you’ve got some serious BBQ’ing skills? Here is the challenge! Whether your bronzed guests are laying out by the pool, hitting the waves, playing at the park, or you are hosting an al fresco soiree, keep them having fun in the sun all day long with these morning till sunset grilled meals!

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Cinco Places To Get Your Tequila On

Funny thing is, Mexicans don’t celebrate this day as their Independence Day. Here’s a brief history lesson – On May 5th, 1862 the battle against the French to conquer Mexico was victorious, but at the loss of a small army, kind of like that Spartan movie, 300. On September 16th, 1821 it became officially recognized that Mexico became independent of any further European colonization. Fantastico! There are actually two good reasons to celebrate with tequila! Make this Thursday your Friday with these 5 cantinas to get your tequila on while celebrating Mexican Independence Day. Andale amigos!

Red Chile Morita Salsa

There are many ways to use this Mexican salsa macha – on BBQ, something grilled, fried, just about anything you want to add a bit of rich, thick spice to really. If this is not on your plate, you’re losing.

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Mexican Chicken Noodle Soup

A flavorful Mexican chicken noodle soup with avocado, lime, and cilantro is a perfect cure to cold season. Make vegetarian by substituting chickpeas.

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Homemade Red Enchilada Sauce

Homemade red enchilada sauce is so simple to make and comes with bolder flavors than you can find in a can. Serve with a variety of dishes, not just enchiladas.

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“Eat Mexico” A Roadmap to Mexican Street Food

Well-known blogger Lesley Tèllez’s new cookbook, “Eat Mexico,” is a love letter to authentic Mexican street food. It gives readers a glimpse of food that isn’t stylized, but raw and bursting with local flavor. “Eat Mexico” is your roadmap to fresh, authentic Mexican street food that you can make in your own kitchen.

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Spiced Chorizo and Beans

A filling, warm dish of chorizo and beans. Plenty of garlic and cumin makes it so flavorful. For even more protein and a rich yolk, top with a poached egg.

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Breakfast Chilaquiles

Chilaquiles are a traditional Mexican egg dish with fried corn tortillas and salsa. Add onions, crema, a squeeze of lime juice and wash it down with a michelada.

Pork Empanadas

You can freeze formed, unbaked empanadas on a sheet pan before transferring to a freezer bag for longer storage. They’re ready to bake straight from the freezer, just don’t forget the egg wash and finishing salt!

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Mexican Grilled Corn

Mexican Grilled Corn

Start up the grill, because it’s time to have some fun. Grilling doesn’t have to just be all about burgers and hotdogs.

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Quick Mexican Chicken

Quick Mexican Chicken

Chicken, spicy rice and Pico de Gallo salsa. This salsa is basically a fresh tomato condiment with chillies, onions, herbs, cucumber, vinegar or lime juice.

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