Lunch, Dinner and Entrees, Mexican

open-faced Navajo Taco

Our family was first introduced to the Navajo taco during one of our trips to the great Grand Canyon national park. There is a restaurant inside the park, on the south rim, called the El Tovar dining room, and this dish was being served for lunch. What was even more appealing to us was that… Continue reading open-faced Navajo Taco

Appetizer

Baked Taquitos

Taquitos are Mexican appetizers which are small taco size tortillas rolled with some sort of filling inside. It is then flash-fried to a crunchy texture. Often served with salsa, it also goes very well with more substantial guacamole. Today we will make a healthy option of the same - presenting baked taquitos - made with sprouted… Continue reading Baked Taquitos

Flatbreads and Pizzas, Mexican

Personal pan loaded mexican pizza

It was yet another basketball evening to gather in front of the TV. Have I mentioned before about my boys being crazy of bball 🤔 Sunday was going to be the all-star game. A few days earlier, team picks were announced and we decided to play a game. Both my boys had to come up with… Continue reading Personal pan loaded mexican pizza

Appetizer, Mexican

Air fryer Taco buffet – Buffalo cauliflower + fried avocado

Vegetarian, Vegan, GLUTEN-FREE and NUT-FREE Options Crispy, crunchy tacos are my favorite where something fried is rolled in soft taco. By using the Air Fryer,  the fried filling can be enjoyed with no guilt. The Air Fryer is very versatile for limited quantity and definitely faster than the oven. Today’s tacos are made with 2 fillings… Continue reading Air fryer Taco buffet – Buffalo cauliflower + fried avocado

Lunch, Dinner and Entrees, Mexican

Bean and baby Bok Choy Enchilada

Jump to recipe Mexican foods are one of our favorite choices on any night. The beans and spice hit home easily. They are also kid friendly food favorites. A simple bean and cheese will do it for the kids. As for the adults - add on a guacamole and I am a happy camper 🙆🏻‍♀️Enchilada… Continue reading Bean and baby Bok Choy Enchilada

Appetizer, Mexican, Sides and Snacks

Stuffed Peppers

Jump to recipe Peppers are a great vehicle to showcase different types of stuffings. It can fall into various cuisines and still keep the pepper as the focal point. Peppers have great aroma and comes with good health benefits. The fresh peppers, harvested in Spring, in a bountiful of colors is the perfect choice for… Continue reading Stuffed Peppers

Appetizer, Dips, Chutneys and Spreads, Mexican

Red cabbage, mushroom and triple bean Taco with Avocado foam

Jump to recipe It was one of those days when I did not have a plan for dinner. So walked up to my fridge and opened it for ideas. I saw a whole red cabbage – decided to make it the center piece for dinner. Next there were 2 shriveled up orange beets, lets incorporate… Continue reading Red cabbage, mushroom and triple bean Taco with Avocado foam

Lunch, Dinner and Entrees, Mexican

Mexi-bowls – buffet style

With more and more folks wanting to eat low-carb, we see many dishes which offer alternatives, such as replacing protein with cauliflower, wraps with lettuce and opting for deconstructed burrito bowls. Present the various layers as a buffet on the kitchen counter and let folks build their own bowls. This is a big kicker for… Continue reading Mexi-bowls – buffet style

Appetizer, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees, Mexican

Cauliflower stuffed paratha quesadilla

VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, GLUTEN-FREE, NUT-FREE Our attempt at fusion Indian Mexican cuisine. Both my grandmothers were amazing cooks, I probably inherited some of their genes 🙂 One of my fondest memories is my maternal grandmom making me cauliflower paratha. All from scratch. She used to shred the cauliflower head, add salt and garam masala and let… Continue reading Cauliflower stuffed paratha quesadilla