A Delicious Twist: Mexican Lasagna

Do you want to try something new, make something a little out of the ordinary? Well, it’s a little tricky, but when done right Mexican Lasagna is a perfect change of pace dish!

Before getting into the details, you should know the name “Mexican Lasagna” is a little misleading. The dish did not actually originate in Mexico, but was the creation of Mexican food enthusiasts in the United States. The dish is also not at all a lasagna; although the two look similar, they do not actually share any of the same ingredients. Mexican Lasagna is more of a casserole than anything.

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3 Steps For Healthy Mexican Food

3 Steps For Healthy Mexican Food- H&K Insurance Agency MA.It might surprise you to learn that the food of the original inhabitants of Mexico was almost entirely vegetarian and fat-free. Influence from Spain inspired the use of ingredients like lard (solidified pork fat). American cooks further popularized preparing Mexican dishes loaded with fatty ground red meat and cheese.

Your favorite Mexican food can still be healthy by making simple substitutions. These recipes for healthy Mexican food go easy on the dairy and use fresh vegetables, lean protein, and fiber-rich beans to get the same great taste with less saturated fat and calories. [Read more…]

The Perfect Cinco de Mayo Dinner

With Cinco de Mayo just around the corner, it is time to start thinking about your celebration!
Cinco de Mayo is not just a popular holiday in Mexico, but also in the United States. The holiday marks the anniversary of the Mexican victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. Many Americans confuse Cinco de Mayo with the Mexican Independence Day. A totally separate holiday, Mexican Independence Day, or “Grito de Dolores” is celebrated on September 16th each year. [Read more…]

A Spicy Shrimp Recipe to Satisfy Your Craving for Mexican Food

Mexican food has become wildly popular around the globe and especially in the United States. When you think of Mexican food, your mind (probably directed by your taste buds) usually imagines spicy salsas, sizzling fajitas, and overstuffed burritos. An equally worthy, yet less celebrated part of Mexican food is the delicious seafood dishes. Mexico has over 6,000 miles of coastline, including the Gulf of Mexico, the Sea of Cortez, and the Pacific Ocean. Year round, Mexican families enjoy the delicious seafood produced from the vast surrounding waters. [Read more…]

Things To Do In Mexico

Things To Do In Mexico

Tulum Mayan Ruins Overlooking the Caribbean Sea

If you’re thinking about visiting Mexico, you might automatically think of crowded beaches in Cancun. However there’s a long list of things to do in Mexico that you might not know about. From the culture to the nature, there’s a vast array of opportunities for you to explore. You just have to decide what you have time for!

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Do You Need A Siesta?

Mexico is famed for the afternoon siesta. Traditionally, the siestas can last for as long as two hours. This is in part to simply avoid working during the hottest part of the day, when the temperatures rise to dangerous levels, making it difficult to work outside.

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Fun Times with Queso Fundido!

Chips and dip is a staple of the well-balanced party food table, and probably even the most important part. You gotta have salsa, and you gotta have something cheesy. Sure, could break out the pre-made yellow goopy imposter that calls itself “queso,” or you could opt to really impress people with this easy recipe from The Food Network for something way more fun: Queso Fundido!

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The Amazing Fruits and Vegetables Native to Mexico

Mexico is blessed with an abundance of fresh vegetables and tropical fruits, overflowing at nearly every street corner in the country. [Read more…]

How to Make Avocado Hummus Dip like a Champ

When avocado meets hummus, you know life is good. [Read more…]

Is Salsa Good for You? The Healthy Side of Sauce

Salsa may surprise you with its nutritious benefits that just so happen to be delicious (especially with tortilla chips). [Read more…]