3 Steps For Healthy Mexican Food

3 Steps For Healthy Mexican FoodIt 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…]

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…]