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Sopa de Fideo con Caldo de Frijol {Noodle Soup with bean broth}

Sopa de Fideo con Caldo de Frijol—Mexican Noodle Soup with bean broth—is an easy Mexican noodle soup that uses the broth of cooked pinto beans for added flavor and nutrition. Sopa de Fideo is a traditional recipe that is very popular in Mexico. Traditionally, sopa de fideo is made with a mixture of blended tomatoes, …

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Vegan Creamy Rajas

Inspired by traditional Mexican Rajas con Crema, these Vegan Creamy Rajas are dairy-free! I have been making these Vegan Creamy Rajas for awhile now and I couldn’t believe that I haven’t shared the recipe on the blog! These Vegan Creamy Rajas are a dairy-free version of traditional Mexican rajas con crema. Rajas just means pepper strips. Poblano …

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Mexican Cauliflower Ceviche

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. This content is intended for readers who are 21 and over. #MiCervezaPremium #CollectiveBias  This Mexican Cauliflower Ceviche has me dreaming of warmer weather. The sun is starting to shine more and I can feel that spring is almost …

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Hibiscus Mimosas

Slightly sweet and tart, these Hibiscus Mimosas are the perfect brunch cocktail.  Switch up the traditional orange juice and champagne brunch cocktail with Hibiscus Mimosas. The tart floral hibiscus notes pairs perfectly with sparkling wine. The Hibiscus Mimosas start by making a hibiscus simple syrup. The best part is that this simple syrup can be made days in advance; perfect …

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Vegan Mexican Bacalao

Vegan Mexican Bacalao is inspired by the traditional Bacalao served during Christmas.  The first time that I heard of bacalao was on my first trip to Mexico City. When Hector’s family was preparing dinner on Christmas eve, I noticed that they were making something very usual to me: Bacalao a la Vizcaína. Bacalao is dried salted …

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Jackfruit Salsa Verde Tostadas

Switch up taco night with these Jackfruit Salsa Verde Tostadas! As much as I love taco night, I like to switch things up by having tostadas for dinner. Tostadas are kind of like an open face sandwich. You can top your tostadas with your favorite taco toppings. My current favorite are Jackfruit Salsa Verde Tostadas.  You …

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Watermelon Guacamole

This Watermelon Guacamole is the perfect guacamole for summer.   This Watermelon Guacamole is inspired by Amanda, a family member who lives in Mexico. One day she came down to our apartment and said she wanted to show me how to make Watermelon Guacamole.  When we lived in Mexico City, Amanda showed me how to …

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Rhubarb Hibiscus Paletas

Summer is finally here! Start the summer off right with these cool and refreshing Rhubarb Hibiscus Paletas. I am excited to be participating in this years Paleta Week which is hosted by Lola from Lola’s Cocina! Paletas are a traditional frozen dessert from Mexico. They are usually made out of fresh fruits and other local ingredients. These Rhubarb Hibiscus Paletas are …

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Mexican Christmas Eve Salad

Mexican Christmas Eve Salad is a traditional salad served in Mexico during the holidays. In Mexico, Noche Buena refers to Christmas Eve. I love visiting Mexico during the holidays. From poinsettia plants filling the markets to the traditional foods served. It is a wonderful time to visit. On Christmas Eve, families gather for a late Christmas dinner. My …

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Classic Mexican Margaritas

Classic Mexican Margaritas are perfect for entertaining year-round. Your guests will love these 4 ingredient margaritas.   I am excited to finally be sharing this easy recipe for Classic Mexican Margaritas.  These margaritas have become a family favorite since traveling to Mexico for my wedding a few years ago. While on vacation in Mexico at Hacienda …

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Mushroom Posole Verde

When I am thinking of new recipes to create, I am always inspired by two things. My first source of inspiration is Mexico. I am very inspired by the time that I spent living in Mexico City and traveling to other parts of Mexico. In many of the recipes on the blog, you’ll notice the …

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Atole de Vanilla

During the holidays, atole is very popular in Mexico. If you aren’t familiar with atole, it is a traditional masa based warm drink  that is served during the colder months. It is popular to serve for Dia de los Muertos but also throughout the holiday season. In Mexico, you’ll find vendors selling all kinds of atoles during …

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Chorizo + Hominy Stew

Last weekend the temperatures dropped here in the Midwest. It was unseasonably chilly and it definitely didn’t feel like it was almost June! With such a dip in temperatures, I was left craving something a little more heartier and comforting. I looked at the pantry to see if I had anything to create some sort …

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Mexico Favorites Giveaway

This past Saturday, I left Mexico City with Hector and Phoebe {our pug} for Michigan. Leaving Mexico City was definitely bittersweet. I love Mexico and I am so grateful to have experienced living there. In the short 6 months that I was there, I learned so much about Mexican food; but I also learned a lot …

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Xoconostle Salsa

Have you heard of the fruit Xoconostle before? I had no idea what a Xoconostle was before coming to Mexico, but I was intrigued from first sight. I am a huge fan of Nopales {cactus} and when I learned that Xoconostle is a cactus fruit, I just had to try it. These little fruits might not look the …

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