Tag: avocado

Healthy Alternatives to Your Latin Favorites

​Healthy eating isn’t exactly my number one hobby, and I think most people would agree with me on this one— especially in the face of Taco Tuesday or Pizza Fridays. Or how about when your conniving co-worker brings in delicious donuts for no freaking reason other than to torture you? Or maybe just to be […]

Two Truths and One Lie

Take the test and find the answers at the bottom 1 / SPANISH TAPAS Spaniards and tapas go together like peas and carrots. If there’s one thing Spain is famous for, it’s their delicious and endless list of tapas. While most of the recipes originated in Spain or were derived from Roman concepts, there’s definitely some […]

The Salsas of Latin America

Salsa. Not the dance style but the food. Even though they are of equal importance in the Latin world, I’d say only one of them is easy to do right. So, let’s get right down to talking about food! Everyone’s favorite topic. Salsa is arguably the most recognizable aspect of Latin cuisine. With the right […]

Ceviche Verde

Ceviche is an ancient staple of Latin food, with records showing versions of it were prepared before the arrival of the Spaniards to the continent.

Avocado Mango Toast

Reinvent your avocado toast game with this fresh spin from our guest Chef Shelly Gilad from Shelly’s Humble Kitchen.

6 Delicious Avocado Recipes that are not Guacamole

Let’s be honest here. Avocado is a gift from the gods! This fruit, which originated in Central Mexico, is not only really delicious, but is also loaded with vitamins, potassium and heart-healthy monounsaturated fatty acids. Wait, did you say fruit? Yes, many people think avocado is a vegetable, but it actually classifies as a berry! […]

Reina Pepiada Arepas

These warm, homemade arepas are stuffed with the most delicious shredded chicken and avocado salad.

Avocado Tostada

Why have toast when you can enjoy avocado on a toasted tortilla? Our guest Chef Ted Montoya shares his recipe for a mouthwatering avocado tostada. A perfect breakfast or afternoon snack!

Vorí Vorí and Avocado Soup

Our friendly guest Chef Pablo Marinaro shares a recipe for his version of an exquisite and fresh avocado soup with Vorí Vorí, a Paraguayan delicacy.

Spicy Avocado Margarita

Need ideas for a green colored cocktail? This spicy avocado margarita is an easy and refreshing tequila drink with a twist.

Vegan Mojito Smoothie

Energize your week with this easy, healthy and fun Mojito-style smoothie. So delicious and nutritious you’ll be making it everyday!

Oaxacan Mole Nachos

Perfect for Super Bowl Sunday! Our guest chef Bricia Lopez shares her recipe for nachos with inspiration from Oaxaca. Try them and you’ll never go back to regular nachos!

Get Crazy With Your Guacamole With These Five Tasty Variations

Classic guacamole is perfect as is but if you are looking to get crazy with it, we’ve collected a few of our favorite variations that highlight guacamole in all its various forms. While the basic ingredients of guacamole remain written in stone (avocado, lemon, salt, tomato, onion, pepper), creative chefs and home cooks have added their […]

Break the Monotony of Quesadillas by Adding These Delicious Ingredients

Corn tortillas are the glue that binds all the different flavors and varieties of Mexican cuisine together. Just about any dish in the massive repertoire of culinary masterpieces that the Latin American country has gifted the world feature tortillas. Fried, baked, steamed, wrapped, griddled, or grilled, there is a tortilla preparation for every mood. Tortillas are […]