Category: Mexican Cuisine

Vegan recipes for your Mexican cravings

plant based beef empanadas
Cuban Cuisine, Entrees, Game Day, Lunch & Dinner, Mexican Cuisine

Plant Based Beef Empanadas

I’m a big fan of any kind of food cooked in dough, but I especially love these plant based beef empanadas. Meals wrapped in dough are delicious and filling. You can fill them with vegan meat, vegetables only, or even fruit for dessert empanadas. Empanadas originate from Spain and Portugal. Like another favorite of mine, […]

delicious spicy queso blanco
Appetizers, Dips and Salsas, Father's Day, Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, Game Day, Gluten Free, Mexican Cuisine

Delicious Spicy Queso Blanco

I love this delicious spicy queso blanco, adapted from 40 Aprons. It’s quick to make and has such great flavor. And you can adjust the ingredients to your own taste! The first time I made it, I found it too hot (Mr. Key Lime loved the spice!). But for me, it was a bit too […]

Appetizers, Dips and Salsas, Game Day, Mexican Cuisine, New Year's Eve, Oil Free Recipes

Fresh Homemade Tomato Salsa

Nothing is better with chips or a Mexican meal than fresh homemade tomato salsa! And salsa recipes are perfect for adjusting the ingredients to meet your own taste. Make this salsa ahead of time for taking to potlucks, picnics, cookouts or any get-togethers. Keep it on hand for celebrations, too. With New Year’s Eve, Mardi […]

chili waffles plated to serve
Entrees, Game Day, Gluten Free, Lunch & Dinner, Mexican Cuisine, Southern US Cuisine

Hot & Spicy Chili Waffles

These hot and spicy chili waffles are a combination of two recipes: Jalapeno Cornbread Waffles and Spicy Three Bean Chili. I’ve combined the recipes so that you can cook both simultaneously, for a shorter cooking time, and so the cornbread waffles and chili will be ready at the same time. This is one of my […]

spicy three bean chili in a bowl
Father's Day, Game Day, Gluten Free, Lunch & Dinner, Mexican Cuisine, One Pot Dishes, Soups, Stove Top Dishes

Spicy Three Bean Chili

In spite of its many ingredients, this spicy three bean chili is quick and easy to make. Just sauté the fresh vegetables, add the remaining ingredients and simmer 30 minutes. Instant chili gratification! I also like this recipe because you can assemble it ahead of time and finish cooking it later, right before serving. (To […]

Breads, Breakfast, Entrees, Father's Day, Game Day, Mexican Cuisine, Southern US Cuisine

Jalapeño Cornbread Waffles

At my house, we enjoy making these jalapeño cornbread waffles and adding our favorite toppings. I usually make these as a part of Hot & Spicy Chili Waffles, a recipe we love. These mildly spicy waffles are also good topped with beans, lettuce, tomatoes and onions, like a tostada. Any usual Mexican food toppings will […]