GO AUTÉNTICO BLOG

Viewing all blog posts tagged “lent”

Double Bean Quesadillas

Meatless meals don’t need to leave you hungry. These double bean quesadillas are super satisfying because of a double dose of protein. Black beans and pinto beans pair with mild green chiles for added...
Read More

Crispy Quesadilla “Fries”

I don’t know what it is about kids and fries, but if my daughter, Lana, is within sniffing range of a kids menu, chances are she’s got fries on the brain. Since I’m not super comfortable deep-frying a...
Read More

Summer Veggie Skillet

Summer veggie skillet is a colorful, delicious and healthful way to celebrate the bounty of fresh summer vegetables! This easy one-pan recipe has zucchini, peppers, tomatoes and corn and is finished w...
Read More

Spicy Avocado Mango Black Bean Quesadilla

If you’re craving a delicious, satisfying recipe made with fresh ingredients, then you’ve got to try this Spicy Avocado Mango Black Bean Quesadilla! This quesadilla is packed with sweet and savory fla...
Read More

Zucchini Blossom Corn Shrimp Quesadillas

Quesadillas are hands down one of my favorite Mexican classics. They make for a quick weekly lunch or dinner at our house. In the summer, I look forward to making zucchini blossom, corn, and shrimp qu...
Read More

Huevos Rancheros

Huevos Rancheros are a delicious savory Mexican breakfast or brunch option! They start with homemade refried black beans on top of a corn tortilla topped with a fried egg, covered in warm salsa!
Read More

Grilled Salmon With Cotija Corn Salsa

Internet, meet the easiest summer meal ever. Easiest summer meal ever, meet the internet. Here’s what we’re working with: Wild Sockeye Salmon! Grill it up. All it needs is a little salt and pepper. Co...
Read More

Halloween Stuffed Mummy Peppers

I am so excited to share these Halloween Mummy Peppers with you because they are so cute, I’m not sure I can handle keeping them a secret anymore! So here they are! And even better, they are so easy t...
Read More

Bite-Sized Pumpkin Puffs

These bite-sized Pumpkin Puffs are infused with Mexican flavor from tangy cotija cheese and rich Crema Mexicana. Plus, they’re easy to make in just 15 minutes! It’s that time of year again – when the...
Read More

Tex Mex Salmon with a Spicy Cream Sauce

Dia de los Muertos may not be something that resonates with most people, but being so close to the Mexican border here, we are pretty familiar with it. This “Day of the Dead” is from October 31st thro...
Read More

Mexican Coleslaw with Spicy Jalapeño Dressing

My favorite kind of food to bring to a party is fresh, easy, packed with flavor, and preferably something you don’t need to turn the oven on for. This Mexican Coleslaw with Spicy Jalapeño Dressing is...
Read More

Easy Mexican Street Corn

This month just so happens to be Hispanic Heritage Month and I’m excited to be sharing some of my FAVORITE Hispanic recipes with you here on the blog! First up: THIS amazingly easy and so incredibly d...
Read More

Chipotle Pasta Salad

Hopefully you know by now that I LOVE a good pasta salad. That love started with my mom who makes pasta salad for every family get together. It continued as I started experimenting in the kitchen more...
Read More

Fresh Vegetable Pupusas

Pupusas are thick, hand-formed cakes that are made from masa harina (finely ground corn flour). These delicious corn cakes are stuffed with savory fillings like cheese, meat, or beans and lightly frie...
Read More

Cotija Pumpkin Quesadillas

If you’re ever to run into me at a Mexican restaurant, you will find me eating quesadillas. Some may say I’m missing out on fajitas, enchiladas, and more but I beg to differ. And on weeknights at home...
Read More

Loaded Sweet Potato Nachos

I love nachos, especially the homemade kind that are loaded with good cheese and fresh ingredients. There is something extra delicious about hot baked nachos right out of the oven with all the extra t...
Read More

One-Pot Breakfast Chorizo Bake

When you have a large crowd coming over for a weekend breakfast or brunch, you don’t want to spend your early morning prepping, cooking and cleaning. The best solution is doing the hard work the night...
Read More

Creamy Spinach Dip with a Kick

We have the perfect game-day dip recipe for you! It's easy and certainly a game-changer to traditional spinach dips. We use Cacique Crema Mexicana Agria as the base and we add jalapeno to spice it up....
Read More

Chayote Potato Gratin

Yikes! Can you believe Christmas is only a few weeks away? It’s time to start planning your holiday menu, send out Christmas cards and begin your holiday shopping list. Wow, I’m already tired. I find...
Read More

Chorizo Pumpkin Taquitos with Sage Crema

When autumn arrives, the masses crave everything pumpkin, from pumpkin-spiced coffee drinks, to pies, cakes, muffins, and scones. While all of the sweet pumpkin goodness is amazing in its own right, I...
Read More

Cheesy Snake Witch

This Halloween, we are going all out with our decorations. We are even having a Halloween birthday costume party for my son. As part of the appetizer table, a creepy snake witch centerpiece will be di...
Read More

Cheesy Brown Rice Harvest Bowl

Fall is here and I am ready for all the vegetables this season has to offer. I took some of my favorites and made this no-fuss baking sheet meal. It takes practically no time to prepare and all you ha...
Read More

Towering Panela Watermelon Beet Salad In A Cotija Honey Crema

I am definitely holding on to the last days of warm weather here in California. Reminiscing the adventures of my summer city-life. Thinking of all the sites my eyes took in and remembering the flavors...
Read More

Creamy Ancho Chile Thai Noodles

One of my favorite things to eat when we go out is Thai food. I find myself craving creamy noodles I always order. So, I decided to recreate creamy noodles at home and have been enjoying them at home...
Read More

Cotija Falafel with Jalapeño Tahini Crema

One of the best experience in life is traveling around the world exploring diverse cultures and cuisines. When I get to a new location, rather than immediately search for a restaurant, I’ll hit the st...
Read More