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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Tropical Bionico

I can’t think of anything more summery and tropical tasting than this bionico, tossed in mixture of Cacique® Yogurt Smoothie Pina Colada flavor and chia seeds. Then topped with granola and coconut, th...
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Grilled Vegetables with Creamy Chipotle Dip

Hello grilling season! It’s time to dust off those grills, head outside and host a party on the patio. Whether you are hosting a big crowd or simply enjoying family time grilling is one of our favorit...
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Roasted Corn Dip

This Texan loves her a good dip, so every year I look forward to my sister’s famous queso, my brother’s spicy bean dip and mi cariño’s roasted corn dip. Today I want to share with you a spicier versio...
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Citrus Beet Salad with Jalapeño Avocado Crema

Citrus season is a time that I think should be celebrated as much as winter, spring, summer or fall! These beautiful, juicy fruits come to us when the weather is cool and the sky is grey, brightening...
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Soy Chorizo and Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

Whether you want to replace your Monday night dinner for #meatlessmonday or celebrate a meatless Lenten meal on Fridays, Cacique Soy Chorizo has made it easy to make your meatless meal and still taste...
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Soy Chorizo Risotto with Mushrooms and Manchego

Anytime anybody mentions “chorizo,” you can hear the hearts swoon, and tales of incredible breakfasts soon follow. In my conversations, this is often followed by the notion that soy chorizo is actuall...
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Black-Eyed Pea and Black Bean Two Layer Dip

If you’re a sports fan, there’s no better way to enjoy the day with a crowd of friends and family and some of your favorite gameday snacks. Tailgating calls for the flame of a hot grill and sizzling b...
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Mexican 5-Layer Dips

Super Bowl Sunday will be here before you know it! And while I don’t really have a horse in the race, I’ll be tuning in for the commercials and to watch Lady Gaga rock out the halftime show. Oh, and t...
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Tostadas de Calabacitas con Chorizo

The Christmas Posadas are coming up soon and it means nine days of celebration where there will be lots of delicious food and I can’t wait. I love the traditional dishes and drinks like tamales and po...
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Chipotle Honey Brussels Sprouts With Cheesy Cornbread Croutons

It’s that time of year again. It’s the season of colder weather and delicious comfort foods for holidays. This delicious recipe celebrates Thanksgiving’s harvest and highlights a Mexican staple, corn,...
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Jalapeño Mummy Poppers

For Halloween I decided to make jalapeño poppers. How cute are these mummies? They are so easy to make and I can almost guarantee that everyone will enjoy them. No Halloween party will be complete wit...
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Avocado Zucchini Salad in a Pepita Cilantro Dressing

Yes! The photo pictured above is what I call my entertaining ‘guests’ salad. I can make this salad with a few ingredients that I usually already have in my house. It comes together in a matter of minu...
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Lunch Box Mini Pizzas

It’s always a challenge to pack something fun and enticing in a school lunch box. We must vary the contents on a daily basis with food that is kid-friendly and that could be daunting as the school yea...
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