Archive for April, 2009

Orange Citrus Fruit

Oranges (CC photo by Challiyan courtesy of Flickr) Properties: Rich in vitamin A, B1, B2, C, Potassium, Calcium, Phosphorus, Acid Folic and Magnesium. Effects on your health: Diuretic, laxative, invigorates the nervous system, protects against convulsions, headaches, numbness, insomnia. It is very good to fight colds, infections, prevents cancer, anemia, heart diseases, skin problems and […]

Chicken Enchiladas Verdes

Chicken Enchiladas (CC photo by slocreedler courtesy of Flickr) Ingredients: 2 Lbs Tomatillos (about 14 medium) 2 Serrano chile peppers 1 White onion, coarsely chopped 2 Cloves garlic 1 Cup cilantro Salt to taste Pepper to taste 1 Tablespoon lard or oil 1/3 Cup chicken stock 1/4 – 1/3 Cup oil 12-16 Corn tortillas 2 […]

Mexican Bread Styles

If there is something that Mexicans look for to eat at the time for breakfast or dinner is a delicious piece of sweet bread. In Mexico, bread come right after tortillas as the second most eaten food in the country. Now, we are not talking about bread that is sold in plastic bags at the […]

Pastes Hidalguenses

Real del Monte (CC photo by McMexicano courtesy of Flickr) If you travel to the beautiful state of Hidalgo in Mexico, you’ll find there a small town called Mineral del Monte or most commonly known as Real del Monte. With a population approximately of 36,000, Real del Monte it is a beautiful place to visit, […]

Spicy Beef Kabobs (brochetas de res)

Ingredients: 3 Cloves garlic, minced 2 Teaspoons cayenne pepper, or to tatse 2 Teaspoons paprika 2 Teaspoons cumin Salt to taste Freshly ground black pepper to taste 1/3 Cup red wine vinegar 1/2 Cup olive oil 1 1/2 Pounds boneless beef sirloin, cut into 1 inch cubes 6-8 Slices bacon, cut into about 2 inches […]

Mango Bread Recipe

Mango Bread (CC photo by Island Safari) I have to admit that there are 2 things that I love to eat, one of them is bread and the other is everything that has a mango flavor, so you can imagine my reaction when I have both of them combined in the same food. When I […]

Healthy Vegetables

Vegetables Stand (CC photo by Cayetano courtesy of Flickr) Although when we were kids it was hard for our moms to make us eat vegetables, now as grown persons we know the importance of including vegetables in our diet. And beleive it or not, we got many benefits by eating healthy vegetables like for example […]