Potato-Cauliflower Flautas with Cashew Crema and Avocado Salsa

Every time I go to Mexico City with my family we go to La Casa de Toño to have pozole. There are various outposts and each one we have been to is packed during lunch time. While the pozole there is definitely worth all the fuss, the restaurant also serves some great flautas, which I…

Vegan Tostadas

These are a healthy version of traditional Mexican tostadas.  Instead of deep fried tortilla shells, the tortillas are lightly sprayed with coconut oil and then baked.  Iceberg lettuce is replaced with baby greens of choice (I think I used baby kale and baby spinach in this picture), and dairy-free cashew crema makes these 100% vegan….

Chori-tacos

These are the BEST tacos.  You may not believe me because of the pineapple, but that is the key to what makes these amazing.  I would have never thought to add pineapple to tacos but it was my husband’s idea, to replicate tacos al pastor, a popular taco you can find all over in Mexico…

Mexican Black Bean Soup

From looking at this picture you wouldn’t think there were any black beans in this soup, but they are there, beneath all the jalapeño, cilantro and avocado goodness.

Home-made Beans

I make most of my beans from scratch. This is partly because they just taste better that way, partly because it saves us all kinds of money, and majorly because I want to avoid BPA by all means necessary, and many bean cans are coated with the stuff. Once you get used to making them from…

Molletes

This is my no-brainer go-to dish; they are easy to make, delicious and everybody always loves them.  Molletes are usually served for breakfast in Mexico, but I could eat them for breakfast, lunch and dinner. RECIPE: 1 french baguette (or if you have a Latin bakery near you, 2-4 bolillos) Cheese – good ones for this…