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Easy Chicken Mole Rojo for the Home Cook

The variety of Mexican moles are all unique and delicious, but the required pepper roasting, peeling and rehydrating can be a bit daunting and time consuming.  This mole rojo using a powdered blend of smoked chiles, cocoa and spices is the key to making a more achievable, but still full-bodied, mole. Jump to: Recipe | …

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Best Baja-Style Fish Tacos: (with Avocado Cream & Pickled Onions)

Grilling does not have to be limited to the outdoors. You can use an indoor grill (or a “comal”) to get blackened or grilled white fish that are perfect for making healthy fish tacos. Add some avocado cream and pickled onions and you’ll have the best homemade Mexican fish tacos. Quick and easy and delicious! …

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Pistachio Crusted Tuna Steaks: (with Options for Red Snapper)

This is an easy, delicious way to bring a low carb fish dinner to the table in a hurry! This recipe uses ground pistachio nuts to form a crust, or the “breading”, for fish filets. A nut crust is an great option for many kinds of fish (salmon, cod, red snapper, tuna). The recipe below …

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Comprehensive Guide to the Pesco Mediterranean Diet?

The Main Points Before noting health benefits or weight loss success of the Pesco Mediterranean, here is a summary of the key components: It is a plant-rich diet (lifestyle) It is rich in tree nuts Fish and seafood are the principle source of animal food The principle fat source is extra-virgin olive oil (EVOO), but …

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Pumpkin (Squash) Soup: with Smoky Anchos

Pumpkin Ancho Soup, whether made with small pie pumpkins, butternut squash or any of the heirloom squash varieties is a creamy, hearty, healthy soup — perfect for cool Fall or chilly Winter nights.  Detailed video in recipe below Jump to: RECIPE | Best Squash for Soup | Substitutions for Ingredients | Roasting vs Slow Cooker …

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Low Carb Mexican Cochinita Pibil in Slow Cooker

Cochinita pibil is a pork dish that is typically cooked underground.  This recipe uses the slow cooker so that typical home cooks can enjoy this wonderful Mexican dish. The pork shines in a sweet, tangy achiote sauce in this recipe for cochinita pibil. Jump to: RECIPE | What is Cochinita Pibil? | Spices & Substitutions …

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Quick & Easy Pickled Onions as a Side Dish to Mexican Cooking

Pickled onions are a tart and slightly sweet accompaniment to a wide variety of dishes (a perfect match with Mexican cuisine).  The cool, pungent crunch adds a crisp fresh taste to carnitas or fish tacos in particular. They take 5 minutes to prep, 30 minutes to marinate, and will keep in the refrigerator for many …

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Low Carb Mexican Street Food – with chile lime salt (Tajin)

Chile lime salt sprinkled over fruits and vegetables is a popular Mexican snack, often served in small cups in Latin America as Mexican street food. Tajin is the “brand name” of the ubiquitous chile lime salt, but a homemade DIY version is much fresher, allowing the simple ingredients to stand out. Try it with the …

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