Mexican restaurant food is a lot like a girl with a bad reputation. Everyone focuses on the faults without seeing the good qualities underneath. Contrary to the rumors, fresh, wholesome foods are lurking under the cheese and sour cream of a typical Mexican meal.
To eat more sensibly and still have mucho taste, just follow these tips for healthier versions of each dish. You'll have... Read More
It was once a ritual usually performed by a man. He would put some salt where the bottom of the thumb met his wrist. After licking the salt, he would take a swig of tequila from a shot glass and then bite into a piece of lime. Ladies were not too fond of this and always drank their tequila mixed into a cocktail. Tequila is listed as a spirit and distilled from the sugar sap of the blue agave plant then fermenting it and producing liquor... Read More
For Mexicans Cinco de Mayo is a celebration for their victory over France, but for Americans it's another excuse to eat, drink and be merry. Of course, those rich Mexican dishes and high-calorie cocktails are an easy way to derail your diet. Among the worst offenders are the fried tortilla chips, sour cream, cheese, refried beans, fried meats and more. Even the heart-healthy guacamole weighs in with a high fat count. Take into account that a large beef burrito alone from Taco Bell's menu... Read More
The weather is heating up and you want some simple summer drinks to sip poolside. Daiquiris and smoothies are great but who wants to spend all day crushing ice? You don't need to break out the blender to feel like you're in the islands, just follow these simple drink recipes to minimize your time in the kitchen and maximize your time in the sun.
Set It and Forget It Iced Green Tea with Lemon
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