Arriba!

Now, I don’t take spanish. In fact, I haven’t taken Spanish since the 6th grade. A good 6 years. This does not stop me from loving some delicious mexican food though.

Taco Salad

Recipe:

  • Romaine Lettuce
  • Sweet Corn
  • Broccoli (not normal, but a favorite veggie of mine)
  • Tomatoes
  • Carrots
  • Spicy Refried Beans

Spicy Quesedilla

Recipe:

  • 2 La Tortilla Wraps
  • 1/2 Tomato thinly sliced
  • Mozzarella Cheese
  • Trader Joe’s Smooth & Creamy Spicy Hummus

P.S. A lot of you asked about the gums in my previous post. Go to Deb’s blog where she explains all about them.

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39 Responses

  1. Loving the addition of broccoli in the taco salad. It’s true they aren’t normally found in mexican recipes, but I just had some fantastic fajitas that included them, so good! And Oh so jealous about your TJ hummus. There isn’t a single one in northwest Kansas. Great blog girl! I can’t wait to read more!

  2. Oh drooooollllllllllll!! I love that you combined hummus with cheese!! Reminds me of a crack wrap!! 🙂

    P.S. I just bought xanthan gum yesterday, but sadly could not find guar gum 😦

  3. mmmm…i love all things mexican! i think i could survive solely on it!

  4. this post makes me want to go to MEXICO!!!! GRACIAS for the food porn 🙂

  5. Mmm I love Mexican food. Especially the cheesy goodness in those quesadillas 🙂

  6. Thanks so much for your comment 🙂
    That quesadilla looks amazing- I love putting hummus in there

  7. te quiero…or however you spell it…i took french not spanish hahaha

  8. I could eat refried beans with every meal. They’re so good!

  9. I’d never heard of quesadillas until I started blogging and reading other blogs, now I really enjoy them and making different variations.

  10. Looks delicious! I love TJs spicy hummus- it’s the bombbbbbb without a doubt 🙂

  11. Oh yummy mexican food! I love me some veggie fajitas with lotsa salsa and guac. I could go for your taco salad too- refried beans are delicious!

  12. Oh I love quesadillas and all things mexican 🙂

  13. oh now i’m in the mood for mexican food! hey that rhymes. yum!

  14. Sometimes nothing hits the spot like a quesadilla…yum!

  15. LOVE taco salads!!! Just made one myself!

  16. Love your mexican food!! Deliciousss!

    ❤ jess

  17. love me some mexican! great eats girl!

  18. You could probably do black beans too on the taco salad! I love those La Tortilla wraps! Now you’ve got me craving Mexican food 🙂

  19. It’s been a long time since I’ve taken Spanish, too, but it doesn’t stop me from eating the food either.

  20. yumm, both recipes sound awesome!!

    xoxoxo
    shelley
    http://findinghappinessandhealth.wordpress.com

  21. HI!!

    Thanks for your comment – and yes, I’m considering something like graphic designer 🙂

    I love corn, but I’ve never tasted refried beans, lol. Love the colours of your salad!!

    Have a nice week!

  22. i don’t speak spanish either but i DO speak the language of yummy food!

  23. yummy! thank god you don’t need to speak spanish to wipe up these amazing foods 😉 hehe

  24. mmm, love the vibrancy of these pics! looks delish. thank you for your sweet comment ❤

    happy monday!

    http://www.prettytimepiece.org

  25. wow, that taco salad looks good! I was reading your biography. How funny. When I was younger, I HATED peanut butter. Now I am addicted. Cashew butter is RIDICULOUSLY awesome. Have you tried macadamia nut butter? I use it instead of salad dressing on my salads.

  26. I haven’t had refried beans in ages…your taco salad looks delicious! 😀

  27. YUM! I love how colorful this salad is! Looks great!

  28. Mexican food is a true love of mine. I grew up in Oklahoma and we have amazing hole in the wall Mexican restaurants. Since I moved to NC, I have to make it myself since they only have chain restaurants 😦 So sad!! Your Mexican dishes look fantastic! xoxo

  29. Your pictures are beautiful! 🙂

  30. That quesadilla looks great! I never make them enough, considering how easy (and tasty!) they are.

  31. now all you need is a nice big margarita 🙂

    – Beth @ http://www.DiningAndDishing.com

  32. Love your blog girl! That quesadilla looks amazing – heck, everything looks amazing! Enjoy your Monday!!

  33. I’m actually not a huge fan of Mexican food….but that quesadilla have got me drooling! You’ve got the magic touch!

  34. Oh goodness what yummy food! I love anything spicy!

  35. Hummus in a quesadilla is SO calling my name right now!!!!

  36. thanks for the warm welcome back:) i loooove la tortilla wraps, so effin’ addictive!

  37. Muy muy tasty looking 🙂

  38. hey! thank you so much for your birthday wish 😀 woah that quesadilla looks beyond amazing. hummus in it? so good! have a great day xoxo

  39. I lovvveee combining cheese and hummus…especially when it is melty cheese!! Looks great!

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