Tag Archives: Mexican

Light Lunch: Mexican Chicken Tacos

Lower in fat but high in flavour. If you like Mexican but want to avoid using packets of seasoning then this recipe is perfect as all you need is a few spices from your pantry. This dish is also quite low in … Continue reading

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Spanish Rice with Jalapenos

Simple and spicy. I often wonder what to serve as a side dish when we have Mexican food. Beans and salad are standard options but usually these also form some part of the main dishes too. My problem is now solved … Continue reading

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Mexican Chicken Salad in Tortilla Cups

This is a lighter version of Mexican food which is ideal for lunch. I love Mexican food but sometimes it can be a little heavy. This is the perfect alternative version as it is light, portion controlled and comparatively low in fat … Continue reading

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Mexican Mini Meatloaves

Perfect for a weeknight meal. These mini meatloaves take just 5 minutes to prepare and 30 minutes to cook. Full of Mexican flavours, they make a great alternative to tacos. They are also much easier to eat without making a mess … Continue reading

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Mexican Chicken Loaded Flatbread

This is a low fat version of pizza. I’ve just come back from California where I noticed that flatbreads seem to be all the rage in a lot of restaurants, particularly on the lunch menu. It inspired me to create my own version, and … Continue reading

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Recipe Round-up: Quick weeknight dinners

If you live in the northern hempishere then the end of summer is getting close and your kids have either gone back to school or are close to it. To help speed up your weeknight meal routine to fit in with … Continue reading

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Chunky Baked Sausage Chili

This is a great way to use left-over BBQ meat. We had a BBQ this weekend and, as usual, there were a few sausages and pieces of steak left afterwards. (Hey, I figure it is always better to over-cater than people … Continue reading

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Lunch with a difference: Mexican Chicken Drumsticks

Fed up with sandwiches? These are family-friendly and perfect for lunch, an afternoon snack, or as an appetiser. My aim with this recipe was to give the chicken a light Mexican flavour but without being too spicy. I have used … Continue reading

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Cinco de Mayo: Mexican weeknight dinners

Tomorrow is the Mexican celebration of Cinco de Mayo – the 5th May. I thought I would re-visit a few recipes that are perfect for a weeknight dinner so you can enjoy some tasty Mexican food without spending all day … Continue reading

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Speedy Chicken, Corn and Chipotle Chili

I made this in about 5 minutes. If you can open a couple of cans and a jar then you can make this. All you have to do is combine the 4 ingredients for the chili in a saucepan to … Continue reading

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