Tag Archives: Mexican

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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Super Bowl Snacks: Loaded Potato Wedges

Looking for a last minute snack to eat during the big game? Nachos are some of my favourite Mexican-style food, so today I thought I would try to do something similar with store-bought frozen potato wedges. It works :-) I love these … Continue reading

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Baked Stuffed Peppers with Chorizo, Beans and Egg

This is a really easy brunch idea. My lovely neighbour gave me a few green capsicums, (bell peppers if you are from anywhere outside Australia :-) ), and they worked perfectly for this recipe. These are really easy to put … Continue reading

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Dinner from the Pantry: Lentil and Bean Enchiladas

This week I’ll be sharing my favourite recipes for making dinner using basic ingredients from the pantry. This makes a great dinner for so many reasons – it is easy to cook, cheap, filling and, best of all, very tasty. I … Continue reading

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Weeknight Dinner: Cheesy Mexican Stuffed Peppers

This is a different way to serve a quick Mexican dinner. I must admit to keeping a few Old El Paso dinner kits in the pantry for weeknights when I can’t be bothered to think too much about dinner. It … Continue reading

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