Category Archive: Mexican

Sep 03

Shrimp Tacos with Kiwi Salsa

Hot summer days bring backyard get-togethers. If you want to impress your guests and attempt something different than burgers, give these colourful shrimp tacos a try. The salsa combines Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit and jalapeños for the perfect combination of sweet and spicy. The kiwifruit is rich in nutrients, including potassium and vitamin C, while using …

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Aug 27

Mexican Chorizo Breakfast Tacos

Most of us centre our calendars around the summer months — it’s the time of year we get to enjoy basking in the sunshine and exploring the great outdoors. And when it’s camping, cottage and festival season, who wants to be stuck in the kitchen? Cooking on the grill, outdoor stove or over a roaring …

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May 10

Chicken and Bean Baked Tortillas

These protein packed tortillas from Ontario Bean Growers take white pea beans out of their traditional baked beans, soup and salad recipe roles and make a tasty pairing with chicken. Chicken and Bean Baked Tortillas Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 10-15 minutes Makes: 6 tortillas Ingredients: • 2 cups (500 mL) cooked white pea …

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Mar 04

Cheeseburger Quesadillas

A nutritious spin on classic cheeseburgers Nothing will get the family’s attention like a cheeseburger quesadilla. Filled with all your favourite traditional burger toppings, this fun new way to eat a “cheeseburger” will surely have the kids asking for seconds. Cheeseburger Quesadillas Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 15 minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients: • 8 oz …

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Sep 29

Easy Vegetarian Enchiladas

Simple suppers to satisfy vegetarians and meat-lovers (NC) Looking for hearty and filling vegetarian recipes? These easy and cheesy enchiladas are sure to please both vegetarians and meat-lovers. This flavourful recipe also uses fibre-rich black beans which can help lower cholesterol and decrease the risk of heart disease. Easy Vegetarian Enchiladas Preparation time: 20 minutes …

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Jul 28

Salmon Tostadas with Sriracha Dressed Slaw

Turn up the heat with spicy salmon tostadas Grilled salmon tostadas with sriracha-dressed slaw is a delectable entrée with the perfect kick of heat to spice up your summer. “This recipe has just the right amount of heat to awaken your guests’ taste buds,” says Tom Filippou, executive chef for President’s Choice Cooking School. For …

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Jul 26

Kid Friendly Enchilada Recipes

I had no idea when I became a mother that one of my greatest challenges would be cooking for my children. I have always heard how picky kids are about what they eat but I didn’t realize what “picky” really meant until my son reached 4-years-old and simply refused to eat anything that wasn’t chicken …

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Jul 09

Mexican-Inspired Fish Taco Bowl

The warm weather is upon us, and what better way to start the season than with a summertime-suitable recipe? We may live in Canada, but there’s no reason why a well-stocked pantry can’t be the gateway to an easy-to-make, Mexican-inspired dish. With pantry staples such as Minute Rice Basmati Rice on hand, you’re already a …

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Oct 10

Mexican-Style Breakfast Sandwich

Fuel up with a fiesta of a breakfast sandwich Start your morning with these deliciously messy, all-out breakfast sandwiches inspired by traditional Mexican flavours. Meat eaters can kick this sandwich up a notch by adding bacon – a salty and savoury combination with the peanut butter. Serve with hot sauce to add some heat. Mexican-Style …

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Dec 13

Family Fiesta Tacos

Boost kids’ nutrition with tips on creating a balanced plate It’s no secret a wholesome diet helps keep kids healthy while giving them the energy and nutrients they need to concentrate and excel at school. Healthful meals and physical activity are essential for child growth and development, and parents hold the key to proper nutrition …

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