Category Archive: Mexican/Southwest

Low Fat Chili “Cheese” Fries

I was intrigued with this recipe when I saw The Healthy Librarian had posted it on her facebook page. I have never had Chili Cheese Fries – in fact I don’t think I have ever seen them on a menu or seen a recipe for them before! Since I always enjoy the same recipes and …

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Make Your Own Crispy Tortilla Bowls with No Oil!

We have all seen the deep fried crispy tortilla bowls that are served up in restaurants and some of us have even indulged in them! They do make for a festive presentation but who wants all that extra fat and calories? There is a super easy way to make crispy tortilla bowls at home in …

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Easy Mexican Casserole

You know you have a hit when it’s time to clean up after the meal and the other guests ask if they can have some of the leftovers to take home with them! We were happy to share as I had doubled the recipe and it made a ton of food! This would be great …

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Chipotle Chili With Sweet Potatoes & Brussels Sprouts

The recipe calls for one can of pinto beans but at the last minute I decided to add an additional can of black beans to boost the protein and fiber. There was just enough heat from the Chipotles to give this dish some kick without setting your mouth on fire! Cut back on the amount …

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Green Chili Hummus

I found the original recipe for Green Chili Hummus here on Food.com and tweaked it to my own taste. The idea of a Mexican/Southwest hummus was so intriguing and you know what? It works – this is amazing with tortilla chips, on pita bread, whole grain crackers or as a topping on a taco salad. Use it …

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