Dining Tex-Mex When You Have Dietary Restrictions

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No matter what kind of food you’re craving, eating out when you have dietary restrictions can be tough. Allergies, intolerances, ethical concerns—whatever the problem is, finding foods that you can safely and happily enjoy may require you to do extra research, ask questions, and/or make plans in advance. Fortunately, Tex-Mex has something for everyone, and that includes people who have …

5 Tips for Grilling a Great Fajita

Posted in Healthy Eating, Mexican Food Recipes, Tex Mex Recipes

What’s the most common reaction when someone says fajitas? Mmmmmmm! It’s a meal that you hear as well as see – the sound of that sizzling steak is the first thing to catch your attention. Then there is the smell of that buttery, juicy beef, along with guacamole, pico de gallo, and sour cream. By the time the plate is …

How to Transition to Hotter Tex-Mex Dishes

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Some people love Tex-Mex food but have trouble handling the spicier stuff like chili peppers. This bothers them because they know that the hotter foods can really add to the taste and overall eating experience of Tex-Mex. So, the question is, how do they get used to eating spicier foods? Here are a few ideas from food experts.

How to Keep Tex-Mex Food from Ruining Your Waistline

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There are a lot of healthy foods that go into Tex-Mex cooking – beans, tomatoes, peppers, corn, cheese, lean beef, fish, chicken, and pork. But, even though it includes these good ingredients, you still need to be careful in how you prepare your Tex-Mex if you want avoid a lot of calories and fat. Here are a few tips.

Why Tex-Mex is Perfect for Summer

Posted in Food and Fun, Healthy Eating, Holidays

Summer is just around the corner, and nothing goes better with summertime cookouts and barbecues than Tex-Mex food. It’s perfect for weekend or holiday gatherings. With a few substitutions, you can make something good and good for you. And, what’s best, these dishes are quick and easy to make. Summer is  a time for walks on the beach…and Tex-Mex food! …

4 Things Really Great Tex-Mex Cooks Do

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Actually, the four things really great Tex-Mex cooks do are things all great cooks do to make sure their food tastes delicious – using fresh ingredients, using spices with care, choosing their cookbooks carefully, and avoiding canned ingredients. Here is a little more information on each of the four.

3 Ways to Make Your Tex Mex Dishes Tastier

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Tex Mex dishes are fairly easy to make, yet even the easiest of recipes can be improved upon. Take a look below for three ways we know to make sure the Tex Mex food you prepare at home is as tasty as it can be. Always use the freshest of vegetables. This holds true for any dish with veggies, of …

Celebrate Earth Day with Organic Tex Mex Food

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Everybody is more health conscious these days, and more aware of living in harmony with our environment. Earth Day, April 22, is one manifestation of that attitude. Another example of this concern is the trend toward eating organic – food that has not been treated with any type of chemical, which many contend are not good for our environment. So, …

Vegan Tex Mex

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Tex Mex cuisine is really easy to make vegetarian: simply swamp beans or rice for the meat normally used in burritos, tacos, etc. But if you’d like to try your hand at a  thoroughly vegan Tex Mex dish, we’ve found one that uses sweet potatoes as its filling courtesy of BeardandBonnet.com that should really whet your whistle.

Avoid These Tex Mex Cooking Mistakes

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When it comes to cooking Tex Mex dishes, it’s fairly hard to make a mistake. Still, errors do happen and so we’ve put together a short list of mistakes home cooks make when they decide to serve their family and friends Tex Mex dishes. You don’t have to be a professional chef to make great Tex Mex food, but you …