Category Archives: Soups/Salads

Brussels Sprouts with Mexican Chorizo

I probably would not have considered Brussels sprouts for breakfast had it not been for chorizo. Good old Mexican chorizo (beef or pork) is a sausage made with spices like garlic and paprika and of course powdered chile. While chorizo has a number of applications we...
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SOPA DE FIDEO: MEXICAN COMFORT FOOD

Cultures all over the world have enjoyed a form of pasta for centuries, and while this humble noodle has roots in Moorish Spain, fideo is a staple in most Mexican pantries. In Spanish, fideo means noodle. This noodle is typically found in a bag...
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Sopa de Ajo, or Sweet Garlic Soup Recipe

Due to our warmer than normal California spring weather, it is crazy and unfathomable to picture anyone standing over their stove making soup.  However, there are parts of the country that are still under a blanket of snow or in the midst of a...
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Lentil Soup with Chorizo

For some reason I've been craving lentils lately as I have been searching for meals that have more fiber and less carbs. I wanted to create a heartier dish that would feel more like an entire meal than merely a side dish. The heat...
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