Latin Recipes

These lobster tacos are made with steamed chunks of lobster meat, avocado and pico de gallo, topped with a spicy poblano crema. If you want to step up your fish taco game, you need these in your life!

Union Cantina Lobster Tacos

I just love tacos with eggs, and these breakfast fajitas are no exception. Loaded with peppers and onions, guacamole and a runny egg on top (you can prepare the eggs however you like).

Spicy Breakfast Fajitas with Eggs and Guacamole

These baked Turkey Enchilada Stuffed Poblanos Rellenos are stuffed with a flavorful ground turkey filling, topped with my homemade enchilada sauce and cheese. These are so much lighter than restaurant chile rellenos which are typically battered in egg and deep fried.

Turkey Enchilada Stuffed Poblanos Rellenos

This is hands down, The Best Enchilada Sauce Recipe ever. Once you try this, you'll never buy canned again! If you love enchiladas as much as I do, then making homemade enchilada sauce from scratch is a must.

The Best Enchilada Sauce Recipe

Salsa Verde is a fresh, healthy salsa made with roasted tomatillos, peppers, garlic, onion and cilantro. Perfect for dipping your tortilla chips into or used in recipes that call for jarred Salsa Verde.

Salsa Verde

Braised Cubed Steak with Peppers, Onions and Olives is a flavorful, cheap, family-friendly dish you can make in the Instant Pot, Slow Cooker or stove-top.

Cubed Steak with Peppers and Olives (Instant Pot, Slow Cooker and Stove-Top)

Skillet Cauliflower "Arroz" Con Pollo (Spanish chicken and rice) uses cauliflower rice as a low-carb swap, which means larger portions with 85% less calories than rice!

Skillet Cauliflower “Arroz” Con Pollo

White beans, shredded chicken, green chiles, sour cream and cheese – need I say more?

Chicken and White Bean Enchiladas with Creamy Salsa Verde

Move over tacos, these scallop tostadas are SO good and they’re ready in less than 20 minutes!

Scallop Tostadas

Traditional Mexican green chicken enchiladas, made lighter than the typical restaurant dish served throughout the US. Made with white corn tortillas, poached chicken breasts and a light coating of queso fresco, this dish is satisfying but won’t weigh you down.

Enchiladas Verdes (Green Enchiladas)

Picadillo is the most requested dish by my kids and it's so easy to make. We love it served over brown rice (or cauliflower rice) with this quick cabbage slaw or a salad on the side.

Instant Pot Picadillo (pressure cooker)

Skinny Chicken Enchiladas are perfect if you're an enchilada lover like me! As good as any recipe you'll find in a restaurant (if not better) only much lighter!

Skinny Chicken Enchiladas

Everything you love about chicken enchiladas... in one big bowl! I love turning classic meals into soups, it's an easy (maybe even lazy) way to make a dish that doesn't require dirtying too many pots.

Crock Pot Chicken Enchilada Soup (and Instant Pot)

lentils are economic, easy to prepare and make enough for plenty of leftovers! I’ve partnered with Canadian Lentils for #TheSimpleLentil campaign to show people just how versatile lentils are. My aunt shared her family recipe with me served over rice with hard boiled egg and bacon on top. If you want to keep it vegetarian you could serve it with a poached egg and avocado instead!

Lentil and Rice Bowls with Eggs and Bacon

A saucy, lasagna-like Mexican-American casserole layered with vegetables, tortillas, sauce and cheese.

Late Summer Vegetable Enchilada Pie

Chicken stew (pollo guisado) is one of my favorite comfort foods, and my whole family loves it. I made this three times the past two weeks, that's how good this was!

Pressure Cooker Stewed Chicken with Corn (Pollo Guisado con Maiz)

If you like cumin and spicy food, then you'll love Barbacoa Beef. Spicy shredded beef braised in a blend of chipotle adobo, cumin, cloves, garlic and oregano.

Barbacoa Beef (Pressure Cooker or Instant Pot)

My favorite way to eat steak is topped with this AWESOME chimichurri sauce! It adds flavor and zing to anything you're grilling!

Steak Kebabs with Chimichurri

This Mexican inspired dish of Cauliflower "Rice" uses finely chopped cauliflower, which makes a fantastic low-carb, grain-free stand in for rice. You can season it many different ways, here I sauteed sauteed it with tomatoes, onions, jalapeno and spices.

Mexican Cauliflower “Rice”

Grilled sirloin steak "flaco" tacos uses lettuce instead of tortillas! The steak is seasoned with cumin and spices, then grilled and sliced thin, along with guacamole and pico de gallo – low-carb and super delicious!

Grilled Steak Lettuce Tacos

These garlic lime pork chops are so EASY to make, and they only take 10 minutes to cook. I usually make them in my broiler but they are also great on the grill, they come out juicy and SO flavorful!

Quick Garlic-Lime Marinated Pork Chops

These easy loaded chicken "nacho" tostadas – topped with cheese, tomatoes, guacamole, olives and jalapenos are a great way to take nachos and turn them into a main dish.

Loaded “Nacho” Chicken Tostada

An easy Mexican-inspired chicken dish made with just a few ingredients!

Easy Braised Chicken Drumsticks in Tomatillo Sauce (Instant Pot, Slow Cooker or Stove Top)

Breaded chicken cutlets topped with everything I normally add to my guacamole – sliced avocado, tomatoes, cilantro, red onion and lime juice. 7 Smart Points • 286 calories

Breaded Chicken Cutlets with Deconstructed Guacamole

A quick Mexican-inspired chicken dish, made in the skillet with a smoky-spicy tomato-chipotle sauce topped with an avocado-sour cream sauce.

Skillet Chicken in Tomato-Chipotle Sauce with Avocado Crema

Puerto Rican Style Beans

Slow Cooker Pork and Gandules (Pigeon Peas) Stew