The Paleo Taco: Three Healthy Alternatives to the Mexican Favorite

The Paleo Taco: Three Healthy Alternatives to the Mexican Favorite

By: Isabel Byfield Mexican food is famous worldwide for its flavorful palate, thanks to traditional spices, fragrant herbs and savory chiles that abound in Mexican cuisine. Most of these flavor-enhancing spices have added health benefits, like increasing metabolic rate. In

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Pupusas, Chiles and Chocolates: Fall Food Festivals You Won’t Want to Miss

Pupusas, Chiles and Chocolates: Fall Food Festivals You Won’t Want to Miss

(Featured Photo: Desert Botanical Gardens) By Isabel Byfield The local food scene in Phoenix is growing by leaps and bounds – from new restaurants opening everyday, to blooming farmer’s markets and specialized food festivals, Phoenix is giving foodies a lot

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Alma Café Has Your Christmas Tamale Cravings Covered

Alma Café Has Your Christmas Tamale Cravings Covered

(Christmas Tamales at Alma Café, Featured Photo by Isabel Byfield) By: Isabel Byfield The heart is the first to feel when food is made with love – and that might be Alma’s secret ingredient. Opened this past summer, Alma Café

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Conoce el Simbolismo Detrás de las Tradiciones del Día de los Muertos

Conoce el Simbolismo Detrás de las Tradiciones del Día de los Muertos

(Day of the Dead ornaments, Mexico City airport, Photo Credit: Paul Simpson/Flickr Creative Commons) Día de los Muertos ha ganado popularidad en los últimos años, especialmente en el mundo de la moda y de la cultura pop, ¿pero conoces el

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Go ‘Beyond the Taco’ at These Must Visit Latin Restaurants

Go ‘Beyond the Taco’ at These Must Visit Latin Restaurants

(Featured Photo: Toro Latin Restaurant & Rum Bar’s Shrimp Ceviche/Facebook Photo) By Isabel Byfield We all adore tacos, there is no doubt about that; but Latin food goes way beyond the tortillas and carne asada that we all love. UNESCO

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Celebrate National Pupusa Day with the Official Arizona Pupusas Festival Nov. 13th

Celebrate National Pupusa Day with the Official Arizona Pupusas Festival Nov. 13th

By: Cindy G. Castillo Pupusas are the national food of El Salvador; so popular in fact, that the second Sunday of every November the Salvadorian government has declared as the National Day of the Pupusa. This year, the Valley is

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Brunch Por Favor: Mexican Food Takes Over the American Brunch

Brunch Por Favor: Mexican Food Takes Over the American Brunch

By: Isabel Byfield The word Brunch appeared in a printed publication in 1896 when writer Guy Beringer described the meal between breakfast and lunch as “by eliminating the need to get up early on Sunday, brunch would make life brighter…

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Mexican Inspired Eats at the Desert Botanical Gardens

Mexican Inspired Eats at the Desert Botanical Gardens

By Isabel Byfield The Desert Botanical Garden offers more than just stunning views of the saguaro landscapes – it also offers great food and family fun. A new fall menu is available at Gertrude’s, featuring some Mexican comfort food classics

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Abuelita’s Caldo: A Mexican Home Classic is Now the Latest Health Trend

Abuelita’s Caldo: A Mexican Home Classic is Now the Latest Health Trend

By Isabel Byfield Your abuelitas caldo is the new healthy trend that everyone is talking about. Bone broth o caldo de hueso, one of the staples in Latin kitchen, is now being recognized for its healing properties. Bone broth is

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Time to Fiesta! National Taco Day is October 4th

Time to Fiesta! National Taco Day is October 4th

Let’s taco ’bout a holiday that EVERYONE should be celebrating- National Taco Day (October 4th)! This year, National Taco Day falls on a Tuesday, making it the ultimate #TacoTuesday.  Instead of going out to a local Mexican restaurant, why not

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