Baked Taquitos

These baked taquitos, or baked flautas, are a healthier version of the classic fried taquito that your family will love!

This post is part of a compensated campaign with Herdez. All opinions and the recipe here are my own.

Make baked taquitos or flautas instead of fried! Recipe via theothersideofthetortilla.com

As a kid, one of my all-time favorite meals was taquitos. Anytime my mom would take me to a Mexican restaurant, I would always order this classic fried taco dish no matter what else was on the menu—whether it was called a taquito, flauta, or something else.

Since April 30th is El Día del Niño (also known as El Día de Los Niños), I wanted to recreate an easy, kid-friendly and healthier version of my childhood favorite. … 

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Oaxacan latte recipe via theothersideofthetortilla.com

Oaxacan Latte: The Mexican Mocha

This Oaxacan latte is also know as a Mexican mocha. It’s a unique coffee drink you can make at home. RELATED RECIPE: Café de olla When I first moved to Los Angeles, a dear friend of mine introduced me to a Mexican bakery near where I’d be working. The first time she took me there,… 

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Easter egg gelatinas

This post is part of a compensated campaign with Nestlé El Mejor Nido. All opinions and the recipe here are my own. Gelatinas are a popular dessert throughout Mexico and come in many unique flavors and shapes. Of course, no holiday celebration is complete without one of your tías bringing her fanciest gelatina, right? My… 

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Queso fundido potato skins via theothersideofthetortilla.com

Queso fundido potato skins

This post is part of a compensated campaign with Farmland® and Latina Bloggers Connect. All opinions and the recipe here are my own. Queso fundido potato skins are a sinful snack perfect for any party or game day. Or even a random Saturday when you just want a savory, meaty, cheesy snack. I usually serve queso fundido with tortillas… 

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What to eat at Xanat Bistro and Terrace in Mexico City. See more dishes from this restaurant and get more Mexico City dining recommendations at theothersideofthetortilla.com.

Lunch at Xanat Bistro and Terrace in Mexico City

Xanat Bistro and Terrace is the upscale contemporary Mexican restaurant in the recently renovated five-star JW Marriott Hotel Mexico City. The hotel, located in the Polanco neighborhood, is steps from Paseo de la Reforma, the Auditorio Nacional, Chapultepec and the Museo Nacional de Antropología. Xanat opened in October 2014.   On our recent visit to Mexico in December 2014,… 

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Quick and easy Mexican recipes perfect for your Super Bowl party! Get all the recipes on theothersideofthetortilla.com

Mexican snacks for Super Bowl Sunday

Super Bowl Sunday is upon us, and whether you’re throwing your own fiesta or heading to someone else’s, you probably need to make at least one dish to share with everyone! Why not feed your crowd with an assortment of Mexican snacks? Here’s my list of 20 Super Bowl-approved snacks — easy Mexican recipes that can… 

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BLT guacamole

This post is part of a compensated campaign with Farmland® and Latina Bloggers Connect. All opinions and the recipe here are my own. BLT guacamole is a mashup of two of my favorite things: A classic bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich and avocado. Whenever I make a BLT sandwich, I usually like to add a… 

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