Juicy Orange and Tamarind Glazed Chicken

Holiday Challenge: Cook with a “new to you” ingredient that you always wanted to try. When we’re bored with our “go to” menu it’s easier to forget our fitness goals and eat junkie foods or go out to eat. Try something new this week. Tamarind paste? Tamarind is an ugly legume that grows in a…

Tequila Lime, Orange, Margarita Marinade for Fish and Chicken

Make this quick margarita marinade for chicken or fish by combining limes, oranges and tequila. You can substitute orange juice for the tequila but the tequila does give this simple marinade a uniquely Mexicana flare. Use a tequila that you would also drink, just like when adding wine to any dish. I’m a fan of…

Grilled Whole Snapper Filled with Citrus Shrimp

You won’t believe how easy it is to make this grilled whole snapper. I stuffed the snapper with citrus shrimp for an extra elegant of surprise and another layer of flavor. The temperatures are rising in Loreto, Mexico and this Gringa nomad has flown north to Nevada. I found this fresh yellow snapper and Pacific…