Tag Archives: Mexican food

Adobe Chili Beef Barbacoa

Its week two and I’m still highly addicted to protein bowls. Yes, hello, my name is Amber, the Hungry Mountaineer, climber of mountains, inhaler of goat cheese, and I’m crazy for a healthy veggie filled protein bowl of goodness. Do you like healthy, easy┬ábreakfasts, lunches and dinners chock full of brown rice, black beans, avocado, …

Spice up your Life with Adobe Chilies

I’ve spent a lot of time traveling through Baja, Mexico and I consider myself a condesour of what makes a good taco. Back here in the mountains of southern California I can import some great authentic Baja flavors with the help of one can of smokey adobe chilies. It’s a summer sultry afternoon in the …

Chicken and chili flautas with feta pepper dipping sauce

     I just came back from a week long vacation which ended with three days camping, fishing, and yes drinking way to much beer in the Sierras.     A good time was had with some great friends who I have not hung out with in way to long.     The fishing was not the best …

El Loca Gringa’s Tamales with Pork, Sweet Potato, and Goat Cheese

El Loco Gringa’s version of her favorite California style Mexican foods, with goat cheese added of course!Pork and Sweet Potato TamaleSweet Potato, roastedcarnitascorn, cut off cobsopesbeef sharp cheddarcorngoat cheesesalsa or chutneyMix up the tamale or sopes dough according to the recipe on the masa bag. I use coconut oil instead of lard. Choose which of the …