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Katya was born and raised in Mexico. She received her bachelor’s degree in nutrition science from The Autonomous Metropolitan University of Mexico City. After graduating, she moved to Florida where she currently resides. She is a Licensed Dietitian in the state of Florida and a graduate of the CNS & eCornell Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate Program. Her passion lies within the social media arena, targeting and educating Spanish-speaking people on plant-based diets. She loves to share recipes, experiences, lifestyle tips, and nutritional information on her website Veggisima.com and on her Facebook and Twitter.

Red Potatoes in Salsa Verde

Red Potatoes in Salsa Verde

This Mexican dish is delicious and very easy to make. It is usually eaten in tacos, but you can eat it as a side dish or to make Mexican enchiladas. The salsa verde gives a special flavor to the potatoes.


Pinto Bean Tostadas With Avocado Salsa

Pinto Bean Tostadas With Avocado Salsa

Tostadas are another staple dish in Mexican cuisine. We can compare them to the popular Italian dish, pizza. You can use different bean spreads and a variety of toppings. This is a great and fun dish to serve at parties. Have a tostada bar where every guest can create their own.


Authentic Mexican Salsa Verde

Authentic Mexican Salsa Verde

Tangy tomatillos pair perfectly with spicy jalapeños, savory garlic and fresh cilantro in this authentic Mexican recipe. This salsa is perfect for any party appetizer or try it over tacos, enchiladas or any meal that could use a little zip.


Enfrijoladas – Potato Stuffed Tortillas in Bean Sauce

Enfrijoladas – Potato Stuffed Tortillas in Bean Sauce

Enfrijoladas is a simple “dinner-in-a hurry” comfort food from Mexico. They are similar to enchiladas and seriously delicious. Pair with a large salad for the perfect, quick weeknight meal.


Nopal Cactus Soup

Nopal Cactus Soup

Nopal cactus is famous for its health benefits. Not only is it delicious, it is high in antioxidants, fiber, vitamins, and minerals. It has a taste similar to green beans or okra.


Authentic Mexican Pico de Gallo Salsa

Authentic Mexican Pico de Gallo Salsa

This is an authentic Mexican salsa that is very easy to make and full of light, fresh ingredients. Pile it on tostadas, tacos, beans, rice, burritos, baked potatoes and of course…tortilla chips!


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