2 tbl. Coco Loco (Healthy Spice Blends)

mix 1 tsp. sugar or agave nectar

pinch salt

4 oz. milk

1 oz. your favorite Tequila

1 cinnamon stick

1 ancho chile pod

Combine Cocoa Loco mix, sugar/nectar, salt, and milk in saucepan. Heat to medium, throw in chile pod and simmer 10 minutes. Remove chile, pour over tequila, add cinnamon stick, stir, and serve. May be served hot, or as an iced beverage.

Medicine     Woman


Recipes         (using our Healthy Spice Blends)

They're so easy to use, mix into rice, pasta, or your favorite stir-fry dish.  And broth or water to make a sauce.  Use as a marinade or seasoning on your favorite cut of beef, chicken, pork, fish or tofu.  There's so many possibilities, we'd love if you would share yours.

Please send us your favorite recipes for using our Healthy Spice Blend mixes. We'll probably be forced to try them in our own test kitchen (making my mouth water just thinking about that!). By submitting, you agree to allow us to publish them and share them with others here on our website. To submit, just email them or submit via the form on our "Contact Us" page, with the subject line "Healthy Spice Blends Recipes". We hope to hear from you soon and often! Thanks for sharing.

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More recipes COMING SOON!

Lamb Shank Mixiote

2 lamb shanks

2 cups blanched peeled tomatoes

2 cups water or beef broth (or veggie broth)

2 tbl. Vata Mexican mix

salt to taste

4 carrots cut in 1/2"-3/4" chunks

2 cups potatoes cut into 1-2" cubes

1 onion quartered and quartered again

Salt and pepper lamb shanks and dust with flour.  Sear in olive oil on all sides.  Add spice mix and saute 2 minutes. Add tomatoes, broth, onion, carrots and salt. Simmer 3 hours. Add potatoes, cook 1 more hour. Remove potatoes and mash coarsely.  Remove meat and veggies and return 1/2 cup mashed potatoes to broth.  Cook down until thickened.  Serve meat, veggies and sauce over mashed potatoes.  Enjoy!