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Have you tried Belizean food? My top picks

Have you ever tried Belizean food? Well most of our friends had not so for my husbands birthday we decided to throw a Belizean themed birthday food party. As you may know from reading my about me: My husband is from Belize.  Belize is on the eastern coast of Cental America. Belize is bordered on the north by Mexico, on the south and west by Guatemala and on the east by the Caribbean Sea. Check out my Pinterest Travel Board on Belize to learn more.

Instead of presents my hubby wanted all the guests to bring gently used soccer items for donation.  Our friend Julie was a huge help in getting that part organized.  See below for all the generous donations.  Now lets get onto the food:

Lets start with my favorite way to eat… DESSERT First!

Desserts:

  1.  Coconut Tarts

Belizean coconut tartBelizean coconut tart

  1. Jam Roll (Strawberry)

Belizean food Jam roll

Are you hungry yet?

Main Entrees: 1.2.3.4

In Belize the standard meal is called a 1,2, 3 & sometimes 4. Stewed Meat, Rice & Beans, Potato Salad and Plantains.  Want to learn how to make Belizean food? Click here   Below are pics from the party.

  1. Stewed Chicken

Belizean stewed chicken

2. Rice & Beans

  1. Plantains

Belizean Plantains

Belizean meatballs: We added for the party because its one of my favorites!

All of our guests must have enjoyed the food because we had ZERO leftovers.

Birthday boy and our kiddos celebrating all the soccer donations he received for a soccer team in Belize

Belizean soccer donations

Please contact me with any questions you may have.  I LUV Belize and Belizean food and hope you do too!

 

Want to learn more or travel to Belize? Click here

PS: Read more about my adventures to Tucson, Los Angeles, The Ellen Degeneres Show, Glacier and Yellowstone National Park

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