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Cactus is one of the national symbols of Mexico This plant is part of Aztec mythology considered plant life because it never dies, because if you dry it can give life to another. They are rich in fiber and vitamins, especially A, C and K as well as riboflavin and vitamin B6 also contain minerals such as calcium, magnesium, potassium, iron and copper. December is a time when the holidays because we eat too much and obviously, we gain weight, the cactus is also used for weight control and reduction of sugar in the body. Nopal Salad Cut nopales into cubes and put to cook with water, garlic, onion and salt. Once cooked, drain and set aside. Chop tomatoes and diced onions, cilantro and serrano chile. Combine the nopales, onions, tomatoes, cilantro, serrano chili, vinegar, canned jalapeno peppers, a little lemon juice, salt and pepper. I recommend to eat in tacos or with cheese. gives a little oregano flavor. Bon appetit!

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