Mexican

Smoky Vegetarian Fajitas

April 9, 2015
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There is nothing better than the sound of a sizzling fajita platter coming to your table at a Mexican restaurant. Served with warm corn tortillas, shredded cheese, salsa, and avocado – this dish just screams deliciousness. I’m a creature of habit – every time the husband and I go to a Mexican restaurant, I’ll usually […]

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Spicy Bean and Quinoa Salad with “Mole” Vinaigrette

February 19, 2015
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I love making quinoa salads! Quinoa adds great texture, a healthy dose of whole grains, and a balance of essential amino acids to any meal – so why not throw it into a salad? This is a protein packed dish with bright Mexican inspired flavors: quinoa, pumpkin seeds, jalapeno pepper, black beans, and mixed greens […]

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Chunky Black Bean Soup

January 5, 2015
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This black bean soup might be one of my favorite recipes of all time. When the husband ate it, he said: this might even be better than your vegetarian chili — which is a pretty big compliment! It’s perfect for winter: hearty, filling and a one-pot meal. I modified this CookingLight recipe to be more vegetarian friendly, […]

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Vegetarian Tortilla Soup with Black Beans

October 24, 2014
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We have been making a lot of soups in our house lately. Mainly because: as a busy parent, they are such easy go-to-one-pot meals; soups are super easy for babies to eat (thanks to them being relatively soft); and soups are perfect in fall weather! I got this recipe from my sister-in-law, who has turned […]

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Black Bean and Sweet Potato Enchiladas

June 18, 2014
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Hi Everyone! I’m finally back from a mini-break I took to spend more time with Layla before my maternity leave ended. We spent lots of time hanging out as a family, seeing friends, and celebrating Layla’s 5 month birthday I can’t believe it has already been 5 months – time is just flying by. But now that […]

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Black Bean and Quinoa Stuffed Red Peppers with Avocado Lime Sauce

May 21, 2014
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I absolutely love roasted red peppers. There’s something about charring them on the grill that just amps up their flavor and juiciness. This recipe celebrates the roasted red pepper in the best way — by stuffing it with equally delicious ingredients! The first time I made this recipe was also the first time I had ever […]

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