Black Bean and Sweet Potato Enchiladas

June 18, 2014

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
stuffed peppers

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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Healthy Black Bean Chilaquiles

January 7, 2014

Chilaquiles is a classic Mexican casserole dish. It’s traditionally made with fried tortilla chips topped with a spicy tomato sauce, tons of cheese, and eggs. Delicious? Yes. Great for your waistline? Not so much. I figured there had to be a way to lighten up this traditional recipe, while still keeping all the flavor of […]

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Butternut Squash and Kale Quesadillas

November 30, 2013

Butternut squash and kale are two of my favorite fall veggies. Every fall, my dad used to make a butternut squash “sabji” – which is basically butternut squash sautéed with a ton of Indian spices – cumin, coriander, turmeric — the works. It was delicious and I’d look forward to it like a kid in […]

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Zucchini, Black Bean, and Corn Tostadas

November 25, 2013

Alright guys, get ready for some of the best, healthy, homemade tostadas ever! Mexican food isn’t often associated with the words “healthy” or “low in calories,” – but it’s actually super easy to transform Mexican food into a healthier version without losing any of the flavor or spice. Tostadas are traditionally deep fried tortillas, topped […]

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Sweet Potato, Poblano and Coconut Curry Soup

March 26, 2013

Mexican and Asian/Indian flavors, combined in a soup? I was a little skeptical at first. After all, I never would have thought to combine poblano chiles with coconut milk and oregano But thanks to the True Food Kitchen Cookbook, I was inspired to try this recipe, and I ended up with a tasty, well balanced […]

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