Category Archive: Mexican/Southwest

Whole Grain Corn Muffins

Whole Grain Corn Muffins

Perfectly tasty all on it’s own – no drizzle of anything required. If you like a less sweet cornbread just use a little less maple syrup. This recipe is cholesterol free, has no added fat and is quick and easy to make. Even though it’s a whole grain muffin it is tender and moist. Unsweetened …

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Portabella Mushroom Chili

Portabella Mushroom Chili

We thought it was very good the first day. The second day it was awesome and it just kept getting better! Chef AJ said you can serve it over a baked potato or a grain if you wish. We had it as is and loved it! This is another recipe that can be made in …

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Red Lentil Chili / Pressure Cooker / Slow Cooker

Red Lentil Chili

Although the weather doesn’t feel like fall around here I am so ready for some typical fall foods like this Red Lentil Chili by Chef AJ. Delicious healthy food can’t get any easier than this recipe! Everything is placed either in a pressure cooker or a slow cooker and then you just let the magic …

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Fiesta Rice

Fiesta Rice
Nutmeg Notebook

If you don’t like corn – leave it out – if you love corn why not double it – don’t have black beans use kidney or pinto. If you like a little heat add some diced jalapeno, don’t have rice no problem- use quinoa. Sometimes I add salsa or chopped tomatoes – just depends on …

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Mexicano Veggie Burger

Mexicano Veggie Burgers

  The results were well worth the effort. To stay with the Mexican theme I served my burger on a warmed corn tortilla, topped with shredded romaine and salsa. On the side was a small serving of refried beans and Fiesta Rice – recipe coming soon. The burger is super flavorful and it’s quite filling …

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