Category Archive: Mexican/Southwest

Vegan Enchilada Casserole

Vegan Enchilada Casserole

Enchilada casserole also known as Mexican lasagna is an easy alternative to making the more time consuming traditional, filled and rolled enchiladas. The delicious components such as beans, onions, corn, bell peppers, jalapeno peppers, garlic, salsa, tomatoes, seasonings and corn tortillas are instead layered in a baking dish and topped off with your favorite enchilada …

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P.S. Chorizo Patties

P.S. Chorizo Patties Engine 2

The recipe called for black quinoa which I didn’t have so I used Trader Joe’s Organic Tricolor Quinoa, subbed smoked paprika for regular and used Chile Ancho Powder instead of regular chili powder. Low and behold I didn’t have any fresh cilantro but the recipe only called for 1/4 cup so I didn’t think a …

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Mexican Quinoa Brown Rice & Beans

Mexican Quinoa Rice & Beans
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As many of you know I do love Mexican food and it just happens to fit in quite well with my new food plan. Last night I needed something quick and easy to make for dinner – you know what it’s like when you first get home after a trip. You aren’t quite ready to …

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Butternut Squash & Bean Chili

Butternut Squash & Kidney Bean Chili

We are at the tail end of the Winter Squash season but if you can find a butternut squash you need to make this soup. I was in Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods the other day and both still have butternut squash in stock. My daughter Katy made this recipe first and she said I needed …

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Vegetarian Chili Burgers

Vegetarian Chili Burgers

Serve these up on a whole wheat bun if you wish. I prefer mine sans bun so I can enjoy the full flavor of every bite. These patties are dense and held together perfectly. They reheat in the microwave so go ahead and make a full batch on the weekend to enjoy all throughout the next …

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