Category Archive: Mexican/Southwest

Mexican Stuffed Baked Potato & Bean & Rice Burritio Bowl

Stuffed Japanese Baked Potato with Donna's Cheeze Sauce

You might be surprised to learn that some of my favorite meals don’t come from a recipe. It’s true! Instead they are simple and easy by combing a few ingredients that I have precooked and wallah – you have a meal. Once or twice a week I batch cook a variety of ingredients such as …

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Curry Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash

Curry Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash
Nutmeg Notebook

One of the things I look forward to in the fall is winter squash. This week at Trader Joe’s they had acorn squash, kabocha squash and butternut! Four of the squash beauties came home with me. The humble acorn squash is lovely on its own but sometimes I want something just a little more special. …

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Donna’s Vegan Cheeze Sauce

Broccoli  Cheeze Stuffed Baked Potato
Nutmeg Notebook

I am super excited to share this recipe with you all today! In the past two years since moving to a plant based diet I have tried many vegan/plant based cheese sauce recipes. Some of them were down right awful and others were just okay. That all changed when my friend Donna Weifert shared her …

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Dinner In A Bowl – Lentil Chili, Rice & Squash

Black & Red Lentil Chili with Rice & Squash

I just finished dinner you guys and it was so amazing I had to sit down and post about it right away! The inspiration for this meal came from an incredible meal I had back in November. While visiting my parents in Nebraska my mom and had drove to Omaha and had one of the …

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Chipotle Burrito Bowl

Chipotle Burrito Bowl
Nutmeg Notebook

Happy Cinco de Mayo! Mexican food is one of my favorite cuisines. It’s quick,easy,flavorful and healthy. Which means it meets all my requirements to simplify my cooking by spending less time in the kitchen so I have more time for activities. Once our daughter introduced us to the Chipotle Mexican food chain we were hooked. …

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