Category Archive: Mexican/Southwest

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
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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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Plant Based Vegan Entertaining – What to serve?

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I do just fine cooking plant based food for the two of us. Our palates have adjusted to the lack of added salt, sugar and oil to our food. Where I struggle with this food plan is what to fix for company who are not following a plant based diet and are used to the …

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My Favorite Plant Based/Vegan Recipes

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What do you eat on a plant based/vegan food plan? Inquiring minds want to know the answer to this question! When we first adopted a plant based diet I often had the same thought. What are we going to eat? It takes a little time to gather a new list of favorite meals. I like variety as …

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Easy Vegan Mexican Casserole & Green Chili Hummus

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Easy Mexican Casserole

On Sunday we had a busy day filled with outdoor chores but I needed a dish to take to a friends for a Mexican themed dinner that night. A quick check with chef Google and I came up with this slow cooker recipe for rice and beans that had great reviews. This would make a …

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