Category Archive: Mexican/Southwest

Mexicano Veggie Burger & Travel Highlights

You might not think there is much flavor variety where veggie burgers are concerned but I am here to set the record straight. When you vary the beans, seasonings and add -ins you are rewarded with a variety of flavors, textures and scrumptious eats. Today’s recipe is a hybrid of sorts since I mingled two …

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Caribbean Rice,Black Beans & Baked Plantains

A couple of years ago I had my first taste of plantains at a local Mexican restaurant that served ¬†plantains with black beans and sour cream. It was love at first bite and I was hooked! Since then I have made a healthy version of baked plantains at home. When I saw this menu on …

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Tempeh Tamale Pie

Some people have been asking me what would be a good meal to serve to introduce their family to a meatless meal. This would be a good recipe because it has a meaty texture and tons of flavor.¬†If you have followed my blog for any length of time you know I am very fond of …

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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 / Engine 2 Recipe

It’s Meatless Tuesday! Okay so most days are meatless around here right now but I know many of you are incorporating a meatless meal or two each week with your own food plan. With the cost of meat going up it’s a great way to stretch your food dollar and still eat healthy. As you …

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