Category Archive: Mexican/Southwest

Caribbean Rice,Black Beans & Baked Plantains

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

Tempeh Tamale Pie Plant Strong

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

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

P.S. Chorizo Patties
Nutmeg Notebook

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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Mexican Quinoa, Brown Rice & Beans

Mexican Quinoa Rice & Beans
Nutmeg Notebook

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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