Category Archive: Mexican/Southwest

Butternut Squash & Bean Chili / A Preview Of My New Food Plan

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

I have enjoyed some delicious tasting vegetarian bean burgers over the years. The best one is still etched in my memory bank and was found at Munchies – a little basement restaurant in the mountain town of Ashland, Oregon. I have never found a recipe that could stand up to it’s flavor profile – until …

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Black Bean Salsa Chili with Cilantro Cream Topping

Black Bean Salsa Chili

Do you like Chili? Apparently we do as I have just tried yet another new chili recipe! What I love about a big pot of chili is that the leftovers just keep getting better and better, it reheats beautifully and a bowl full is quite filling. The secret ingredient in this recipe is…. BACON! Chili …

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Turkey Pumpkin Chili & A Blog Anniversary!

Turkey Pumpkin Chili

I do love me some pumpkin but have always associated it with sweeter foods like pumpkin muffins, low fat pumpkin pie, pumpkin oatmeal, pumpkin butter or pumpkin cranberry baked oatmeal bars. For a long time I have seen savory recipes that incorporate canned pumpkin but hadn’t taken the plunge myself. That is until a couple of days …

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Vegetarian Black Bean & Soy Chorizo Chili / WWPP 6

Vegetarian Black Bean & Soy Chorizo Chili

All winter long we eat a variety of soups, stews and chili so I’m always up for trying new recipes to add to our regular rotation of favorites. This recipe is going at the top of my list! The flavor the first day was good but each day after it just got better and better. It’s not a spicy …

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