Appetizers, Entrees, Mexican, Vegan, Veggies

Black Bean and Rice Quesadillas

black bean quesadillasThis recipe is all about those leftovers in your fridge that need to be eaten ASAP!  I’ve been trying really hard lately to find different uses for our leftovers.  I’m so guilty of cooking a bunch of different foods throughout the week, throwing them in a container with every intention of “eating them later”, only to find myself throwing it all in the garbage a week later. Continue reading “Black Bean and Rice Quesadillas”

Entrees, Gluten Free, Mexican, Vegan, Veggies

Black Bean & Tofu Tacos

tofu tacos

Yes, you read that right!  I will not lie.  I have NEVER made anything with tofu in it until now.  I don’t know why, but I’ve always been afraid to make recipes with tofu.  I’ve had it a couple of times at different restaurants, but never really thought one way or the other about it.  I took on the attitude of I could take or leave it… But after playing around with it today, I realized it’s very versatile in that it takes on the flavor of whatever you use to season it with….which I think can be a very good thing!   Continue reading “Black Bean & Tofu Tacos”

Entrees, Gluten Free, Mexican, Vegan, Veggies

mexi-veggie-burgers

mexican veggie burgers

I’ve been grieving this week.  Please prepare yourself for a very dramatic reason as to why I’m grieving…  Ahem… I’ve started looking for preschools to put my baby in this fall.  My heart is completely broken, shattered, and torn into a million pieces. (Dramatic, I know.)  HOW is it possible that it’s time to put my (our) baby in school?  I’m not mentally prepared to send her off everyday.  I’ve cried all week thinking about it.  So, I’m stuffing my face with these burgers.  Continue reading “mexi-veggie-burgers”

Appetizers, Condiments, Entrees, Gluten Free, Mexican, Sauces, Vegan, Veggies

Vegan Queso Nachos

nachosNACHOS….. The ultimate dude food!  PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE for the love of God do NOT let the title of this recipe put a smirk or a rolled up lip on your face that makes you not want to TRY these NACHOS!!!  I will not lie to you.  Omar was a little apprehensive about these, too.  You have my permission to call, text, facebook or email him and ask him his opinion on these.  ALL I’m going to say is this:  Do you see that pan of Nachos up there?  It was completely empty when supper was over! Continue reading “Vegan Queso Nachos”