healthy taco salad

healthy taco salad

If you’re trying to find a really delicious but Healthy Taco Salad recipe then you’ve come to the right blog my friends, because today I am spilling my secrets (and some step-by-step photos) on how to make the biggest boldest fiesta for your taste buds all for under...
guacamole 5 ways

guacamole 5 ways

Here’s how to make Guacamole 5 different ways. First, take the recipe for classic guac and kick it up a notch with these 4 creative super yummy flavor stir-ins! Try Corn and Bacon, Chipotle and Scallion, or chunky Pico de gallo. Or you can get really fancy and...
classic guacamole

classic guacamole

Just in time for the Big Game, I’m here with my super quick {ready in just 10 minutes!} and utterly delicious guacamole recipe. Check out my 6 Tips for the Best Classic Guacamole and you’ll have all of your guests dipping and raving! I originally shared this recipe on...
southwest bean burgers

southwest bean burgers

I am telling you my friends, these Southwest Bean Burgers are in a league of their own. They are savory and tender patties of goodness that will satisfy all of your vegetarian comfort food cravings! I originally shared this recipe on December 28, 2011. I have updated...
sweet potato and black bean chili tortilla bowls

sweet potato and black bean chili tortilla bowls

These Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili Tortilla Bowls give you all the nutrition and yumminess from the veggie packed high fiber filling without needing a huge tortilla to wrap it all up.  It is vegetarian fall comfort food at it’s best! I originally shared...
micheladas

micheladas

Here’s how to make killer micheladas, also known as red beer. It’s a savory beer drink, served with ice, lime, hot sauce and tomato juice. They are super refreshing on a hot summer evening. I remember the first time I ever heard about micheladas. We were down in Texas...
chicken tortilla skillet

chicken tortilla skillet

This Chicken Tortilla Skillet is quick enough to make on a weeknight. It hits the perfect balance of crispy and soft corn tortillas, cheesy chicken, tender summer squash, cumin, chili and sauce. In my mind, theres good soggy and bad soggy. We all know bad soggy right?...
black bean quinoa salad with mango and avocado

black bean quinoa salad with mango and avocado

This black bean and quinoa salad with mango and avocado is a delicious gluten-free side salad for potlucks, parties and summertime picnics, and the left-overs make a healthy vegan lunch. Last week I was gearing up for some recipe development for you guys but was...
southwest cobb salad

southwest cobb salad

This healthy Cobb Salad has a Southwest twist. Along with the traditional bacon and hard-boiled eggs, this Southwest Cobb Salad also has black beans, corn, jicama and cilantro on top. Back in my food stylist heyday I worked day in and day out with the same photography...
smoky black bean soup with ham hocks and vinegar

smoky black bean soup with ham hocks and vinegar

Here is a yummy and satisfying black bean soup recipe inspired by the soup my mom used to make when I was a little girl. It has tons of smoky flavor from smoked ham hocks and a drizzle of vinegar floated on top for a bright contrasting element. We got a big bag of...
maple chipotle flank steak tacos

maple chipotle flank steak tacos

You guys, you HAVE to try this recipe for maple chipotle flank steak tacos! Today a few friends and I are talking all about pure maple syrup recipe. Plus what actually happens inside the sugar maple trees to make the sap run. I don’t want to sound like a broken...

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