Entrees · Mexican · Pastas

Mexican Stuffed Shells


We love stuffed shells filled with my vegan ricotta cheese recipe, so I decided to put a little twist on Italian food and basically make it Mexican pasta. What a great idea this recipe was. You can fill it with black beans, refried beans, browned seasoned tempeh or a veggie meat like Morningstar Farms crumbles… Continue reading Mexican Stuffed Shells

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Mexican Grilled Cheese Sandwich


Nothing is more simple than a grilled cheese sandwich. Hubby was working in the garage all day today so I offered to make a quick lunch. He wanted a grilled cheese sandwich, so I decided to get creative. We had leftover enchilada sauce from the other night, so I thought putting a Mexican spin on… Continue reading Mexican Grilled Cheese Sandwich

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South of the Border Sandwich with Cilantro Lime Chili Pepper Hummus


I really love hummus, first of all. Garbanzo beans are a great source of vegetarian protein. I was hungry, needed to buy groceries, but proceeded to open the fridge. Hmm, bread. Hmm, fresh spinach. Do I see a sandwich in my future? What will I put on it? I look in the pantry…hmm garbanzo beans? My… Continue reading South of the Border Sandwich with Cilantro Lime Chili Pepper Hummus

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Cilantro Lime Rice


This is so easy it really shouldn’t even be a recipe, but it tastes really good and goes great with recipes like my Cheesy Vegan Stuffed Avocados, Cheesy Vegan Black Bean and Corn Stuffed Peppers, and 20 Minute Tacos. If you love cilantro, you’ll love this. 1 cup brown rice 2 cups water 2-3 tbsp lime… Continue reading Cilantro Lime Rice

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Cheesy Vegan Stuffed Avocados


Avocados are a great source of good fats and fiber, and they taste great. I saw a recipe for stuffed avocados and I immediately had to figure out how to make it dairy-free. The original recipe called for conventional cream cheese and shredded cheese, but thankfully there are products like Tofutti’s Better Than Cream Cheese… Continue reading Cheesy Vegan Stuffed Avocados

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Cheesy Vegan Black Bean and Corn Stuffed Peppers


Feeling like a Mexican-inspired entree but not quite in the mood for a burrito? Try roasting bell pepper halves filled with organic corn and beans topped delicious, melty, vegan amazingness in a bag, Daiya cheese. Ingredients: 3 peppers of your choice (red, green, yellow or orange) 1 can organic black beans, rinsed and drained 1… Continue reading Cheesy Vegan Black Bean and Corn Stuffed Peppers