Archives for 2017

Tropical Red Beans and Rice

I work often with vegetarian and vegan clients so it’s always interesting to play around with meat-free recipes. Because I like multi-tasking recipes as well, I try to come up with some that you can use in more than just one way. Rice and beans are a great dish that is filling and is also […]

Mexican Sofrito Bowl with Cilantro Lime Rice (with Video)

If you’re running short on time and are desperate for dinner, it can be very tempting to stop and pick something up. Hello Chipotle that’s on the way home from work. Instead you can make your very own Mexican bowl in about the same amount of time that it takes to stop, and you can […]

Chili with Beans – Mole Style

Have you ever tried mole sauce on Mexican dishes? What is mole sauce, you ask? Like many things, there are several variations depending on the country and culture. It’s usually a red or brown sauce that’s used in meat dishes, and it’s got lots of spice from ingredients like cumin, chilis, cinnamon, and usually chocolate. You […]

Vegan Broccoli Mushroom Stir Fry

The other day I got a text from The Kid asking if she could make dinner for us one night. I was getting ready to reply when she followed up with a pic of a recipe that she had found on Pinterest. Now this so rarely happens, that I had to contain my excitement. Much […]

15 Minute Low Calorie Jambalaya

Jambalaya is one of those dishes that smells amazing and the warm spices just seem perfect for a cold rainy or winter day. It’s got the famous Emeril (BAM!) trinity of onions, peppers, and celery plus some creole seasonings in the mix. Usually it’s loaded with as many calories as it is flavor, so I was […]