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September 23, 2013

Black Bean Burgers

Tweet   Hamburgers are a favorite dish in our household, but we wanted to try these black beans burgers, too. I was surprised both by how easy they were to make and how tasty they are. Here is the recipe. Black Bean Burgers 6 portions 2 (15 oz) cans of black beans 2 whole wheat […]

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September 16, 2013

Quesadillas with Black Beans Recipe

Tweet   We love quesadillas!! My husband and kids had quesadillas for merienda (like a late supper or snack) almost every single day this past year. There is something very comforting about the warm, cheesy, toasty dish! What I love about quesadillas is it’s easy to experiment with new flavors. You just by add something […]

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September 15, 2013

Fast Mexican Black Beans

Tweet   Beans are one of my favorite foods, I grew up eating them almost every day and now I do the same with my family. Last week I wanted to make black beans for lunch but I didn’t have a lot of time, so I went to my pantry and the fridge to see […]

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September 12, 2013

Fast 5 Ingredient Recipes

Tweet   I wanted to share with you a collection I created for Babble.com that features 7 recipes with 5 ingredients each. We’re in school mode now and I thought you might appreciate some quick, delicious, and nutritious ideas for those days you’re on the run. I’m linking to the Babble collection so you can […]

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August 30, 2013

Citrus Chicken with New Potatoes

Tweet This post was generously underwritten by Mizkan. As always my comments and opinions are my own. Now that summer is almost over and my kids are going to school, I am starting to plan meals that are both easier and faster to prepare. As much as I like barbeques and grilling outside, the weather […]

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August 29, 2013

Molletes Recipe

Tweet   There is something very comforting about molletes. I remember fondly our yearly trips to Zihuatanejo, Mexico, when I was a little girl. My parents, brothers, and I often walked downtown just to visit this small cafe called Nueva Zelanda (New Zealand) because its speciality was molletes, I fell in love. I usually ordered […]

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August 26, 2013

Chipotle Enfrijoladas: An Easy Recipe for Hungry Crowds

Tweet   My family eats enfrijoladas (en-free-ho-la-dahs) at least a couple times a week, with an emphasis on the “at least.” Why are they so popular. Well, first of all, they are simple and fast to make. They are also very satisfying and everybody in the family loves them. In addition to all that, beans […]

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December 21, 2012

Avocado Christmas Wreath Salad Recipe

Tweet Para español da click aquí.   The holidays are here, yeah! We are celebrating the traditional Posadas this year (9 consecutive days before Christmas Day), we pray, we sing, we break a piñata each day, and we eat! The Christmas season is my favorite time of year and some of my favorite moments are […]

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November 12, 2012

Monster Toe Pizza Bread Sticks with Bell Pepper Worms Recipe

Tweet Para espanol da click aqui. Cooking with kids is always fun and we were inspired by Halloween and Day of the Dead to prepare this easy (albeit ghoulishly), yummy dish.  I was happy to see my kids were interested in helping us and they were even more interested in trying it. So here is […]

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March 28, 2012

Quesadillas with Queso Fresco

Tweet Para español da click aquí. I cannot think of anything easier than making quesadillas con salsa y queso fresco for a meatless dish.  Perfect for Lent!  I was hesitant to even mention it at first, because it is so simple, but I decided it was worth the mention if only to remind myself about […]

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