lenten recipes

March 12, 2015

Baked Salmon with Pesto – Recipe

Tweet   If you’re looking for a delicious, yet quick, Lenten recipe, I can hardly think of anything better than salmon with pesto. I’ve got to believe this one would score high marks on your nutritionist’s healthy meals list, and there is really very little technique involved and no exotic ingredients. The only thing is […]

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February 24, 2015

Eggplant-Garbanzo Salad

Tweet   This week’s Lenten recipe features eggplant and garbanzo beans (aka chick peas). My first encounter with eggplant was in an Italian restaurant in Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Mexico. I’ll admit I was a little afraid of it at first, but it was so deliciously prepared it became a favorite of mine and I kept returning […]

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February 16, 2015

Quinoa and Cremini Mushrooms Balls

Tweet     I always find quinoa very satisfying. It’s also very versatile and a great source of protein, perfect for a meatless dinner dish. Today I’ve combined it with cremini mushrooms, which have a stronger flavor and are a little “meatier” than the typical white mushroom. These quinoa and cremini mushrooms balls are delicious […]

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February 12, 2015

7 Weeks of Lenten Recipes 2015

Tweet It’s time to get ready for our annual 7 Weeks of Lenten Recipes feature. Ash Wednesday is already next week, February 18th! And, as in past years, I will be posting a new recipe each week. Come back to check them out every Monday, along with a round up of recipes from these talented […]

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March 5, 2014

5 Easy Recipes for Lent

Tweet Today is Ash Wednesday. Have you planned your meals? Here are 5 easy Lent-friendly recipes you can do in a flash! Cheese Stuffed Jalapeños: These chiles are great as appetizers or as a main dish, just add a vegetable soup or a salad. Shrimp Cocktail: Sweet and savory, the combination of tomato sauce, avocado, […]

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March 26, 2013

Cheese Stuffed Jalapeño Chiles Recipe

Tweet Para español da click aquí My mom makes a great stuffed chile, or chile relleno, that calls for zero meat, which makes it a great recipe to feature in this last of seven weeks of Lenten recipes. Of course, they are great for all year round, so enjoy them anytime! Cheese Stuffed Jalapeño Chiles […]

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March 20, 2013

Nopales with Chile Negro Recipe

Tweet Para español da click aquí. Nopales, or cactus leaves, are one of the most popular dishes in Mexico, not only because there are tons of cactus in the country, but because nopales are very easy to cook. This makes them a great meatless dish. One of my aunts makes them in a way I […]

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March 11, 2013

Soy Tostadas, 7 Weeks of Lenten Recipes

Tweet Para español da click aquí   Soy is a great meat substitute, it has a similar consistency and it will take the flavor of anything you pour over it. A few months back I tried these tostadas at my aunt’s house and I couldn’t stop eating them! They are easy to make and very […]

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March 4, 2013

Shrimp Cocktail Recipe

Tweet Para español da click aquí. Shrimp Cocktail is one of those refreshing, yummy Mexican dishes perfect for Lent or anytime. I have never made it at home, but one of my cousins makes it often, so I took my computer and went to his house and learned how to make it.  It turned out […]

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February 25, 2013

Mexican Potato Roll, 7 Weeks of Lenten Recipes

Tweet Para español da click aquí. A few weeks ago I was talking with one of my aunts about Lenten recipes and she said: “I have a good one for you, come over next week and we can make it together.” So I did. This is a very tasty recipe. We prepared two and fed […]

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