recipes for lent

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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February 8, 2013

7 Weeks of Lenten Recipes

Tweet Para español da click aquí. Lent starts early this year. Ash Wednesday is just a few days away and Mamá Latina Tips is getting ready. It’s become an annual event for us to post ideas for Lenten recipes. So each week during Lent again this year, I will post a new recipe plus a […]

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