Posts Tagged ‘black beans’

Smoky Butternut Squash Tacos with Black Beans

These tacos are on fire. I’m not sure why I haven’t made butternut squash tacos sooner because they are absolutely amazing. First and foremost, we have butternut squash tossed with smoked paprika and roasted until they develop a beautiful crisp to them. Yes, the squash is the star of this taco but there’s more. Their…

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Mexican Cauliflower Rice with Avocado

This dish is a serious treat for your taste buds. First, let’s discuss the wonders of cauliflower “rice.” If you’re not familiar, breathe. It’s just cauliflower florets that are pulsed in your food processor until they become rice-shape pieces and then sautéed until tender. It’s been all the rage since it exploded on the paleo scene…

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Sweet Potato & Black Bean Kale Salad

Kale is on every menu these days. Please don’t pass this one off. It’s not a trend and there is a reason it will never go away. We all know it is healthy but it also is incredibly versatile, delicious and holds up to heartier fillings that your average mixed greens. Sweet and savory with…

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Sweet Potato Nachos

Layer upon layer of fiesta flavor! If you’re in the mood for conveniently bite-sized scoops with a delicious savory-sweet flavor, loaded down with flavorful toppings, then you’re in luck. The heavenly nature of crispy baked sweet potato rounds piled high with crunchy red bell pepper, fresh cilantro, black beans, sweet corn, sweet mango, chunks of…

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Cilantro Lime Rice with Smokey Black Beans & Avocado Crema

I think you’re going to go nuts over this ridiculously nutritious bowl. First, there’s the fluffy cilantro lime rice with all its glorious qualities. Next, we’ve got fiber packed black beans, simmered with just the right amount of smoked paprika and chipotle. Then comes the creamy, delicious lime studded avocado crema which is the key…

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Black Bean, Corn, Sweet Potato Stuffed Bell Peppers

Salsa + chips + guacamole complete me. I have an obsession with Southwestern food and flavors. I love the flavor profiles of these foods so much that nearly every dish I create uses cumin, jalapenos, cilantro, and involves a hefty amount of avocado. Definitely no apologies there. With minimal effort, you can be pulling piping hot…

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Sweet Potato & Black Bean Quesadillas with Lime Crema

Can any of you relate to that weeknight rush where you neglected to plan dinner properly and have to scramble at the last minute? Over the years, I have slowly built up my roster of easy, last-minute meals that everyone in my family will eat. Now, if you’re thinking that these quesadillas look far too fabulous…

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Quinoa & Black Bean Stew and Chickpea Waldorf Salad (both featured in Veg Times)

Today friends, I share with you two of my creations that were recently featured in Vegetarian Times magazine. They are easy to prepare, will accommodate all of your New Year’s resolutions plus make you look & feel amazing. They keep really well in the fridge and taste even more unbelievable the next day. Plus, they contain a laundry list of…

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Caribbean Coconut Rice and Beans

This bowl is a serious spring fling for your taste buds! For this dish, I kept things super basic, cooking the rice with nothing more than coconut milk, some veggie broth and a few green onions & garlic. The flavor is simple and clean in the best possible way, and it’s the ideal base for…

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