Black Bean and Veggie Tacos and Homemade Chips

This was an attempt at the recreation of the delicious veggie tacos I had at our neighborhood mexican restaurant, and while they were good, they didn’t taste as tasty as theirs. I’m guessing it’s because they used a tad (ton) of canola oil and salt in their version and I used a spray of olive…

Mexican Black Beans and Rice

I wanted to come up with something new to add to my easy weeknight Mexican repertoire besides burrito bowls or taco salad then I saw a recipe for a Mexican rice dish, so I decided to make something based on that with what I had. We usually have all of these ingredients on hand so…

Josh’s 30th Surprise Fiesta!

Last night we had a surprise fiesta for my husband’s 30th birthday. We had about 25 people come to our house and he was shocked! I wanted to make it a fiesta since Mexican is his favorite cuisine, and his birthday is so close to Christmas I wanted it to be something non-Christmasy. We made…

Portobello Fajitas

We LOVE Mexican (or do we love chips and salsa and margaritas….maybe all?) I think Mexican and Asian are the two easiest cuisines to veganize so we eat a lot of them, also because Josh’s favorite is Mexican and mine is Asian. This is a delicious way to have veggie fajitas. Portobellos are so meaty…

Black Bean Taco Salad

This is everything you want in a salad. It’s filling enough to make you feel satisfied, and it has so many colors and flavors to appeal to all of your senses. We’ve been trying to incorporate more salads into our weekly meals and still feel like we can have something yummy at the end of…