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Bean Stuffed Poblano Peppers with Ancho-Guajillo Chile Sauce for #MeatlessMonday

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So what do you do when you have too many (if that’s possible) poblano peppers and refried beans in your refrigerator? You make bean stuffed peppers! Sometimes when we go grocery shopping I think I forget that we only need food for two. Thankfully hubby and I are pretty good about not wasting food. I’m […]

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Macaroni and Cheese Made with 100% Corn Pasta for #MeatlessMonday

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Happy Monday and ¡feliz cinco de mayo! If you are celebrating the holiday and need last minute recipe ideas make sure to check out lasts Friday’s roundup. Today I want to share with you my favourite new pastas. I have my husband to thank for this wonderful discovery, as he came across it while readying […]

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Quinoa Facts, A Spicy Quinoa Breakfast Bowl and 20 More Recipe Ideas

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Facts By now I’m sure many of you have heard about the “superfood” called quinoa. If you haven’t, today you’ll read some facts that will, perhaps, encourage you to give it a taste. I know many of us often hear about new foods when they are suddenly thrusted into the spotlight by new food trends. […]

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(Leftover) Spinach Quesadillas and The Spanish Tin Giveaway Winner!

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I could eat quesadillas for every meal of the day! Quesadillas can simply be described as the Mexican equivalent of an American grilled cheese sandwich — but not exactly the same thing. I’ll save the specifics of all the different versions of quesadillas, that are made throughout Mexico, for a more in-depth article in the […]

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Spicy Cilantro and Hemp Seed Sauce

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Have you ever eaten hemp seeds? I recently purchased a small bag of whole hemp seeds and I’m fast becoming a fan. They have a very nicely mild and nutty flavour that works well in so many foods. I’m doing lots of research and will soon have a full article with everything you need to […]

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Frijoles Refritos: Mexican Refried Beans

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Previously I shared my process for making a pot of Mexican beans, today we are going to turn those beans into frijoles refritos. (In case you missed the recipe please read it here.) First we begin with what the words frijoles refritos actually translate to: The English translation is refried beans, but that is not […]

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Frijoles de Olla: Making A Pot of Traditional Mexican Beans

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Once believed to have originated in Peru, the common bean is now thought to have been first cultivated in what today is called Central Mexico. From there it spread throughout Central and South America before making it’s way to Europe via the Spanish. *  In Mexican cooking there are 3 ever-present ingredients: chiles, corn and […]

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