Tag Archives: black beans

Corn and Black Bean Taquitos

Corn tortillas are tightly rolled around a cheesy corn and black bean mixture and baked until crisp. They’re quick, delicious and so easy to make. And did you catch the best part? They’re baked, not fried! So not only are they healthier … Continue reading

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Corn and Black Bean Empanadas

Both Andrew and I are crazy about Mexican food. I swear I could probably eat it every day of the week and not grow tired of it. Although I have eaten countless varieties of savory empanadas over the years, this … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Black Bean Burgers

Here’s one vegetarian burger the whole family will love! You’ll even forget that they’re healthy for you. Packed with 7 grams of protein and only 210 calories each, these satisfying burgers are sure to be a hit. Hearty patties packed with black … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Black Bean Chili

We finally got our first snowfall of the year yesterday. Apparently we had been in a “snow drought” so far this winter according to the local evening news. Peoria went 317 days without an inch of snow, almost beating the … Continue reading

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Mushroom, Corn, and Poblano Tacos

Switch up your taco night with these incredible mushroom, corn and poblano tacos! They are a quick, easy and light meal that your whole family will love! Thirty minutes are all you need to create Mexican night in your kitchen tonight. … Continue reading

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Corn and Black Bean Quesadillas

Flour tortillas filled with melted pepper jack cheese, corn, black beans, diced red onion and spices are destined to become an instant hit with your family. One reason I love these quesadillas so much is that there is little prep and … Continue reading

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Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers

Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers make a protein-rich vegetarian meal even meat lovers will love. Packed full of healthy vegetables, fiber and protein, this dish is only 280 calories a serving. My family just loves quinoa…we can’t get enough of it. So when I saw this recipe … Continue reading

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Quinoa and Black Bean Salad

A few weeks ago I made a delicious Mediterranean Quinoa Salad and it was the first time that I had ever had quinoa! I know, where in the world have I been?! My family has been hooked ever since and I can’t … Continue reading

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Cuban-Style Black Beans

Traveling through South Florida last month we had our fair share of delicious Cuban food. In the Cuban restaurants it seems like everything is served with black beans and rice. Packed with protein and delicious flavor, Cuban-style black beans serve as a … Continue reading

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Southwestern Stuffed Tomatoes

Nothing says summer like fresh and juicy tomatoes! Here is a quick and easy vegetarian recipe for when you have an abundance of tomatoes from your garden. Tomatoes are hollowed out and stuffed with a zesty southwestern-style filling. No need to … Continue reading

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