On the menu week #21

We’re just about to start summer vacations, and I can’t be more excited. I’m ready for long days of sun and pool with fresh, easy-to-make meals. MONDAY, to start the week off right, nothing like a good breakfast full of antioxidants and vitamins. This acai smoothie bowl is perfect for …

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Vegan chiles rellenos in puff pastry

This recipe for chile relleno vegan in puff pastry is going to become your go-to stuffed poblano pepper recipe. It is a vegetarian or vegan dish, depending on your ingredients, that can be served for lunch or dinner. This chile is easy to make, baked, not fried, and a bit …

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vegan cilantro dressing, pure magic

I used this magic vegan cilantro dressing to finish this Latin flavor profile salad. I topped a spring green mix with black beans, brown rice, pumpkin seeds, and plantain chips. And the name says it all, it is pure MAGIC! About this recipe This vegan salad has everything you need …

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20-minute cherry tomato and basil pasta (vegan)

To make this cherry tomato and basil pasta, you need pasta, olive oil, garlic, cherry tomatoes, and basil. Yes, it is super simple to make and perfect for a summer day. Ingredients Cherry tomatoes, you can substitute with grape tomatoes or any other small tomato. This easy pasta would be …

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How to make homemade tomato sauce? (in oven)

This homemade tomato sauce recipe made in the oven is perfect for making it, storing it and always having the most delicious tomato sauce for pasta, “caldillos,” soups, or any other dish that needs canned tomato. Ingredients for homemade tomato sauce Tomato, use Roma tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, san Marzano tomatoes, …

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On the menu week #20

I can’t believe we’re halfway through the end of May already. I have a friend who says that the month of May is like the month of December, but without gifts: always full of activities. In this month everything happens, graduations, mothers day, etc. This year Sofia graduates from high …

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Carajillo, Mexican after dinner cocktail

Carajillo is a Spanish-originated spiked coffee drink that became very popular in Mexico City. This drink is made with espresso and Licor 43, and it’s served during la sobremesa (the after-dinner part of a big Mexican meal). What is carajillo? It is a very easy to prepare, after-dinner Mexican cocktail; …

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3-ingredient homemade chocolate peanut butter

I really never thought that making peanut butter at home was that easy! Learn how I make dark chocolate peanut butter with this step by step tutorial-recipe. Ingredients Peanuts. I like to use dry, unroasted peanuts. But you could use any kind of peanut you like, salted or honey-roasted peanuts, …

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Easy Vegan Chilaquiles with salsa Roja (red sauce)

This recipe for vegan chilaquiles with red sauce, salsa roja is one of my favorite Mexican breakfasts. This is my easy and super-fast version of this authentic Mexican dish. This recipe comes together in under 20 minutes. What are chilaquiles? Chilaquiles (pronounced “chee-lah-KEE-lays”) are deep-fried tortilla chips in Mexican salsa. …

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Easy Spring pasta with peas and mint

This easy spring pasta with peas and mint in a vegan lemon butter sauce is a dream. This pasta is super easy to make and a total crowd-pleaser. Believe me, kids and adults will love it. About this recipe This pasta recipe is quick and delicious with the advantage of …

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