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mexican brunch salad with pan-charred vegetables

by Jackie Newgent  |  November 5, 2017  |  0 Comments
Do you have one of those recipes that you make over and over and over again? Here’s one of mine! I thought it was time that I shared it! Huevos rancheros is a traditional Mexican meal ideally served mid-morning. Unfortunately, it can fall into the not-so-good-for-you category. So, what can you eat if you want all of its comfort but not its excess bad fats and sodium? This brunch salad! It’s so flavorful, satisfying, and simple—and perfect for any time of day and any time of year. Use any seasonal veggies you like in place of the grape tomatoes and frozen organic corn. And if you prefer to go vegan, swap pinto or black beans in place of the fried...
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3-bean 3-cheese burrito

by Jackie Newgent  |  February 9, 2012  |  0 Comments
Makes 8 servings: 1 burrito each I’m delighted to share one of my very own taste buds’ recipe requests. The request: To create a better-for-you vegetarian burrito with the lusciousness of an authentic stewed beef burrito and with fewer than 500 calories. I’m always up for a challenge … especially when it comes to Mexican cuisine! So I recreated a grass-fed beef burrito recipe (that I actually developed many years back) into this full-flavored vegetarian version. The recipe is fit for a fiesta! And if no fiesta is on your agenda, still make the full batch of 8 and freeze; the burritos are equally scrumptious warmed up for later. Simply add the lettuce just before serving–or serve it as part...
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