NRGY’s Amaranth with Fresh Corn & Chipotle Field Roast Sausage

http://veganalamexicana.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/P9220010-300x171.jpg

Hey friends!! I want to share a yummy dish I made recently, amaranth with fresh corn, oats, onion, Mexican Chipotle Field Roast Sausage & jalapenos. Very filling & spicy! Amaranth is high in protein, calcium & the essential amino acid, lysine. It has been cultivated for thousands of years by native people in North & South America, the Aztec people called it huautli. It is a delicious alternative to rice, quinoa and other grains. Someone had given me some Field Roast Sausages, and although I usually don’t eat processed vegan meats …

Posted in Things I love, Vegan Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

NRGY Chayote, Mexican Zucchini & Garbanzo Chipotle tacos

http://veganalamexicana.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/P9130027.jpg

  Hey friends!! Today, I was craving something hardy & I had some beautiful chayotes & some mexican zucchini, so I decided to use them for stuffing in my tacos. Growing up, we had chayotes growing in our yard & I never dared to eat them. They seemed too “healthy” hehe, and guess what? They are very healthy, and delicious! Chayotes are a good source of potassium,calcium, magnesium, low-calorie food and are a mild anti-inflammatory food. Small mexican zucchini is a …

Posted in Mexican Recipes, Vegan Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Enfrijoladas!!

http://veganalamexicana.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/enfrijoladas.jpg

Here is one of my favorite dishes, Vegan Enfrijoladas!! I make these very often!! They’re sooo yummy! Enfrijoladas stuffed with veggie fajitas: (make as many as needed… this recipe is for about 3 people)   Ingredients: -1 bag of Corn Tortillas – 1.5 cups of Refried beans (home cooked are best) -1 yellow bell pepper,  sliced for fajitas -1 large green bell pepper, sliced for fajitas -1 large  red bell pepper, sliced for fajitas -1 large  onion, sliced for fajitas -3 …

Posted in Mexican Recipes, Vegan Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

NRGY Lentil Fajita Tacos

http://veganalamexicana.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/P8010013.jpg

Hey friends!! Here is one of my favorite easy recipes: NRGY Lentil Fajita Tacos!! YUM!! I make this often, and it’s always so delicious! Enjoy:   Ingredients: -2 cups of dry lentils -water -1 cup of broccoli (chopped) -1 cup of red bell peppers (chopped) -1 large onion -4 cloves of garlic (I LOVE GARLIC) -2 bunches of Cilantro -3 cups of lettuce 3 large tomatoes (chopped) -1 block of firm Organic Tofu (optional) -2 lemons -Your favorite salsa Directions: …

Posted in Mexican Recipes, Vegan Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment