Author: Lisa M.

Fall & Winter Holidays, Father's Day, Gluten Free, Lunch & Dinner, Oven Dishes, Vegetables

Quinoa Kale Stuffed Acorn Squash

As we head into the holiday season, this quinoa kale stuffed acorn squash is a recipe you will want to keep on hand. Not only is it a beautiful dish, but the flavors are a perfect blend for fall and winter. Warm grains, greens, nuts and cranberries – such a delicious stuffing! This recipe uses […]

Birthdays, Fall & Winter Holidays, Father's Day, Halloween, Snacks

Wafer Cookie Chocolate Bars

These delightful wafer cookie chocolate bars couldn’t possibly be any easier to make! And using vegan chocolate at home lets you make a nice vegan treat that you can eat guilt free! These crispy candy bars are made with old-fashioned wafer cookies you can pick up in any grocery store. The cookies are the kind […]

Birthdays, Desserts, Father's Day, Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, Halloween, Snacks, Thanksgiving & Winter Holidays, Valentine's Day

Chocolate Crispy Cups

Stir up these easy, last minute vegan chocolate crispy cups for Halloween or just to have around for a “chocolate a day.” When I was a kid, Nestlé Crunch bars were my all time favorite for years. These crisp cups are made with puffed brown rice and vegan chocolate chips, plus vanilla, almond butter and […]

chili waffles plated to serve
Entrees, Game Day, Gluten Free, Lunch & Dinner, Mexican Cuisine, Southern US Cuisine

Hot & Spicy Chili Waffles

These hot and spicy chili waffles are a combination of two recipes: Jalapeno Cornbread Waffles and Spicy Three Bean Chili. I’ve combined the recipes so that you can cook both simultaneously, for a shorter cooking time, and so the cornbread waffles and chili will be ready at the same time. This is one of my […]

spicy three bean chili in a bowl
Father's Day, Game Day, Gluten Free, Lunch & Dinner, Mexican Cuisine, One Pot Dishes, Soups, Stove Top Dishes

Spicy Three Bean Chili

In spite of its many ingredients, this spicy three bean chili is quick and easy to make. Just sauté the fresh vegetables, add the remaining ingredients and simmer 30 minutes. Instant chili gratification! I also like this recipe because you can assemble it ahead of time and finish cooking it later, right before serving. (To […]

Breads, Breakfast, Entrees, Father's Day, Game Day, Mexican Cuisine, Southern US Cuisine

Jalapeño Cornbread Waffles

At my house, we enjoy making these jalapeño cornbread waffles and adding our favorite toppings. I usually make these as a part of Hot & Spicy Chili Waffles, a recipe we love. These mildly spicy waffles are also good topped with beans, lettuce, tomatoes and onions, like a tostada. Any usual Mexican food toppings will […]