Ingredient: cumin

Dips and Salsas, Game Day, Mexican Cuisine, New Year's Eve, Oven Dishes, Summer Holidays

Vegan Cream Cheese Tex-Mex Dip

Two things I love about this vegan cream cheese Tex-Mex dip: it’s delicious warm or cold, and it gets better every day after you make it. It also only has eight ingredients and is super simple to make. This recipe makes enough dip for a party, but there are only two people living in my […]

chickpea spinach gigle pasta
Easter, Italian Cuisine, Lunch & Dinner, Pasta & Noodles, Stove Top Dishes

Chickpea Spinach Gigli Pasta with Za’atar

Chickpea spinach gigli pasta with za’atar is a flavorful, lovely dish. Gigli means “lilies” in Italian, and this pasta is very pretty, wavy and swirled like little flowers. Its shape also helps it to hold sauces or herbs. If you can find a vegetable gigli pasta, you can also get the gorgeous red and green […]

plant based beef empanadas
Cuban Cuisine, Entrees, Game Day, Lunch & Dinner, Mexican Cuisine, Savory Tarts & Pies

Plant Based Beef Empanadas

I’m a big fan of any kind of food cooked in dough, but I especially love these plant based beef empanadas. Meals wrapped in dough are delicious and filling. You can fill them with vegan meat, vegetables only, or even fruit for dessert empanadas. Empanadas originate from Spain and Portugal. Like another favorite of mine, […]

delicious spicy queso blanco
Appetizers, Dips and Salsas, Father's Day, Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, Game Day, Gluten Free, Mexican Cuisine

Delicious Spicy Queso Blanco

I love this delicious spicy queso blanco, adapted from 40 Aprons. It’s quick to make and has such great flavor. And you can adjust the ingredients to your own taste! The first time I made it, I found it too hot (Mr. Key Lime loved the spice!). But for me, it was a bit too […]

Appetizers, Dips and Salsas, Game Day, New Year's Eve, Oil Free Recipes, Southern US Cuisine

Black Eyed Pea Dip with Lime Avocado Topping

I love the flavors in this black-eyed pea dip (which really resembles more of a salsa). I especially like the tanginess of the green olives and lime juice. The dish is so refreshing and satisfying! I like to serve mine with avocados tossed in lime juice, then topped with cracked pepper. You can either mix […]

tex-mex portobello waffle fries
Appetizers, Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, Game Day, Mexican Cuisine, Snacks, Southern US Cuisine

Tex-Mex Portobello Waffle Fries

Looking for a quick and tasty game day snack this fall? These Tex-Mex portobello waffle fries will be a hit at your football party! Nothing says Tex-Mex like a spicy combo of taco seasoning, barbecue sauce and jalapeƱos. As with nachos, for this recipe you can add other seasonings and toppings to suit your taste. […]