Sweet Potato Black Bean Tamales (Vegan)

After learning how easy it is to make tamales (no seriously), we set our eyes on more flavor combinations!
And after some testing, this classic yet incredibly flavorful combination won out. Say hello to your go-to vegan tamale flavor: sweet potato bla…

Sweet Potato Black Bean Tamales (Vegan)

After learning how easy it is to make tamales (no seriously), we set our eyes on more flavor combinations!

And after some testing, this classic yet incredibly flavorful combination won out. Say hello to your go-to vegan tamale flavor: sweet potato black bean! Just 10 basic ingredients required. Let’s do this!

How to Make Vegan Tamales

It all starts with baking your sweet potatoes until tender and sweet.

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How to Make Tortillas (2 Ingredients, Oil-Free!)

Our love for Mexican food is real, and it was only a matter of time before we started making our own corn tortillas from scratch since store-bought can be so hit-and-miss.
After much experimentation (and consulting friends for tips) we settled on this…

How to Make Tortillas (2 Ingredients, Oil-Free!)

Our love for Mexican food is real, and it was only a matter of time before we started making our own corn tortillas from scratch since store-bought can be so hit-and-miss.

After much experimentation (and consulting friends for tips) we settled on this easy recipe that’s not only easy to make but also easy to remember!

Our rough formula is a 1:1 masa harina to water ratio, plus a pinch of salt.

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Easy Green Chile Chicken Tamales

If you think making tamales sounds daunting, know that we’ve been there, too.
But, we have some good news. Now that we’ve made them ourselves, we understand not only how easy they are, but also how amazing they are for feeding a crowd, mea…

Easy Green Chile Chicken Tamales

If you think making tamales sounds daunting, know that we’ve been there, too.

But, we have some good news. Now that we’ve made them ourselves, we understand not only how easy they are, but also how amazing they are for feeding a crowd, meal prep, and freezer-friendly meals!

Inspired by a cooking class I took in New Mexico, I got to work creating a simplified version that doesn’t skimp on flavor.

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