Blackened Salmon Tacos

This blackened salmon tacos recipe is layered with a quick mango slaw, corn tortillas, and your choice of toppings. The next time you find yourself craving fish tacos, you must, must try these blackened salmon tacos. ♡ As far as fish taco recipes go, this one is a relative breeze to make. (No breading, frying, […]

This blackened salmon tacos recipe is layered with a quick mango slaw, corn tortillas, and your choice of toppings.

Blackened Salmon Tacos

The next time you find yourself craving fish tacos, you must, must try these blackened salmon tacos. ♡

As far as fish taco recipes go, this one is a relative breeze to make. (No breading, frying, or extra-sauce-making required!) Simply sprinkle blackened seasoning on a few salmon filets and pan-sear until perfectly charred and tender. Toss together a quick mango slaw. Warm a batch of corn of flour tortillas until softened. Then layer everything together with whatever toppings make you happy…and enjoy!

These blackened salmon tacos are intentionally low on fuss and big on flavor. And that perfectly-balanced blend of sweet and savory, smoky and tangy, herby and creamy flavors is an absolute winner in my book. That said, feel free to swap in a different protein (such as shrimp or chicken) or a different fruit for the slaw (such as pineapple or peach), if you’d prefer. And if you’d like to make this recipe dairy-free, as well as gluten-free, just skip the cheese.

Let’s make some blackened salmon tacos!

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Extra-Veggie Vegetarian Chili

This delicious vegetarian chili recipe is easy to make, full of rich flavor, and loaded up with your choice of extra veggies. Chili night usually doubles as use-up-any-leftover-veggies night in our house because…well, why not?! ♡ The bold flavors in a classic tomato chili broth are perfect for welcoming in (and, let’s be real, hiding!) […]

This delicious vegetarian chili recipe is easy to make, full of rich flavor, and loaded up with your choice of extra veggies.

Extra-Veggie Vegetarian Chili with Avocado

Chili night usually doubles as use-up-any-leftover-veggies night in our house because…well, why not?! ♡

The bold flavors in a classic tomato chili broth are perfect for welcoming in (and, let’s be real, hiding!) a wide range of vegetables. So it’s the perfect time to clean out the crisper drawer or empty out those random bags of frozen veggies hiding in your freezer and put them to delicious use. This chili recipe is completely customizable with whatever veggies, greens and beans you happen to have on hand. And if you happen to have a picky kid at the table, you can also easily purée some of them into the broth too. Extra veggies for the win!

As always, please feel totally free to play around with the seasonings and adjust them to taste. You’re also welcome to add in some plant-based ground “meat”, if you enjoy that texture in your chili. And please don’t be shy with piling on lots of your favorite toppings — the more, the merrier!

Let’s make some vegetarian chili together!

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Smoky Black Bean & Quinoa Chili Bowl

When everyone in the test kitchen agrees a new recipe will be on dinner rotation, it’s a winner! This hearty and nourishing chili bowl is inspired by the Chipotle Chili Bowl at Harlow in Portland. We love them, and we love this bowl! 
Not only is …

Smoky Black Bean & Quinoa Chili Bowl

When everyone in the test kitchen agrees a new recipe will be on dinner rotation, it’s a winner! This hearty and nourishing chili bowl is inspired by the Chipotle Chili Bowl at Harlow in Portland. We love them, and we love this bowl! 

Not only is this plant-based meal full of fiber and protein — it’s also easy to assemble and perfect for meal prep! Let us show you how it’s done!

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1-Pot Chipotle Black Bean Chili

Chilly weather calls for chili. We don’t make the rules! This black bean chili has all the hearty satisfaction you know and love about chili, with a new smoky chipotle twist. YUM.
This fiber-packed dish is the perfect plant-based meal for cooler days, …

1-Pot Chipotle Black Bean Chili

Chilly weather calls for chili. We don’t make the rules! This black bean chili has all the hearty satisfaction you know and love about chili, with a new smoky chipotle twist. YUM.

This fiber-packed dish is the perfect plant-based meal for cooler days, or any time you’re craving a warm bowl of nourishment! Just 1 pot and 30 minutes required! 

This hearty, 1-pot black bean chili begins with a naturally sweet and savory base of sautéed onion, bell pepper, and garlic.

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Creamy Cashew Jalapeño Sauce (6 Ingredients!)

Introducing a tasty new sauce for your next taco night or burrito bowl lunch: creamy cashew jalapeño sauce! This subtly spicy, savory sauce comes together with just 6 ingredients and 5 minutes active prep time. 
Inspired by a restaurant called Har…

Creamy Cashew Jalapeño Sauce (6 Ingredients!)

Introducing a tasty new sauce for your next taco night or burrito bowl lunch: creamy cashew jalapeño sauce! This subtly spicy, savory sauce comes together with just 6 ingredients and 5 minutes active prep time. 

Inspired by a restaurant called Harlow, it’s a versatile flavor addition to bowls (recipe coming soon), quesadillas, and so much more! Get ready to level up your next meal. Let us show you how it’s done!

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Vegan Gluten-Free Mexican Wedding Cookies

This vegan and gluten-free take on Mexican wedding cookies may have you questioning if they might just be the real deal. Studded with pecans, these cookies are deliciously buttery, crispy, perfectly sweet, and SO classic.
They’re made in 1 bowl with 7 …

Vegan Gluten-Free Mexican Wedding Cookies

This vegan and gluten-free take on Mexican wedding cookies may have you questioning if they might just be the real deal. Studded with pecans, these cookies are deliciously buttery, crispy, perfectly sweet, and SO classic.

They’re made in 1 bowl with 7 ingredients and no chill time. It doesn’t get any easier than that. Let’s bake!

What are Mexican wedding cookies?

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Southwestern Butternut Squash & Black Bean Breakfast Bowl

They say it’s the most important meal of the day, and we say it can be the most delicious! This Southwestern-inspired breakfast bowl features smoky enchilada sauce, salty-sweet butternut squash, and satisfying black beans and avocado. Big YUM!
And than…

Southwestern Butternut Squash & Black Bean Breakfast Bowl

They say it’s the most important meal of the day, and we say it can be the most delicious! This Southwestern-inspired breakfast bowl features smoky enchilada sauce, salty-sweet butternut squash, and satisfying black beans and avocado. Big YUM!

And thanks to protein and fiber-rich black beans it’s (optionally) vegan, or you can add an egg or two for more protein — SO delicious either way!

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Pumpkin Black Bean Enchiladas (GF Optional)

We’ve been on an enchilada kick lately (sorry, not sorry). And who can blame us for loving a saucy, filling, nourishing dish that keeps well and is great for feeding a crowd!?
These fall-inspired pumpkin black bean enchiladas are all that (and more)! …

Pumpkin Black Bean Enchiladas (GF Optional)

We’ve been on an enchilada kick lately (sorry, not sorry). And who can blame us for loving a saucy, filling, nourishing dish that keeps well and is great for feeding a crowd!?

These fall-inspired pumpkin black bean enchiladas are all that (and more)! Let us show you how it’s done.

How to Make Pumpkin Black Bean Enchiladas

These vibrant enchiladas are veggie-packed, “cheesy” (without any cheese), plant-based, (optionally) gluten-free, and feature our NEW smoky 5-minute pumpkin enchilada sauce!

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5-Minute Pumpkin Enchilada Sauce

Introducing the world’s easiest enchilada sauce! This pumpkin enchilada sauce comes together in a blender (no cooking required!) in just 5 minutes with 9 pantry staple ingredients.
It’s rich, smoky, spicy, and a beautiful vibrant orange color (hello, …

5-Minute Pumpkin Enchilada Sauce

Introducing the world’s easiest enchilada sauce! This pumpkin enchilada sauce comes together in a blender (no cooking required!) in just 5 minutes with 9 pantry staple ingredients.

It’s rich, smoky, spicy, and a beautiful vibrant orange color (hello, antioxidants!). What’s not to love!? Let’s make this thing!

Origin of Enchilada Sauce

The word enchilada comes from “enchilar,” which means “to season with chile.” And chilies are at the heart of enchilada sauce (a.k.a.

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Pinto Bean & Veggie Green Enchilada Bake

We’re big fans of enchiladas (SO satisfying and flavorful), but we know we’re not the only ones who’ve faced the tragedy of corn tortillas cracking when you try to roll them. Not anymore, friends! The ultimate weeknight enchiladas are here — in cassero…

Pinto Bean & Veggie Green Enchilada Bake

We’re big fans of enchiladas (SO satisfying and flavorful), but we know we’re not the only ones who’ve faced the tragedy of corn tortillas cracking when you try to roll them. Not anymore, friends! The ultimate weeknight enchiladas are here — in casserole form! 

This green enchilada casserole is saucy, savory, hearty, and full of veggies and plant-based protein.

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