Vegetable Enchiladas with Chile Gravy

Bubbly enchiladas loaded with black beans, corn, spinach and cheese baked in a smoky chile gravy.

For 11 years I lived a mere hour’s drive from the Mexican border. Sad to say… 

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Southwestern Chicken Soup

A zesty Southwestern soup to jazz up your life. If not your life then your taste buds. Because maybe your life doesn’t need it but your taste buds? They always do.

This hearty soup has a range of flavors and colorful ingredients like shredded chicken, spicy jalapeño peppers, red peppers, red onions, earthy black beans, sweet corn, fresh tomatoes, lime, cilantro and buttery avocado. It’s a flavor explosion. A party in a bowl.… 

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Chorizo Chili

Red kidney beans were once my nemesis. My picky 8-year old self saw them as ginormous, starchy, foul-tasting enemies to be avoided at all costs.

My under developed taste buds found them so repelling I picked them out of my chili along with any onions, garlic or peppers. Every single one. No matter how tiny the piece. … 

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