Posts Tagged ‘avocado’

vegan nachos

06Jul12

I recently made a batch of vegan mac & cheese, and made some extra cheese sauce to make nachos. A friend of mine had requested a recipe for vegan nachos forever ago, and I was finally able to oblige. Plus, I have recently been mildly obsessed with “nacho slices” — those pickled jalapeno slices that […]


The Bay Area has great Latin markets, and there is one in particular, Chavez Supermarket¬†in Redwood City, that is outstanding. Every time I am on the Peninsula I stop by Chavez, and I usually get inspired to make a taco salad. The acid of the lime juice and jalapenos, the creaminess of the avocado, the […]


This recipe has roots (ha!) from three places… Firstly, a vegan family member requested a recipe that features beets. Secondly, I had pounds and pounds of carrots from my organic veggie boxes the past two weeks. Thirdly, this salad was inspired by a salad we had at our friend’s house awhile back (sorry — I […]


Since moving to San Francisco, I have enjoyed visiting the mercados (Latin markets) in my neighborhood. Not only is the produce cheap and plentiful, I can also buy cotija cheese by the wedge, crema and a variety of other Latin products that are fun for a gringa like me to experiment with in the privacy […]