Posts Tagged ‘cilantro’

creamy corn dip

01Jul14

This recipe was inspired by another recipe that was inspired by Mexican corn on the cob, or elote. I love elote. The tanginess of the lime and the crema, the saltiness of the cotija cheese, the spiciness of the hot sauce and the sweetness of the corn is the perfect combination. I wanted to bring […]


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 […]