pork and bean soup

pork and bean soup

This pork and bean soup is a comforting, pozole-style stew boasting fragrant Mexican flavors. Like traditional pozole, my pork and bean soup starts with cubes of lean pork, dried chilies, onion and spices. My twist on the traditional pozole is that I swap out the hominy corn for gut-healthy beans. I top the soup with […]

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chicken and greens quesadillas

chicken and greens quesadillas

These chicken and greens quesadillas are a delicious lunch or dinner for days when you barely want to cook. Start with seasoned chicken thighs cooked on the stove and sandwiched between corn tortillas for a gluten free starch. Add a light serving of melty mozzarella cheese and a vibrant pesto made with cilantro, baby spinach […]

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papi chulo sauce

papi chulo sauce

There’s a lot of great Bay Area food but papi chulo sauce from The Cheeseboard is tough to beat. The Cheeseboard is a bakery and cheese co-op in Berkeley, California. They serve up delicious scones and cheeses but they’re most famous for their amazing pizza. Pizza at the Cheeseboard is very different than other establishments. […]

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chipotle turkey tacos

chipotle turkey tacos

These chipotle turkey tacos satisfy your takeout craving without breaking your weekday calorie budget. I season lean ground turkey with chipotle peppers, spices, and a touch of honey. The chipotle turkey meat works well as a filling for tacos or as a picadillo to top roasted sweet potatoes. Kenny and I always keep lean ground […]

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white bean jalapeño hummus

white bean jalapeno hummus

This white bean jalapeño hummus is the perfect cultural crossover, combining Middle Eastern and Mexican flavors for a delicious dip. The addition of pickled jalapeños, lime juice, and cilantro add a south-of-the-border flare to traditional hummus. Canned white beans blend into a smooth dip with spicy, briny pieces of jalapeños delighting the senses. This entire […]

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