Category Archives: South of the Border

Guacamole!

Contains:  Nightshades.  Is: Paleo, Whole30, vegetarian, vegan. I just LUV a good guac!  I make mine chunky, but nothing stands in your way of taking this recipe and smoothing it out to a creamy texture. I always buy two or … Continue reading

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Grilling Season: Vegetarian Burgers

Contains:  Legumes, egg, nightshades.  Is:  Vegetarian, gluten-free, grain-free, nut-free.   And yes, you can optionally top this with cheese if you wish.  Or faux cheese, if you don’t do dairy.   And/or onion and tomato.  I’m simply going to use … Continue reading

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Taco de Lengua: Beef Tongue Tacos

Contains:  Nightshades, dairy.  NOTE:  I’m posting this recipe in two parts today:  one, the salsa verde, the second the tacos de lengua.  Some may want just the salsa and may want to steer well clear of any meat such as … Continue reading

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Salsa Verde with Tomatillo, Avocado, Sour Cream

Contains:  Nightshades, dairy.  Is:  Vegetarian.   NOTE:  I’m posting this recipe in two parts today:  one, the salsa verde, the second the tacos de lengua.  Some may want just the salsa and may want to steer well clear of any meat … Continue reading

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Dining Out: Claire’s Corner Copia, New Haven, CT

I’ve been wanting to try this restaurant since I first heard about it, in the 90’s.  (They opened in September of 1975, when I was still being schooled in Indiana.)   This is a restaurant that serves vegetarian and vegan … Continue reading

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Cinco de Mayo: Cilantro/Lime/Avocado Taco Dressing

I’m feeding 14-16 people tomorrow for Cinco de Mayo, and I hope to have a more intensive recipe to show for it next week… I’m not finishing off most of these recipes until I’m just about to serve them, and … Continue reading

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Teriyaki Tempeh Tacos

Tex-Mex fusion with eastern Asia?  BTW, this recipe is vegan, and it turned out top notch, speaking as an omnivore.  I am looking forward to making this soon again.  Very soon. Tempeh originated in Indonesia, most specifically on the island … Continue reading

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