Mexican Street Vendor Fruit Salad

Mexican Street Vendor Fruit Salad

When I go over the border to Tecate or Tijuana, I like to get the cool, refreshing fruit salads offered on ice from many street vendors. The flavors of chili pepper, salt, and lime bring out the sweetness of the fruit and crispness of the cucumber.

Zesty Vegetarian Pasta Salad

Zesty Vegetarian Pasta Salad

Here is my take on a classic Italian pasta salad. This is a great picnic/summertime dish that can be made a day ahead. Your guests will truly love it!

Corn and Celery Bake

Corn and Celery Bake

This is not a saucy, rich casserole, and that's best because the crunchy sweet corn and lovely fresh celery are the stars here. Very nice side dish!

Mock Morningstar Farms Breakfast Patties

Mock Morningstar Farms Breakfast Patties

If your family loves the MorningStar Farms Original Breakfast Patties, here is the recipe for you. Make a double batch and freeze some for later. Reheat the frozen patties by frying them in a little oil and turning them frequently, until hot inside and crispy on the outside.

African Bean and Squash Stew

African Bean and Squash Stew

I love the flavors in this exotic dish. It's easy to prepare, and makes a complete meal with some homemade bread or rolls.

Vegetarian Beefy Empanadas

Vegetarian Beefy Empanadas

I love to keep a couple of packs of Goya Discos Para Empanadas in my freezer, and use them in making vegetarian entrees and desserts...

Vegetarian Baked Ziti

Vegetarian Baked Ziti

If you do not have time to prepare the sauce in this recipe, just substitute 2 cups of your favorite bottled pasta sauce. This dish may be prepared a day ahead, tightly sealed with foil and refrigerated, and baked the next day.