Tex-Mex brings a unique mix of American and Mexican food that sends our tastebuds for a stroll through southern Texas. The mix of spice, color, and aroma in this cuisine will be an experience for more than your tongue!

Classic Comfort Food:

Black Bean Enchiladas With Roasted Red Pepper Cashew Cream

Black Bean Enchiladas with Roasted Red Pepper Cashew Cream

By Meg Van Der Kruik (Oh My Veggies)

Filled with black beans, zucchini, onions, and salsa, seasoned with garlic, cumin, coriander, and smoked paprika, and slathered with roasted red pepper cashew cream, this dish so satisfying the meat eaters will be reaching for your plate!

Find the recipe from Oh My Veggies here.

Flavor Excursion:

Mexican Black Bean Quinoa Skillet

Mexican Black Bean Quinoa Skillet 2

by Katie Trant (Hey Nutrition Lady)

Just look at those colors! And the smell alone will make you hungry. I remember making this easy, stovetop dish in college and all my roommates came flocking for a bowlful by the time I was finished. I can assure you this steamy skillet of bell peppers, tomatoes, corn, black beans, quinoa, onion, jalepenos, garlic, and cheese won’t last long- especially because it’s filling, healthy, and easy to reheat for a quick lunch!

See the full recipe on Hey Nutrition Lady by clicking here.

Munchies and Crunchies:

10-Minute Vegan Nacho Cheese Sauce

Vegan Nacho Cheese Sauce

by Maryea (Happy Healthy Mama)

No, you don’t have to give up your chips and cheese Tex-Mex appetizer! Here’s a vegan version using non-dairy yogurt, cumin, chili powder, garlic salt, paprika, and cayenne. Yum! Pair with a plate full of veggies or chips and you’re guaranteed to have company in the kitchen while you cook.

Follow this link for the recipe on Happy Healthy Mama.

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