Mexican Style Breakfast Burrito

I used to not be a breakfast person at all. It was a sad time. Over the last year I’ve made it a point to try and eat at least a few bites of something between 8 and 9 am. Okay, sometimes 10 am. So, I bought a few frozen breakfast burritos to try out the idea of something spicy and savory for breakfast. I loved it and ended up buying a few more. Well, that got expensive quick. Naturally I decided I would get arrogant and make my own. This is what I came up with, and to me they not only taste great, but honestly.. I think they taste better. Give it a try, I included a few extra pictures to guide you in the “rolling process” and it’s actually quite fun.

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Potato and Black Bean Enchiladas

I think we all know by now that I love enchiladas. Every time I make them I do it a different way. This time I wanted to give the potato burrito a try, and it turned out delicious paired with my homemade salsa, my homemade cheese sauce, homemade enchilada sauce (all three recipes are inside this post) and some blue corn chips. This seriously makes a ton of food, so be prepared to not cook for a while after you make this, or be prepared to have a food baby because you can’t stop yourself from eating it all the first day.

 

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Black Bean Taco Salad with 30 Second Salsa

Today has been very dark and rainy. I was going to make some fresh veggie burgers but I felt lazy. I decided to make a taco salad with whatever I had lying around. It actually turned out seriously yummy. I made sure to scribble everything down this time. Many awesome recipes have been lost by me getting carried away and not documenting it as I go.

 

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Quinoa Stuffed Poblano or Bell Peppers

I had never tried poblano peppers before I made this. Isn’t that nuts? I don’t like messing with peppers very often, do to the simple fact that you can easily burn the hell out of yourself if you get the juice or seeds under your nails and on your hands. I am always very cautious with this, and please do yourself a favor and be very aware. The result is delicious and fresh tasting whether you choose to use bell peppers or poblano.

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Chili Smothered Baked Potato

Yesterday, I unexpectedly had to take my cat to the vet. He has cut his paw and apparently licked it raw. It got worse overnight and the quickest they could get me in was around 5pm. I was in a panic trying to get him cleaned up, giving him a bath, making sure he was comfortable, putting his crate together and making sure he wasn’t getting his paw dirty. Unfortunately, this meant I was slacking on cooking dinner. When I left at 5 pm I realized I probably would not be able to cook until much later, and was behind on laundry and cleaning the dishes. By the time I got home it was around 7 pm. I went to the pet store to get a neck cone for the poor little dude, and ended up cooking around 8:30. I had no idea what I was going to make. I had a few canned beans, some corn, a bell pepper, some potatoes and some canned tomatoes. The answer was clear… chili. The best part is that while it cooked I did some laundry, nursed my kitty and did some dishes.


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Black Bean Spinach Enchiladas with Quick Tasty Sauce

Before I was vegan, I used to eat at a mexican place down the street at least once a week. One year on my birthday I went 3 times in one week. When I crave mexican food now, I can’t run down the street and order. Naturally, I make it at home now and I am just as pleased. It soothes my cravings and I always have enough for leftovers. That’s always a huge plus, right?

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Haystacks

Inspired by Redditors, I have created this website. ¬†For my first post, I’ll post my favorite and most demanded.. Haystacks. I will try to pretty up my formatting and get used to writing for a blog as I get better at this. I also have around 70 or 80 recipes total (so far) so I will be adding recipes frequently. Don’t forget to bookmark me so you can keep updated.

For this recipe I make my own guacamole, sour cream, salsa, bean mixture, and cheese. I am awesome enough to have included all of that stuff, so you can enjoy this just as much as we do.

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