I discovered a traditional Mexican dish while living abroad in the Yucatan called Chilies En Nogada. It is typically served during the month of September in honor of Mexican Independence Day because the colors of the food in the dish mirror those in the Mexican flag: red, white & green. It is also popular over the Christmas holiday. Back home I created a vegan version packed with nutrients and healthy enough to be eaten every day and not just on special occasions. This rendition is high in protein, blood sugar balancing and makes use of millet, an often overlooked whole grain.
In this post, we want to provide you with an inspirational vegetarian meal to make at home, because sometimes inspiration is the only thing missing.
Now, to make sure that we are on the same page, we do not believe that being a vegetarian is healthy for everybody, and this is by no means an attempt to push an agenda. We do believe, however, that we can dramatically reduce our meat consumption for a healthier diet. Try skipping the meat one day a week, and with the right meal, you won’t even miss it! This makes a large pot and it also freezes great!