Tag Archives : Calabaza


North African Chickpea Stew

Sweet Calabaza squash, fresh cilantro and crunchy peanuts comprise this delicious North African Chickpea Stew. Today’s Eat. Live.Be. for a better 2011 is how to get out of a rut. The only thing that works for me is to change things up and simply keep trying. Think about it, any time we start anything new, […]


Curried Chickpea Stew

My original idea for this slow cooker recipe came from Heather at Where’s the Beach. She did a wonderful black eyed pea mixture for the new year. I busted out the crock pot and somehow this recipe is what I ended up with. No idea how I went the curry route but nonetheless it came […]


Creamy Calabaza Carrot Soup

I’m back! I feel like it’s been forever but I just didn’t feel like turning the computer on while I was home. We had such a wonderful, busy holiday filled with family, friends and delicious food. Friday night we had Christmas Eve dinner at my Mom’s house with fruited rice, sweet potato pie, pear salad, […]


Barley and Kale with Sun Dried Tomato, Pine Nuts and Herbed Cheese

  In Clean Eating magazine I came across a barley risotto with kale, sun dried tomatoes, butternut squash, pine nuts and ricotta.  The flavors sounded so intriguing together but with putting on my sister-in-law’s wedding shower this weekend I didn’t have time to babysit risotto.  Instead, as time saving measures, I cooked the barley to the […]


Roasted Calabaza, Onion and Sweet Potato

I know I’m a little weird.   I don’t post a lot of delectable desserts or deadly dinners a la Paula Deen to attract the food gawking masses.   And I. Love. Squash.   See?  We have something in common.  Who doesn’t love squash?   This brings me to the calabaza. The dressing from the […]