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vegetarian

  • This traditional Costa Rican black bean soup recipe is a delicious, healthy, and simple vegetarian meal that everyone loves!  Served with white rice and Salsa Lizano, you can find this dish on most Costa Rican restaurant menus as well.

    Traditional Costa Rican Black Bean Soup Recipe

    This traditional Costa Rican black bean soup recipe is a delicious, healthy, and simple vegetarian meal that everyone loves!  Served with white rice and Salsa Lizano, you can find this dish…

  • Costa Rican gallo pinto- the national dish and arguably the most memorable part of any Costa Rican vacation. Recreate the traditional Costa Rican gallo pinto recipe at home for the perfect breakfast or vegetarian side for any meal!

    Costa Rican Gallo Pinto Recipe

    Costa Rican gallo pinto- the national dish and arguably the most memorable part of any Costa Rican vacation. Recreate the traditional Costa Rican gallo pinto recipe at home for the perfect…

  • This vegetarian soup made in the Instant Pot combines a hint of Chipotle spice and creamy Mexican flavors with fresh butternut squash for a delicious soup. Perfect to make ahead for weekday lunches or for a warm soup dish on a chilly Fall night- this recipe will become a vegetarian staple in your house!

    Instant Pot Butternut Squash Soup

    This butternut squash soup is a vegetarian soup in the Instant Pot- a hint of Chipotle spice and creamy Mexican flavors with fresh butternut squash for a delicious soup. Perfect to…

  • This traditional Costa Rican black bean dip recipe is the perfect party food. Vegetarian, vegan and perfect for dipping plantain chips, tortilla chips, or making seven layer dip, you will love how easy this black bean dip recipe is to make!

    Easy Costa Rican Black Bean Dip Recipe

    Every four years we gear up to celebrate the biggest soccer tournament in the world- and we are so excited to cheer on Costa Rica this year! We take game time…

  • Queso fundido- a Mexican term for melted cheese in a skillet, is a warm, gooey and delicious appetizer. This easy baked vegetarian queso fundido will be sure to please a crowd!

    Easy Baked Vegetarian Queso Fundido

    It's our absolute favorite time of the year here at Casa Pura Vida- time for the FIFA World Cup to begin! As bilingual parents and a Costa Rican-American family, we are…

  • Baked Spinach Artichoke Dip Recipe

    Easy Baked Spinach Artichoke Dip Recipe

    Spring has sprung here at Casa Pura Vida- we are thoroughly enjoying the warmer weather and hints of the summer that is to come.  Still- the evenings are too chilly to…

  • Seared Scallops Roasted Vegetables Recipe

    Pan Seared Scallops With Roasted Vegetables Recipe

    This pan seared scallops with roasted vegetables dish is the perfect way to celebrate at home while feeling like you are eating food from a restaurant.  A perfect Valentine’s Day meal…

  • Chile Rellenos Game Day Appetizer

    Game Day Chile Rellenos Recipe

    It’s Fall in Colorado- and that means eating all kinds of green chile themed dishes. Preferably while watching football. Here’s the perfect vegetarian game day chile rellenos appetizer recipe! One of…

  • Avocado Toast With Salsa

    Chimichurri and Avocado Toast Recipe

    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #VidaAguacate #ToastYourHeritage #CollectiveBias One of the most timeless breakfast dishes throughout Latin America and…

  • Torchy's Tacos Copycat Migas Recipe

    Torchy’s Copycat Migas Tacos

    Haven’t experienced a Migas Taco for yourself yet? Our Torchy’s Copycat recipe is sure to be a new household staple! I love Torchy’s Tacos. Let’s just make that clear. Since they…

  • Torchy's Copycat Queso Dip

    Copy Cat Recipe- Torchy’s Tacos Queso Dip

    People, there is absolutely nothing that I love more than a delicious dip. Especially when I can accompany it with a nice, cold beer.  And lots of good friends. And preferably…

  • Costa Rican White Rice Recipe

    White rice is to Costa Rican cuisine what salt is to ocean water- essential. I didn’t grow up eating rice, but I definitely learned to do so not long after moving…

  • Costa Rican Tamal de Masa Recipe

    Traditional Costa Rican Tamal de Masa Recipe

    It's Holy Week (semana santa), which means a unique type of tamal is traditionally made and served in Costa Rica. Depending on the region of Costa Rica, this sweet, vegetarian tamal…

  • This picadillo de chayote is a fast and easy authentic Costa Rican family dinner recipe . Picadillo de chayote is vegetarian and gluten free too! #dinnertonight #costarica #costaricanrecipe #latinrecipe #dinnerrecipe #vegetarianrecipe #vegetarian

    Picadillo de Chayote – Costa Rican Recipe

    The very first lunch I had upon arriving in Costa Rica was my host mom’s picadillo de chayote.  I hadn’t yet overcome my picky eating at this point, but I also…