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Category: Beans(the magical fruit)

Southwestern Veggie Soup with Pumpkin and Lentils

I think making this Southwestern Veggie Soup with Pumpkin and Lentils is a good idea. Not only is it totally delicious, fairly simple to make, it is also really healthy!! It is loaded with tons of veggies, black bean, and red lentils. The combination of spices is just perfect!! Cooking the Southwestern Veggie Soup With…

Healthy Salmon and Grain Bowl

A healthy salmon and grain bowl is the perfect meal any day of the week. It loaded with a good variety of veggies, whole grains, healthy black beans, tasty southwestern style salmon patties. If that wasn’t good enough, then I drizzled the whole thing with a jalapeno ranch. Yum, yum, and yum! Preparing…

Lentil and Spinach Soup

Lentil soup is a standard in our house in the winter. I don’t make tons of soups, but lentil is always a favorite. This Lentil Spinach soup is a variation of my basic recipe I make. I had a lot of spinach that needed to be used up and this was the perfect…

Spicy (or not) Black Bean Burgers

I have tried making black bean burgers several times, all the times previous have been utter failures. They were mushy and the flavor was just off. I don’t particularly care for any of the store bought burgers either. I had to remedy this situation with a little testing and I finally came up…

Chickpea Tikka Masala

We don’t eat Indian food often. I like, it just isn’t one of the foods we always go for?!? When I do eat it though, I love it! The complex flavors are so appealing. Like this tikka masala, it was amazing. Although my husband prefers meat with our meals, we also…

Falafel

Falafel are delicious. I love them. They were the perfect addition to the mezze platter I was working on the other day. I tried to make them even healthier by skillet frying them in just a little oil instead of the deep fat fry. They were still amazing. Start by pulsing ingredients in food processor…

Taco Soup

I generally love the process of cooking each meal just before it’s served…..but I also live in this busy world, so it’s not always a reality. This day, for example was a day when I was running almost all day. My favorite meals on days like this are Crock…

Broccoli sprouts

I feel like such a hippy right now. I just successfully sprouted my own broccoli sprouts, and they were awesome! They would definitely be considered a SLOW food, but well worth it. I bought my seeds https://www.seedsnow.com/collections/sprouts-micro-greens-seed-collection . It’s an easy website to navigate and…