Archive for the ‘Beans and Legumes’ Category

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Vegan “tuna” salad

This vegan tuna salad is one of our go to meals when we are feeling super hungry but don’t want to cook.

Warm Potato Salad (for FFV)

Warm Potato Salad with Spinach and Chickpeas

This warm potato salad is a step aside from the traditional version: it’s cooked in a hot skillet and doesn’t call for mayonnaise or other fattening dressings. ~Alina

Vegan tofu scramble with black beans and wilted spinach

Tofu Scramble with Black Beans and Wilted Spinach

This tofu scramble is incredibly tasty with fantastic texture, and it’s super healthy for you to boot.

Eggplant Rollups for FFV

Eggplant Rollups with Black Bean-Potato Stuffing

A delicious dish with an Italian flare, these eggplant rollups will warm your heart and soul! – Alina

FFV lentil soup

Triple Lentil and Cauliflower Soup

This triple lentil and cauliflower soup is oil-free, packed with nutrition and fiber, and can easily become the next staple food on your dinner table! It’s quick to put together and may just give you a reason to clear your pantry from those handfuls of leftover dried lentils. ~ Alina

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Mom’s Vegi Chili

Lots of legumes and seasonings make this chili as delicious as it is easy to make.

Chickpea and Broccoli Bowl with Tahini Sauce

Breaking Up is Hard to Do: Chickpea and Broccoli Bowl with Tahini Sauce

Find out what happens when chickpeas and quinoa become a little too familiar. Plus a mouthwatering recipe for dry-spiced chickpeas combined with broccoli, carrots, and a lite tahini sauce.

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Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Frijoles

An easy fat-free soy-free and gluten-free recipe that almost cooks itself! Nourishing butternut squash and bean add a punch to your favorite Mexican dishes.

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Mel’s Mix

This is a recipe I made for a coworker of mine who saw how healthy my homemade vegan meals looked and that I seem healthy and happy. I made this for him and have named it in his honor. –tortugita718

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Sweet Potato and Black Bean Mexican Lasagna

A spicy and savory Mexican flavored dish that pairs well with spring veggies. Step-by-step photos illustrate this delicious recipe submitted by 5boarder.

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Kale Vegetable Stew

This hearty bean and vegetable stew makes an excellent one-pot meal. –submitted by pasuleka

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Baked Falafel Pita Sandwich

I have to say our Pita sandwich dinner turned out quite delicious! The crispy baked falafel patties were well flavored with a blend of fresh herbs and traditional middle eastern spices. –kaitsinsidedish

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Roasted Squash & Red Lentil Spread

Richly seasoned with garam masala, this spread makes a delicious appetizer for holiday parties.–joniceline

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Vegan Red Beans and Rice for 2

Another slow cooker recipe from Healthy Slow Cooking.

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Southwestern Black Bean Burgers

The delicious blend of southwestern flavor paired with the the creamy pureed black beans make for an exquisitely flavorful veggie patty. Plus adding the cornmeal to the mixture also helped to give these patties a crispy texture once baked. –from kaitsinsidedish

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