Archive for the ‘Beans and Legumes’ Category

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Simple Green Pea Miso Dip

I’m always on the hunt for new dip ideas. This was an experiment I am quite pleased with. It is quick, filling and delicious, not to mention healthy!

Vegan Hamburger Helper Style Recipe

Vegan Hamburger Helper Style Recipe

This vegan hamburger helper style recipe has received rave reviews. It is a quick, easy and absolutely delicous family meal.

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Three Bean Salad

1 can green beans, drained, 16 oz.
1 can wax beans, drained, 16 oz….

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Sprouted Lentil and Carrot Tabbouleh

3 cups sprouted lentils
3 cups chopped fresh parsley…

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Mexican Salad

This is my favorite salad so far, and I made it up pretty much by myself. :-) (Hence the lack of precise measurements.) It looks a bit messy but tastes great.

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Marinated Garbanzo Salad

4 cups cooked garbanzos-(allow to cool)
1 cup roasted red peppers, cut into strips (Trader Joe’s)…

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Vegan Slow Cooker Cassoulet

Last week I was craving a stew and had some homemade chik’n seitan, leftover Gimme Lean and lots of field peas in the freezer. This stew is what came out of that.

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Hearty Pasta Bean Stew

This is pretty hearty and easier to make than the long list of ingredients implies.

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Mexican Crock Pot Beans

Easy Mexican-style beans in the crock pot.

Tex-Mex Chili

Thick Tex-Mex Chili

I love thick, hearty chili in cold weather. It’s always so satisfying and filling, so it makes a great comfort food…especially when served my favorite way: over warm grits!

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Holiday Lentil Loaf

Lentils, wild rice, and walnuts combined in a delicious meatless loaf.

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Miniature Pumpkins Stuffed With Spiced Lentils

The lentils are delicious when served without the pumpkin, too. Adapted from 365 Ways to Cook Vegetarian. Plan on one “Jack Be Little” or other miniature pumpkin per person.

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Fall Pumpkin and Lentil Stew

A delicious Fall stew you can make in your crockpot or in a regular saucepan.

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Lentil Rice Loaf

Cook 1 and 1/2 cups lentils in 2 and 1/2 cups water. Mash very well and then add:
2 chopped, cooked onions…

Super Healthy Bean Dip

Super Healthy Bean Dip

This bean dip is packed with fiber, calcium, protein, iron and vitamins A and C. The flavor of the spinach is masked by the salsa and cumin, so it a great way to add nutrition to a delicious snack.

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      Since the weather got cooler, I’ve been making a lot more soups and stews. And since I’ve been test-driving a new Instant Pot (more about that in an upcoming post), I’ve been pressure cooking a lot of dried beans. So it was only natural to use my new gadget to make a soup/stew starting with […]



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    • Coconut Kissed Pumpkin-Persimmon Pie with Millet Carob Crust
        (Or, “My, My, Me Oh My, I Love Pie”) Does anyone remember the John Travolta movie Michael about an angel who behaves most unlike an angel? Nora Ephron wrote the screen play. Pie is very important to the plot of that movie and its off-beat treatment of disillusion and faith. So if you’ve never seen […]