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!
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This vegan hamburger helper style recipe has received rave reviews. It is a quick, easy and absolutely delicous family meal.
1 can green beans, drained, 16 oz.
1 can wax beans, drained, 16 oz….
3 cups sprouted lentils
3 cups chopped fresh parsley…
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.
4 cups cooked garbanzos-(allow to cool)
1 cup roasted red peppers, cut into strips (Trader Joe’s)…
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.
This is pretty hearty and easier to make than the long list of ingredients implies.
Easy Mexican-style beans in the crock pot.
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!
Lentils, wild rice, and walnuts combined in a delicious meatless loaf.
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.
A delicious Fall stew you can make in your crockpot or in a regular saucepan.
Cook 1 and 1/2 cups lentils in 2 and 1/2 cups water. Mash very well and then add:
2 chopped, cooked onions…
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.
- Banana Bread PuddingMy “little girl” turned 18 last week. I feel like I should have something profound to say on this momentous occasion, but everything that comes to mind is so trite: “Time flies.” “They grow up so fast.” “It seems like only yesterday that she started kindergarten.” There’s a reason those expressions are so overused: The […]
- Knowing When to Say NoThe thrust of measurable success eating a no oil low fat whole foods diet is decidedly outward. We constantly chronicle our dramatic weight loss, our training schedules, hikes, trips, first marathons, returns to work. In my case I’ve showered you with what I call my “Little Victories Over MS” and ”Plant Based Lifestyle Epiphanies.” More […]