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.
- Pinquito Bean and Quinoa Taco FillingIn the past, beans were considered a humble food, a source of protein for the common folk before it became affordable to eat meat daily. Today, beans are generally seen as a side dish (barbecued beans)–or the province of vegetarians. People tend to think of them as bland and boring, and cooks often add meat […]
- Luscious Oat Bars with Orange, Kale and Carob Fudge ToppingYears ago when I read Dr. Barnard’s book Foods That Fight Pain I remember learning that food intolerances can change. That seems to be very true in my case. When I first started eating this way 7 years ago I couldn’t eat garlic or ginger. Now I eat them every day. Several winters ago, as […]