1/3 cup water
4 large cloves garlic, minced…
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1/3 cup water
1 cup dry brown lentils
1 cup diced carrots…
2 cups black-eyed peas, cooked
3 cups long-grain rice, cooked…
1 cup bulgur
1 cup boiling water…
Very quick meal. You can make this lower in salt by using home-cooked dry beans and defrosted frozen green beans instead of canned. I always keep cooked dried beans in zip lock bags in the freezer – they thaw under running water in about the same time it takes to open a can.
Edamame are vibrant, tasty green soybeans in the shells, and are readily available in most frozen sections of supermarkets and health food stores. If edamame is not readily available, you can substitute chick peas.
1-15 oz. can chick peas
1 cup cooked wheat berries…
This is from one of the John and Mary McDougall cookbooks (Maximum Weight Loss I think). It is not 100% strict for Fuhrman because of the (small amount of) sugar, so feel free to modify or eliminate. I like this as a tasty alternative to lettuce-based salads.
1 seedless cucumber, washed and cut into 1/2″ dice
1/2 of 1 medium mango, cut into 1/3″ dice…
6 ears of corn
1 can of black beans…
basmati rice (cooked according to directions)
black beans (cooked according to directions)…
A sweet, just-picked tomato is key to this refreshing two-bean salad. Use one from your own garden or shop at a local farmer’s market.
This delicious, slightly spicy salad is perfect summer fare. The soymilk/coconut extract combination adds an exotic richness.
This dish features the bright flavors of Provence, highlighting artichokes, sun-dried tomatoes and fresh rosemary. If you double the recipe, you can have an excellent lunch served at room temperature the next day. Offer the chickpea salad on a bed of mixed baby greens (mesclun) for a light and colorful presentation.
I never eat it in pita bread…I usually just put the bean salad on top of lettuce and eat it as a salad. But, I am sure a pita would be good too!
- Black and Red Lentil ChiliThis is probably the fastest chili I’ve ever made without using canned beans. The secret is black beluga lentils, which cook quickly and keep their shapes, giving this chili a very hearty texture. I combined them with split red lentils, which cook just as quickly but break down to create a thicker broth. Together they […]
- Is “Significant Benefit” Enough?Thanks to my internet pal MS Nomad, I just learned that March is Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month. A little while back she also posted a link I shared on my blog’s facebook page to an article/video by Dr. Gregor about treating multiple sclerosis with diet. He gives an overview of Dr. Swank’s pioneering work, stressing how those diagnosed with […]