Category Archives: B is for beans

Cauliflower “Rice” and Chickpea Salad

Ingredients: 1 head of cauliflower, riced 2 cans of chickpeas, rinsed and towel dried EVOO chili powder cayenne pepper oregano sea salt and ground pepper 1 T grainy seed mustard 1/2 T maple syrup bunch of radishes, thinly sliced handful … Continue reading

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Beef and Black Bean Chipotle Chili

3 15-oz. cans black beans, rinsed and drained 2 14-1/2-oz. can diced tomatoes 2 medium chipotle plus 2 Tbs. adobo sauce (from a can of chipotles in adobo sauce) 2-2.5 lb. ground beef Sea salt 1 large red onion, finely diced and 3 stalks … Continue reading

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Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Ingredients: 15 ounce can of chickpeas, rinsed and drained 1 lemon, juice only 1/4 c tahini paste  (I like this kind from WF)                                                         1 clove garlic 2 T EVOO 1/2 tsp cumin 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper 1 tsp sea salt 2 … Continue reading

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Pinterest finds this week… mash, hummus, pumpkins, oh my!

1. These are even better than mashed cauliflower!  Try them!  They have the same texture as mashed potatoes.  Promise. 2. Banana Stuffed French Toast!  We made this at the cabin last weekend.  Yum!  http://foodprim.com/banana-french-toast.html 3.Rundies!  I want these!!!! 4.  We … Continue reading

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Meatless Monday~ green lentil and veggie curry

Ingredients~ 1 T EVOO 1 yellow onion, diced 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 T red/green curry paste 1 tsp turmeric 1 cup green lentils 5 cups veggie stock or water 2 carrots, chopped 2 sweet potatoes, diced 1/2 cauliflower, broken … Continue reading

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My BIG Fat Greek Salad

Mixed greens or butter lettuce Red onion, diced Cucumber, diced Tomato, sliced Avocado, sliced Kalamata olives, sliced Sauteed garbanzo beans Feta Grilled chicken Fresh squeezed lemon juice (I used 1/2 for two salads) Drizzle of EVOO Combine all ingredients other … Continue reading

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Black beans + brownie mix = YUM

Ingredients~ 1 15.5 ounce can of black beans 1 package brownie mix (20 ounces) Preheat oven to 350. Grease a 9X9 pan.  Puree undrained black beans in food processor until smooth.  Combine with brownie mix until smooth. Pour into pan. … Continue reading

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Garlic Ginger & Basil Salmon

Ingredients: 1# Salmon filet Handful of fresh basil, chopped 1 T fresh ginger, minced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 T rice vinegar 1 T soy sauce Pinch of raw sugar 1 T chili paste 1 T EVOO Mix all ingredients, … Continue reading

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Sautéed Garbanzo Beans- oh my!

Every once and awhile you do something so simple, and it just turns out amazing!  I love that.  For instance, I never would have thought to sauté garbanzo beans.  BUT I am so happy I did 🙂  You have got … Continue reading

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Ole!

Have you ever made your own taco seasoning?  If not, you should try it! This is what’s in the pre-packaged stuff:  http://www.dietfacts.com/html/nutrition-facts/old-el-paso-taco-seasoning-mix-original-packet-42486.htm This is what I make for my family: 1-1 1/2 pounds ground beef, chicken, or steak 1 tsp … Continue reading

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