Category Archive: Beans/Lentils

Snickerdoodle Dessert Hummus

Snickerdoodle Dessert Hummus

So I had this crazy idea the other day to make some kind of dessert/sweet hummus. I Googled dessert hummus and found out that it wasn’t so crazy and in fact many other like minded people had already figured out how to do just what I was thinking of. Thank you Google. I wasted no …

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P.S. Chorizo Patties

P.S. Chorizo Patties Engine 2

The recipe called for black quinoa which I didn’t have so I used Trader Joe’s Organic Tricolor Quinoa, subbed smoked paprika for regular and used Chile Ancho Powder instead of regular chili powder. Low and behold I didn’t have any fresh cilantro but the recipe only called for 1/4 cup so I didn’t think a …

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Butternut Squash & Bean Chili

Butternut Squash & Kidney Bean Chili

We are at the tail end of the Winter Squash season but if you can find a butternut squash you need to make this soup. I was in Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods the other day and both still have butternut squash in stock. My daughter Katy made this recipe first and she said I needed …

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Vegetarian Chili Burgers

Vegetarian Chili Burgers

Serve these up on a whole wheat bun if you wish. I prefer mine sans bun so I can enjoy the full flavor of every bite. These patties are dense and held together perfectly. They reheat in the microwave so go ahead and make a full batch on the weekend to enjoy all throughout the next …

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Turkey Tamale Potpie with Avocado Cream

Turkey Tamale Potpie

Nothing warms you up like spicy Mexican flavors baked into a piping hot potpie! This is another winning recipe that utilizes lean ground turkey. Of course if you are not a fan of ground turkey feel free to use lean ground beef. Recipes are just an idea of how to combine ingredients and there is …

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