Category Archive: Beans/Lentils

Creamy Balsamic Dressing

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Creamy Balsamic Dressing

Salads are a big part of my weekly menu and I’m not talking about little itty – bitty side salads. No I am talking about Big Beautiful Salads – BBS for short! Thankfully hubby Tom also likes these salads and we can make a meal out of them. Like most people we enjoy a creamy …

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Vegan Multi Bean Soup – Slow Cooker

Vegan Multi Bean Soup - Slow Cooker
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Vegan Multi Bean Soup – Slow Cooker 9 cups low sodium vegetable broth 1 – 20 ounce pkg dried multi bean soup mix, sorted, rinsed (toss the flavor packet that comes with it) no need to pre-soak the beans 4 medium carrots, peeled, chopped 3 medium stalks celery, chopped 2 cups of peeled, diced potato …

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Curry Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash

Curry Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash
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One of the things I look forward to in the fall is winter squash. This week at Trader Joe’s they had acorn squash, kabocha squash and butternut! Four of the squash beauties came home with me. The humble acorn squash is lovely on its own but sometimes I want something just a little more special. …

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Sun Dried Tomato Basil Hummus

Sun Dried Tomato & Basil Hummus
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The Farmer’s Market has had the most beautiful basil lately. When I get it home I make a fresh cut on the stems and pop it into a jar of water and leave it on my kitchen counter. It will last about two weeks! I have been using it on my water sauteed veggies to …

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Dinner In A Bowl – Lentil Chili, Rice & Squash

Black & Red Lentil Chili with Rice & Squash

I just finished dinner you guys and it was so amazing I had to sit down and post about it right away! The inspiration for this meal came from an incredible meal I had back in November. While visiting my parents in Nebraska my mom and had drove to Omaha and had one of the …

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