Category Archive: Beans/Lentils

Vegan BBQ Lentils In The Instant Pot

Have you noticed that pressure cooking is all the rage these days? Well that and Air Fryers! Today though we are talking pressure cooking. My Friend Joanna Burris Lackey from Chef AJ’s Ultimate Weight Loss Program is a dynamite cook. She has created so many wonderful recipes that she has generously shared with our group on the private …

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Hummus

I forgot to photograph just the hummus so the next time I make it I will get a good photo of it. But that is the hummus there in the center of this photo. Hummus 1 can garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed, reserving the liquid called aquafaba 1 can white beans, drained and rinsed 2 …

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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 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

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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