Category Archive: Beans/Lentils

Chipotle Burrito Bowl

Chipotle Burrito Bowl
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Happy Cinco de Mayo! Mexican food is one of my favorite cuisines. It’s quick,easy,flavorful and healthy. Which means it meets all my requirements to simplify my cooking by spending less time in the kitchen so I have more time for activities. Once our daughter introduced us to the Chipotle Mexican food chain we were hooked. …

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Plant Based Vegan Entertaining – What to serve?

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I do just fine cooking plant based food for the two of us. Our palates have adjusted to the lack of added salt, sugar and oil to our food. Where I struggle with this food plan is what to fix for company who are not following a plant based diet and are used to the …

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My Favorite Plant Based/Vegan Recipes

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What do you eat on a plant based/vegan food plan? Inquiring minds want to know the answer to this question! When we first adopted a plant based diet I often had the same thought. What are we going to eat? It takes a little time to gather a new list of favorite meals. I like variety as …

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Chocolate Ganache Pudding

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Chocolate Ganache Pudding

Valentines Day is next week which means we need to be thinking about chocolate! Chocolate does fit into a plant based diet you just have to choose wisely if you are buying chocolate as manufacturers like to sneak a little dairy into their recipes. Look for dark chocolate and read the labels. Better yet try …

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Easy Vegan Mexican Casserole & Green Chili Hummus

Easy Mexican Casserole
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On Sunday we had a busy day filled with outdoor chores but I needed a dish to take to a friends for a Mexican themed dinner that night. A quick check with chef Google and I came up with this slow cooker recipe for rice and beans that had great reviews. This would make a …

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