Category Archive: Beans/Lentils

Split Pea & Yam Soup

Split Pea & Yam Soup
Nutmeg Notebook

Split pea soup is one of my all time favorite soups! The addition of yams makes it even more special – the creaminess of the split peas is the perfect match with yams – who knew? This is a simple recipe that goes together quickly and split peas are a fairly fast cook as well. …

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Portabella Mushroom Chili

Portabella Mushroom Chili

I bought one of those gigantic containers of mini portabellas at Costco and then I couldn’t remember what I was going to make with them! Does that ever happen to you? Well anyway, I saw that Chef AJ shared this recipe on the Fuhrman message boards so I gave it a go. Wow -it – …

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Red Lentil Chili & “Unprocessed”Cookbook Winner Announced!

Red Lentil Chili

Although the weather doesn’t feel like fall around here I am so ready for some typical fall foods like this Red Lentil Chili by Chef AJ. Delicious healthy food doesn’t get any easier than this recipe! Everything is placed either in a pressure cooker or a slow cooker and then you just let the magic …

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Fiesta Rice Recipe & Vegan Delish App Give-a-way!

Fiesta Rice
Nutmeg Notebook

When I make brown rice in my rice cooker I do up a big batch. The leftovers are divided into freezer containers for future use. One easy but very flavorful dish I use precooked rice for is what I call Fiesta Rice. Of course it’s also great with hot rice right out of the pot. …

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Caribbean Rice,Black Beans & Baked Plantains

Caribbean Rice Black Beans & Baked Plantains

A couple of years ago I had my first taste of plantains at a local Mexican restaurant that served ┬áplantains with black beans and sour cream. It was love at first bite and I was hooked! Since then I have made a healthy version of baked plantains at home. When I saw this menu on …

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