Category Archive: Beans/Lentils

Chipotle Baked Beans – Slow Cooker

I had this recipe for slow cooker baked beans in my stack of ” recipes to try” for quite some time and I finally got around to trying it.  The results were amazing! You won’t believe what liquid is used to cook these beans in….  But first I have to share my new kitchen toy! Remember a …

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Spicy Collard and Black Eyed Pea Soup

I have recently discovered how wonderful and tasty black eyed peas are in soup! I had my first delicious black eyed pea soup at a vegan restaurant and it was so tasty I knew I had to start making my own at home. My first attempt at cooking them was in this Southern style dish …

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Winter Vegetable Soup

This is originally an Alton Brown recipe and trust me when I say this is a company worthy recipe. Butternut squash is every where right now so why not use some in a delicious vegetable soup. This makes a huge pot full of goodness so you can feed a crowd or freeze some for quick meals …

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African Quinoa Peanut Stew

Fall is in the air and it’s time to break out the slow cooker/crock pot and make some tasty soups and stews. Why not break away from the old tried and true recipes and make a new recipe to spice things up a bit? This recipe for African Quinoa Peanut Stew is over the top …

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Split Pea & Yam Soup

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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