Category Archive: Beans/Lentils

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  plantains 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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Tempeh Tamale Pie

Tempeh Tamale Pie Plant Strong

Some people have been asking me what would be a good meal to serve to introduce their family to a meatless meal. This would be a good recipe because it has a meaty texture and tons of flavor. If you have followed my blog for any length of time you know I am very fond of …

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Greek Chickpea Salad

Greek Chickpea Salad
Nutmeg Notebook

On the really hot summer days I don’t want to heat up my kitchen to make a meal so I turn to salads that  are hearty enough to be a meal. This chickpea salad not only keeps the kitchen cool but it will cool you down as well. It was good the first day and …

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Snickerdoodle Dessert Hummus

Snickerdoodle Dessert Hummus

So I had this crazy idea the other day to make some kind of dessert/sweet hummus. I Googled dessert hummus and found out that it wasn’t so crazy and in fact many other like minded people had already figured out how to do just what I was thinking of. Thank you Google. I wasted no …

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