Category Archive: Beans/Lentils

Red Lentil Chili & “Unprocessed”Cookbook Winner Announced!

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!

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

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

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

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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