Category Archives: Beans

Pimento Cheese Hummus

This recipe for Pimento Cheese Hummus is the marriage of two of my very favorite things. Pimento Cheese is made healthier and more nutritious, while hummus is studded with sweet pimento and cheddar cheese. This union was made in what … Continue reading

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White Bean Dip with Herb Pistou (Meatless Monday)

This recipe for White Bean Dip with Herb Pistou is irresistible; a combination of fresh herbs and olive oil topping the dip, made similarly to hummus, give it a summery kick that you’ll be craving year round. Perfect served with … Continue reading

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Refried Bean Salad – Cinco de Mayo (Meatless Monday)

Refried Bean Salad is today’s Meatless Monday recipe, just in time for Cinco de Mayo celebrations tomorrow. The beans can be served two ways: cold, as on this salad, or heated to molten hotness for any southwest inspired meal. Throw … Continue reading

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Olive Hummus – Meatless Monday

Given the recent recall of contaminated hummus from the market, I thought it would be a good time to bring you a recipe for homemade hummus. Not only is hummus easy to prepare, it is significantly less expensive to make … Continue reading

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Black Bean Empanadas (Meatless Monday)

This baked Black Bean Empanadas recipe is simple to prepare (yes, even the pastry dough) and ever so delicious! Flaky baked crust surrounds a combination of black beans, corn, sweet bell pepper, salsa, green chilies, onion and spices. Perfect for … Continue reading

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French Potage with Kale Pistou (Meatless Monday)

A potage is a thick soup or stew, and this recipe for French Potage with Kale Pistou is thick, rich, hearty and packed with protein; perfect for a Meatless Monday. 

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Slow Cooker Cuban Black Beans (Crock-Pot Recipe) (Meatless Monday)

Hectic Mondays are a great time for this super-simple, simply delicious Slow Cooker Cuban Black Bean recipe. Set it up completely the night before to soak the beans, then the next morning add a bit of water, turn it on … Continue reading

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Chick Pea Curry with Brown Rice (Meatless Monday)

It’s just another Meatless Monday, but this recipe for Chickpea Curry with Brown Rice is special. It’s simple, delicious with fresh tomatoes and fresh baby spinach helping to pack this nutritious dish with brightness. 

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Chipotle Hummus (Meatless Monday)

Today’s Meatless Monday is a recipe for Chipotle Hummus. This spicy version of hummus has just enough heat to make you want more; it’s perfect to have with veggies, as a sandwich spread, or if you’re like me…right off the … Continue reading

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Carrot Apple Lentil Soup with Herb Goat Cheese (Meatless Monday)

Carrots, tart apples, onions, lentils, sage and thyme combine for this savory/slightly sweet recipe for Carrot Apple Lentil Soup, garnished with herb goat cheese. Hearty and delicious, this soup is perfect for a Meatless Monday meal and is ready for the table … Continue reading

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