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legumes recipes

Recipe containing beans, lentils and seeds

Sprouted lentil recipe and how to grow sprouts

Sprouted lentil recipe and how to grow sprouts

  Today’s sprouted lentil recipe is inspired by my fascination with learning to grow my own sprouts from beans and seeds. It’s been a thing for a while and I’ve always wanted to give it a try, but never got around to it. This is […]

My Favorite Vegetarian Black-Eyed Pea Recipe

My Favorite Vegetarian Black-Eyed Pea Recipe

What traditions do you and your family honor or repeat every year to ring in the New Year or celebrate the holidays?  A tradition in my family helped me to create this vegetarian black-eyed pea recipe.  Have you ever given any thought to their origins […]

Carbohydrates – Your body’s favorite energy source

Carbohydrates – Your body’s favorite energy source

Last week I tackled proteins, so today I want to continue taking a close look at another macronutrient, carbohydrates.  Carbs have really gotten a bad rap lately.  Between the obsession for the keto diet and gluten-free becoming trendy, they’ve truly suffered, and many people have […]

Aguadito de Verduras aka Peruvian Green Soup

Aguadito de Verduras aka Peruvian Green Soup

The inspiration for today’s green vegetable soup comes from the place I am currently calling my home, Peru.  As a starting point, I used a traditional Peruvian recipe for Aguadito de Pollo which is this yummy green chicken soup filled with flavors I most often […]

Black Bean Mango Tacos

Black Bean Mango Tacos

I LOVE TACOS!!!  I mean seriously, I think I could eat and enjoy tacos every day of the week and never get tired of them.  There is just something about the combination of the corn, the spicy flavors and eating them with my hands that […]

Spicy Lentil and Brown Rice Stuffed Peppers

Spicy Lentil and Brown Rice Stuffed Peppers

Today, let’s cook up some lentils!!!  In this vegetarian makeover of a traditional comfort food, red bell peppers are filled with a spicy mixture of lentils and brown rice.  I enjoy cooking with lentils because they packed full of nutrients and are actually a really […]

Black Bean Sweet Potato Bowl

Black Bean Sweet Potato Bowl

I love it when I accidentally discover foods that work well together like in this black bean sweet potato bowl.  It’s especially exciting when I make a new discovery while trying to make something quick and easy with what I have on-hand in the house.  […]

Recipe of the week – Greek Salad Grain Bowl

Recipe of the week – Greek Salad Grain Bowl

Making sure I am prepared for meals during the week is extremely important for me.  I am always looking for ways to prep food for the week on the weekends.  I do not feel as if I have the time every day to spend a […]

Creamy Black Beans and Rice

Creamy Black Beans and Rice

Black beans are one of my all-time favorites.  This recipe for creamy black beans and rice is great because it’s pretty simple and easy to throw together on a weekend afternoon to use throughout the week. It’s also fast enough that if you don’t have […]