Beans and Vegetables · Grains · Main dishes · Recipes

Cauliflower Piccata with Quinoa and Lentil Pilaf

This Cauliflower Piccata recipe from the Food Network's "Healthy Eats" blog is amazing! The first time I tried it, we spooned it over cappellini pasta and fell in love with the lemony flavor. Here, I'm serving it over a Quinoa and Lentil Pilaf for a good source of healthy plant protein and fiber. Roasting these… Continue reading Cauliflower Piccata with Quinoa and Lentil Pilaf

Beans and Vegetables · Main dishes · Recipes · Slow-Cooker Recipes

Jackfruit Carnitas Tacos

This recipe for Slow-Cooker Jackfruit Carnitas Tacos is amazing! As you may already know, tacos and enchiladas are a favorite staple around here. I've been trying to find more recipes with Jackfruit since my family enjoys the Slow-Cooker BBQ Jackfruit Sandwiches, so a colleague shared this one with me! The original is not for the slow-cooker, but… Continue reading Jackfruit Carnitas Tacos

Beans and Vegetables · Holidays · Main dishes · Recipes

Vegan Wellington

This is a beautiful vegan main dish, perfect for holiday gatherings and popular among vegetarians and omnivores alike. It is so versatile - just fill the puff pastry sheets with your favorite vegetables and seasonings, then create the pretty lattice top and bake. Voila! The filling here is a combination of broccoli, red onion, and… Continue reading Vegan Wellington

Main dishes · Recipes · Slow-Cooker Recipes · Soups and Stews

Red Lentil Coconut Curry Soup

The temperature dropped this week (what a change from last week's 100 degrees), so it finally feels like Fall around here. This means more slow-cooker meals in our home. This dish is BY FAR my family's most-requested soup. We also made it for friends during a Yosemite ski trip a couple of years ago -… Continue reading Red Lentil Coconut Curry Soup

Beans and Vegetables · Main dishes · Recipes · Slow-Cooker Recipes · Soups and Stews

Slow-Cooker Red Bean Gumbo

I'm never quite sure how the kids will like a new soup, but they both finished their bowls. They dipped their cornbread into the broth and ate the vegetables too - which means this gumbo recipe will make MANY more appearances in our home. Here is a hearty recipe for Red Bean Gumbo from "Fresh… Continue reading Slow-Cooker Red Bean Gumbo

Pasta · Recipes · Sides and Salads

Spicy Vegan Dragon Noodle Salad by Isa

  I haven't had much luck finding a really good peanut sesame dressing - until now! This salad dressing, dip, spread (what ever you want to use it for, really) is amazing! Here is another fast, healthy dinner I'd like to share with you from "Isa Does It: Amazingly Easy, Wildy Delicious Vegan Recipes for… Continue reading Spicy Vegan Dragon Noodle Salad by Isa

Beans and Vegetables · Main dishes · Recipes

Black Bean Cauliflower Enchiladas

The kids are back in school this week! What a perfect time for enchiladas! I think I could eat tacos, burritos and enchiladas every week, or maybe every day for that matter. So many of the recipes that catch my eye involve a tortilla, beans, and guacamole. A platter of these Black Bean Cauliflower Enchiladas… Continue reading Black Bean Cauliflower Enchiladas