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

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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

Main dishes · Pasta · Recipes

Creamy Red Chard Pasta by Isa

I picked up this beautiful bundle of fresh rainbow chard at our farmer's market the other day - wasn't sure what I would do with it, but I just couldn't resist the colorful pink, orange and yellow stems. I finally decided on this "Creamy Red Chard Pasta" by Isa Chandra Moskowitz and it was wonderful!… Continue reading Creamy Red Chard Pasta by Isa

Burgers and Sandwiches · Main dishes · Recipes

Easy Black Bean Burgers from PlantPure

Summer is here! One of our favorite weekly dinners is a veggie burger, loaded with toppings, served with baked fries or roasted vegetables - the combo is just so good. These healthy black bean burgers from the PlantPure Nation Cookbook, by Kim Campbell, are quick to assemble, flavorful and hearty. They are filled with beans,… Continue reading Easy Black Bean Burgers from PlantPure

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

Slow-Cooker White-Bean Chili (vegan)

Weeknights can be so busy. Between softball practice carpool, piano lessons, work and general home duties, using the slow-cooker is sometimes my best bet for getting a healthy meal on our table. Tonight is White-Bean Chili night! Here is the link to the White-Bean Chili recipe and the cookbook, The PlantPure Nation Cookbook, by Kim… Continue reading Slow-Cooker White-Bean Chili (vegan)