Beans/Lentils

Big Batch Three Bean Chili with Beef

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This big batch three bean chili recipe is my go-to for meal prep.  It’s great for a crowd, or perfect for freezing.  High in protein and fiber, but still warm and comforting, this is a wonderful winter meal.   Hello everyone!  I’m finally making good on my New Years goal to post more well-rounded meal […]

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Quinoa Chickpea Greek Salad

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A delicious quinoa chickpea Greek salad makes a healthy vegetarian protein filled side dish or main dish. Sometimes simple is best.  What’s better than having an all in one salad?  Seriously, this could be main course and side dishes all rolled into one.  Check it out, you have carbs, protein and healthy fats and lots […]

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Lentil Bruschetta

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Wonderful bruschetta with cherry tomatoes and a dose of vegetarian protein in the form of lentils.  Now bruschetta can be a vegetarian protein filled appetizer or a whole meal! So all of a sudden I realized that I was missing out on sharing my favorite late summer recipes!  I love going to the Farmers Market […]

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Buffalo White Bean Quinoa Bites(Gluten Free with a Vegan Option)

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I hope you like spicy food!  I don’t know why, but I go through phases where I just need something spicy.  Of course with little kids and a hubby that doesn’t really do spicy food I don’t make anything too spicy on a regular basis, but sometimes I just need a little something spicy.  I […]

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Vegan Butternut Mulligatawny Soup

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I know everyone is getting into the spirit of spring but I’m still stuck on winter foods.  It’s actually been strangely warm here.  Usually I watch on as other bloggers enjoy spring for at least a month or two before we really start getting spring like weather but this year has been so nice.  We […]

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Butternut Squash and Black Bean Taco Soup

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I’m finally getting my sense of taste back!  Yay!  I thought just to be safe I’d share something simple so this awesome taco soup came to mind.  It’s also a great soup for all those of you with New Years Resolutions too 😉 Of course, the toppings are what make the soup, in my opinion.  […]

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Chili Black Bean Burgers

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So… I love veggie burgers.  Not veggie burgers trying to be meat, but bean burgers filled with veggies.  I’ve confessed my love for them before.  One of my favorites is this falafel burger(that I should really rephotograph!).  I don’t put ketchup on many things(although I did while I was pregnant this last time) but veggie […]

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