Black Eyed Peas with Chorizo

A classic recipe eaten in the new year to bring prosperity and good luck is made with Black Eyed Peas that are also known as Cow Peas or Goat Peas. They are rich in fiber, nutrients and protein, and like all legumes, a little can go a long way!


Garlicky Green Beans

Green beans get their color from chlorophyl and yellow wax beans are simply green beans that have been bred without that pigment.
Are they any less good for you? Nope.
They are still just as nutritious and delicious, and make for a great colorful side dish like the one below. Enjoy!


Black Beans and Sweet Summer Corn Salad

Beans and corn are kinda like peas and carrots… they work really well together. Corn lacks the amino acids, tryptophan and lysine, that are essential to forming proteins. And, beans are high in lysine and tryptophan to make up for that lack. So these two foods, when combined together, create a healthful and delicious dish. […]


Creamy Hummus

I love hummus – it’s such a great snack! Try this yummy recipe.


Savory Lentil and Vegetable Stew with Crispy Kale

1 cup lentils, soaked overnight 5 cups beef stock (chicken stock, or water) 2 inches alaria sea vegetable or wakame 1 tbsp. olive oil 2 tsp. cumin 1 leek, cleaned and cut into 1 inch pieces (use both white and green part of leek) 2-3 garlic cloves, peeled and minced 2 parsnips, diced into ½ inch […]


Creamy White Bean Soup

1 1/2 cups navy beans (or other white beans) soaked overnight 5 cups water 2 bay leaves 1 tsp. sea salt 2 pieces naturally cured pastured bacon 1 leek, peeled and diced 2 new or red potatoes, diced 3 celery stalk, diced 2 carrots, diced 1/4 tsp. dried rosemary 1/4 tsp. dried thyme 1 tsp. […]