There are so many varieties of lentils. Do you know when it’s best to use them?More
During the summer season, I get a plethora of delicious veggies from my Community Supported Agriculture, so I try to use them in everything I can. This month I’ve been getting a ton of summer squash and zucchini. So, I sauteed them into my minestrone soup and put it to the toughest taste test I know. Here’s the results…More
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!More
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!
Tired of boring bean soup? Try this delicious bean salad!More
If you are seeking to nourish your body and improve vitality on a deeper level, put some beans back into diet.More
Got squash? Roast it and use it in chili! It’s delicious.More
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. […]More
If you love beans too, like I love beans, try this delicious salad with Roasted Summer Squash and Kidney Beans. Delish!More
When it comes to using food as medicine, I don’t mess around! Try this nourishing summer salad.More
This Curried Lentil Soup with Burdock Root is both delicious and health supportive. Here’s how…More
Beans often get a bad rap because folks can have difficulty digesting them, and there are a couple of good reasons for that.More
Worried about the health of your bones? Try eating nourishing stews prepared with bone stock. Like this…More
Grab all of your summer veggies and throw them into a soup pot for a delicious surprise!More
I love hummus – it’s such a great snack! Try this yummy recipe.More
Have you ever tasted Peppedew peppers? Sweet and mildly hot – I love em’! They’re especially good in this yummy Lentil Salad.More
Need a little freshness to help get you through winter? Try this delicious Chickpea, Feta and Sundried Tomato Salad. It’s delish!More
It’s chilly outside! Let’s put some Chili on the inside to warm up!More
Need a delish summer dish? Try this Red Quinoa & Black Eyed Pea salad with Smoked Chimichurri Dressing. Yum!More
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 […]More