Beans

Black Eyed Peas with Chorizo

1 1/2 cups Black Eyed Peas, soaked overnight (or two 15oz cans, rinsed) 3 cups water 2 bay leaves 1 tbsp. olive oil 2 onions, peeled and diced 5 garlic cloves, peeled and minced 1 tbsp. fresh oregano (1 tsp. dried oregano) 1 1/2 cups chicken stock (or water) 3-4 oz chorizo, diced (or turkey…

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Marinated Chickpea Salad

1 1/2 cups Garbanzo beans, cooked (can use canned) 8-10 cherry or grape tomatoes, quartered 1 cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced 3-4 black olive, pitted and chopped 3 shallots, peeled and minced 1 tsp. fresh oregano, minced 1/3 cup olive oil 2-3 tbsp. white wine vinegar Sea salt Freshly ground black pepper 1 ounce feta cheese,…

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Lentil Stew with Spinach & Feta Sausage

1 tbsp. olive oil 2 garlic cloves, peeled and minced 1 leek, cleaned and chopped 1/2 celeriac root, peeled and diced 1½ tbsp. fresh thyme or 1-2 tsp. dried thyme 2 cups dried french lentils, soaked overnight 5-6 cups water 2 bay leaves 2-3 spinach & feta sausage links, diced (can use pork, turkey, etc.)…

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Braised Kale and White Beans

1 cup chicken stock or water 1 bunch kale, cleaned and chopped into bite-sized pieces 1 1/2 cups cooked white beans (Cannelini or Great Northern) 2-3 garlic cloves, peeled and thinly sliced 1 tbsp. olive oil 1/4 tsp. sea salt (or to taste) Put kale and chicken stock into a saute pan and cook on medium high…

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Tex Mex Chili

2 tbsp. olive oil 1 tsp. chili powder ½ tsp. allspice 1 tsp. cumin 2 garlic cloves, peeled and minced 1 large onion, peeled and diced 8-10 ounces beef, diced (optional) 1 jalapeno pepper, deseeded and diced 2 tomatoes diced 1 ear corn, kernels 1 & 1/2 cup kidney beans , cooked ½ cup water or stock…

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Seasonal Bean Salad

Seasonal Bean Salad

Looking for a nourishing salad? This salad combines some of my favorites: beans, sea veggies, and green beans!

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French Lentils and Vegetables

1 tbsp. olive oil 1 medium onion, peeled and diced small 2 carrots, diced small 1/2 cup celeraic (celery root) peeled and diced small 2 pinches sea salt 1 cup French lentils (small greenish/black) 1 inch dried wakame (sea vegetable) 2 1/2 cups water 2 bay leaves 3 tbsp. shoyu (naturally fermented soy sauce) Parsley, minced Put oil into a…

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Chick Pea and Capers

1 cup chick peas (garbanzos), soaked 8-18 hours with a piece of kombu or kelp 3 cups of water 1 cucumber, peeled and deseeded, diced 1 tbsp. capers 1/2 small red onion, diced 2 tbsp. fresh dill or 1/2 tbsp. dried dill 2-3 tbsp. olive oil Juice and zest of 1 lemon Sea salt Black pepper…

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Spiced Lentils

1 cup green or brown lentils 2 1/2 cups of water 2 bay leaves 2 tbsp. olive oil 1 large onion, peeled and diced 2 carrot, diced 3 stalks celery, diced 3-4 garlic cloves peeled and minced 2 tsp. cumin 1 tsp. coriander 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper Sea salt Parsley, minced Bring lentils, bay leaves, and…

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Bravado Black Bean Burritos!

1 tbsp. olive oil 1 onion, peeled and diced 2 garlic cloves, peeled and minced 1 red pepper, seeded and diced 1 tsp. cumin 2 shakes of cayenne pepper 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and diced 2 cups cooked black beans 1 cup cooked brown rice Sea Salt Black Pepper 3 tbsp. cilantro, minced Sprouted Whole Grain Tortilla’s…

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Easy Hummus

1 can chick peas, drained 2 heaping tbsp. sesame tahini 1/3 cup olive oil 1/2 tsp. cumin 2 shakes of coriander 1 tbsp. shoyu 1-2 shakes of black pepper Juice of 1 lemon Combine all ingredients in the food processor and whip it up!  Recipes don’t get much easier than this one! Andrea BeamanAndrea Beaman…

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White Bean & Arugula Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing

1 red onion, peeled and minced 1/2 red pepper, deseeded and diced 1/2 cup parsley, chopped 2 cups cooked cannelini or northern beans (can use canned bean) Arugula or mixed baby greens 1/3 cup olive oil 4 tbsp. apple cider vinegar 1 tbsp. honey 1 tbsp. dijon mustard 1/4 tsp. sea salt Toss onion, red pepper, parsley and…

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Braised White Beans and Escarole

1 cup white cannelini beans (or great northern beans), soaked overnight 3 cups water 2 bay leaves 1 tsp. olive oil 2 garlic cloves, peeled and minced 1/2 head escarole, cleaned and chopped 1/2 cup water 1/2 cube vegetable boullion or other seasoning Discard bean soaking water.  Place beans, 3 cups fresh water and bay…

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White Bean and Escarole Soup

1 1/2 cups cannelini beans (or other white beans) soaked overnight 3 cups water 2 bay leaves 1 tsp. sea salt 2 tbsp. olive oil 1 onion, peeled and diced 3 garlic cloves, peeled and minced 1/2 head escarole, chopped 4 cups water, vegetable stock or chicken stock 1/4 tsp. dried rosemary 1 tsp. dried…

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Hearty Lentil and Winter Veggie Stew

2 tbsp. olive oil 1 leek, cleaned and cut into 1 inch pieces (use both white and green part of leek) 2 garlic cloves, peeled and minced 5 cups chicken stock (or water) 2 cans lentils, rinsed 2 parsnips, diced into ½ inch pieces 3 carrots, diced into ½ inch pieces 1 medium celeriac root,…

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Spiced Black Bean Soup

1 cup black beans, soaked overnight with kombu 3 cups water 2 tbsp. olive oil 1 large onion, peeled and diced 3 garlic cloves, peeled and minced 11/2 tsp. cumin 1 jalapeno pepper, deseeded and diced 2 celery stalks, diced 1 yukon gold potato, diced 4 cups chicken stock 1 1/2 tsp. sea salt Freshly…

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