Tag Archives: beans

Super Easy Hummus

I love hummus, but it tastes even better homemade. I like to start with the dried beans and cook those up. There is a distinctly different flavor than the canned beans.  And after you make it, add other flavors to … Continue reading

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Adzuki Bean and Squash Stew – slow cooker style

It’s National Bean Day! Did you know one cup of beans supplies more than 10g of fiber?  The water soluble kind that helps lower cholesterol. And they give us vitamin B6, iron, magnesium, potassium, vitamin C, protein and more! In … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Bean and Pork Stew

Stew in the slow cooker – what could be better? I don’t know about you, but we’re getting pretty tired of turkey.  And now with Christmas so close, we’re getting pretty busy.  Weekday dinners need to be quick and easy.  … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy Vegan Bean Burrito

This post has been contributed –  All opinions are mine alone  I like to go vegan from time to time, but there are some pretty tasty foods you miss out on when you go vegan. Thankfully, there are more and … Continue reading

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Chipotle & Bean Tacos and Taco Tuesday Linky #7

It’s Taco Tuesday! We need you to share your taco (or burrito or nacho) inspired recipes!  What would you cook on Taco Tuesday?  The linky is after the recipe! This week at our house we had –

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National Chili Day!

It’s National Chili Day! Did you know the first recipe for chili (spicy meat and beans) goes all the way back to 1512?  But some folks believe it was created in San Antonio, Texas in 1828. Whenever it was created, … Continue reading

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South Western Pinto Bean Soup

It’s been a cold winter and it doesn’t seem to be over yet!  What’s better on a cold night than a big bowl of hearty, hot soup!  Here’s one that will make your mouth and your tummy happy!

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Microwave Chili (for National Microwave Oven Day)

Did you know tomorrow, December 6, is National Microwave oven day!  Well, there is a day for just about everything and here is one for that trusty little appliance most of us use almost daily! I don’t know about you, … Continue reading

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Shredded Cuban Beef Dinner

Sunday we went to Ethiopia.  Today we’re off to Cuba!  Below are recipes for Vaca Frita, moros y cristianos, and tostones – translation?  Cuban shredded beef, black rice (rice and black beans) and fried green plantains – Really delicious meal! … Continue reading

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Mexican Style Eggs

One of our favorite Sunday breakfasts is a simple scrambled eggs served with refried beans and Mexican chorizo – Add a some orange slices topped with fresh grated cinnamon and you have a meal that satisfies your belly and your … Continue reading

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