Category Archives: Legumes

White chicken chili. 2/13/19

While John is at work today I put together a white chicken chili. This simple recipe is from the Neelys on the Food Network website. It is easy, uses pre-cooked chicken and canned beans, and can be made in about … Continue reading

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Delicious lentil recipe. 2/8/19

After having this lentil dish at a local restaurant, Khyber Pass, we loved it so much that we wanted to make it at home. With just a minor tweak we found the recipe we were looking for on this website. … Continue reading

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Shrimp tacos and black beans. 2/1/19

What a good way to kick off February with shrimp tacos and black beans! This dinner is easy to make and healthy to eat. John sautés some shrimp and toasts tortillas over an open flame while I get together the … Continue reading

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Big lunch, light dinner. 1/31/19

One of the pitfalls centered around going out to lunch is that lunch turns out to be much higher in calories than my usual lunch. In order to compensate for it I skipped breakfast and planned for a much lighter … Continue reading

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Afghani dahl with kale/chickpea/cucumber salad. 1/16/19

Every time I make this I think, “This is so good and easy to make. I should put it on the menu more often!” Basically this a chopped up medium onion, 2 cloves of minced garlic, and 1/2 T. of … Continue reading

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Sausage and bean stew/soup. 12/9/19

We still have some of the red beans from January 1st left in the refrigerator. Today I take the rest of the beans, the smoked sausage that I forgot to put in the red beans and rice I made, and … Continue reading

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Fast and easy Vegan/Vegetarian

Chickpea stew with ditalini and greens is our go-to vegan/vegetarian dish. It is easy and is made from staples you have in your pantry and fridge. It’s fast (you can make it in half an hour) plus filling and delicious. … Continue reading

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