Category: Beans & Legumes

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Excuse me while I go into total Oprah-voice-mode: IIIIT’S SOOOUUUUUP SEEEAAAAASSSOOOONNNNN!!! I know I’ve expressed my soup love before, but guess what: can’t stop, won’t stop. I mean, come on! It’s everything you need in one bowl! So let’s put on some funky socks, then some slippers, and get…

Roasted Beet and Lentil Salad

Roasted Beet and Lentil Salad

I guess I can see why some people aren’t down with beets. They’re a bit funky looking, and most people seem to have some unpleasant childhood beet memories. Just like peas, lima beans and brussels sprouts before them, beets get tossed in the mental “icky healthy food” bin…

Charred Corn Salad

Charred Corn Salad

Let’s consider this step one of incorporating real food back into my diet. A week of awesome vacationing/eating in San Diego was directly followed by a week of sickness/sleeping, during which the most solid food I ate was an antibiotic. Yesterday I was able to stand up long…

Chickpea Cakes with Spicy Herb Sauce

Chickpea Cakes with Spicy Herb Sauce

Alright Patrice (my dearest gluten-intolerant friend), next time you ask me to make hummus or something with bacon, I’m making you these instead! Well, I might also make something with bacon. We can always use some bacon. Anyway, about these cakes. They’re sort of like hummus in that…

Roasted Fennel, Garlic & White Bean Crostini

Roasted Fennel, Garlic & White Bean Crostini

It’s party time people. Swanky part time. We’re talking bow ties, Louboutins, diamonds – the works. Pinkies up. At least this is where my mind wanders to when I hear words like “crostini” and “canapes”. Does this really have to be the case though? Can’t we just eat fancy, without…