Kidney Beans

Sneaky Open-Faced Sloppy Joes – Vegan with Rice and Beans

A newer version of the old favorite Sloppy Joe recipe – this one is sneakily healthier and just as delicious. Easy Vegan Sloppy Joes What is so sneaky about a Sloppy Joe?  If you’re trying to get your kids to eat more fiber and veggies then this is the perfect […]

Easy Vegan Sloppy Joes

Calming Kale Carrot Soup

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For the rough patches in life. The perfect soup is calming kale, carrot, sweet potato and bean soup. Kale, Carrot, Sweet Potato and Bean Soup I am convinced that most of what is thrown at us in life is to teach us something – to teach us an appreciation for what is to come. Why […]

Wine Down Wednesday – Mixed Beans with Kale and Quinoa

Welcome back to Wine Down Wednesday where I will review a vegan dish paired with two different wines.  To pair wines with a meatless dish we must look at the spices and main flavors of the recipe. Bay, garlic, thyme and vinegar are the flavors we will pair with this casual […]

Southwest Tortilla Bake 1

This Southwest Tortilla Bake is one of our family’s standby recipes. Everyone loves it and it’s super simple to put together after a long day. Rich tomato sauce, flavorful, mild Southwest seasoning and hearty burger “meat” blend together for a hearty meal. With a severe case of writers block I […]

Pumpkin Chili Mole

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Rich layers of flavor and a thick, hearty texture – this Pumpkin Chili Mole is the perfect belly filling comfort food for the season.   When you ask most folks what they put in their chili you typically hear beans, beef, tomatoes etc.  But how do you make a meatless chili that […]