Simple Pea Soup

I love when the weather gets cooler and making comforting soups are the best. This soup has less than 10 ingredients and is quick to put together with minimal spices you probably already have in your pantry. This soup thickens up a lot once it cools, so if you want it thinner just add more…

Simple Three Bean Chili with Corn

I love making chili, it’s so simple, healthy, and easy on your budget. Most of the ingredients are pantry staples, so you might have it all on hand.  Prepare this in the morning and by the time you get home, you’ll have a lovely dinner ready to go.This recipe is a basic vegetarian and vegan…

Slow Cooker Chili with Red Bell Pepper

I love this simple chili with hints of cumin and paprika.  Just a few minutes of prep, let it simmer all day, and when you get home you have a delicious meal. I like to serve this with warmed tortillas, over baked potatoes, or with a salad. This recipe is vegetarian and vegan, so feel free…

Navy Bean Stew with Green Beans, Olives, and Sun-dried Tomatoes

This is a great family meal and all done in one pot. Stewed tomatoes make the base of this hearty meal with green beans, navy beans, capers, sun-dried tomatoes, and olives. Serve as is with some good bread, over rice, grains, or pasta. Yield: 8-10 servings Ingredients: 1 can (15 ounce) navy beans, drained and…

Ratatouille with Zucchini, Squash, Tomatoes, and Garbanzo Beans

Ratatouille is a traditional vegetarian stew. This is loaded with vegetables, so healthy and delicious!  This is a family style, one pot dish that’s great for any night of the week. I love the use of Moroccan spices that make a delicious twist on this classic dish. Ingredients: 1 zucchini 1 squash 2 tomatoes 1/2…

Slow Cooker Spicy Vegan Chili

When winter time rolls around, making a spicy chili is comforting and great for gatherings with friends.   Yield:  3 quarts.   Vegan Note: To make this dish vegan, substitute the sour cream and cheese for non-dairy versions available at most supermarkets.   Ingredients: 1 can chili beans  1 can black beans, drained and rinsed 1…