beans and pulses, vegan recipes, vegetarian recipes

Chickpea Burgers with Cilantro and Parsley

This dish is a light and healthy way to have your burger fix. The chickpeas have a great texture when blended and the fresh herbs really stand out in this dish. Serve with your favorite toppings on a roll, or as is with a salad and your favorite dressing. This mix is also great to… Continue reading Chickpea Burgers with Cilantro and Parsley

beans and pulses, vegetarian recipes

Refried Bean and Rice Burritos

On the weekends, I love to prep cook and plan some meals for the week. I was looking through my pantry and had some rice, a can of refried beans, and some green enchilada sauce, so I decided to make burritos. It's an easy meal when your short on time, or tired from a busy… Continue reading Refried Bean and Rice Burritos

baking, beans and pulses, vegetarian recipes

Baked Enchilada Casserole

This lovely casserole is so simple, has less than ten ingredients, its simple, and not to mention delicious. Layers of corn tortillas, refried beans, enchilada sauce, diced tomatoes, corn, and fresh cilantro will make smiles all around the table. In this recipe I made it vegan, feel free to make this your own and add… Continue reading Baked Enchilada Casserole

soups and stews, vegan recipes, vegetarian recipes

Hearty Stew with Green Beans, Navy 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… Continue reading Hearty Stew with Green Beans, Navy Beans, Olives, and Sun-dried Tomatoes

beans and pulses, pasta and noodle dishes, vegan recipes, vegetarian recipes

Lentil Bolognese with Spaghetti

Growing up my Mom would make spaghetti once a week. It was always my favorite. I’d always help her stir the sauce. The smell of sweet tomatoes and pasta always takes me back to those memories with her. She worked hard, and always made dinner for us; myself, my brother, and my father.  We never… Continue reading Lentil Bolognese with Spaghetti

side dishes, vegetarian recipes

Creamy Polenta

Polenta is a wonderfully easy recipe that is done in no time at all, and it makes a great side dish. You can also make it the main course. Use it as a base and add roasted vegetables and some fresh herbs and you have a hearty meal in no time at all.  Vegan Note:… Continue reading Creamy Polenta

breakfast recipes, fruit, vegetarian recipes

Strawberry Basil Cream Cheese Spread

Strawberries are my all-time favorite, especially for breakfast! This is a simple dish that's ready in just a few minutes. Its sweet and creamy and the touch of fresh basil really compliments the strawberries. Vegan Note: Use a tofu based dairy-free cream cheese, found at most supermarkets and health food stores.  Ingredients: 2  English muffins, bagels, croissants,… Continue reading Strawberry Basil Cream Cheese Spread