Simple 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 Simple Refried Bean and Rice Burritos

Chicken Teriyaki Pizza

I loved making this pizza! Grilled chicken, sweet teriyaki, with bites of fresh ginger.....so good! My diet is mainly dairy-free so I didn't add cheese to my pizza, so feel free to add any kind you like for your own! Ingredients: 1 ready-made pizza crust dough 1 chicken breast, sliced thin (I used pre cooked grilled … Continue reading Chicken Teriyaki Pizza

Chicken Stew with Navy Beans, Green Beans, and Tomatoes

This is a great family meal and all done in one pot. Stewed tomatoes make the base of this hearty stew with green beans, navy beans, capers, sun-dried tomatoes, and olives making it healthy too. Leave out the chicken for a great vegetarian and vegan option. Serve as is with some good bread, over rice, … Continue reading Chicken Stew with Navy Beans, Green Beans, and Tomatoes

Pan Fried Tofu with Sesame Hoisin Sauce

Tofu is a great alternative to meat. It marinates well, and takes on any flavor you cook it in. Tofu wonderful lightly pan fried and can be adapted in any cuisine. I love to add this with steamed broccoli and rice. Yield: 4 servings Ingredients:  1 (12 ounce) block of pressed firm or extra firm … Continue reading Pan Fried Tofu with Sesame Hoisin Sauce

Crab Cakes with Quinoa, Corn, and Yellow Peppers

Crab cakes, yes please! These are a special treat I love to make for dinner, or even a sandwich for lunch. The succulent crab meat mixed with sweet corn and yellow bell peppers is a delight. The quinoa adds a little crunch and its packed with flavor. Note: To make this vegan, replace the crab … Continue reading Crab Cakes with Quinoa, Corn, and Yellow Peppers

Roasted Red Pepper Chickpea Salad Wraps

I love making wraps for lunch. There simple, easy to make, ready in minutes, and perfect for picnics! This chickpea salad is wonderful with the roasted red peppers. Adding the cashews make it rich and full of flavor. Vegan note: use an egg-less mayonnaise found in most supermarkets. Yield: 4 servings Ingredients: 4 tortillas (tomato, … Continue reading Roasted Red Pepper Chickpea Salad Wraps