Category Archives: beans

May 6

Warm Bean Dip

Hope everyone had a great Cinco de Mayo! We had a delicious lunch at work where people contributed their Mexican dishes. Everything was great! And I quickly realized I shouldn’t have halved my recipe… I couldn’t snap a pic fast … Continue reading

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Nov 4

Escarole and Beans

Who’s in the mood for some good old fashioned Italian peasant food? Well, you’ve come to the right place 🙂 This is a very easy dish that can be served as a side, or on its own as is, or … Continue reading

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Oct 13

Slow Cooker Black Bean Butternut Squash Chili and a Giveaway!

Hope you all had a great weekend! Fall is definitely in the air here and one thing is for sure – the slow cooker sees a lot more action in the cooler weather. And with school and activities clogging up … Continue reading

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Jun 9

Spicy Black Bean Hummus

Summer fun has begun, and this dip is perfect for entertaining! It’s easy to make and even easier to transport. This is for all you spicy food lovers out there. Veggies can easily be subbed for pita chips if you’re … Continue reading

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May 14

Quick Bean and Cheese Quesadilla

Has anyone else noticed lately that the prices of, well, EVERYTHING, have gone up? I feel like every time I go food shopping, the numbers keep rising. It’s just out of control. As you probably already know, one easy way … Continue reading

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Mar 3

Spicy Sausage, Escarole & Bean Stew

Happy Monday! And hooray for March! Anything that gets us one step closer to spring is awesome in my book. I am OVER the winter. One thing I do love about the cold weather, however, is a nice bowl of … Continue reading

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Feb 7

Beef & Bean Burritos

It’s Fiesta Friday! I could definitely go for these tonight…with a margarita or two… Even when you make this low carb (notice the low carb tortillas from Trader Joe’s, and no rice!) they’re still delicious! And don’t forget the sriracha … Continue reading

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Jan 27

Chicken Chili with Black Beans & Corn

There’s something about an easy meal that keeps on giving. A dish that is practically effortless and makes enough to feed you for quite some time (hooray for freezer meals!). And did I mention that it’s a one pot meal? … Continue reading

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Aug 26

Simple Crockpot Vegetable Soup

September is only a few days away! And around here that means it’s back to school time! (I know some of you in other areas are already back…we’ve still got a few weeks) Schedules, after-school activities, carpools, parties…the craziness begins. … Continue reading

Posted in beans, corn, crockpot, freezer friendly, main dishes, make ahead, pasta, potatoes, QuickAndEasy, soup, tomatoes | 4 Comments
Aug 16

Spicy Black Bean, Corn and Chicken Salad

Happy Friday! Still summertime and the livin’ is easy…so kick back this weekend with an ice cold beer and this dish for a light lunch or dinner. Have a great weekend! Spicy Black Bean, Corn and Chicken Salad slightly adapted … Continue reading

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