Brown Rice and Black Beans in Homemade Green Salsa with Cilantro and Lime

Brown Rice and Black Beans in Homemade Green Salsa with Cilantro and Lime

This past weekend, I made burritos filled with this simple combination of black beans and brown rice, simmered in a zesty homemade green salsa. Fresh cilantro and lime juice make this sauce just a little unusual, and really delicious. Although the non-cilantro folks at home … Continue reading

Spicy Black Beans and Greens over Rice

Spicy Black Beans and Greens over Rice

Here we are, well into January, the month that promises a fresh start after holiday indulging. Yet, many of us truly struggle to get on track (or stay on track), and if this sounds painfully familiar, you have lots of company. … Continue reading

Breakfast Skillet Hash

Breakfast Skillet Hash

We’re planning a family brunch at our house this Sunday, and that’s probably my favorite of all meals to host. Once again we’ll have a table filled with vegan and non-vegan palates, so I’m going to serve this dish. I … Continue reading

Fabulous Beet Burgers

Fabulous Beet Burgers

I made these burgers last night, and they were amazing! I feel compelled to add here (in case you can identify) that I don’t even like beets. Actually, no one in our family is a fan of beets, yet everyone loved … Continue reading

Salad Wraps with Beans and Greens

Salad Wraps with Beans and Greens

Is your brown bag lunch routine ready for a shake-up? Try this whole-grain veggie roll-up, full of plant-based nutrition, for a brand new perspective on your entire afternoon. Serving up protein, fiber, calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, and zinc, … Continue reading

Breakfast Tofu and Bean Burritos

Breakfast Tofu and Bean Burritos

My slow cooker and I have been pretty good friends for a long time, but I’m head-over-heals in love with it now, thanks to Kathy Hester’s newest book, Vegan Slow Cooking for Two or Just for You. As a fan … Continue reading

Southwestern Bean Burgers

Southwestern Bean Burgers

Bean burgers have a lot to brag about. They might be the underdog at a summer barbecue, but they can be the ideal plant-based solution to warm weather dining. This easy version is especially delicious, with the added advantage of … Continue reading

Black Bean Soup

Black Bean Soup

After the holidays, aren’t we all ready to get a fresh start on healthy eating? And who isn’t looking for ideas that are delicious, gentle on the wallet, and come together without much effort? Did I miss anything on the … Continue reading

Best Veggie Chili

Best Veggie Chili

Preparing soups and stews throughout the autumn months is good therapy for me as the air gets crisp and the daylight wanes. That’s when I reach for my slow cooker. And one of my favorite comfort foods to slow cook … Continue reading